Ireland has jobs aplenty but not enough of the right applicants, according to industrial development agencies. Multi-national employers such as Google, eBay, Facebook, Paypal, LinkedIn are recruiting extensively but struggle to find local jobseekers with the right language or IT skills.
Ireland’s health service watchdogs have said they want to re-examine survey data that says Ireland has one of the highest death rates in Europe for patients undergoing surgery.
A year on, police continue the search for all involved in the murder of Luke Fitzpatrick. Last week, two were convicted of murder, one of manslaughter and another of assisting an offender.
The Federation of Irish Societies submits its proposals calling on the Constitutional Convention to support votes for the diaspora.
Sally Mulready tells The Irish World about a trip to Ireland’s parliament with the Irish Elders.
Mitch Winehouse speaks about how Amy motivates him in his tireless work with the Amy Winehouse Foundation, ahead of taking the stage at the Big Night Out at London Irish Centre, Camden this Thursday.
Garryowen GAA Club celebrates 65 years.
Actor Con O’Neill talks about the ITV drama, Life of Crime and why his Irish World Award means so much to him and his family.
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IN MUSIC AND ARTS, The Aftermath, the Irish band who count Niall Horan and Bressie as celebrity fans and friends, chat to us ahead of their very special gig at The Claddagh Ring on Saturday May 25. We highlight the good work of Charm Offensive, the theatre company of acclaimed Irish director, Gavin McAlinden.
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The best GAA coverage in the UK including reports of London’s hurlers who were defeated by Carlow in their Leinster hurling championship clash. London footballer Padraig McGoldrick talks about facing his home county Sligo in this Sunday’s Connacht Championship game at Ruislip. We report on a big week in rugby with Ronan O’Gara moving into coaching while Brian O’Driscoll signs up for one more year. Look out for our five page golf special!