Dinny McGinley announces working group to focus on attracting new jobs to west Donegal

Dinny McGinley

A working group is being established with the goal of attracting new, sustainable jobs in west Donegal.

The news was confirmed by Gaetacht Minister Dinny McGinley in the wake of the decision by Largo Foods to close its Gweedore factory with the loss of 142 jobs.

The company is centralising its operations at its factory in Co Meath - 70 jobs at that facility are being offered to Donegal workers prepared to relocate.

Deputy Dinny McGinley says he is of the opinion that the Largo Foods jobs can't be saved - he added that the working group will be up and running withing two weeks:

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