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Over 120 jobs cut from Donegal bakery

Cuisine de France has announced that it is cutting 124 positions at Gallagher’s Bakery.

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CUISINE DE FRANCE HAS announced it is phasing out its bakery operation in Ardara, Co Donegal.

The company says 124 jobs will be cut from the frozen goods section of Gallagher’s Bakery in Ardara.

Employees were told today in a meeting with management.

Fine Gael TD for Donegal South West Dinny McGinley described the job losses as “nothing short of an economic tragedy for the area”.

Sixty-six other jobs at the bakery could be saved, according to Highland Radio, as the company attempts to sell Gallagher’s fresh bread business and redeploy employees.

Cuisine de France is owned by major Swiss food producer Aryzta.

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