Facebook applies to build Meath data centre

15th June, 2015

Facebook is expected to submit a planning application today for a new €200 million data centre in Co. Meath that could boost employment at the technology firm to 1,000 people.

The social media giant, which currently employs 900 people at its European headquarters in Dublin, is seeking to build the new centre near Clonee, close to the Dublin-Meath border, media reports said. If approved, the centre would also result in the creation of hundreds of temporary...

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