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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.

Former film actor jailed for three years for robbing store

A former film actor has been jailed for three years for robbing a convenience store while armed with a knife. Jason Murtagh (41) appeared...

Garda tells trial accused was ‘aggressive’ on night of attempted murder; witness breaks down...

A man accused of attempting to murder a woman in her kitchen was dressed all in black and "agitated" and "aggressive" hours before...

Farmer jailed for sexual assaults on his grandchildren

A Co Monaghan farmer has been jailed for six years for sexual assaults on his grandchildren.The 67-year-old man, who cannot be named to...

UK police hunt for two brothers from Armagh over 39 deaths in lorry

Detectives in England investigating the deaths of 39 people whose bodies were found in a lorry in Essex have named two suspects.Essex police...

Norma Foley added to Fianna Fáil ticket in Kerry

Tralee councillor and teacher Norma Foley has been added to the Fianna Fáil ticket in Kerry – the second female councillor to be...

Director of Corporate Enforcement reaches agreement with John Delaney over inspection of documents

The Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement has reached an arrangement with former FAI CEO John Delaney over how the inspection of...

Stroke treatment expansion at CUH face major delay due to vacant consultant post

Plans to expand life-saving stroke treatment at Cork University Hospital (CUH) face a major delay because of difficulties filling a key consultant post.The...

Gardaí ask for information on 50-year-old man missing in Limerick since Monday

Gardaí have asked for the help of the public in locating a 50-year-old man missing in Limerick since Monday.William Spratt is 50 years...

Here are Ireland’s county councils ranked according to transparency, accountability and ethics

Two Dublin local authorities have been ranked the most transparent in the country, according to the National Integrity Index.It assesses the State's 31...

First survey of Boyne uncovers Neolithic log boats

Archaeologists have identified what could be Neolithic log boats as well as boulders, perhaps intended to be used in the building of Newgrange...

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Professor Karina Butler, chair of the National Immunisation Advisory Committee (Niac) has said there could be a dividend in the decision to pause...

Cancer patient who caught coronavirus saw his tumours disappear

A cancer patient who caught coronavirus saw his tumour disappear, a medical report has revealed. The 61-year-old man, who has not...