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Thailand GAA was established by a group of Irish in Bangkok in 2007.

I was sipping on a pint in an Irish bar in Bangkok like a stereotypical Paddy, when I got chatting to a fellow Irishman who told me about Thailand GAA(...)

Bulmers cider maker C&C has been a consistent supporter of and advocate for minimum unit pricing in Ireland since it was first mooted in 2013. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Until the term was ruined by right-wing headbangers, “virtue-signalling” was useful as a descriptor for certain tendencies of the self-righteous gang (...)

Transport networks in Dubai are dabbling with drones to move people around.

Fancy booking your next holiday based on the emotions you'd like to feel while you're away? What about being delivered to your destination by drone? A(...)

King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun (C) presiding over the royal ceremony to collect and transfer the late king’s royal relics and ashes to the Grand Palace in Bangkok. Photograph: Thai Royal Household/EPA

The bones and ashes of Thailand’s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej were brought to their final resting places on Sunday, the fifth and last day of an elab(...)

The Royal Urn is carried in the Royal Chariot. Photograph: Roberto Schmidt/Getty Images

A ceremony to transfer the remains of Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej to his spectacular golden crematorium in the royal quarter of Bangkok began o(...)

 A  mourner holds a portrait of King Bhumibol Adulyadej in the area of the Royal Crematorium near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. Photograph: Diego Azubel/EPA

Thailand on Wednesday marked the start of a lavish, five-day funeral for King Bhumibol Adulyadej with a Buddhist religious ceremony attended by senior(...)

Mark and Michelle cleaning an elephant at Maesa Elephant Camp

With a Sawadee ka and the Wai, (a slight bow with palms pressed together) I prime my son, Mark, for his first visit to Thailand. He stands 6ft 4in tal(...)

Danny Corrigan trains clients in communications at an event in Bangkok

Danny Corrigan stopped off in Bangkok in 2004 to buy some camera gear. He was on a year-long trip around southeast Asia at the time. Thirteen years la(...)

Brendan Crowe and his wife Justyna, in Manila.
Welcome to My Place . . . Manila
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Brendan Crowe, from Rush, Co Dublin, moved to the Philippines with his wife Justyna in 2015. “I came over here to work in a tech support company on a(...)

Rocky Coast of Algarve,  Portugal

Visit the Algarve for €99 Get a three day holiday in the Algarve for €99 from December 3rd to 6th with Ryanair. Staying in the Monica Isabel Beach Ho(...)

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