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An Irishman went around Vietnam 40 years after the war - and took some incredible photographs
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An Irishman went around Vietnam 40 years after the war - and took some incredible photographs

Sep 19th 2015, 8:30 PM 31,864 Views 23 Comments

Ian Thuillier spent three months travelling around the country earlier this year.

From Vietnam to Mountjoy: Shackled by debt, trafficked and trapped in an Irish growhouse
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From Vietnam to Mountjoy: Shackled by debt, trafficked and trapped in an Irish growhouse

Sep 7th 2015, 6:05 AM 23,313 Views 14 Comments

Q’s story is terrifying and heartbreaking, as well as a look at the failure of global laws.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Aug 15th 2015, 8:27 PM 14,451 Views 0 Comments

A shooting in Dublin, Labour’s popularity and war veterans had everyone talking today.

There's a campaign to have a US military ship named after an Irishman from Ballyhaunis
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There's a campaign to have a US military ship named after an Irishman from Ballyhaunis

Jul 18th 2015, 2:53 PM 25,290 Views 48 Comments

On this day in 1966, Gallagher threw himself on top of a grenade in order to save his comrades.

From Irish orphanage to saving lives in Vietnam: The inspirational Christina Noble
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From Irish orphanage to saving lives in Vietnam: The inspirational Christina Noble

Jun 7th 2015, 7:30 PM 44,634 Views 20 Comments

A new movie explores Noble’s life, and how she has helped thousands of children. It airs tomorrow night on RTÉ One.

Two pregnant women found among 68 trafficked in containers
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Two pregnant women found among 68 trafficked in containers

Jun 5th 2015, 12:46 PM 8,222 Views 8 Comments

The four men driving the vehicles have been arrested on suspicion of breaking immigration laws.

This drone footage from the world's largest cave is just stunning
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This drone footage from the world's largest cave is just stunning

Mar 17th 2015, 6:30 PM 22,100 Views 18 Comments

Sit back and enjoy.

Two men freed after cannabis arrest, saying they had been trafficked into Ireland
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# Human Trafficking

Two men freed after cannabis arrest, saying they had been trafficked into Ireland

Mar 11th 2015, 5:41 PM 7,911 Views 9 Comments

The judge found that the gardaí investigating the case were also investigating the claims that they had been trafficked.

Woman finds three-inch leech living up her nose
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# Sucker

Woman finds three-inch leech living up her nose

Oct 13th 2014, 10:35 AM 4,682 Views 1 Comment

She nicknamed him ‘Mr Curly’.

So what happens when you leave an intern in charge of a busy airport runway?
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So what happens when you leave an intern in charge of a busy airport runway?

Jul 15th 2014, 9:40 AM 24,265 Views 24 Comments

You might end up with two planes almost colliding, which is what happened last month in Vietnam.

Crew suspended after plane lands at wrong airport
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Crew suspended after plane lands at wrong airport

Jun 24th 2014, 7:15 AM 31,746 Views 42 Comments

The plane landed at an airport 130km away from where it was supposed to be.

Think your morning commute is bad? Crossing the road in Vietnam is utter madness
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# Zebra Crossing

Think your morning commute is bad? Crossing the road in Vietnam is utter madness

May 22nd 2014, 7:57 AM 3,777 Views 3 Comments

We’ll just stay at home forever, thanks.

3,000 evacuated from Vietnam after wave of anti-Chinese violence
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3,000 evacuated from Vietnam after wave of anti-Chinese violence

May 18th 2014, 7:18 AM 6,655 Views 3 Comments

The violence was triggered by Beijing’s deployment of an oil rig in contested South China Sea waters.

Facebook post reunites Vietnam war veteran with the son he left behind
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# Family Reunion

Facebook post reunites Vietnam war veteran with the son he left behind

Apr 28th 2014, 4:05 PM 5,670 Views 0 Comments

The power of social media, proved once more.

Oil slick not from missing Malaysia jet
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Oil slick not from missing Malaysia jet

Mar 10th 2014, 11:22 AM 29,253 Views 50 Comments

Investigators say they are chasing ‘every angle’ on the jet that went missing two days ago.

Possible debris from vanished Malaysia Airlines found in the sea off Vietnam
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Possible debris from vanished Malaysia Airlines found in the sea off Vietnam

Mar 9th 2014, 8:07 PM 44,600 Views 60 Comments

This is the first time authorities have given any positive indication that traces of the Boeing 777 have been found.

Vietnam police investigate riot at Samsung factory
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Vietnam police investigate riot at Samsung factory

Jan 10th 2014, 7:45 AM 8,971 Views 13 Comments

Thirteen people have been injured in the incident, four critically.

Here are the 10 most read stories on TheJournal.ie this year
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Here are the 10 most read stories on TheJournal.ie this year

Dec 25th 2013, 9:45 AM 21,137 Views 27 Comments

Boston bombings, slavery in London, and Peggy Mangan – these are the stories you read this year.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Nov 17th 2013, 10:00 AM 13,593 Views 2 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Typhoon death toll could reach 10,000 in one city alone
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Typhoon death toll could reach 10,000 in one city alone

Nov 10th 2013, 8:18 AM 15,144 Views 14 Comments

Several hundred people have been confirmed dead in the Philippines, but that could rise dramatically as more cities report in.

Vietnam hero General Vo Nguyen Giap dies, aged 102
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Vietnam hero General Vo Nguyen Giap dies, aged 102

Oct 4th 2013, 8:33 PM 9,153 Views 67 Comments

He is survived by Dang Bich Ha, his wife since 1949, and four children.

