Irish PM: Cook didn't confirm $1 billion Apple data centre
Apple announced plans in February 2015 to build the facility in a rural location in the west of Ireland to take advantage of green energy sources nearby, but the project has faced a two-year delay due to planning objections.
In a meeting on Thursday, Cook did not commit to going ahead with it, Varadkar told state broadcaster RTE.
"We didn't get a start date, or a definite commitment or anything like that," said Varadkar, who is on a tour of the United States to meet investors, adding he had told Cook that the government would do "anything within our power" to facilitate the resumption of the project. ■
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