MICROSOFT is to create 380 construction-related jobs as it expands its data centre in Dublin. The company said the €170m expansion to its EuropeMiddle East and Africa mega datacentre will be completed in the Spring. Construction has already begun and will create 380 building related jobs.

The company said an additional 20 people will join the team of approximately 80 already based in the existing facility at Clondalkin. This is the second expansion to the Clondalkin facility, bringing the total investment to €594m.