One man in a tiny Irish town could derail Apple’s plans for Europe

ATHENRY, Ireland — It was a sunny Monday in August 2015 when a trio of Apple executives rolled into this tiny west of Ireland town. They drove up the tree-lined avenue leading to the Raheen Woods Hotel to meet Allan Daly, a local resident who had submitted some observations to the local planning authority about Apple’s plans to build a billion-dollar data center in an isolated forest, three miles from the village. Daly is an American by birth and an environmental engineer by trade, and his main objections to the project…

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