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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Garda appeal as boy, 14, missing from home in Westmeath

Gardaí are asking for the public's help to find a boy missing in Co Westmeath.Ronan Quinn, 14, is missing from his home in...

Three children’s bodies removed from house in Dublin

The bodies of three children have been removed from a house in Co Dublin.The three children were found dead in a house in...

Boy, 15, stabbed during assault in Dublin

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a serious assault which occurred in Dublin yesterday evening. At 9.30pm a 15-year-old boy sustained a stab...

Teenage boy dies in Dublin crash

A teenage boy has died following a crash between the car he was driving and a van in Co Dublin.The crash happened on...

#BraveLikeEmmeline appeal sees over €250k donated to children’s hospitals

A fundraising campaign set up in memory of a six-month-old girl who passed away last year has raised over €275k after her parents...

Thousands expected to join rally against violence in Drogheda today

Locals will gather for a rally in Drogheda this afternoon.It follows recent gang-related violence in the area in recent weeks. The 'Standing Together' rally...

Company hopes to revive €15m commuter ferry plans for Cork harbour and city

Plans for a €15m commuter and tourist ferry network in Cork Harbour, which will create up to 70 jobs, are to be lodged...

Probe into under-65s in nursing home care as 1,300 ‘inappropriately placed’

The Ombudsman has launched an investigation into why more than 1,300 people under 65 are being housed in nursing homes.Peter Tyndall, who investigates...

€2m in fines issued by Cork City Council for vacant property owners

More than €2m worth of fines will be issued by Cork City Council to the owners of vacant sites in the first quarter...

Dept of Justice sought €97m to tackle asylum ‘unprecedented increase’

The Department of Justice looked for an extra €97m in funding to deal with an “unprecedented increase” in demand for accommodation of asylum...

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Gardaí name three children whose bodies were found in Dublin

Update 1pm: The three children who were found dead in a house south-west of Dublin city last night have been named by gardaí.Brothers...