Dave Fanning: “The J1 is one of the most important things you do as a student”

DAVE FANNING Music journalist and broadcaster Massachusetts, 1974 On my first day in New York I ordered a “baggle”, meaning a bagle. I ordere(...)

Indian police remove barricades that had been erected as a safety measure outside the main entrance of the US embassy. Photograph: AP Photo

India yesterday launched a series of reprisals against the United States over the recent arrest and strip-search of one of its diplomats in New York.I(...)

Mary Gaul: ‘I looked at different places to live and I chose here because it’s near shops and a pub. I go out nearly every day now whereas in the `home', they didn't have the staff to bring me out." Photograph: Cyril Byrne

As the Cheshire Homes celebrate their 50th anniversary in Ireland this year, the organisation is reflecting on the huge changes in ethos and approach (...)

No 87-89 Pembroke Road, Dublin. Photograph: Peter Moloney/PM Photography

  Irish Life has re-entered the commercial property investment market after eight years, buying a rented office building for €15.5 mill(...)

Barnaby Jack, a computer-security professional with a showman’s flair for demonstrating technical weaknesses in ATMs and medical devices, has died. He was 36. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Barnaby Jack, a top computer hacker who exposed vulnerabilities in bank ATMs and sparked safety improvements in medical devices, has died in San Fr(...)

Dining experience: students are still keen to work abroad during their summer holidays. Photograph:  Franck Prevel/AP

With the immediate future being painted as cash-strapped and bleak for most students and new graduates, it is no surprise that we are looking f(...)