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Diageo announces €153 million investment plans for Ireland

Diageo announces €153 million investment plans for Ireland

Published on: Thursday, 12 January 2012

Diageo is today announcing its decision to make a capital investment of €153 million in a brewing centre of excellence at St James’s Gate, Dublin. This announcement follows a major review looking at how Diageo can best ensure the long term sustainability of its brewing operations in Ireland.

Welcoming the announcement, the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD; "This announcement represents a huge vote of confidence in the Irish economy by a world-leading company, creates very welcome construction jobs, and secures Diageo's brewing operations in Ireland for decades. High-tech manufacturing must be at the centre of our jobs recovery, and today's news that the next generation of Diageo's activities will take place at a brewing centre of excellence in Guinness's historic home in Dublin demonstrates what is possible."

Further information in the Diageo press release, here.