Graduates who are serious about developing a successful career need to be versatile and flexible about the demands of the job market. Photograph: Getty Images

The graduates of 2016 face a more upbeat economic climate than their recent counterparts. While things are certainly looking up, change comes slowly(...)

 Russian president Vladimir Putin : Moscow has been the main political and military power broker on the Syrian scene based on the 9,000 sorties its war planes have flown against anti-government insurgents. Photograph: Maxim Shipenkov/EPA

Russian president Vladimir Putin’s announcement that he plans to pull his military aircraft and troops out of Syria has had an instant impact on both(...)

Jane Ní Dhulchaointigh Inventor Inventor Jane Ní Dhulchaointigh has a warmth and an ability to parlay tech into plain English so that the rest of u(...)

Rev Terence McCaughey (left) pictured in Rathfarnham in 2001 with Prof Kader Asmal, South Africa’s former Minister for Education. Photograph: File photo/The Irish Times

Rev Terence McCaughey (83), a leading member of the Dublin and Munster Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland has died. Prominent in acade(...)

Running coach Mary Jennings. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Its quite simple: if you are out of breath, you are going too fast. Pace yourself. That’s the advice to anyone who begins running, from fitness exp(...)

Michael Flatley and  Taoiseach Enda Kenny pose beside one of Flatley’s paintings. Photograph: Brian McEvoy.

Paintings by Michael Flatley have generated sales of more than €1 million since the former dancer’s debut exhibition in London last month. The origi(...)

 Firedance, an artwork by dancer Michael Flatley. Flatley is set to enter the global art market with a selling exhibition in London.

  Michael Flatley, the dancer who has embarked on a new career as a painter, is to offer 25 pictures for sale in London at prices ranging (...)

Former Goldman Sachs managing director Jason Lee chose to be tried by a New York state judge on charges that he raped an Irish student at a rental home in  Long Island  almost two years ago

A former Goldman Sachs Group Inc managing director accused of raping an Irish student at his beach house on New York’s Long Island is hoping a judge(...)

Heather Finn, the daughter of two well-known Galway figures, musician Alec Finn and artist Leonie Leslie, continues to draw her inspiration from he(...)

A New York state of mind
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‘P eople always ask me who the biggest diva, the meanest or the coolest star is, but I don’t even think like that,” says Dubliner Nicola Parish, who l(...)