Alexion to establish its first global manufacturing facility in Monksland

In Jobs, News by Denis Naughten

  Alexion, a global leader in the biopharmaceutical sector, is to establish its first company-owned vialling facility on the site of the Alkermes plant in Monksland, Athlone. “The decision by Alexion, which has been described by Forbes magazine as the second most innovative company in the world, to make its first strategic investment in Monksland is a huge vote of …

Naughten welcomes job boost for Monksland

In Jobs, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the announcement by Alexion Pharma Ireland that it is to create 40 new jobs in an existing building adjoining Alkermes Pharmaceuticals in Monksland, Athlone. This announcement comes on top on the imminent commencement of construction of a new pharmaceutical plant by Jazz Pharma on a 17 acre site in Monksland, Athlone, Co. Roscommon, which …

Finance delays Budget Day job plan – Naughten

In Jobs by Denis Naughten

Delay has cost up to 1,000 jobs as 75,000 emigrate  Denis Naughten TD has called on the Taoiseach to intervene to ensure a vital Government initiative to get up to €125m into companies and create 1,200 jobs/year becomes operational as soon as possible. Speaking in the Dáil this morning (Wednesday), Denis Naughten revealed that EU approval for the employment incentive scheme …