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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.

Hunger-striking grandmother ‘unimpressed’ after meeting minister

A grandmother on hunger strike in protest at the State's climate change policies says she was “unimpressed” after a meeting with the environment...

Michelle O’Neill’s winning margin in Sinn Féin vice presidency race revealed

Sinn Féin has revealed that Michelle O’Neill held on to her post as the party’s vice president with two thirds of the vote.The...

Environmental group lodges appeal to challenge Govt’s ‘flawed’ climate change plan

An environmental NGO wants the Supreme Court to hear its appeal against the High Court's dismissal of its challenge against a Government plan...

Contempt of court proceedings against Facebook and Twitter over photos of Kriegel killers struck...

Contempt of court proceedings against Facebook and Twitter, where the identities of the two boys who murdered schoolgirl Ana Kriegel were shared, have...

Student facing child porn charges wins case over refusal of admission to juvenile programme

A High Court judge has ordered a reconsideration of a refusal to admit a male student, who is charged with sexually exploiting a...

A quarter of people in Northern Ireland not registered to vote, Electoral Commission says

One in four people in Northern Ireland are not registered to vote, the Electoral Commission said.The body said 26% of all those eligible...

Gardaí ask for help to find missing Cavan teenager

Gardaí in Co. Cavan are searching for a teenager who has been missing from there for two days.Reece Murphy, aged 17, was last...

Number of RTÉ journalists call for immediate cut in wages of broadcaster’s top earners

A number of journalists working in RTÉ have called on the state broadcaster to cut the salaries of its top presenters and managers...

Girl, 11, among 30 people honoured at National Carer of the Year Awards

An 11-year-old girl is among 30 people being honoured for caring for family members.A carer from each county, along with four young people,...

Contempt of court proceedings against Facebook and Twitter over photos of Ana Kriegel killers...

Contempt of court proceedings against Facebook and Twitter, where the identities of the two boys who murdered schoolgirl Ana Kriegel were shared, have...

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Police warn of ‘whole-out war’ as tribal violence in Papua New Guinea kills 19...

Police are warning a “whole-out war” could erupt in Japanese Highlands province in Papua New Guinea, immediately after 19 people had been killed...

Ardern tells New Zealand border employees: get Covid vaccine now or be redeployed |...

Border personnel have right up until the finish of April to be vaccinated in advance of being moved to reduce hazard roles, the...