Art Data Centre Campus in Ennis has become the first to be approved following publication of the Government’s new data centre policy, with Clare County Council granting it planning today.

The €450-million Ennis data centre has been four years moving through various stages including strategic site assessment, zoning & planning. Art will create between 400-450 permanent jobs when the data centre campus is fully operational. Up to 1,200 will be employed in construction and 600 jobs in support services.

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