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A police unit team searching for Nóra Quoirin. Photograph: Lai Seng Sin/AP

A voice recording of the mother of missing Irish teenager Nóra Quoirin was played by police on loudpeakers in the Malaysian jungle as the fifth day of(...)

Ambulance staff take a man from outside a mosque in central Christchurch in New Zealand. Photograph: Mark Baker

The nationalities of some of the victims of the terrorist attack on Muslim worshippers in New Zealand have begun to emerge as anxious relatives and fr(...)

Mr O’Reilly was found dead in an apartment block in the city of Penang in Malaysia. Photograph: PDRM

An Irish man has been found dead at an apartment in northwest Malaysia. The body of the man, who has been named locally as Brian Patrick O’Reilly (50(...)

Eamonn Dunne: ‘My wife Jeziel is a Filipina who I met on one of my first trips, and we have twin boys Cian and Zach who will turn two in September.’

The Irish in Asia are generally very highly educated, and very well-connected to Ireland, according to a new survey of almost 800 people by the Depart(...)

A street food vendor in George Town, Penang. Photograph: iStock

Stand on a street corner at dinnertime in George Town, the Unesco world heritage site that is the capital of Penang island, close your eyes and inhale(...)

Mahathir Mohamad, former Malaysian prime minister and opposition candidate for Pakatan Harapan (Alliance of Hope), during a news conference after his general election win in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. Photograph: Lai Seng Sin/Reuters

Mahathir Mohamad was sworn in as Malaysia’s seventh prime minister on Thursday following his stunning election victory over the coalition that has rul(...)

Mexico bound: all inclusive tips to resorts in Cancun are expected to be in demand from Irish holidaymakers

More than 38,000 people streamed into the RDS Simmonscourt over the weekend for the annual Holiday World Show which was home to more than 1,000 travel(...)

Barry McKinley in Paris: a doctor poked a finger under my ribs and said, “You do realise that the liver is supposed to be an internal organ?”

I quit drinking in New York City on January 1st, 2003. I was a regular feature in half the Irish bars in Manhattan, always paid my tab and tipped well(...)

ITipperary hurler John O’Dwyer and and Kerry footballer Killian Young at the officially launch in Croke Park of the 21st annual Asian Gaelic Games, sponsored again this year by Fexco. Photograph: Sportsfile

Kerry footballer Killian Young and Tipperary hurler John O’Dwyer were in Croke Park yesterday to launch the 21st Fexco Asian Gaelic Games tournament (...)

A private house in Dalkey, Co Dublin, by Italian Solutions for deBlacam & Meagher

Kate Macklin had been living near Milan for almost two decades, running a business that imported Irish beef and lamb in to Italy, when she saw an oppo(...)

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