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Michael Scully


Michael is co-founder and a Director of Clonakilty Distillery. Michael has extensive experience in the areas of property investment and development, both in Ireland and abroad. He identified the distillery site and coordinated the design, development and delivery of all sections of the project. He is responsible for the day to day running of all aspects of the business at Clonakilty. Michael is a former recipient of the ‘Irish Dairy Farmer of the Year’ accolade.
The Scully family has farmed at Dunowen Farm for the past 9 generations and over 320 years. Dunowen Farm is integral to the brand story being where Clonakilty grows its barley for distilling, harvests marine botanicals and matures its whiskies. It also has an efficient 350 cow dairy herd.

BRC S2 E3 - Whale of a Time at Clonakilty
March 31, 2023

BRC S2 E3 - Whale of a Time at Clonakilty

On this edition of Barrel Room Chronicles, I tour Clonakilty distillery with Founder Michael Scully and taste through their core expressions. Then later in the show I speak with master distiller Oisin Mulcahy about his whiskey journey. Then lastly, I …

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