John Herlihy: moving to LinkedIn, where he will take up the role of managing director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Photograph: Cyril Byrne.

It would seem Google’s original management team in Ireland are a very talented bunch. They may have all worked together in the search giant’s early da(...)

Glenn Murray celebrates after scoring the first goal for Crystal Palace as Manchester City’s Joe Hart appeals for offside recently. Photograph: Reuters / Suzanne Plunkett

We are approaching, as Alex Ferguson once charmingly described it, the nerve wracking “squeaky bum time” of the English football season. Half the Iris(...)

 Bill Archer, managing director of Eircom Business Solutions: “We take the logistical hurdle out of the way for companies as the practical realities of securing office space, legal support data centres and networks can be hard.”

Ten start-ups will have the chance to pitch for up to $1 million each as part of a new accelerator programme Eircom Business Solutions is running in (...)

Colm Long: helped set up Facebook’s Dublin operations. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / THE IRISH TIMES Dara Mac Donaill

Colm Long, the former Facebook vice-president of global operations, has led a $650,000 (€479,000) seed funding round for PropelAd, an Irish start-up.(...)

Joanne Richardson: leaving Amercian Chamber after 12 years

So it was goodbye from Joanne Richardson at the American Chamber of Commerce’s annual Thanksgiving lunch at the Four Seasons hotel in Dublin yesterday(...)

The hotseat at the  Vodafone Leopardstown base appears to be more of a springboard to better things.

There is sure to be plenty of people in Ireland sending congratulatory text messages to Jeroen Hoencamp this weekend, after he was named as the new ch(...)