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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.

Murder accused said he gave Nadine Lott ‘six or seven hard digs’

A man who denies murdering his ex-girlfriend Nadine Lott told gardaí that they had "a domestic" and later said that he gave her...

Prisoner sentenced to two more years after threat to prison officer

A man serving a 12-year sentence for conspiracy to murder will now serve an additional two years for threatening to cut the throat...

Man avoids jail for providing customers illegal access to cable television

A legally blind man who operated a business providing customers with illegal access to cable television has received a fully suspended sentence. Lee Bergin...

Man who fired a shotgun at his partner’s car is jailed for three years

A man who twice fired a shotgun at his partner’s car following an argument has been jailed for three years. Before producing the shotgun,...

Nursing home residents, Over-80s and healthcare workers first for booster shots

Residents of nursing homes, people aged over 80 and frontline healthcare workers will be the first to be offered Covid-19 booster shots in...

1,120 new cases as €2 million announced for Covid-19 Biobank

A further 1,120 cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed this evening by the National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet). They said as of 8am...

Limerick hospital cancels all elective and outpatients services as admissions surge

University Hospital Limerick (UHL) has announced the temporary cancellation of all elective and outpatient services due to “exceptionally high” admissions at the hospital’s...

Path to herd immunity, brides-to-be protest and Kerry witness appeal

Path to herd immunity The Cabinet has agreed to extend Ireland’s Covid-19 vaccine rollout to those aged 12 to 15 years old. Minister Simon Coveney...

Waning supplies of Janssen vaccine could impact rollout, pharmacies warn

Waning supplies of the Janssen Covid-19 vaccine nationwide could impact the current pace of Ireland’s vaccine rollout, according to the Irish Pharmacy Union...

Court rejects application to adjourn trial over Kevin Lunney abduction

The Special Criminal Court has rejected an application by defence lawyers to adjourn the trial of four men accused of abducting and torturing...

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Newport Transport tells passengers how to ‘book a fflecsi bus’ without the app

A new on-demand public transport service will not exclude those without a smartphone, operators Newport Transport has said. Yesterday, Newport...

Man brutally attacked and killed beloved grandfather in ‘explosive loss of temper’

A 48-year-old man who brutally beat up and killed a “loving and sweet” father and grandfather in what a judge said...

Liam Campbell to be extradited to Lithuania on international weapons smuggling charges

Liam Campbell, who was found civilly liable for the Omagh bombing, is to be extradited to Lithuania, where he is suspected of international...