Ireland's data centers are an economic lifeline. But environmentalists say they're wrecking the planet

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Dublin-based company Art Data Centres Ltd. submitted the planning application for the center in July. It is not clear what the data center will be used for, nor if other larger tech companies could ultimately be involved. Developers say the center will create 250 permanent jobs and 1,200 temporary ones during construction.
4 months ago·Dublin, Ireland

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Ireland's data centers are an economic lifeline. But environmentalists say they're wrecking the planet

In the west of Ireland lies a medieval market town, its roots steeped in legend. Beyond the labyrinth of narrow streets of the center are the chimney stacks of housing developments that still puff coal and peat. Past those homes, on the outskirts of Ennis, is an unremarkable but huge plot of land, nestled between a power station and farmland where cattle and sheep graze. This is where a mysterious company has applied to develop a new data center…

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Ireland's data centers are an economic lifeline. Environmentalists say they're wrecking the planet

By Kara Fox, CNNIn the west of Ireland lies a medieval market town, its roots steeped in legend. Beyond the labyrinth of narrow streets of the center are the chimney stacks of housing developments that still puff coal and peat. Past those homes, on the outskirts of Ennis, is an unremarkable but huge plot of land, nestled between a power station and farmland where cattle and sheep graze. This is where a mysterious company has applied to develop a…

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Ireland's data centers are an economic lifeline. Environmentalists say they're wrecking the planet

By Kara Fox, CNNIn the west of Ireland lies a medieval market town, its roots steeped in legend. Beyond the labyrinth of narrow streets of the center are the chimney stacks of housing developments that still puff coal and peat. Past those homes, on the outskirts of Ennis, is an unremarkable but huge plot of land, nestled between a power station and farmland where cattle and sheep graze. This is where a mysterious company has applied to develop a…

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