Southern and Eastern; South-West (IRL);
Location of affected unit(s)
Macroom (Cork)
Manufacturing Of Furniture And Other Manufacturing
Manufacture Of Furniture
31 - Manufacture of furniture

180 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
6 September 2006
Employment effect (start)
29 September 2006
Foreseen end date


Delta Homes (Ireland) Ltd has announced 180 job losses in Macroom, County Cork, to take place immediately, and resulting in the closure of the plant. The company, which makes bathroom and kitchen pods for the construction industry, had experienced financial difficulties recently and sought new investors.

The company, which had a turnover of €9 million in 2004, continued to grow last year when it increased turnover to over €17 million and increased its workforce to 180 staff. But the failure to fill a lull in contracts this autumn led to yesterday's announcement. Delta Homes confirmed it had invited the Bank of Scotland (Ireland) to appoint a receiver but a company spokeswoman said no details were available yet on what redundancy payments staff would receive.


  • 7 September 2006: The Irish Times
  • 7 September 2006: The Irish Independent


Eurofound (2006), Delta Homes (Ireland), Closure in Ireland, factsheet number 64021, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/64021.