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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.

Suspended sentence for using fake documents to get mortgage

A Leitrim man has received a fully suspended sentence for using fake documents in an attempt to procure a mortgage. Aidan McGovern (40) of...

Dog stolen after owner threatened by masked man with hammer

A valuable dog was stolen in Cork on Sunday after its owner was threatened by a masked man armed with a hammer who...

Health officials ask people to keep distance if meeting outdoors

Public health officials are reminding people to keep their distance if they’re meeting outdoors. From today, two households can meet outside for social reasons...

Overhaul of Covid vaccine plan as AstraZeneca over-60s limit expected

Ireland’s plan to rollout Covid-19 vaccines is facing a significant overhaul amid expectations that use of the AstraZeneca jab will be limited to...

New insurance guidelines will not see immediate reduction in premiums

New guidelines on insurance awards have not yet had an impact on court cases in the system, the chief executive of Insurance Ireland...

Girl anxious about missing Santa after car crash is awarded €25,000 damages

A three-year-old girl, anxious about Santa Claus not making it to or from her home after she had been involved in a car...

Stormont leaders confident of announcing timetable for further easing of restrictions

Progress in tackling Covid-19 has created enough headroom to allow for further lockdown relaxations in Northern Ireland, Michelle O’Neill has said.The deputy First...

Gardaí continue to investigate discovery of suspected skeletal remains

Gardaí are continuing to investigate the discovery of suspected skeletal remains in Co Kildare. The scene at Bodenstown graveyard in Sallins has been preserved to...

Two released from quarantine should get legal costs of struck-out cases

The High Court has recommended that two people who challenged their detention in mandatory hotel quarantine should get the legal costs of their...

Loyalist concerns cannot be dismissed as ‘nonsense’

Loyalist concerns that the peace process has only delivered for the nationalist community in Northern Ireland must be both listened to and challenged,...

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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...

United kingdom trade recovering but picture is clouded by Covid and Brexit | Business...

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