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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.

Selfies and hugging blamed as headlice affects up to 60% of primary school children

A headlice specialist has urged the Government to take urgent action in tackling a major outbreak of nits, which she says has now...

Man, 30s, killed after being hit by van in Co Tipperary

A pedestrian has been killed in Co Tipperary after being hit by a van.The man, aged in his 30s, was pronounced dead at...

660 patients waiting on trolleys including 33 children

660 people are on trolleys in hospitals across the country today.According to the INMO, the worst hit is University Hospital Limerick where 75...

O’Devaney Gardens development could be underway within a year

Building could get underway on Dublin's O'Devaney Gardens project within a year.A development agreement to construct 800 homes off the North Circular Road...

European drugs market worth at least €30bn per year, according to latest report

The drugs market in the European Union is worth a colossal €30 billion per year – and experts believe that is a minimum...

Taoiseach secretly canvassed with Wexford byelection candidate Verona Murphy

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has secretly canvassed with byelection candidate Verona Murphy in Wexford.Mr Varadkar travelled to Wexford yesterday where he spent around 40...

Proposed laws would require proof of age in order to access porn on phones

A TD is calling for mobile networks to block under 18s from accessing pornography on their phones.The laws are being proposed in the...

35% of TDs believe Direct Provision is inhumane

35% of TDs believe Direct Provision is an inhumane system.That is according to an exclusive survey for Newstalk which shows the vast majority...

€808,000 printer controversy ‘an absolute mess’, says PAC’s Cullinane

A member of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has described the controversy of costly structural work to fit a €808,000 printer in Leinster...

Printer controversy ‘an absolute mess’, says Sinn Féin TD

A member of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has described the controversy of costly structural work to fit a €808,000 printer in Leinster...

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