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An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, announced on Wednesday that the IDA will bring on stream an advanced technology building in Castlebar this year, which will be located at the Castlebar Technology Park on the Breaffy Road. The building will be developed on a one hectare site in the park that is located close to the Baxter plant in the town. The building will be a approximately 25,000 square feet in size and the IDA will be marketing it on a cross-sector basis to multinational companies based in the life-science, engineering, ICT, and services sector.
The announcement this week that 150 new jobs will be created in Castlebar over the next three years will be a major boost for the town and for An Taoiseach Enda Kenny. The Taoiseach has come in for some serious criticism from a number of quarters recently in relation to his delivery of jobs and investment in his home town. The announcement by Northgate Information Solutions that it intends to create these new jobs will be seen as a significant success for Mr Kenny following the criticisms laid at him.
Broadband is considered the number one infrastructure priority for enterprise growth and job creation. According to Forfás, Ireland's policy advisory board for enterprise and science: “The widespread availability of advanced broadband infrastructure and services is essential to realising future growth potential in existing and emerging sectors. It will also play a key role in supporting the growth of small business and supporting regional development.”