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The artists formerly known as Viet Cong have now doubled the output of their controversial moniker. While Viet Cong certainly wasn’t exactly a safe be(...)

Reporter Darragh Murphy with Hao Nguyen and Bei Nguyen of Operation Smile in  Hanoi. “We thought after a few years of our work, the backlog would decrease,” the latter says. “But it has increased.”

There are more disabled people in Vietnam than there are people in the Republic of Ireland – upwards of five million, according to Irish Aid. Over the(...)

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(...)

Jeremy Irons, Samuel Irons and Cyril Cusack in the 1989 movie of ‘Danny, the Champion of the World’

In May, Steven Spielberg’s The BFG played out of competition at the Cannes Film Festival. Almost all critics agreed that the combination of Spielberg(...)

Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali: “I know all them insults are nonsense but he’s saying them and that means something”

It isn’t one of Muhammad Ali’s most famous quotes but it might be the wisest: “The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 3(...)

Greatness in sport is rightly measured by supreme ability and success at its highest level. The best teams and athletes carve their place in sporting (...)

Vietnamese general Vo Nguyen Giap gestures during an interview in Hanoi in 1995

Gen Vo Nguyen Giap, who has died aged 102, was one of the foremost military commanders of the 20th century, who used his charisma and tactical skills (...)

Vietnamese General Vo Nguyen Giap is seen at a residence in Hanoi in  August 2008. General Vo Nguyen Giap, architect of Vietnam’s military victories over France and the United States, died today, of natural causes, family members and a hospital source said. He was 102. Photograph: Kham/Files/Reuters

Vo Nguyen Giap, the brilliant and ruthless self-taught general who drove the French out of Vietnam to free it from colonial rule and later forced the (...)

Joe Kennedy III greets Taoiseach Enda Kenny

It was 53 years ago, but Cliff Scott remembers it like it was yesterday. He was just a boy, and the young, dashing US senator whom everybody called Ja(...)