‘The contest to run the fourth largest city in the US has pitted President Obama’s former chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, against an opponent not from the Republican Party, but a Democrat on his left, in an election that has been about austerity and cutbacks with parallels to the remarkable victory of of radical community activist Bill de Blasio in New York in 2013.’ Photograph: REUTERS/Jim Young

His opponent has dubbed him “Mayor 1 per cent”, the candidate of the rich, and the tag has stuck. The approval rating of Democratic Chicago mayor Rahm(...)

Sorcha goes, “Would you two not go out somewhere?” meaning me and Honor. “Ross, why don’t you take her to Dundrum and buy her something really expensi(...)

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 
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, 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(...)