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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.

Tributes paid as Gay Byrne dies aged 85

RTÉ broadcaster Gay Byrne has passed away at the age of 85 following a long illness.His family confirmed he passed away at home...

Extinction Rebellion protest following Varadkar comments on climate change positives

Protesters wearing shorts and bikinis have protested in the rain outside the Dáil to highlight their opposition to Leo Varadkar's comments on climate...

‘Complex and sensitive’ operation to repatriate Lisa Smith could take weeks

The "complex and sensitive" operation to repatriate Lisa Smith and her young daughter could take weeks, rather than days, the Tánaiste and Minister...

Jastine Valdez inquest returns unlawful killing verdict

Latest: A verdict of unlawful killing has been returned in the inquest into Jastine Valdez's death.The 24-year-old student was abducted in Enniskerry, Co...

Politicians pay tribute to legendary broadcaster Gay Byrne

President Michael D Higgins has led tributes to Gay Byrne, the veteran RTÉ broadcaster who has died at the age of 85.In a...

Tributes paid as broadcaster Gay Byrne dies aged 85

RTÉ broadcaster Gay Byrne has passed away at the age of 85 following a long illness.RTÉ Director-General, Dee Forbes, today paid tribute to...

Healy-Rae breaks silence saying he was in the Dáil before attending burial

Independent TD Michael Healy-Rae has told Radio Kerry that he can prove he was in the Dáil on the morning of June 21,...

Sinn Féin not standing candidates in three seats in bid to defeat pro-Brexit DUP

Sinn Féin has announced it will not stand in three constituencies in Northern Ireland to help other pro-Remain candidates defeat DUP Brexiteers.The party...

80% of units in Dublin housing development to be social and affordable

Dublin City Councillors have secured a new deal for a major housing development at O'Devaney Gardens.It means 80% of the residential units will...

Opposition TDs seek removal of ‘money message’ veto in Dáil

The Government's use of an “undemocratic veto” in Dáil Éireann has seen more than 50 Opposition bills blocked, despite having majority support in...

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Ole Gunnar Solskjær has denied he will be frustrated if Manchester United do not reinforce as markedly as Liverpool, Manchester Town and Chelsea,...