March 27th - THE Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton and IDA Ireland today welcomed Intel’s significant contribution to the Irish economy, including preparing its Leixlip site for the next wave of technology, by investing $5bn and employing 5,000 construction works on site.

Since IDA first met with the company 1989, the company has expanded its Irish operations to over 5,200 people working in Intel owned companies across the island of Ireland in Kildare, Shannon, Belfast and Cork.

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Over 5,000 construction workers currently involved in project

The investment to date of over $5 billion represents the largest private investment in the history of the Irish State