Up to 1000 jobs could be coming on stream in Cork

Up to 1000 jobs could be coming on stream in Cork.

US Pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly is set to more than double its work force at it’s Little Island base, where it already employs 400 people.

The company has signed contracts for a 20 million euro office building which will be it’s second in the East Gate area.  The Irish Examiner reports that construction begins in the coming weeks and is due to be completed in 2019