Inside the visitors centre at The Shed Distillery
The Shed Distillery of Co. Leitrim has recorded an increase in revenue for 2020.
According to a report in the Irish Times over the weekend, Leitrim-based, The Shed Distillery's saw a substantial increase in sales in 2020 despite the pandemic.
The report noted that sales increased by €2m on figures for 2019 while pre-tax profits increased slightly to €1.93m.
Despite the lockdowns, PJ Rigney, owner and founder of the The Shed Distillery, went ahead with plans to open a €3.5m visitors centre in Drumshanbo in September 2020. Despite the impact of this year's lockdown the company hopes to bring visitor numbers up to 30,000 by 2023, generating an estimated €3m in income for the local economy.
According to the Irish Times the company is also planning to create another 25 jobs at the distillery.
Subscribe or register today to discover more from DonegalLive.ie
Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.
Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.