PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY CREATES 200 JOBS IN DUBLIN
200 new jobs have been announced for Dublin.
A further 800 construction jobs will be created in the development by Alexion Pharmaceuticals in Blanchardstown in the west of the city.
The 450 million euro development is the second phase for the company which started operations here in 2013.
Phase 1 is currently under construction and staff numbers in Dublin and in Athlone have already reached 170 of a planned 300.
Total employment by the company at the end of 2019 will be 500.
This 450 million development is one of the largest in healthcare in Ireland.
The company says it chose the site near the institute of technology in Blanchardstown because of the level of graduates and research and development opportunities it offers.