Ahascragh Distillery is on target to be the first eco-distillery of this scale in Ireland. The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is supporting the development of the distillery, with capital support of €500,000. Located in the heart of the small East Galway village, the previously derelict mill complex is being transformed, and the company […]


Distillery Diaries is a series of short films that explore our journey to making whiskey history in the West of Ireland. Part II in the series focuses on the work of local Stone Mason, John (Jokie) O’Brien. Our team of local stonemasons have spent the last 12 months reconstructing and replicating the walls of the old […]


Distillery Diaries is our new series of short films that explore the construction and progress of Ahascragh Distillery in County Galway. For the first video in the series, we caught up with Project Manager, Liam Loughrey and Main Contractor, Adrian McCormack to discuss phase one of construction and their thoughts on the project. “I grew up […]


The village of Ahascragh has become our beloved home. When we set our sights on the old mill in Ahascragh, we knew this was the right place to begin our journey. Located in the West of Ireland countryside, the rugged landscape and cool climate makes for perfect whiskey-making conditions and will continue to inspire the […]


After years of plotting and planning, we are excited that phase 2 of construction on the Ahascragh distillery has begun. We are delighted to be working with an expert team including locals, Liam Loughrey BE C Eng and McCormack Construction, alongside Organic Architects and MW Solutions.   We’ve had a busy few weeks. Earlier this Summer, Minister […]


Buildings like the Ahascragh Mills deserve to have their story told. The mill dates back to the 1800s and was an operating mill, processing grain into flour, until the 1950s. As construction on the Ahascragh distillery began, it was important that the work and design protected and celebrated the previous use of this historical building. […]


McAllister Distillery Project Launch

As construction begins on the Ahascragh distillery, our new whiskey and gin distillery in Co. Galway, we are excited to launch this ambitious project and announce the creation of up to 100 direct and indirect jobs in East Galway. Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue TD, and Minister of State Anne Rabbitte TD, attended the […]

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