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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...

Revenue seizes MDMA worth €60,000 at Dublin Airport

Revenue officers in Dublin Airport have seized 1kg of MDMA with an estimated street value of €60,000.The drugs were found with the assistance...

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...

‘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...

Jury hears of moment woman faced gunman in her garden

A woman has told a jury of the moment she faced a gunman in her garden, who fired two shots as she fled...

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...

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...

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...

Developer O’Flynn disagrees Cox worked outside group structure

Developer Michael O'Flynn has disagreed in the High Court that Patrick Cox functioned outside the O'Flynn group structure when Cox started working as...

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...

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Man to appear in court following Dublin supermarket row and ‘cough’ threat

A man has been arrested after threatening staff at a shop in Dublin and throwing a shopping basket at them.It happened on Dame...

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