Copeland Linens, Belfast's last working linen factory closes
25 January 2013 Last updated at 19:07 GMT
Shipbuilding and linen - two industries that were synonymous with Belfast for decades.
The shipyard has diversified over the years and now the looms are to stop running in the city's last linen factory.
Copeland Linen is just off the Shankill Road.
BBC Newsline reporter Eunan McConville has been to have a final look.