New jobs for drug manufacturer BioMarin in Ireland

The Republic of Ireland’s bio-pharmaceutical sector is to be boosted to the tune of 50 new jobs.

RTE reports BioMarin is to invest almost €37m (£33m) at its plant at Shanbally in Co Cork.

The bio-pharmaceutical company, which manufactures drugs and therapies to treat rare genetic diseases, which mostly affect children, says the investment is expected to lead to the creation of more than 50 jobs, bringing employment at the plant to over 400.

According to RTE, the firm’s executive vice-president Robert Baffi announced the plans at a meeting with staff at the plant this morning.

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