Pharmaceutical giant MSD - part of the US group Merck - has been given the go-ahead for plans to build a new biologics facility in Swords, Co Dublin, that will employ 350.
MSD has said that number could rise in the future.
An average of 700 construction workers will be involved in the project, hitting a peak of 1,000 over a nine-month period.
The new plant is set to open in 2021, with construction set to start this year.
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|No of jobs:||700 Construction ; 350 Pharma|
|Job title:||Construction ; Pharma|
|Jobs take effect:||Construction begins this year|