Mine’s a double: sales at Sliabh Liag Distillery increase two-fold

The company founded by the chair of the Irish Whiskey Association had revenues of €2 million

James Doherty of Sliabh Liag Distillers in the distillery in Ardara, Co Donegal. Picture: Joe Dunne

Revenues at Sliabh Liag Distillery, the whiskey company founded by James Doherty, doubled in 2022, new accounts show.

The company had just over €2 million in sales during 2022, compared to slightly more than €1 million in 2021.

Its expenses also rose in that period from just over €2 million to €3.2 ... Its pre-tax losses rose from €1 million to €1.3 million for the year, the accounts show. Its accumulated losses stood at €5 ...