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‘Time moves very quickly, it’s a very exciting city,’ says the London resident chef Robin Gill. Photograph: Jamie Lau / John Lewis Partnership

Robin Gill is one of Ireland’s top chefs. He has three restaurants in London, including the acclaimed The Dairy in Clapham and will open his next in N(...)

Rosemary Dooley: “I love living here and, to be honest, would miss it too much if I left.”

Rosemary Dooley didn’t leave Ireland because she had to. She chose to. By the time she graduated with a law degree from Trinity College, the dog days(...)

James Clarke manages Hilton Bankside in an area of urban renewal in south London.
Wild Geese: James Clarke, London
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“One of the passions, for me is taking care of your community, particularly coming from Boyle. In a small town in Ireland, you’ve got to make sure you(...)

David Walsh, CIM Environmental Group, Sydney, Australia: ‘What we’ve essentially done is build an MRI scanner for buildings.’ Photograph: Alan Place

David Walsh was hit hard by the collapse of the Celtic Tiger economy and the resulting lack of work in construction. So, with his wife, he decided to (...)

Rhys Davies: “Irish people, with their adventurous spirit, great work ethic, adaptability and social intelligence, are well-positioned to be successful here.”

Halfway through college, Rhys Davies decided that studying marketing wasn’t for him. “I’d been working in the Bloody Stream pub part-time, since I wa(...)

Seamus McAteer in San Francisco:  “It’s not a place you want to move to, unless you are very serious about working in the tech sector. It’s not as diverse as it once was which is a shame.”

A lot has happened for Seamus McAteer since leaving Ireland almost 30 years ago to work on a buffalo ranch on the Hawaiian island of Kauai during his (...)

Dubliner Sinéad Connolly: “I hadn’t really been involved in the Irish community until a year ago, and it was my mum told me I should do so.”

Sinéad Connolly has just turned 30 but she has already achieved a great deal since graduating in commerce from UCD in 2009. The Dublin woman is a dir(...)

Fergus Murphy has lived in Copenhagen for 16 years with his family. Although he misses Ireland, he could never see himself leaving Denmark and all it has to offer

Fergus Murphy was well prepared for life in Denmark after spending much of his childhood in Cologne, Germany. “I lived there from the age of four to(...)

Ann Kelleher: “If you do your current job really well then opportunity will come.”

Originally from Macroom in Co Cork, Ann Kelleher studied electrical engineering to PhD level at UCC before joining Intel as a process engineer in 199(...)

Stephen Knowles outside the European Investment Bank in Luxembourg: “Any weekend I can be in Germany, Belgium or France in less than 30 minutes.”

Sport was the lure to keeping Stephen Knowles in Luxembourg when he first went for what he intended as a one-year career move. A keen rugby player and(...)

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