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A major jobs announcement has been unveiled for South Wicklow today.

Echelon Data Centres Limited, a new Irish company, has announced that it will create 1,100 jobs through a €1billion development of data centres in Arklow and Dublin. 

Echelon is to construct data centres in Arklow and in Clondalkin in Dublin.  When completed they will provide 34% of the country’s entire data storage capacity. 

https://twitter.com/CentresData/status/1090542457559941121 Echelon Avoca will be a 45,000m² (484,000 sqft) data centre located on a 200-acre site in Avoca Business Park next to the M11 in Arklow, Co Wicklow. It will provide 100MW of capacity, with significant gird power available and occupancy from Q1 2021.
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https://twitter.com/CentresData/status/1090542457559941121 https://twitter.com/CentresData/status/1090542457559941121 https://twitter.com/CentresData/status/1090542457559941121The Arklow facility is scheduled to open by 2021.

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190 operational positions will be created as part of the 1 billion euro investment.

Niall Molloy, Chief Executive of Echelon Data Centres, says recruitment for those positions will begin next year

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