€138m whiskey maturation development gets the go-ahead

Permission granted on appeal for project covering 12 maturation warehouses

Figures published by the Central Statistics Office in November show the value of Irish whiskey exports grew 10.1 per cent during the first eight months of the year

Figures published by the Central Statistics Office in November show the value of Irish whiskey exports grew 10.1 per cent during the first eight months of the year

An Bord Pleanála has granted permission on appeal for the development of 12 Irish whiskey maturation warehouses at Moyvore, Co Westmeath.

The €138 million development by Vault Storage Limited will have the capacity to hold 200,000 whisky casks on a 100-acre site. Phase one of the project was originally expected to be completed by August.

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