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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.

Extended opening hours for pubs and clubs welcomed by sector

Plans to change laws on opening hours for pubs and nightclubs have been welcomed by the trade association representing Dublin pubs. The chief executive...

Paramedic who has sacrificed his precious family life urges public to heed Covid-19 advice

A paramedic here has posted a powerful video on Twitter revealing the sacrifice he has made to continue the fight against the Covid-19...

Authorities not given information on future of Cork infrastructure projects

Transport and local authorities have not yet been given information on the future of Cork infrastructure projects such as the Dunkettle interchange and...

Gardaí renew appeal for witnesses to 2018 Kildare shooting to come forward

Gardaí in Kildare have renewed an appeal for witnesses to a 2018 shooting in an estate in Leixlip.Clive Staunton's body was found in...

Calls for more over-60s supports amid Covid-19 fears

A leading elderly rights campaigner has called for more targeted supports to help vulnerable older people through the coronavirus crisis.Paddy O’Brien, who organises...

Call for extended HSA powers on social distancing

TDs have called for extended powers for the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) in order to ensure social distancing in work places.There is...

88% of secondary school students say their education was adversely affected in 2020

88 per cent of secondary schools students stated that their education had been adversely affected in 2020, due to having missed out on...

Taoiseach says more than half of people arriving home on Tuesday were on holiday

More than half of all passengers who arrived into Ireland on Tuesday were Irish people returning from holidays, Taoiseach Micheál Martin has said. The...

Debenhams shuts Irish website as UK retailers face EU tariff charges

Debenhams has become the latest retailer to shut online operations in Ireland after being impacted by new Brexit tariff rules, with dozens of...

UCD president issues personal apology to Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin

The president of UCD has issued a personal apology to Professor Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin after she said she received no communication from him...

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