UK: Desmonds Axes Three Clothing Plants, 500 Jobs
Clothing manufacturer Desmonds on Tuesday announced a fresh round of jobs cuts that will see almost 500 workers at three plants in Northern Ireland become redundant. The firm, a sole supplier to high street giant Marks & Spencer, cited operating losses at the factories in Omagh in Co Tyrone, Swatragh in Co Derry and Irvinestown in Co Fermanagh, for its decision.
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