Friday September 18, 2020

Rows leave Limerick floating data centre all at sea

Last year, Shannon Foynes Port Company lodged an application to dock a floating data centre on a 4,836 square metre site at Ted Russell Dock

Killian Woods

Business reporter

@killianwoods
5th May, 2019

Plans to moor a floating data centre in Limerick’s port have been stalled by two separate disputes.

Last year, Shannon Foynes Port Company lodged an application to dock a floating data centre on a 4,836 square metre site at Ted Russell Dock.

Despite objections by firms operating from the port, the €35 million project was given the go-ahead by Limerick council. A number of conditions were attached to the permission for the development, including...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly

€315

€248

Unlimited Access for 2 Years

This product does not auto-renew

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

The state’s National Cyber Security Centre is constantly dealing with suspected attacks and urgently needs more resources

Michael Brennan | 4 days ago

We are far less reliant on the UK as a trading partner now than in previous decades — our focus needs to switch to the many challenges and opportunities of the future

Neale Richmond | 4 days ago

Covid-19 and an economic crisis are exacerbating the trauma of this month’s explosion, writes a Concern worker on the ground

Dom Hunt | 4 weeks ago