David Burns

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 Carol Channing performs during her one woman show, The First 80 Years are the Hardest,  in New York in 2005. Photograph: Richard Drew/AP

Carol Channing, whose incandescent performances as the gold-digging Lorelei Lee in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and the matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi in(...)

 Emer Duffy, postdoctoral researcher based at DCU, ShuaiShuai Hu, postgraduate scholar based at DIT,  and David Burns, PhD candidate based at UCC. Photograph:  Mark Stedman

Three young researchers – ShuaiShuai Hu, David Burns and Emer Duffy – have been selected to represent Ireland at the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetin(...)

The Get the Boat to Vote campaign saw young emigrants return to vote in the 2015 marriage equality referendum, using the #Hometovote hashtag on social media. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Tens of thousands of recent Irish emigrants could potentially legally vote during the referendum on the Eighth Amendment on Friday, May 25th. But, in (...)

Some members of the crews taking part in a circumnavigation of Ireland to raise awareness of sailing for people with disabilities. Front row: Gary Crothers (skipper of yacht Kind of Blue and committee member of Foyle Sailability. He lost the use of his left arm after a car crash) and Aideen Corr (Kind of Blue crew and Foyle Sailability committee member who has Parkinson’s disease). Back row, from left: Ken Curry (Kind of Blue crew), Luke Farren (Dream Machine crew), George McCormick (Dream Machine skipper), Kim Banks (Aaraura crew) and Vicki Smith (Aaraura crew). Photograph: Trevor McBride

Sailors of varying levels of ability are taking part in a circumnavigation of Ireland from Greencastle, Co Donegal, to raise awareness of sailing for (...)

Members of ‘Boat to Vote’, a group of Irish people returning to Dublin from London to vote in the May 22nd same-sex marriage referendum. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The Government is considering extending voting rights to Irish emigrants for three years after they leave the country without holding a referendum (...)

Left to right: Celine Kennelly, Irish Immigration Pastoral Centre, San Francisco; Marion O’Hagan, Australian Irish Welfare Bureau; Denise Flanagan, Honorary Vice Consul, Auckland New Zealand; and Joe O’Brien of Crosscare  during the Global Irish Civic Forum at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The Government is considering extending voting rights to Irish emigrants for three years after they leave the country without holding a referendum (...)

Swimmers David Burns and Maghnus Collins leave Coliemore Harbour, Dalkey, on their attempt to swim 1600km around Ireland. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Stormy seas, rough weather and stinging jellyfish will be the main challenges confronting two swimmers who aim to become the first to circumnavigate t(...)

Unlike students living away from home, prisoners, Gardaí based overseas or people whose line of work prevents them from voting at their local polling station, Irish emigrants who are still eligible to vote under existing electoral law cannot avail of the option of a postal vote. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Under Irish electoral law, emigrants retain their right to vote for a period of 18 months, provided they plan to return home within that timeframe. Ac(...)

Eoghan McHugh

EOGHAN McHUGH (above), who is 39 and originally from Dublin, works for a software company in Seattle “Home is where I pay property tax and water (...)