New pharamaceutical facility for Co Roscommon

Headquartered in Dublin, US biopharmaceuticals company Jazz Pharmaceuticals is to build a major new manufacturing and development facility in Monksland, Co Roscommon.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD and IDA chief executive Barry O’Leary are to attend an event in the Athlone Springs Hotel on 10 February where the company will announce the investment involved and the number of jobs that will be created.

Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc is an international specialty biopharmaceutical company dedicated to helping patients with unmet medical needs. It identifies, develops and commercialises innovative products in focused therapeutic areas, with a strong commercial focus and expertise in narcolepsy, oncology, pain and psychiatry.

Aside from its Dublin headquarters on Burlington Road in Dublin 4, Jazz Pharmaceuticals has three US offices. Source: Business and Leadership.