Donegal South West Senator Brian Ó Domhnaill has welcomed the creation of 10 new jobs at Snáth Dhún na nGall Teo, Cill Charthaigh.
The company, which is involved in the textile manufacturing sector, is a client of Údarás na Gaeltachta. It was established in 2006 and currently employs 23 people. Today’s announcement means that the employment will increase to 33 over the coming months with the support of Údarás na Gaeltachta.
Senator Ó Domhnaill said: “Snáth Dhún na nGall has gone from strength to strength in recent years through a strong and growing demand for the products, which are manufactured exclusively from locally sourced wool. The company supplied a very distinctive product to a number of world wide leading designer brands including; Ralph Lauren, Polo and J. Crew.
“I am delighted that Údarás na Gaeltachta have been able to support Snáth Dhún na nGall over the last few years and I want take this opportunity to commend the management, staff and investors.
“Businesses in the South West area of Donegal who have received assistance from Údarás na Gaeltachta currently employ 553 people, with 2007 people employed throughout Donegal in Údarás client companies.
“Today’s announcement again highlights the importance and wellbeing of Údarás na Gaeltachta for Gaeltacht areas.”