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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.

Carbon cost of Govt flights to be collected in Climate Action Fund

Plans are being made to assess the level of carbon emissions being used by Government flights.The Public Expenditure Minister Paschal Donohoe has announced...

Judge permits Electroconvulsive Treatment for severely depressed man

A series of orders continuing the administration of Electroconvulsive Treatment (ECT) to a severely depressed man have been made by the president of...

Victim’s rights campaigner says Kriegel family’s words were ‘the most important’ she’s heard

A rape victim who successfully campaigned for victim impact statements to be introduced in court said hearing the Kriegels' words after their daughter’s...

Boyd Barrett appeals to left to unite and offer ‘genuine alternative’ to FF and...

Sinn Féin has been called on not to enter government with either of the two big parties and to instead unite in forming...

Mary McAleese calls on Catholic Church to allow permanent women deacons

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

Man arrested by police investigating deaths of two people found in Belfast flat

Update 7pm: Detectives investigating the deaths of two people found in a flat in Belfast have arrested a 35-year-old man, police have said.He...

Family of missing man, 69, concerned as gardaí issue appeal

Gardaí are appealing for help in locating a man missing from Dublin. David Carry, 69, has been missing from his home in Casement...

Colm Burke ends near four-decade campaign to win spot in Dáil

Day two in Cork North-Central saw Fianna Fáil and Solidarity TDs hold their seats and a Fine Gael Senator end a near four-decade...

Yellow warning for most of country ahead of drop in temperatures

Met Éireann has issued a status yellow weather warning for 22 counties ahead of a drop in overnight temperatures.The meteorological service advises that...

Irish company expects to make 3m hand sanitisers over next 10 weeks as coronavirus...

An Irish cosmetics company which has started manufacturing hand sanitiser as a response to the outbreak of the coronavirus anticipates making at least...

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Cork TD calls on Government to help healthcare workers with childcare problems

Labour TD Sean Sherlock is calling on the Government to sort out childcare problems for essential healthcare workers.He believes many of them are...

Inside the house where Jamie Oliver famously filmed The Naked Chef

He’s one of the most recognisable TV chefs in the country and now you can buy the pukka pad where Jamie...

Target is to test 4,500 Covid-19 cases from next week

HSE in position from next week to test 4,500 cases per day. HSE Paul Reid said that steps have been taken also to...