190 jobs have been announced at new data centres to be built in Dublin and Wicklow.
Echelon Data Centres Limited is investing €1 billion in the new developments in Clondalkin and Arklow.
Planning permission has been granted for the Clondalkin site and is imminent for Arklow
100 operational positions will be created in Clondalkin, while 460 construction workers will be hired to build the facility.
There will be 90 operational positions in Arklow, where 450 construction jobs will also be needed.
CEO of Echelon Data Centres Niall Molloy says:
We’re thrilled that work to build Echelon’s first data centres has commenced.
What this major investment means for Ireland is the creation of many high-quality jobs.