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The father of Google Ireland

How a former pupil at Noonan’s school revolutionised Ireland’s technology scene

22nd February, 2015
John Herlihy, Google Ireland

As secondary schoolteacher Michael Noonan walked the corridors of Crescent College in Limerick, he is likely to have caught the eye of a young pupil named John Herlihy. Little were either of them to know that a few decades later they would frequently find themselves across the table from each other – one as the Minister for Finance and the other as country head of the most influential company to arrive on Irish shores for...

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