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Niamh NicLiam grew up in Blackrock near Dundalk but now lives in Cape Town
Welcome to my place ... Cape Town
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  • February 17, 2019, 07:00

Niamh NicLiam grew up in the village of Blackrock near Dundalk, and has been living in Cape Town for more than six years. She met her South African hu(...)

Mairéad Nayager, Diageo’s chief HR officer, with her daughter Maeve. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

As the top human resources executive in a FTSE 100 company, and the woman who signs off on its gender pay gap reports, Diageo’s Mairéad Nayager someti(...)

Mairéad Coleman: “Sometimes I have meltdowns, but for the most part, I’m enjoying my family, my friends and my life”

As a nation of raconteurs, most of us love to talk – about the weather, the state of the world or what we did last weekend. But for a small sector of (...)

 South African president Cyril Ramaphosa addresses a conference at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Photograph: Siyabulela Duda/EPA

The scale of the alleged corruption involving South Africa’s elite that has emerged in recent months is a concern for the ruling African National Cong(...)

The late John Curran had been working in Cape Town as an educational director for thousands of children in the city’s townships.

The Congolese man accused of murdering Irish charity worker John Curran in Cape Town last year was denied the chance to apply for bail on Wednesday be(...)

Ian Kirk: “In the early 1990s, business here started to learn what the Irish did in the 1970s and 1980s.”

Since leaving Ireland in 1981 as an accountant on an 18-month-long international exchange programme in South Africa, Dublin-born Ian Kirk has carved (...)

Image from 2006 of Sister Wendy Beckett visiting the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, England. File photograph: Edmond Terakopian/PA Wire

Sister Wendy Beckett has died aged 88. The BBC journalist, writer and art critic passed away at the Carmelite Monastery in Quidenham in Norfolk, Engl(...)

John Curran had been working in Cape Town as an educational director for thousands of children in the city’s townships.

A man has appeared at Cape Town magistrate’s court charged with the murder of Dubliner John Curran, who was found stabbed to death at his apartment in(...)

John Curran had been working in Cape Town as an educational director for thousands of children in the city’s townships.

A 24-year-old man has been arrested and charged with the murder of Irishman John Curran, who was stabbed to death in his Cape Town apartment earlier t(...)

John Curran had been working in Cape Town as an educational director for thousands of children in the city’s townships.

Hundreds of friends and colleagues of the late educator John Curran filed into the public theatre of Trinity College Dublin on Friday to pay tribute t(...)

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