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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.

Construction to begin on €30 million medical centre for Dublin’s homeless

A new €30 million medical centre for Dublin’s homeless population should be constructed by 2024, after being beset by delays caused by the...

Negligence claim against surgeon must be retried, court rules

The Court of Appeal has directed a retrial of an action alleging a surgeon was negligent in the post-operative care of a man...

Michael O’Leary’s annual salary drops by 74% to €250,000

The annual pay to group Ryanair chief executive, Michael O’Leary has plummeted by 74 per cent to €250,000 due to the impact of...

Convicted murderer jailed for throwing victim’s body into Cork river

A convicted murderer has been given an eight-year sentence for throwing the dead body of another man into a Cork river after the...

Man who developed movement disorder settles case for €1.2m

A man who was prescribed an antipsychotic drug and later developed a movement disorder has settled a High Court action for €1.2 million. Terence...

Landlord of Costa outlet in Dundrum disputes lease frustration claim

The landlord of the Costa Coffee café in Dundrum Town Centre takes "grave issue" with a claim that the lease on the premises...

Nadine Lott told former partner not to ‘threaten’ her two weeks before death

Just under two weeks before Nadine Lott's former partner killed her she told him not to "threaten" her and that "nothing is ever...

Wedding parties increased to 100 guests as brides-to-be stage protest

The Government has said that from August 5th, 100 people will be able to attend both wedding ceremonies and receptions. Minister for Foreign Affairs...

Down Syndrome Ireland marks 50 years with unveiling of 60ft mural

Down Syndrome Ireland marked its 50th anniversary on Monday with the unveiling of a 60-foot mural in Dublin city centre. The artwork on the...

Appeal for witnesses after post-mortem carried out on body found in Kerry house

Gardaí have issued an appeal for witnesses as they investigate “all the circumstances” surrounding the discovery of a woman’s body in a house...

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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...