Facebook announces data centre expansion - before a single brick is laid

New facility expected to open doors by 2018

6th April, 2016
Vice-president of Infrastructure at Facebook Tom Furlong Pic: Conor McCabe

Facebook has announced it is expanding its Irish based data centre - before a brick has even been laid.

The social networking giant today turned the sod on the project in Clonee, Co Meath, which will now have another building added to the previous plans.

Sitting on a 220-acre site, it will be the company's second European Data Centre after Luleå in Sweden.

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