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Wednesday 6 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Data centre

This year
TikTok to begin storing European user data in Dublin
The video platform has been treated with Western governments over how it handles user data
Meta paying back sizeable electricity bill after ESB error saw firm undercharged for 18 months
FOI records detail how two new transformers that were installed at Meta’s data centre site in Clonee, Co Meath were never properly set up for billing.
Last year
Permission for Meath data centre is breach of neighbour's constitutional rights, court told
Mannix and Amy Coyne claim An Bord Pleanála’s decision to grant planning permission for the centre is flawed and should be set aside.
Amazon secures planning permission for two new data centres in north Dublin
The US multinational has estimated that between 15 and 58 staff will work at the site while up to 400 will be employed during construction.
All time
High Court challenge brought against proposed data centre in Co Meath
The proposed centre includes four two storey data storage buildings, offices as well as associated roads and a car park.
The State wants to build a new data centre - but it's worried about its own planning rules
The Office of Public Works said the €30m project would be built on an existing campus in Celbridge.
Amazon's €1bn 'Project G' for Dublin gets the go-ahead
One of the men who tried to block Apple’s plans for Galway had lodged an objection.
Amazon's grand plans for its new Dublin data centre could use as much power as a city
The US tech giant says it could build up to eight facilities at Mulhuddart.
The High Court has cleared the way for Apple's €850m Athenry data centre
The tech company has faced a near three-year wait for the development.
"Apple in or lights out": Hundreds turn out for pro-Apple rally in Galway
An €850 million data centre is planned for Athenry.
Google begins construction of €150m data centre and brings 400 jobs with it
The jobs will be created during the construction of the new two-storey building.
Facebook is going to build a €200 million data centre in Meath
It will create hundreds of jobs.
Apple is building an €850 million data centre in Athenry
The €1.7 billion investment in Europe was announced by the tech giant this morning.
Want to switch mobile networks? There's a new one on its way
It’s being set up by Carphone Warehouse, but it won’t be here till July 2015…
Google boss says US data spying "outrageous" and potentially illegal
Eric Schmidt was responding to reports that the US government spied on the company’s data centres.
Video: Have you ever wondered what a Google data centre looks like?
The American corporation has released a video which shows the inside of its data centre in North Carolina. It’s not small.
Twitter explains why the site went down yesterday
Twitter suffered its second outage in five weeks yesterday, with users unable to access the site for a couple of hours. Did it affect you?
Microsoft to create 400 construction jobs with new Dublin data centre
Microsoft is investing just under €100m in an expansion of its data centre in Clondalkin, with 400 construction jobs for 12 months.
Irish weather brings 230 new jobs with Google data centre
The search giant is to build a new €75m data centre in West Dublin, with 200 employed in construction and 30 full-time jobs.
ESB denies that lightning caused last weekend's Amazon power cut
The ESB has said that it was a transformer failure that caused the outage on Sunday. Amazon’s backup generators failed after the power cut.