C&C agrees sale of Pallas Street site in Borrisoleigh, Co. Tipperary

 C&C Group plc (“C&C” or the “Group”) confirms it has agreed to sell the former Tipperary Water, Pallas Street site in Borrisoleigh, Co. Tipperary, as a going concern, to Oscar Wilde Water Company Ltd. This is a standalone sale, comprising the Pallas Street site and its associated infrastructure. C&C retains full ownership of the production, […]

A Thank You From Borrisoleigh Festival

Borrisoleigh festival committee would like to thank everyone who helped make the festival weekend a success. We would like to thank our main sponsor Ryan’s of Camden St. and all the businesses who took out adverts in our booklet. Thanks to Phil Maher for his help also with the book. We would like to thank […]

Bulmers Clonmel expansion is brilliant news for the town and region – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has expressed his delight at the news that the C&C Group behind Bulmers cider is set to commit a significant multi-million euro investment in its Annerville site in Clonmel. Deputy McGrath went on to say that the news will end what he called a prolonged period of uncertainty around the plant’s […]

Minister offers Borrisoleigh workers cold comfort – McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has said workers at Gleesons Bottling Plant in Borrisoleigh will have been left frustrated and dissatisfied by the response of  Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton to the shock announcement of the closure of the facility. Deputy McGrath was speaking after a Dáil Topical Issue debate in which he severely criticised the […]

Job Losses at Gleesons Borrisoleigh raised at Leaders Questions to Taoiseach in Dáil

At Leaders Questions to Taoiseach in Dáil yesterday Healy accuses Government of washing it’s hands of the job losses at Gleesons Statement by Seamus Healy TD   Dail Record Deputy Seamus Healy:   Yesterday, we learned of the closure of the C&C plant, formerly Gleeson’s, at Borrisoleigh, County Tipperary, with the loss of 140 jobs. I can only describe […]

C&C must come clean on operational plans in Co Tipperary – McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has expressed his profound disappointment at reported concerns around the future of C&C water-bottling plant in Borrisoleigh, Co Tipperary. Deputy McGrath said that the likely job losses will be devastating for all those involved: “I have been attempting to get C&C to come clean on what exactly their plans were for […]

Gleesons job losses shock throws a cloud over Bulmers – McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has expressed his support to the estimated 30 employees who have lost their jobs at C&C’s Gleeson plant in Borrisoleigh. Deputy McGrath was speaking after a period of intense speculation around the continuing viability at the plant ended with today’s announcement which amounts to nearly a third of the workforce: “This […]