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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.

Gardaí confirm remains found in Dublin are those of missing Louth teenager

Gardaí have confirmed that remains found in Dublin are those of 17-year-old Keane Mulready-Woods, who was missing from his home in Co Louth.Gardaí...

Ground-breaking gene therapy used for first time in Ireland to treat haemophilia

Ground-breaking gene therapy has been used for the first time to treat a person with severe haemophilia in Ireland.With advances in gene therapy,...

Brain injured boy will make no meaningful recovery, High Court told

Three doctors have told the High Court they believe a young boy is in a vegetative state after suffering a catastrophic brain injury...

Two men arrested in Dublin over organised crime

Two men have been arrested by Gardai targetting organised crime.The men aged 32 and 35 are being held at Irishtown garda station in...

Banks to brief Central Bank officials on plans for customers affected by coronavirus outbreak

The country's five main banks will later brief Central Bank officials on their plans for customers affected by the coronavirus outbreak.Yesterday it was...

Childcare scheme to help essential workers scrapped

A Government scheme to provide childcare in the homes of some 5,000 essential workers that was due to begin next week has been...

Cork City councillors approve plan for social housing units

Cork’s city councillors have approved four variations to the city development plan, paving the way for the delivery of almost 150 social housing...

Two statues of Luke Kelly vandalised in Dublin overnight

Two statues of Luke Kelly have been vandalised overnight in Dublin city.White paint was thrown on the marble bust on Sheriff Street at...

Mary Magner elected as next teacher union president

A Cork native is to become the next president of the largest teachers’ trade union in Ireland.Mary Magner, a native of Castletownroche in...

Gardaí investigating ‘serious assault’ of man, 46, in Kilkenny

Gardaí in Kilkenny are investigating the serious assault of a 46-year-old man. They say that the assault occurred in a domestic premises on...

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