Claire McAlinney: ‘Work hard. Network. Maintain a positive attitude. Smile.’

Claire McAlinney (24) took part in the Musgrave Buying/Trading Graduate Programme. She has recently been appointed to assistant trading manager. Tell(...)

Maude O’Sullivan: ‘The most valuable thing that I have learned since joining the workforce is that planning and organisation are key to being successful at work and in maintaining a good work-life balance.’

Tell us about yourself, where you’re from and what you studied at college? “I studied a BA in arts (Irish and new media) at the University of Limeri(...)

Marie Anderson

Marie Anderson, the North’s Public Services Ombudsman, is set to become the new Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland. On Friday Northern Secretary (...)

 Notre Dame cathedral following the fire on  April 17th.  While Christians worldwide long for its  restoration, ultimately it will not have been saved at all if it becomes merely a ghost of a cathedral. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

There is something moving about the response to the burning of Notre Dame. Many people felt distressed because part of our cultural heritage was being(...)

Mr Ahern will take part in workshops and master classes with students and will participate in events at the university. File photograph: Tom Honan

Queen’s University, Belfast has awarded former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern an honorary professorship in peace studies at the Senator George Mitchell Instit(...)

Angela McGowan, the CBI’s regional director for Northern Ireland: “The type of Brexit that Brexiteers are pursuing has never been adequately defined.” Photograph: Pacemaker

“Pandora’s Box has been opened and people want something,” says Angela McGowan, the Confederation of British Industry’s (CBI) regional director for No(...)

Dr Manus Biggs: “My lab in Galway will develop the biomaterials for the devices, and we will collect data about how they perform in a biological environment.”

You are starting a new project to make smart biological sensors to monitor ailing hearts and blood-vessels, what does that involve? We are developing(...)

Project Sums, a free maths grinds club in Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

For many of us it’s a badge of honour to declare: “I’m terrible at maths. I just don’t have the brain for it.” Yet, says Dr Pádraig Kirwan, head of W(...)

Northern Secretary Karen Bradley. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Sinn Féin deputy leader Michelle O’Neill has criticised the Northern Secretary Karen Bradley for appearing to suggest that Irish citizens living in No(...)

A Queer Céilí at the Marty Forsythe: Christopher Grant and Simon Sweeney in Kabosh’s Belfast production

A QUEER CÉILÍ AT THE MARTY FORSYTHE Trinity Lodge, Belfast ★★★☆☆ In 1982 homosexual conduct between men aged 21 or over was decriminalised in Norther(...)

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