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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.

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UL offered RTÉ on-campus location for Lyric FM, university president claims

The President of the University of Limerick, Professor Des Fitzgerald, informed RTÉ two months ago that UL had identified a location on campus...

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Shocking underwater footage of the Atlantic off the Kerry coast has revealed it has turned into a lifeless underwater desert over the past...

Online scam targets gay community by claiming to require ‘anti-offender’ IDs

An online scam is targeting the Irish gay community.The scam uses the dating app Grindr and a fraudulent website that takes money from...

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