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Australia-based pension specialist Stephanie Lyons

Travelling is in Stephanie Lyons’s blood. She grew up in Donadea, Co Kildare, but went to boarding school in Dublin. She moved to Cork to attend UCC w(...)

Paul Gillick - yoga teacher and  lawyer - equipped to provide a remedy to modern life.

Each week, Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person working in an interesting job overseas. Lawyer and yoga teacher Paul Gillick shares his experience(...)

“We help companies to give recognition and express gratitude to employees,” says expat Eric Mosley “Both the giver and the receiver are ‘lifted’ by the process and this generates a positive, can do, working environment.” Photograph: Naoise Culhane

It was the basic human need for recognition that inspired Dubliner Eric Mosley to co-found the social employee recognition company Globoforce in 1999.(...)

‘One of my best memories was hitting the dance floor with Kate Moss - until the wee hours at a party in London’

Each week, Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person working in an interesting job overseas. This week, Bray woman Georgina Heffernan, who divides her (...)

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 (...)

‘I’m always going to want to go where the story is, to bear witness to history’ – Alicia Lloyd of CNN

Each week, Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person working in an interesting job overseas. Alicia Lloyd, originally from Co Leitrim, works as a broad(...)

Nicola Holly is originally from Tralee but now lives in Brisbane, where she works as the galleries manager for the Queensland College of Art, Griffith University in Brisbane

Working Abroad Q&A: Nicola Holly from Tralee, Co Kerry  is the galleries manager for the Queensland College of Art, Griffith University (...)

Andrew Harte with his wife Denise and their daughter at the offices of his   company   Eire Workforce Solutions in Australia

Andrew Harte graduated as a civil engineer from Galway Mayo Institute of Technology in May 2009 and, despite the economic downturn, found work in Irel(...)

Brian O’Donovan was born in 1957 in Clonakilty,West Cork, and now  works as a broadcaster for Boston Public Radio. He presents a show that explores “traditional and contemporary music from around the Celtic world”

Each week, Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person working in an interesting job overseas. Brian O’Donovan is the second youngest of nine children,(...)

Cork mathematician Paul Soden: “I started taking courses in creating agroforestry systems, which can help vast areas that have been deforested grow themselves back and create water and food security.”

The journey from mathematician to regenerative agroforester outside Rio de Janeiro has been long and multifarious for Paul Soden, who first set foot i(...)

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