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#Data centre

# data-centre - Sunday 12 August, 2018

The State wants to build a new data centre - but it's worried about its own planning rules

The Office of Public Works said the €30m project would be built on an existing campus in Celbridge.

# data-centre - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Amazon's €1bn 'Project G' for Dublin gets the go-ahead

One of the men who tried to block Apple’s plans for Galway had lodged an objection.

# data-centre - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Amazon's grand plans for its new Dublin data centre could use as much power as a city

The US tech giant says it could build up to eight facilities at Mulhuddart.

# data-centre - Thursday 12 October, 2017

The High Court has cleared the way for Apple's €850m Athenry data centre

The tech company has faced a near three-year wait for the development.

# data-centre - Sunday 6 November, 2016

"Apple in or lights out": Hundreds turn out for pro-Apple rally in Galway

An €850 million data centre is planned for Athenry.

# data-centre - Friday 21 August, 2015

Google begins construction of €150m data centre and brings 400 jobs with it

The jobs will be created during the construction of the new two-storey building.

# data-centre - Monday 15 June, 2015

Facebook is going to build a €200 million data centre in Meath

It will create hundreds of jobs.

# data-centre - Monday 23 February, 2015

Apple is building an €850 million data centre in Athenry

The €1.7 billion investment in Europe was announced by the tech giant this morning.

# data-centre - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Want to switch mobile networks? There's a new one on its way

It’s being set up by Carphone Warehouse, but it won’t be here till July 2015…

# data-centre - Monday 4 November, 2013

Google boss says US data spying "outrageous" and potentially illegal

Eric Schmidt was responding to reports that the US government spied on the company’s data centres.

# data-centre - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Video: Have you ever wondered what a Google data centre looks like? Big Data This post contains videos

Video: Have you ever wondered what a Google data centre looks like?

The American corporation has released a video which shows the inside of its data centre in North Carolina. It’s not small.

# data-centre - Friday 27 July, 2012

Twitter explains why the site went down yesterday Failwhale This post contains a poll

Twitter explains why the site went down yesterday

Twitter suffered its second outage in five weeks yesterday, with users unable to access the site for a couple of hours. Did it affect you?

# data-centre - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Microsoft to create 400 construction jobs with new Dublin data centre

Microsoft is investing just under €100m in an expansion of its data centre in Clondalkin, with 400 construction jobs for 12 months.

# data-centre - Friday 30 September, 2011

Irish weather brings 230 new jobs with Google data centre Jobswatch This post contains videos

Irish weather brings 230 new jobs with Google data centre

The search giant is to build a new €75m data centre in West Dublin, with 200 employed in construction and 30 full-time jobs.

# data-centre - Thursday 11 August, 2011

ESB denies that lightning caused last weekend's Amazon power cut

The ESB has said that it was a transformer failure that caused the outage on Sunday. Amazon’s backup generators failed after the power cut.