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Aisling Quirke in Johannesburg: an active member of Business Ireland Southern Africa

Aisling Quirke was bitten by the travel bug after spending time in Konstanz, Germany, on a government scholarship while still at secondary school. Sh(...)

Wicklow native Vittoria Colonna moved to LA in 2013

Moving to LA and becoming a movie director is the dream of many but reality for only a few. But Vittoria Colonna couldn’t resist the opportunity when (...)

Anne O’Riordan  has worked for Accenture for the last 28 years, having joined as an analyst in 1990

Anne O’Riordan credits what was then the Aer Lingus Young Scientist Exhibition with whetting her appetite for biotechnology while she was still at sch(...)

John Keogh: “Nobody was offering this in southern Spain, so I did.”

John Keogh and his wife, Christine, visited the pretty-as-a-picture Spanish town of Frigiliana while on a driving holiday in Andalusia in 2007. “I re(...)

Ray Hickey: “Now we are running six successful eateries, several commercial properties and two Airbnbs in the walled city.”

When you envisage the “heart” of Europe, Luxembourg, with its twee reputation and tiny population may not immediately spring to mind. But it stole th(...)

Carina Devlin: “It gets so roasting hot in the summer months, so we head back to Ireland to our mobile home to get away from the stifling heat.”

For Carina Devlin and her family, 2008 marked a turning point. The recession was hitting Ireland and gradually insinuating itself into people’s lives.(...)

Denise Tormey: ‘Cold calling doesn’t fly’

As president and co-founder of PlanNet21, Denise Tormey has a career spanning more than 20 years across technology, finance, life science and the manu(...)

Sarah Lucey with former Brazilian soccer star Ronaldinho in Story nightclub in Miami

Sarah Lucey is the butcher’s daughter from Mallow who now works as director of talent management for Miami’s two most exclusive nightclubs. Seven yea(...)

Frankie Hannigan: ‘You get such a mix of what people do over here. It’s pretty interesting’

When you’re playing a live gig at sunset on one of Cape Town’s most stunning beaches, with screaming fans on one side and the majestic ocean on the o(...)

Conall McGonagle: “What’s amazing in New York is the scale and the speed of things.”

Moving to a new city to start a new job might look glamorous. However, very often career moves come at a price, especially if there are partners and c(...)

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