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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.

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...

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...

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...

Son of Cork county councillor charged with cocaine possession

The son of a county councillor and general election candidate has been charged with possession of cocaine for sale and supply.Barry Coleman, with...

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin pays tribute to Dr Richard Clarke as he announces retirement

Archbishop of Armagh Dr Richard Clarke will step down from the role on February 2, 2020.The Church of Ireland Archbishop of Armagh has...

‘Heroin put me in a cell with my son; I had to get clean’

A former heroin dealer, who robbed a bank at gunpoint to feed his habit, said that meeting his own son in prison forced...

An Taisce examining decision to grant planning permission to €80m Cork event centre

The heritage group An Taisce says it’s still examining the decision to grant planning permission for the €80m Cork event centre ahead of...

Gardaí seek help in finding missing Galway teen

Gardaí are appealing for information in their search for missing teenager Linda Mhelembe.The 17-year-old has been missing from Doughiska Rd in Galway since...

Call for urgent action on Irish drugs crisis

A group comprising every former Drugs Minister in the State has called for urgent action on the drugs crisis in Ireland, citing the...

Richard Bruton says bus lanes for electric vehicles will have to be considered

Environment Minister Richard Bruton says suggestions that electric vehicles can use bus lanes will have to be considered.The idea was mooted over the...

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Stuart Broad faces the prospect of missing a initial household Examination match in eight yrs as England give serious consideration to unleashing the...

Cowen says no outstanding driving offences following ‘serious lapse of judgement’ in 2016

Agriculture Minister Barry Cowen says that he has no outstanding driving offences on his licence after admitting to a "serious lapse of judgement"...

Two men drown in Tipperary diving tragedy

Additional reporting by Conall O Fatharta and Greg MurphyTwo men have died in a diving incident in Co Tipperary. The tragedy unfolded at the...