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IDA NEWS: Opening of new €150 million Google data centre in Dublin

Posted on over 1 year ago by Laurentina Kennedy The RFT Group 012302400

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Total employment in Google Ireland reaches 6,000 people, a 20% increase in the past 12 months

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D., officially opened Google’s new €150 million data centre in West Dublin today. This is Google’s second major data centre investment in Ireland, and is the newest addition to Google’s global fleet of energy-efficient cloud computing facilities.

To date Google has invested over €750 million in capital assets here, demonstrating a deep commitment to Ireland. The company employs 3,000 people directly and about 3,000 people in contracted positions bringing total employment at Google Ireland sites to 6,000 people, a 20% increase in the past year, up from 5,000 12 months ago.   .http://bit.ly/264Y9uV