Foreign owned companies have a better gender balance research from the CSO shows. Pictured is Microsoft’s country manager for Ireland, Cathriona Hallahan. Photograph: Maxwells

Women may continue to make major strides in the workplace, but new figures show that gender imbalance remains at the heart of Irish business, as just (...)

Patty Clement, EU chief operating officer at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Fionnuala Meehan, head of Google Ireland with Felicia Alakija (15) from Killinarden Community School, Tallaght at Inspiring the Future Ireland. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography

An initiative called Inspiring Women is seeking 1,000 female professionals to speak with school students from disadvantaged areas as part of efforts t(...)

Fionnuala Meehan: “We see small businesses as micro-multinationals. You can be small and still reach out to many different markets. We see fantastic entrepreneurs and new business models working from home using our tools and online tools to reach global markets.” Photograph: Chris Bellew /Fennell Photography

It’s been a busy few months for Fionnuala Meehan and Google. The company celebrated its 15th birthday in Ireland, reached the milestone of 8,000 jobs (...)

Google Ireland announced a €5.9 billion rise in turnover to €32.2 billion.

Google Ireland paid out a €1.6 billion dividend last year as it announced a €5.9 billion rise in turnover to €32.2 billion on the back of a sharp rise(...)

Google will select 15 proposals, each of which will receive €50,000 to bring their ideas to life.

Tech giant Google has introduced a new €1 million fund to support non-profit entrepreneurs looking to “grow economic and social opportunities” in loca(...)

Elva Carri, Pamela Newenham and Áine Mulloy of GirlCrew: ‘We discovered many women in Dublin were looking to climb the career ladder, change jobs or set up their own business, and were unsure how’

Thanks to social networking there are plenty of ways to make contacts and connect without ever attending a real-life networking event. Think of the nu(...)

The planned new development by Google on the Boland’s Quay site

The Boland’s Quay site on Dublin’s Barrow Street has been sold to tech giant Google at a total cost of about €300 million, it is understood. The deve(...)

Nest has developed a number of so-called ‘smart home’ products

The Dublin-based European subsidiary of Nest Labs, a connected home devices company acquired by Google for $3.2 billion in early 2014, returned to pro(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at Google’s Velasco building in Dublin on Thursday with Fionnuala Meehan, head of Google, and Gareth Morgan of Google cloud sales. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Google has begun talks with contractors over working conditions for staff engaged as content reviewers for the company. The tech giant was forced to(...)

The Google Ireland offices on Barrow Street, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Google Ireland, the Dublin-based hub through which the search engine diverts sales from across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, saw a 16 per cent j(...)

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