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Floating data centre proposed for Limerick Docks, Ireland

Californian firm Nautilus has filed a proposal to moor a floating data centre at Ted Russell Dock in Ireland, with the relevant port authority, the Shannon Foynes Port Company, eager to see the proposal through The proposed €35m waterborne centre would comprise four data halls over two floors above deck, with cooling and electrical systems below… Read More


The neverending saga of Apple’s aborted €850 million Ireland data centre

IT-giant’s long-scrapped data centre may have long-lasting implications for the Irish data centre industry The Irish Supreme court will sit in the city of Galway next March to discuss the process that led to the first phase of Apple’s planned Athenry hyperscale data centre being approved, reports the Irish Times. Apple ditched plans for the ill-fated… Read More


Plans unveiled for largest data centre in Ireland

Towns in Ireland are scrambling to compete for a slice of the data centre pie, viewing centres as a quick route to transforming the economic fortunes of their areas The latest proposition is an eye-watering €400m, 51-hectare, 90mw, site in Clare, presented to councillors this week, one year after the council earmarked Clare’s potential as a… Read More


CyrusOne granted permission for €400mn Dublin data centre

According to a report in the Irish Independent, US data centre provider CyrusOne has been granted permission for its giant €400mn data centre in Dublin. The data centre will be located at Grange Castle Business Park in Dublin. Grange Castle and nearby Profile Park are already home to data centres from Microsoft, Equinix, Digital Realty,… Read More


Ulster Bank sues Apple data centre objector

One of the original objectors to Apple’s Athenry data centre plans is being sued by Ulster Bank over a loan for a data centre of his own. Brian McDonagh, from Co Wicklow, Ireland, is locked in a dispute with Ulster Bank over the repayment of a €22 million (approx. £19.5 million) loan taken out for… Read More



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