Shire to create 400 new jobs in Co Meath

Shire focuses on developing speciality treatments for rare diseases, neuroscience, as well as gastrointestinal and internal medicine 400 new jobs are to be created in Co Meath over the next four years by Dublin-based biotechnology company Shire.  The firm is to build a new $400m (€354m) biologics manufacturing plant on a green field site at Piercetown.  Shire focuses on developing speciality treatments for rare diseases, neuroscience, as well as gastrointestinal and internal medicine.  To meet growing demand for treatments for rare diseases, the company says it is planning to build a new state-of-the-art facility in Co Meath.  700 people will be temporarily employed during construction at the 120-acre site between Dunboyne and Dunshaughlin, with 400 permanent high-positions also created once it is completed.  These positions will be in areas including…


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