Cubans queue to apply for tourist visas to visit the US at the American Interests Building in Havana. Photograph: Meredith Kohut/New York Times

When foreign ministers from the 21 republics that then made up the Organisation of Americas States (OAS) gathered in the Uruguayan beach resort of Pun(...)

Basketball player LeBron James:  added to the client roster of Teneo Holdings. Photograph: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Teneo Holdings, the New York- based consulting group co-founded by Irishmen Declan Kelly and Paul Keary, has earned a reputation for applying a full c(...)

TEDxTallaght, last year.

So you want to go to Ted. Well you’ll need to write an extensive application form, explain what makes you tick, demonstrate what you tend to share (...)

Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg. Photograph: Angelika Warmuth/AFP/Getty Images

‘What will I wear?” is one of the questions most women ask themselves when faced with a job interview, negotiation, media appearance or conference.(...)

Jackie Kennedy in her famous pink suit, with JFK looking on, on the day of his assassination. Photograph: Getty

Hours before his assassination, US president John F Kennedy joked that “nobody wonders what Lyndon and I wear”. He could not have been more rig(...)

The Tipperary former journalist-turned world class networker Declan Kelly popped up in the New York Times in recent days, although probably not in a m(...)

‘The title character’s goodness is only relative to the more explicitly debauched characters that pass through.’ Julian Margulies as Alicia Florrick in The Good Wife

Alicia Florrick stands apart from most of the middle-aged television protagonists to be found angrily meth-dealing and politicking their way across ou(...)

Robert Guest of 
The Economist
, who told the conference that cheap flights and new communication methods were changing the nature of global migration. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Irish diaspora is a valuable resource to Ireland but its support cannot be taken for granted, a conference in Dublin heard(...)

Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton speaks  after being honoured with a Distinguished Leadership Award from the Atlantic Council in Washington DC earlier this month. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

The potential influence diasporas of all nationalities can have on their home countries and how it can be cultivated will be explored at a two-(...)

Benghazi blues

Second term US presidencies have a habit of going wrong, as Richard Nixon’s Watergate, Ronald Reagan’s Iran-Contra and Bill Clinton’s Monica Le(...)