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Gavan Kennedy in Sitio Marna, in the Philippines

Gavan Kennedy is from Glasson, Co Westmeath. He left Ireland in 1991 to go to George Washington University, in Washington, DC, and returned in May 201(...)

Barry Ward: Distinguished himself both academically and through sport when he was younger

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

Cho Yonsoon’s Korean noodle stall in a Seoul market features on Street Food, a new Netflix  series

Street Food, a food documentary series from the makers of Chef’s Table, launches on Netflix today (Friday). The show explores the vibrant street food (...)

In closing the island to visitors,  Dutertewas responding to numerous government inspections following his criticism in February of sanitary conditions on the island. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

A decision by the Philippines to close the holiday hotspot of Boracay, which President Rodrigo Duterte has called a “cesspool”, prompted airlines Thur(...)

Mount Mayon erupts in Legazpi City, Philippines. Photograph: Raymund Mark Nayve/via Reuters

The Philippines’ chief volcanologist warned on Monday of a possible hazardous eruption at Mount Mayon “within weeks or even within days”, as magma con(...)

Alvin Silangan, who lost most of a finger and broke another while working on a trawler on December 15th. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) is investigating an incident in which an undocumented Filipino fisherman lost most of a finger and broke another(...)

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(...)

This summer, the Hotel Le Bristol in Paris turns art gallery, hosting installations by internationally acclaimed contemporary artists Daniel Buren and Hicham Berrada

NEWS Beach best: The historic town of Nerja has been crowned Spain’s most charming seaside spot, according to travel website Hotel Info. More than (...)

A Chinese woman shot and wounded China’s consul general to the Philippines city of Cebu at a restaurant. Photograph: Google Maps

A Chinese woman shot and wounded China’s consul general to the Philippines city of Cebu at a restaurant on Wednesday and killed two consulate staff, a(...)

Many years ago, Percy French wrote a song about the West Clare Railway which, though it may not have been fast or comfortable, seems to have been a ki(...)

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