Apple Planting Data Center in Fields of Athenry

An artist’s concept drawing of what the new Apple data center will look like in Athenry, Co. Galway.

By Irish America Staff
April / May 2015

Apple is investing €850 billion to construct a new data center in Athenry, Co. Galway, creating about 300 new jobs during its various phases of construction and leading to about 100 permanent positions once the center is completed in 2017. The data center will provide power and information that helps Apple maintain its various online services, including the App Store and iTunes.

In a statement, Apple chief executive Tim Cooke said, “This significant new investment represents Apple’s biggest project in Europe to date… We’re thrilled to be expanding our operations, creating hundreds of local jobs and introducing some of our most advanced green building designs yet.” ♦



One Response to “Apple Planting Data Center in Fields of Athenry”

  1. Teresa Long says:

    Enquiries about job vacancies please for new plant in athenry Galway Ireland

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