€200m data centre boost for Rebel County

With five separate locations earmarked for residential development over the next 15 years, Cork County Council is planning for the future, says its chief executive Tim Lucey. He talks to Elaine O’Regan

26th June, 2016
A fresh vision for Cork Tim Lucey, chief executive, Cork County Council Picture John Allen

A positive decision is expected on John Cleary Developments’ planning application for a €200 million data centre in Little Island, according to Tim Lucey, chief executive of Cork County Council.

The developer has plans to build the facility on the 32-acre former Mitsui Denman site, with completion expected in 2017.

“It is a significant advancement in terms of having a fairly sizable data centre development in the Cork metropolitan area,” said Lucey.

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