Ronan Harris

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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 (...)

Conor Phelan’s Jump Juice is a confirmed entry for the inaugural Wave Regatta in Howth on the June Bank Holiday weekend. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Irish Sailing has been on something of a rollercoaster ride over the past week, leaving very little doubt that the “off-season” is very much on. Just(...)

Maurice Mortell, managing director for Ireland and emerging markets, Equinix: there is “no doubt” large companies are planning to increase capacity here.

Ronan Harris, head of Google Ireland, last year described the Republic as the data capital of Europe, and Apple’s proposed centre in Athenry, Co Galwa(...)

Vodafone chief executive Anne O’Leary will be among the speakers appearing at National Digital Week in Skibbereen. Eric Luke / The Irish Times

MONDAY Results: Alcatel Lucent; Ferrari; PostNL; Ryanair; Sotheby’s. Meetings: Technology Matters: The Future of Assistive Technology eve(...)

The number of staff directly employed by Google Ireland last year increased 6% to nearly 3,000. The company says it also employs about 3,000 contractors on its Irish sites.

Google Ireland, the Dublin-based hub through which the search engine diverts sales from across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, recorded a 23 per (...)

 Fionnuala Meehan:  has been with Google for the past 10 years and is becoming its new site lead in Ireland.

Google has appointed Fionnuala Meehan as its new site lead for Ireland, in place of Ronan Harris. Mr Harris is moving to London to take up a new pos(...)

Pat Kelly’s Storm of Rush Sailing Club is the 2016 J109 National Champion. Photograph: David O’Brien

Some big names lost out early in last Sunday’s ISA All Ireland Sailing Championships and after the exit of defending champion Anthony O’Leary, even An(...)

The Ludgate Hub: “This is the model for rural Ireland’s future,” says founding board member Sean O’Driscoll, of Glen Dimplex.

There are exposed beams, a high ceiling, open-plan offices, funky colours, breakout spaces and an orange kitchen. The Ludgate Hub looks for all the w(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor at the launch of Google’s new data centre in Clondalkin.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Driverless cars. Have you ever wondered what it must be like to travel in one? Wonder no more, because the Taoiseach described the experience in some(...)

Vice president and head of Google in Ireland, Ronan Harris, said Google in Dublin was a “growth engine” for businesses in Ireland and across the EMEA area.

Google has adopted a “wait and see” approach to the Brexit referendum in Britain next week and will not make any decisions about its operations until (...)

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