Achill Distillery

  • The official opening will take place this morning of new classrooms at Knockrooskey National School near Westport.

    The Minister for Rural & Community Development Michael Ring will be at the school at 11am this morning (Friday) to open the extended and refurbished school.

    And at 3pm this afternoon, Minister Ring will officially open the new Achill Island Distillery and Visitor Centre.

    The company hopes to create up to 25 jobs at the Achill facility in the coming years when fully operational.

    Irish American Whiskey was established 5 years ago, and is currently exporting to 11 states in the US.