Ireland in running for 200 niche engineering jobs

Joint venture will build one of the world's most advanced satellite equipment factories

8th May, 2016
David McCourt owns Skyware Technologies, which aims to build a satellite plant in Saudi Arabia Picture: Maura Hickey

A facility for researching satellite equipment for military, enterprise and commercial use could yield 200 new high-end engineering jobs for Ireland.

Ireland is in the running to be the site of a new research and development operation as part of a joint venture between a number of Saudi Arabian companies and Irish-American businessman David McCourt’s private investment firm Granahan McCourt Capital.

McCourt’s company Skyware Technologies has announced that the joint venture will build one...

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