The Letterkenny department of Iceland has closed down, three weeks after its guardian firm went into examinership.
The grocery store on the Courtyard Procuring Centre closed its doorways over the weekend.
Indicators have been positioned on the door to tell clients.
Iceland has been a long-established retailer in Letterkenny for a few years. Following a earlier closure, it reopened for enterprise in June 2017, creating 30 jobs.
Job loss fears have surrounded Iceland’s ROI branches since February when the chain was bought to a brand new firm. Final month, Metron Shops Ltd was ordered to withdraw all imported frozen meals of animal origin from its cabinets following a recall order from the Meals Security Authority of Eire (FSAI).
Sinn Féin Councillor Gerry McMonagle stated: “It is extremely disappointing to see Iceland leaving the Courtyard. They have been an excellent outlet for produce and I’m positive that the Courtyard will probably be working laborious to get a alternative tenant.
“It’s unhappy to see the likes of Iceland, who’re a widely known title leaving the city, simply shortly after Argos closed within the Retail Park,” he added.
Cllr McMonagle stated the closure will come as a blow to staff and their households.
“It’s a giant loss for employment within the city, significantly within the time that’s in it, with the price of dwelling disaster,” he stated.
“It is extremely disappointing for the hard-working workers and hopefully they’ll discover employment quickly.”
Donegal Day by day has contacted Iceland Meals for remark.
Disappointment as Iceland’s Letterkenny retailer closes down was final modified: July eleventh, 2023 by