Facebook Announces New Data Centre and New Jobs in Ireland

The social network will increase its Irish workforce to close to 1,000

Facebook has submitted plans to build a new data centre in Co. Meath, this will be the company’s fifth such facility and it is due to be powered solely through renewable energy.

There will be 40 new full time jobs, while hundreds of other jobs will be created during the construction phase.

The social media giant recently moved into a bigger office space in Dublin’s docklands where it employs over 900 people, this centre will be located near Clonee.