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Kerry fashion designer Don O'Neill working in his studio in New York

Irish fashion designer Don O’Neill started from humble beginnings – not once, but three times in London, Paris and finally New York, where he became t(...)

‘Not knowing when I’ll next get home next is heartbreaking. I’m missing family and close friends more than ever’ - Grace Walsh in her office in Tasmania

Grace Walsh left her urban life in Dublin in 2015 to run a farm in Tasmania/Lutrawita with her partner, and to work in community development.  H(...)

Maura Kelly: “I was always drawn to Kerry and going from knowing Irish people socially to working with them and collaborating has been a great milestone for me.”

New York Emmy Award-winning producer, programme leader and non-profit consultant Maura Kelly moved to the US from Killarney when she was just seven ye(...)

Breda Wall (left) with her daughters Brigid and Claire in Santa Barbara, California

Breda Wall is originally from Trim, Co Meath. She works in special education in Santa Barbara, California. She has two daughters, Brigid, 21 and (...)

Cormac Ross: ‘Colombia is home, but I’ll always be an Irishman.’

After almost 30 years in Colombia, Cormac Ross says his adoptive country has undergone monumental change, mostly for the better. “When I first arrive(...)

Gary Sobers, Ciaran Burke and John Barnes in Barbados at Apsara,  owned by Irishwoman Marie Kavanagh

Back in 2003, as a newly qualified chartered accountant, Ciarán Burke decided to pack up and travel to Barbados. Some 17 years later, he is still ther(...)

Orla McMahon: “Things are very intuitive here. Your wants are all fulfilled.”

Living in Hamburg means you get to enjoy the best of Germany, from great cultural offerings to football and 24-hour bars, says language specialist Or(...)

Dubliner Jay Galligan: “Since Covid-19, I’m particularly glad to be close to the lakes and rivers.”

Dubliner Jay Galligan has made his home in Bristol, sandwiched between Dublin and London. “Its beauty lies in the fact that my life is without lengthy(...)

Ruth Gallagher on her recent break from Athens in Santorini, Greece

Trinity College Dublin law graduate Ruth Gallagher works in shipping litigation in Athens. She left Ireland in 2010. What has Athens been like during(...)

Benita Meagher, executive director of the Irish Chamber of Commerce in Singapore: “There is always an appetite to hire, as Singapore is the hub for southeast Asia with market access to the surrounding growing economies.”

Lawyer Benita Meagher made her way from Athlone to Singapore via Paris, and found a life there as executive director of the Irish Chamber of Commerce.(...)

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