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Daniel O’Donnell welcomes the Mary from Dungloe contestants on stage during a concert. Ireland’s bid for a seat on the UN Security Council in 2011 might have been helped by his popularity in certain small countries. Photograph: North West Newspix

Twenty years ago I was asked to talk to a senior Australian politician about the Celtic Tiger. I recounted the vital role played by European Union mem(...)

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(...)

An ambulance carrying the body of Nguyen Van Hung is surrounded by villagers in Dien Thinh commune, Dien Chau district in Nghe An province, Vietnam, on Wednesday. Photograph: EPA

The bodies of 16 of the 39 Vietnamese who died when human traffickers carried them by lorry to the UK last month were repatriated to their homeland on(...)

Actor Jane Fonda (centre) is arrested with other activists like Jodie Evans (right)  while protesting against climate change on Capitol Hill in Washington last Friday. Photograph: Jared Soares/The New York Times

The night before Jane Fonda was arrested in Washington again last week, a member of her social media team asked whether she would consider writin(...)

A vehicle of a funeral home, escorted by police, leaves the Port of Tilbury on Friday where the bodies of immigrants are being held by authorities, following their discovery in a lorry in Essex on Wednesday morning. Photograph: Reuters

Vietnam’s embassy in London said on Saturday it did not have official confirmation of the identity of the 39 people who died in the back of a truck to(...)

Photograph: Alan Place

BLINDBOY BOATCLUB – PODCASTER, AUTHOR AND HALF OF THE RUBBERBANDITS – TALKS POLITICS, ANONYMITY, HIS NEW BOOK AND ANGRY MEN WITH PATRICK FREYNE (...)

Pham Thi Tha My. Photograph: Guardian

A family in Vietnam fears that one of the 39 people found dead in a refrigerated trailer in Essex this week was their daughter. Releasing the last te(...)

Fiona Hyde enjoys some solitary time in Luang Prabang, Laos

As they say, when it’s all over, we still have to clean up. A lot has been written about the various challenges involved in long-term travel. Before y(...)

Joseph Tuohy: his story echoes those of other emigrants who went to England and lost their way.

The story of forgotten Irish emigrant Joseph Tuohy touched the heart of many of our readers in Ireland and abroad this week. The article, written(...)

Gavin Brennan at the finish line  of the Hanoi half marathon.

“I run because if I didn’t, I’d be sluggish and glum and spend too much time on the couch. I run to breathe the fresh air. I run to explore. I run to (...)

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