Walsh Whiskey Distillery, one of Ireland’s leading whiskey companies, has appointed Lisa Ryan as Distillery Manager.
Ryan, who is from Carlow, was previously with Waterford Distillery. She succeeds Aidan Finnegan who has relocated to Scotland.
The distillery was officially opened last year and is one of Ireland’s largest distilleries with the capacity to produce eight million bottles of whiskey annually. It features both pot stills and column stills whiskey distilling systems, and, is manually operated to allow for greater innovation in the distillation process, according to the company.
Walsh Whiskey Distillery is built on the Royal Oak estate, which dates back to 1755. It is specially designed for visitors interested in experiencing whiskey distillation and several daily tours are available throughout the summer.