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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.

Trial ends as son accused of murdering father admits to manslaughter

The trial of a Dublin man charged with murdering his father at their family home in Crumlin two years ago has ended after...

Dublin Fire Brigade confirms first case of coronavirus within its ranks

Dublin Fire Brigade have confirmed a firefighter/paramedic has tested positive for Covid-19.The person is being treated by medical professionals and contact tracing is...

Man arrested following €85,000 drug seizure in Kerry

Gardaí have arrested and charged a man in relation to the seizure of €85,000 of suspected methedrone in Tralee, Co Kerry.The seizure took...

Hiqa publishes Covid-19 checklist for nursing homes

Hiqa has published a checklist for nursing homes to help slow the spread of the virus.The watchdog is to start inspecting nursing homes...

Ireland reduced to orange status for EU traffic light system

Ireland has been moved from red to orange under the EU's system for international travel following reduced rates of the virus in the...

Youghal public toilet to be demolished despite local objections

Plans for the demolition of a former public toilet and council store near the promenade in Youghal have been approved, despite objections from...

Minister describes reports of childcare insurance premiums trebling next year as ‘very worrying’

Children's Minister Katherine Zappone has described as “very worrying” reports of childcare insurance premiums trebling next year.Speaking in Dublin, Ms Zappone said she...

Two charged in relation to Tipperary burglary

Two men are due in court this morning charged in connection with a burglary and assault in Co Tipperary.It happened at around 5.30am...

Court hears Cork man facing shoplifting charges had 111 previous convictions

A Cork man who was a very talented footballer in his youth, was jailed for seven months today after he was caught for...

Danny Healy-Rae urges Coveney to save charity air ambulance

Kerry TD Danny Healy-Rae has asked Simon Coveney to save the country’s first charity air ambulance.The Irish Community Rapid Response service is due...

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Government will miss vaccine target of 180,000 jabs this week

The Government’s goal of administering 180,000 jabs this week will be missed following the change in advice on the use of the AstraZeneca...

Woman fined more than £1,700 for breaking lockdown rules

A woman has been fined more than £1,700 for breaking lockdown regulations Newport Magistrates' Court heard that Lauren Williams, 28,...

Boris Johnson warns to expect more Covid deaths as we ‘unlock’

Boris Johnson has warned that more people will die from Covid as lockdown restrictions are lifted. It comes after a vaccine...