The employment rate of new graduates in the last couple of years has been rising steadily. Photograph: Getty Images

Your final year has begun, but you may already be thinking ahead to what you want to be doing after you graduate. You may have noticed that the gradu(...)

Haughey family members including Seán Haughey (left) and Ciarán Haughey (right) escort the remains of Maureen Haughey at her funeral at Malahide, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/ The Irish Times

Maureen Haughey (91), who died on St Patrick’s Day, used to joke that her late father, former taoiseach Seán Lemass, could never pronounce the word lo(...)

If applying to a more traditional organisation, use Times New Roman for your CV. For a more general role, Arial or Verdana is fine. Never use Comic Sans

Being flung out of college and shoved into the workplace can be an enormous shock. Indeed, it is often a much bigger transition than moving from prima(...)

Doonbeg Golf Club, Co Clare. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty

A restaurant and bar owner in Doonbeg said yesterday she hoped the Trump visit would do for Doonbeg what President Barack Obama’s visit did for Mon(...)

Caroline Herrera at her career retrospective at the SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion and Film in Atlanta. Photograph: Dustin Chambers/New York Times

Carolina Herrera’s fabled life is one that is best captured in pictures. Over the years, the camera has caught her immaculate in tennis whites at her (...)

Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe looks on as US president Barack Obama  hugs Shigeaki Mori, a survivor of the 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima, during a visit to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park on Friday. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

In the first Hiroshima visit by a sitting American president, Barack Obama made an impassioned plea for a world without nuclear weapons, asking for “c(...)

California governor Jerry Brown, first lady Michelle Obama and former US president George W Bush, right at Nancy Reagan’s funeral in California. Photograph: Chris Carlson/AP Photo

US first lady Michelle Obama and representatives from nine former presidential families led a bipartisan gathering of politicians and celebrities in p(...)

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

France’s President Francois Hollande (left)  with French diplomat Laurent Stefanini. File photograph: Bertrand Langlois/AFP/Getty Images

Paris will not withdraw the nomination of career diplomat Laurent Stefanini as ambassador to the Holy See, sources at the Élysée Palace and the foreig(...)

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