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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.

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...

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...

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...

‘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...

Mary McAleese calls on Church to allow permanent woman deacons

Former president Mary McAleese has said allowing women to become permanent deacons would help end ‘embedded misogyny’ which ‘goes very deep in the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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