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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.

‘It has become almost routine’

A survey undertaken by RTÉ of threats against TDs has found that more than half of the Dáil deputies who responded have received...

Man arrested as guns, magazines and ammunition seized in Co Louth

Three handguns and ammunition have been seized in Drogheda as part of an operation targeting organised crime in Co Louth.Gardaí searched a premises...

‘The cross was sitting in our yard’

Gardaí have launched an investigation after a baby's grave was vandalised in Co Limerick.Baby Gary McDonagh passed away in August last year and...

Improved broadband infrastructure is the key to sustaining Irish towns

Speakers at the Cork County on the Rise event have criticised the lack of broadband infrastructure in rural areas of Cork. They say...

Restrictions on alcohol advertising comes into effect; Heart Foundation call for junk food marketing...

New laws clamping down on alcohol advertisements come into effect from today.The measures include a ban on outdoor alcohol ads, such as on...

‘Nowhere else is this tolerated’

There are over 600 patients waiting for beds in Irish hospitals this morning, according to the INMO.University Hospital Limerick is the worst affected...

Dublin GAA club object to plan to build 650 apartments in area

A Dublin GAA club has lodged an objection to plans for hundreds of apartments in Clontarf.The development of the site beside St Anne's...

Man remains in custody after €1.5m drug seizure

A man in his 30s remains in custody this morning after a drug seizure in County Louth.Cocaine with an estimated street value of...

Woman, 90s, dies in Dublin house fire

A woman in her 90s has died following a house fire in North Dublin.Gardaí and fire services were called to the house in...

Slurs escalated to point of violence in school

David*, a trans man assigned female at birth, attended an all-girls school in the south of the country, and identified as a lesbian...

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Cyclist dies after collision with Luas

A man has been killed after being hit by a Luas tram in Dublin.It happened shortly after 3am on the Green Line at...

New video shows Fianna Fáil’s Lisa Chambers voting in Dáil for party colleague

New Dáil footage has emerged showing Fianna Fáil TD Lisa Chambers casting votes on behalf of a colleague.The Sunday Independent reports she recorded...