Council to consider new planning application for Sliabh Liag Distillery


A planning application for the development of the Sliabh Liag Distillery in Ardara will be submitted to Donegal County Council next week.

The new €6 million development on the Show Field in Ardara is scheduled to commence later this year, subject to planning approval, with distilling operations due to start in 2020 and 40 new jobs set to be created.

It comes following news last September that plans to construct the distillery in Carrick were shelved.

Managing Director of Sliabh Liag Distillers, James Doherty says the plans have been designed with the view to enhancing the whole town of Ardara: