US pharmaceutical invests €1bn in Swords

MSD Ireland has opened a new manfacturing facility in Swords to develop its new cancer drug. This is a major investment in the Swords site at Drynam, just north of Holywell, and will see the workforce at the site increase from 350 to 420. The new facility will develop the cancer drug Keytruda which helps…

Charlie Bird opens new Pieta centre in Swords

Charlie and Claire Bird were in Swords last week to open the new Pieta centre on Bridge St. The new facility was part funded by the ‘Climb with Charlie’ initiative and a plaque was unveiled to honour his outstanding fundraising efforts. Pieta provide free counselling to those with suicidal ideation, those engaging in self-harm, and…