Thailand’s deputy police spokesman Songpol Wattanachai during a news conference in Bangkok. Police had not received warnings about Isis activity from any other foreign intelligence agency, he told reporters.  Photograph: Chaiwat Subprasom/Reuters

Ten Syrians linked to Islamic State entered Thailand in October to attack Russian interests, Thai police said in a leaked document citing information(...)

Ireland, Co Kildare: €500,000, Brock Delapp
Take Five for €500,000

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Ireland, Dublin: Sherry FitzGerald, €900,000

Sherry FitzGerald is seeking €900,000 for this four-bedroom bungalow at 9 Shielmartin Park, Sutton, Dublin. We find similarly-priced properties around(...)

Bill Malone seen with camera equipment  on Koh Phi Phi in Thailand three months after the tsunami hit.

Bill Malone, Controller RTE 2 At that time in 2004, I was really into scuba diving. We flew to Phuket and drove 200 kilometres up the coast to (...)

On safari: African elephants in South Africa. Photograph: Thinkstock

I am 60 on January 2nd and want to celebrate. I would like to go somewhere warm and welcoming, where myself and my long- suffering husband can real(...)

Denis Bates was teaching on the island of Phuket. Photograph: Facebook

An Irish teacher working in Thailand has died in a motorcycle crash. Denis Bates (30), who was from Dublin, died after falling off his motorcycle late(...)

A tourist from Vietnam writes a message expressing hope for family members and those onboard the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, in Kuala Lumpur today. Photograph: Samsul Said/Reuters

A senior Malaysia Airlines executive has said the airline currently has “no reason to believe” any actions by the crew caused the disappeara(...)

Longtail boats at Phra Nang Beach (Hat Phra Nang) with Happy Island in the background. Railay, Krabi, Thailand
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An armed police escort  for Muslim school children in the village of Tak Bai, location of one of the conflict’s worst massacres. Photograph: Tom Farrell

The banner at the junction in the village of Tak Bai is scripted in both Thai and Arabic. Above a gaggle of smiling schoolchildren, some clutching Tha(...)