Da Nang

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Fisherman’s shrine in Da Nang, south-central Vietnam’s tourist capital

The heat, the petrol fumes, the noise. These are the immediate hazards to your person as you negotiate your way around in Hanoi. The average annual t(...)

Cpl Patrick Gallagher from Derrintogher, Co Mayo, of the US Marines was shot dead while on patrol in Da Nang on March 30th, 1967.

The US navy is to name a ship after a young Mayo man Cpl Patrick (Bob) Gallagher who was killed in Vietnam in 1967, it was announced in New York on Mo(...)

US president Donald Trump (left) chats with Russia’s president Vladimir Putin as they attend the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting on Saturday. Photograph:  AFP

US president Donald Trump has said he believes Vladimir Putin spoke genuinely when the Russian president denied meddling in last year’s US election. (...)

US B52 drop bombs over a Viet Cong controlled area in South Vietnam in 1965. America lost 60,000 military in Vietnam. Nearly two million Vietnamese civilians were killed. File photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Do we think it’s a good omen or bad omen that America will be enveloped in darkness during a solar eclipse on August 21st? It can be tempting to give (...)

Members of the Defence Forces and the US army will today attend the unveiling of a plaque to honour an Irish man killed in Vietnam. Corporal Patrick(...)

Women sell fresh produce at a street market in Hoi An

A week into a month-long backpacking trip from southern to northern Vietnam, my partner and I came up with the most appropriate tourist slogan – Vietn(...)