120 new jobs to be created at new bio-marine facility Killybegs

killyharbourUp to 120 new jobs could be created in Killybegs after planning permission was granted for a new bio-marine ingredients facility.

Bio-marine Ingredients Ireland Ltd (BII) has been notified by Donegal County Council of its intent to grant planning permission for its new €40 million facility.

A spokesman for the company said the announcement would pave the way for the creation of 70 new jobs in Killybegs, with an additional 50 jobs to be created during construction phase.

The planning application for the new facility was initially submitted to the council last July.

Chairman of the company, Martin Howley spoke to Highland Radio News: