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ECHELON DATA CENTRES ANNOUNCES CREATION OF 1,100 JOBS THROUGH €1BN INVESTMENT IN DEVELOPMENT OF NEW DATA CENTRES

ECHELON DATA CENTRES ANNOUNCES CREATION OF 1,100 JOBS THROUGH €1BN INVESTMENT IN DEVELOPMENT OF NEW DATA CENTRES

Echelon Data Centres Limited, a new Irish company based in Dublin, has announced that it will create 1,100 jobs through the €1bn development of 89,000m² of data centres with a total capacity of more than 180MW. Echelon is to construct data centres of 44,000m² (477,000 sqft) in Clondalkin, Dublin, and 45,000m² (484,000 sqft) in Arklow, Co Wicklow, with respective capacities Continue Reading »
Facebook to add 1,000 jobs in Ireland in 2019

Facebook to add 1,000 jobs in Ireland in 2019

Facebook is to hire an additional 1,000 people in Ireland over the course of 2019. The extra roles will be created across 60 teams, including the social media giants’ engineering, safety, legal, policy, marketing and sales teams. The roles will based on its Ballsbridge campus which was previously home to AIB. The expansion will bring the total number of people Continue Reading »
EDPAC INTERNATIONAL DOUBLES MANUFACTURING PLANT AND ANNOUNCE 50 NEW JOBS

EDPAC INTERNATIONAL DOUBLES MANUFACTURING PLANT AND ANNOUNCE 50 NEW JOBS

Data Centre and Air Cooling Systems manufacturer, EDPAC International, has announced the creation of 50 new jobs as An Tanaiste Simon Coveney TD officially opened the company’s newly extended manufacturing plant in Carrigaline, Co. Cork today (Friday). The Irish owned company has an impressive client list, with installations at Doha Airport, Qatar’s Al Wakra Stadium, Hong Kong’s Metro, Bolivia’s Itaipu Continue Reading »
2019 Irish Construction Excellence Awards

2019 Irish Construction Excellence Awards

John Paul Construction followed up last year’s success by picking up 3 major category awards at this year’s Irish Construction Excellence Awards at the Mansion House on Friday night. Their winning categories were: Public/Heritage Project of the Year for the spectacular Pearse Lyons Distillery and Visitor Centre, Fitout / Refurbishment Project of the Year for the LEED Platinum Seamark Building Continue Reading »
Considerate Constructors National Site Awards

Considerate Constructors National Site Awards

Congratulations to the John Paul Construction site teams from the Morgan Hotel and The National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH) for their fantastic achievement at the Considerate Constructors National Site Awards in Manchester. The Morgan Hotel received a Gold Award and ‘Most Considerate Site’ runner-up, and the NRH received a Bronze Award. Winning a Most Considerate Site Award runner up places us Continue Reading »
How Hyperscale Investments Are Behind Mega Growth Of Europe’s Data Centre Market

How Hyperscale Investments Are Behind Mega Growth Of Europe’s Data Centre Market

The commercial data centre market is expanding at an unprecedented speed across Europe, not just in high profile, new growth regions like Scandinavia and Ireland, but also in traditional markets like the UK, Germany and the Netherlands where capacity is increasing faster than ever. Analysts at CBRE report that the commercial European “FLAP” market has doubled in size in four Continue Reading »
Dublin remains top ‘Brexodus’ location ahead of Frankfurt and Paris, EY says

Dublin remains top ‘Brexodus’ location ahead of Frankfurt and Paris, EY says

Dublin continues to be the top location for financial services companies looking to relocate operations from the UK as a result of Brexit, with 27 groups having committed to moving staff or activities here since the June 2016 referendum, according to EY’s latest Brexit Tracker study. The figures were for the end of November 2018, and mark an increase from Continue Reading »
New transatlantic cable may link Republic to US and Scandinavia

New transatlantic cable may link Republic to US and Scandinavia

A new Facebook and Google-backed transatlantic telecoms cable linking the Republic to the US and Scandinavia could be operating by the end of the year. Irish communications specialist Aquacomms is seeking a foreshore licence from the Government for an undersea communications cable that will come ashore close to Louisburgh in Clew Bay, Co Mayo. The line is part of the Havfrue high-speed telecoms cable that will connect New Continue Reading »
The Data Centre Industry Must Play a Part in Reaching Ireland’s Energy Goal

The Data Centre Industry Must Play a Part in Reaching Ireland’s Energy Goal

As consumers and businesses, the volume of data we use and produce is continuing to grow, so it is not surprising that the number of people using the internet has surged over the past year. The Digital 2019 report by Hootsuite and We Are Social highlighted that more than 1m people came online for the first time every day from January 2018 Continue Reading »
Dublin is now Europe’s largest data hosting cluster

Dublin is now Europe’s largest data hosting cluster

Dublin is now Europe’s largest data hosting cluster, surpassing London with 25 per cent of the European market, according to a new report, which also shows that more than €1 billion was spent on data centres in Ireland last year. The report from Host In Ireland, a strategic global initiative created to increase awareness of the benefits of hosting digital Continue Reading »

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