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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.

Maria Bailey complains to constituency members over ballot deselection

Deselected swing-gate TD Maria Bailey has complained to constituency members about the Taoiseach's decision to take her off the general election ticket in...

78-year-old grandmother on hunger strike outside Dáil

A 78-year-old grandmother has gone on hunger strike outside the Dáil as part of an Extinction Rebellion protest.Patricia Devlin, from Kildare, is protesting...

Boy who was in car hit by stolen vehicle involved in high-speed garda chase...

A garda squad car was chasing a suspected stolen vehicle the wrong way around a roundabout when the speeding car ahead of them...

Aoife Bennett shocked at ‘adversarial’ nature of swine flu court case

The woman at the centre of the swine flu vaccine case, Aoife Bennett, has told of her shock at the “adversarial” nature of...

DUP man believes party will still have ‘leverage’ with Tories after UK election

A senior DUP politician has said he believes his party will continue to “have leverage” over the Conservative Party following the UK election.Lagan...

577 patients waiting for beds in Irish hospitals

There are 577 patients waiting for beds in Irish hospitals today.The INMO's Trolley Watch figures revealed that 383 patients are waiting in the...

Jason Corbett’s daughter to launch book to help children deal with their emotions

The daughter of a Limerick man who died at the hands of his wife and father-in-law is officially launching a series of books...

Mother of Berkeley balcony collapse victim vows to continue campaign

The mother of one of the students killed in the Berkeley balcony collapse has vowed to keep up the fight to tighten construction...

‘It’s just a mess’ – father of teenager who suffers narcolepsy after swine flu...

The State has “totally mismanaged” the issue of children who claim to suffer from narcolepsy after being vaccinated for swine flu, according to...

Spot flooding expected as orange and yellow rainfall warnings announced

Met Éireann have announced a status orange rainfall warning for two counties and a status yellow warning for three counties. The orange rainfall...

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