Local Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has welcomed the announcement by pharmaceutical company MSD that it will create 350 jobs in Swords through its development of a new biotechnology facility.
He said: “I am pleased with the announcement of the pharmaceutical company MSD that it is to develop a new biotechnology facility in Swords, which will create 350 new jobs in our local community. This new facility will be developed on the site of MSD’s former home.
“This announcement is great news for the local community in Swords, and throughout the North County. It highlights the attractiveness of the area as a home for businesses that are not only confident in the strength of our local, and national economy, but also in the skills of our local workforce in the North County, and in our country as a whole.
“Ongoing job creation in the North County is of the utmost importance in terms of ensuring every person here who wishes to work has the opportunity to do so.
“With our economy moving towards full-employment, this announcement will be a great boost for our local economy. It is vital that we continue to work to support businesses in our local community in growth, and in expanding their businesses. This would more jobs being created in the North County.