Father and son found after 40 years living in Vietnamese forest
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Father and son found after 40 years living in Vietnamese forest

Aug 10th 2013, 3:25 PM 41,921 Views 105 Comments

Ho Van Thanh, 82, and his son, Ho Van Lang, 42, emerged bedraggled from the remote mountainous region in an emaciated condition, wearing loincloths made from tree bark.

Clumsy crane operator knocks out electricity in a third of Vietnam
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Clumsy crane operator knocks out electricity in a third of Vietnam

May 23rd 2013, 10:04 PM 16,526 Views 38 Comments

An operator knocked down a tree – which cut the main high-voltage line between the north and south of the country.

Fast fashion, fair wage: What Vietnam can teach Bangladesh
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Fast fashion, fair wage: What Vietnam can teach Bangladesh

May 5th 2013, 9:15 AM 12,158 Views 13 Comments

Vietnam – working on improving technology, conditions and pay – is proving more attractive to brands who want to protect their consumer reputation.

Vietnam documentary maker stands by film about 'left behind' soldier
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Vietnam documentary maker stands by film about 'left behind' soldier

May 4th 2013, 8:45 AM 11,021 Views 17 Comments

After days of online controversy, Michael Jorgensen says his documentary Unclaimed has found a Vietnam vet who was left behind after the war.

The Evening Fix... now with added Barack Obama playing Daniel Day-Lewis
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The Evening Fix... now with added Barack Obama playing Daniel Day-Lewis

Apr 28th 2013, 8:00 PM 8,226 Views 4 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

This US soldier 'found alive' in Vietnam 44 years after being left behind
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This US soldier 'found alive' in Vietnam 44 years after being left behind

Apr 28th 2013, 12:00 PM 797,040 Views 299 Comments

Filmmaker says John Robertson, now 76, can no longer speak English, remember his birthday or the names of his American children.

US noted Ireland's 'tendency to identify with North Vietnamese' in 1973
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US noted Ireland's 'tendency to identify with North Vietnamese' in 1973

Apr 18th 2013, 6:30 AM 16,604 Views 13 Comments

In a confidential wire leaked by Wikileak, then US Ambassador to Ireland John DJ Moore spoke about the country’s reluctance to take a lead role in the European Community.

Rare screening of Vietnam war documentary in Dublin
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# Winter Soldier

Rare screening of Vietnam war documentary in Dublin

Jan 31st 2013, 7:05 AM 4,753 Views 19 Comments

Winter Soldier will have three screenings at the IFI this weekend.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jan 27th 2013, 10:29 AM 10,068 Views 1 Comment

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Here's how Ireland distributed €159m among nine countries last year
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Here's how Ireland distributed €159m among nine countries last year

Jan 19th 2013, 3:56 PM 10,642 Views 55 Comments

The amount was 12 per cent less than the nearly €180 million given to countries including Ethiopia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Timor Leste and Vietnam in 2011.

Ireland and Vietnam sign deal to resume adoption between countries
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Ireland and Vietnam sign deal to resume adoption between countries

Sep 24th 2012, 2:30 PM 3,979 Views 16 Comments

Vietnamese justice minister Ha Hung Cuong is in Dublin today to sign an agreement with the Adoption Authority of Ireland.

Agent Orange clean-up launched in Vietnam decades after war ends
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Agent Orange clean-up launched in Vietnam decades after war ends

Aug 9th 2012, 12:17 PM 10,722 Views 31 Comments

US and Vietnam are commencing a landmark project to remove dangerous defoliant sprayed by American forces to defoliate Vietnam’s forests.

Zambian and Vietnamese Paralympic teams choose Ireland for London 2012 training base
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Zambian and Vietnamese Paralympic teams choose Ireland for London 2012 training base

Jun 17th 2012, 2:59 PM 338 Views 0 Comments

The countries have also been invited to participate in the Morton Pre-Games in Morton Stadium Santry on July 25.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jun 3rd 2012, 11:00 AM 73 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web…

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jan 29th 2012, 11:00 AM 56 Views 2 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Adoptions from Vietnam could restart in weeks, Government says
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Adoptions from Vietnam could restart in weeks, Government says

Jan 16th 2012, 7:05 PM 2,486 Views 5 Comments

Children’s minister Frances Fitzgerald said the door could soon be open for Irish couples to adopt Vietnamese children.

Mark Zuckerberg holidays in Vietnam... where Facebook is banned
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# Irony

Mark Zuckerberg holidays in Vietnam... where Facebook is banned

Dec 28th 2011, 5:07 PM 7,475 Views 14 Comments

Zuckerberg spent Christmas Eve in the popular tourist destination Ha Long Bay but he may have had trouble logging on…

Here's what a Christmas tree made of mobile phones looks like
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# Just Because

Here's what a Christmas tree made of mobile phones looks like

Dec 24th 2011, 1:43 PM 4,866 Views 6 Comments

Not that you were wondering.

Pol Pot's deputy tells court: Khmer Rouge 'were not bad people'
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Pol Pot's deputy tells court: Khmer Rouge 'were not bad people'

Dec 5th 2011, 2:43 PM 4,346 Views 3 Comments

Nuon Chea, on trial for genocide, today denied responsibility for the mass killings of his fellow Cambodians – blaming their deaths on neighbouring Vietnam.