Apple revives plan for €850m data centre in Athenry

Tech giant seeks extension of planning permission due to ‘renewed importance’ of the project

27th June, 2021
Apple revives plan for €850m data centre in Athenry
An aerial view of the site of Apple’s shelved data centre in Athenry, Co Galway: the project is now likely to be revived.

Apple, the technology giant, is set to make a second attempt to develop an €850 million data centre in Athenry, Co Galway.

The US company has submitted a fresh application to Galway County Council seeking a five-year extension to the planning permission it was first awarded in 2016 to develop a data centre on the 490 acre site it owns at Derrydonnell.

Planning permission for the centre is set to expire in September this year and Apple...

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