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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.

Peace foundation launched in memory of Martin McGuinness

A new peace foundation launched in memory of Martin McGuinness is to establish a permanent memorial to the late political leader.It will feature...

Varadkar rules out general election due to ongoing Brexit uncertainty

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has ruled out calling a snap pre-Christmas general election warning it would "not be in the country's interests", despite a...

Number of women dying from stroke dramatically down since 2010, still higher than male...

The number of women dying as a result of stroke has fallen dramatically in the last decade, but is still higher than the...

Man questioned by gardaí following two stabbings in Cork

A man is being questioned by gardaí in Cork city about two stabbings in less than 24 hours over the weekend.One victim in...

Unpublished HSE report links Dublin air quality to asthma-related illnesses and heart trouble

A report from the HSE has linked poor air quality in Dublin to an increase in admissions to hospital for asthma-related illnesses and...

Plans to auto-enrol workers in pensions

Plans to avert a looming pension timebomb by auto-enrolling workers in schemes will be agreed by Cabinet this week.The proposed move will see...

Retail outlet in East Cork would have ‘negligible impact’ on city trading, study suggests

By Eoin English and Kevin O'NeillA Kildare Village-style retail outlet in Metropolitan Cork would have a “negligible impact” on trading conditions in the...

Banks should pay credit unions’ regulation costs: Naughten

Credit unions should not be charged for the cost of Central Bank oversight the same way commercial banks are, independent TD Denis Naughten...

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...

Leitrim community ‘will be as disgusted’ by fire attack on TD’s car

Sinn Féin MEP Matt Carthy says he hopes those behind a fire attack on the car of a Co Leitrim TD are brought...

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The Criminal Assets Bureau has seized six cars, three luxury watches, six designer handbags and almost €19,000 in cash in an operation targeting...

Ireland’s defamation law is in ‘clear need’ of review

Ireland’s defamation law is in “clear need” of a “searching review” some 10 years after its inception, according to the Minister for Justice.Charlie...

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8.06pm GMT twenty:06 Harry Kane has set England two- up. They need to have a position to seal qualification for the Euros. 8.06pm GMT twenty:06 The O2...