Microsoft’s €170 million, 169,000sq ft expansion of its “mega data centre” facility in Sandyford is due to be completed next year, according to Cathriona Hallahan, the company’s Ireland managing director. Photograph: Chris Bellew

Securing the €170 million, 169,000sq ft expansion of Microsoft’s “mega data centre” facility in Sandyford was the result of “lobbying” with the compan(...)