Collaboration and empathy: Geraldine Byrne Nason, Samantha Power, Sonya Hyland, Patricia O’Brien and Barbara Jones

Samantha Power US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power, the US ambassador to the United Nations, was born in London to Irish parents and(...)

Joan Ross  President of the Claddagh Association, Perth, Australia When police in Perth contacted the local Irish club after finding a dead ho(...)

Darina Allen Runs the world-renowned Ballymaloe Cookery School in east Cork and leads the Slow Food Movement in Ireland In 1983, Allen opened a co(...)

Gary Fox: “I have a very clear vision as to where I want to take HostButlers and, for now, I’m happy to go it alone.”

When Gary Fox travelled across the US to attend a wedding last summer using Airbnb, he never thought it would lead to him quitting his job as a consul(...)

TripAdvisor has named Istanbul the number one city to visit in your lifetime

IRISH FESTIVALS: A festival that forgoes mucky campsites is just one reason we love Marlay Park’s Longitude. The line-up includes The National, Jamie(...)

 Sovaldi, a once-a-day prescription medicine used to treat hepatitis C. Manufacturer Gilead Sciences is working out how to bring the drug, which infamously retails in the US at $1,000 a pill, for relatively next to nothing to low income countries around the world.

Gregg Alton has what seems like a disorienting job at Gilead Sciences. He’s paid to figure out how to sell the drug Sovaldi, which infamously re(...)

Inter-railing around Europe is a time-honoured student tradition. Photograph: Thinkstock

Students get about four months of freedom in the summer. Chances are you will never get this opportunity again, so use it wisely. But you need to sta(...)

Taxi drivers protest over Uber, near the Etoile in Paris in January. Photograph:  Thomas Samson/Reuters/AFP

A US company using state-of- the-art technology sets up in France, provides work for 12,000 men and fulfils a vital public need. You might think it (...)

 Boris Johnson: animated Johnson and his beloved London City are rendered in the blocky, retro style of the iconic Minecraft. Photograph:   Alex B. Huckle/Getty Images

From the moment Boris Johnson appears, it is clear which game is being referenced. His plumy voice is unchanged, but the animated Johnson and his belo(...)

 Beyonce performs during hafl time at  Super Bowl 50: Her performance was an unprecedented moment in popular music culture. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

It’s been a busy few days for Beyonce. First she committed the crime of cultural appropriation against the most populous democracy in the world – Indi(...)