Gareth Lambe, head of Facebook Ireland, at the company’s Dublin HQ. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

It has been a busy week for Facebook. The social network announced it is planning to launch a satellite in 2016 to provide internet access to remote p(...)

Now more than ever, the broad capabilities that come from arts and humanities degrees need to be valued and retained. Photograph: Chris Ison/PA Wire

When I recently attended the project showcase by graduates in technology and psychology at the Institute for Art, Design and Technology (IADT), in Dún(...)

Facebook Ireland managing director Sonia Flynn: “Music is a huge passion for me and the opportunity to join the SoundCloud team combines technology with music.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Facebook Ireland managing director Sonia Flynn is leaving the group this summer to join Swedish audio platform company SoundCloud in the newly created(...)

Facebook Ireland managing director Sonia Flynn said the custom gender option means people in Ireland will be free to define their true gender identity. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Irish users of Facebook will be able to choose from more than 70 new gender options, from today. The changes are aimed at giving people more ch(...)

At the launch of the I Wish initiative were (from left): Maedbh Heaney, Caroline O’Driscoll, Gillian Keating, Tara McCarthy, Ruth Buckley and Saoirse Terry. Photograph: Darragh Kane

Research from Accenture and Women Invent Tomorrow has found that 44 per cent of secondary school students in Ireland believe that science, technology,(...)

Sonia Flynn joined Facebook Ireland in 2009 after undergoing 10 interviews to secure the position of director for community operations. She was appointed managing director in 2011. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Sonia Flynn says there is no particular mould for someone who works at Facebook. Flynn herself isn’t from a technical background and she is one of the(...)

“C-suite successes”: (l-r) Melanie Sheppard, finance director Pfizer; Marie Joycce, CFO, NTR; Carolann Lennon, managing director Eircom Wholesale; Suzanne Weldon, marketing director BWG; Sonia Flynn, managing director Facebook Ireland. 3:01

Earlier this year Vanity Fair ran a cover story on the woman hired to save Yahoo. “Will Success Spoil Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer?” the US publication asked(...)

Regina Moran, chief executive of Fujitsu’s Irish operation: “There are no soap operas like CSI for technology roles.”

Where are all the female tech leaders? It’s a question that has focused on the technology sector, an industry that prides itself on innovation, challe(...)

In 2013, 30 investments in Ireland came from the west coast of the US, creating more than 3,000 Irish jobs, or approximately one quarter of the total jobs created by IDA Ireland that year. Photograph: Getty

Irish based technology executives will have a direct route home to Silicon Valley from this Wednesday, when Aer Lingus commences its five times(...)