Astellas is a pharmaceutical company that is committed to turning innovative science into medical solutions that bring value and hope to patients worldwide.   Keeping our focus on addressing unmet medical needs and conducting our business with openness, integrity and a collaborative approach enables us to improve the health of people around the world.  Astellas Ireland Co., Ltd. has plants in Dublin & Kerry which are part of the Astellas pharmaceutical group, a trans-global pharmaceutical company resulting from the merger of Yamanouchi and Fujisawa in April 2005.  Our parent, Astellas Pharma Inc., is the second largest pharmaceutical company in Japan.