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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.

Law to help families of missing people comes into effect

Families of people who are missing and presumed dead will no longer face the “hurt and pain” of waiting over seven years to...

Rocks and fireworks thrown at firefighters as they deal with 144 incidents

A housing estate was blocked with burning cars, a car was driven onto a bonfire and fire fighters came under attack during a...

Conor McGregor due in court to face assault charge

UFC fighter Conor McGregor is due to appear in court this morning in connection with an alleged incident at a pub in Dublin.The...

Unprovoked Halloween assault may cost €10k

A Halloween assault where the victim had his jaw broken is set to cost the assailant €10,000.The man who carried out the unprovoked...

Swing-gate’ TD rejected by local FG members

Fine Gael members in Maria Bailey’s constituency have voted to remove the ‘swing-gate’ TD from the general election ticket.Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will now...

‘Distress’ as patients sleep on floor of hospital

Images of patients lying on the floor surrounded by screens have emerged from the psychiatric unit in University Hospital Waterford where severe overcrowding...

Hospitals spend €18m to outsource surgeries

Two of the country’s largest hospitals are to spend more than €18m on outsourcing of major surgeries to private contractors to combat waiting...

Mentors ‘key’ for Traveller college access

Mentorship is key to helping Traveller students progress to third level, according to a member of the Travelling community who has become the...

Central Bank forces insurance companies to be more transparent

New Central Bank regulations will require insurance companies to provide customers with more information when renewing motor insurance policies and other non-life insurance...

DPC’s role regulating tech giants ‘disproportionate’

A leading European expert on digitisation and the right to privacy has described the responsibility of Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner in regulating tech...

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Emergency Covid-19 funding for bus and tram operators in England extended

Emergency Covid-19 funding for bus and tram operators in England is being extended ahead of expected increases in demand next month,...

Couple quit the rat race for life on the road in a motorhome –...

A couple who swapped £4,000 hotel holidays and a comfortable £100,000 flat for life on the open road in a £28,000...