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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.

Dispute between Bothár charity and former CEO adjourned

A dispute between the Bóthar charity and its former CEO David Moloney has been adjourned for two weeks at the High Court. Last week,...

Memorial for people who have died from Covid proposed for Dublin

Dublin City Council is examining a proposal to install a memorial to people who have died from Covid-19. Councillor Pat Dunne requested a permanent...

Father sexually abused and blackmailed daughter over several years

A Dublin man sexually abused his daughter over a seven-and-a-half year period after first blackmailing her. The man (55) sent text messages under the...

No further deaths, 394 additional cases

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of no additional deaths related to COVID-19. There has been a total of 4,785 COVID-19...

Philomena Lee brings High Court challenge over Mother and Baby Homes report

Retired nurse Philomena Lee has brought a High Court challenge aimed at quashing parts of the final report of the Commission of Investigation...

Relief for pupils as they return to the classroom

School buildings across Ireland were filled with noises of pupils and staff as all remaining years groups returned to the classroom. Many school children...

Majority of employers believe they should know staff’s vaccination status

The majority of employers believe they should know the Covid-19 vaccination status of their staff, according to a new survey. Of the more than...

Father-of-six jailed for dangerous driving with children in car

A father-of-six has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison for dangerous driving with his wife and two of their youngest children in...

Former Ros na Rún actor fails in appeal against rape conviction

The Court of Appeal has rejected an appeal by former Ros na Rún actor, Garrett Phillips, against his conviction for the rape of...

Jailing of Louth man for IRA membership declared miscarriage of justice

A Louth man who spent 14 months in prison for IRA membership has had his conviction declared a miscarriage of justice after the...

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Coroner calls for faster system of certification of Covid deaths

The senior coroner for Kildare has called for a speedier system of certification for Covid-19 deaths as figures for the past year indicate...

Queen to resume royal duties in two weeks

The Queen could resume royal duties in two weeks time. She is expected to attend the State Opening of Parliament on...

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The government’s monthly trade figures arrive with a health warning – and rightly so. A blend of Covid-19 and Brexit usually means it...