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Apple wants to modernize its Cork campus

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Apple continues to invest in Ireland with plans to expand its campus, which could accommodate up to 1,300 people, said this week. The Irish Times. It could be a mix of existing and new employees.

An artist’s rendering for the campus extension

A building permit application has been submitted for an extension to its Hollyhill site in Cork. If accepted, work could start at the end of the year and be completed in 2025.

Apple’s facilities at Hollyhill on the outskirts of Cork. The deleted parking share will be recovered elsewhere

It is a question of constructing buildings on four levels, instead of a car park, with outdoor relaxation areas for employees and a layout for public transport. The focus will be on places reserved for two-wheelers, not to mention charging stations. The site’s energy supply includes solar panels and heat pumps.

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Final assembly in Cork. Picture: Apple

Apple has around 6,000 employees at its Cork site, which opened in 1980 with 100 times fewer staff. Recently a test laboratory for Europe was opened. Cork also hosts AppleCare teams and it is from this site that certain configurations such as those for iMacs are prepared.

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