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DUBLIN’S ENTERPRISE CENTRE SET FOR €10M EXPANSION

Start-up hub looks to almost double capacity by adding two extra floors to building The Guinness Enterprise Centre (GEC), a not-for-profit working space located in the Liberties area of Dublin, is embarking on a major €10 million expansion that will almost double capacity. Planning permission for the redevelopment …

€770 MILLION CAPITAL PROGRAMME FOR DÚN LAOGHAIRE RATHDOWN COUNTY COUNCIL

Council provides over three quarters of a billion euro for the future development of the County. Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council noted a Capital Expenditure Programme of circa €770m at this evening’s Council meeting. The Three Year Capital Programme 2019-2021 will deliver a considerable number of infrastructural and housing …

INTEL PREPARED TO INVEST $8BN IN NEW LEIXLIP DEVELOPMENT

Multinational micro-chip producer Intel is prepared to spend up to $8 billion (€7 billion) on a manufacturing facility proposed for its base in Co Kildare, planning documents show. State officials are increasingly optimistic the company will select the Leixlip site, where it employs 4,500 staff, for the semiconductor …

CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY GROWTH EASES BUT NEW ORDERS RISE AT FASTER PACE

At 54.6 in January, down from 56.3 in December, the Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity – signalled a weaker expansion of Irish construction activity. Moreover, the rate of growth eased to a three-month …