first_imgSLIGO-BASED Connacht Gold has been give the go-ahead to buy Donegal Creameries milk and retail stores businesses.The takeover – first revealed on donegaldaily.com – was passed by the Competition Authority.The authority said it had taken account of the views of customers of both entities as well as the views of the Irish Farmers Association about the competitive impact of the acquisition on farmers in the northwest. Connacht Gold confirmed the €21 million deal on October 31st – several weeks after we revealed talks.Donegal Creameries will now focus on its seed potato and niche dairy products division It also has an animal feed business and property portfoilio.© 2011 donegaldaily.com, all Rights ReservedThe copying, republication or redistribution of donegaldaily.com Content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited by law.  Follow us on www.twitter.com/donegaldailyFollow us on www.facebook.com/donegaldailySell anything FOR FREE on www.donegaldailyclassifieds.com  SALE OF DONEGAL CREAMERIES GIVEN GO-AHEAD was last modified: January 11th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:connacht goldDonegal Creameriesdonegaldaily.comtakeoverlast_img