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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.

No lack of speed-checks despite GoSafe strike, gardaí say

Gardaí insist there will be no lack of speed-checks today despite 24 hours of industrial action.At least half of GoSafe's staff will begin...

An Post to secure €100m contract for Department cash payment services

An Post is set to secure a €100m contract from the Department of Social Protection.The company has been selected as the preferred bidder...

‘Radical change is unavoidable’ – RTÉ chair says change to TV licence fee needed

The chair of the board of RTÉ has hit out at the government for what she called a "broken" TV license fee system.Moya...

Boil water notice costing businesses ‘thousands of euro’

The owner of two businesses in north County Dublin has told of how the boil notice order is costing him thousands of euro.Gerry...

‘Our door is always open’

The Irish Medical Organisation says any industrial action by its members will not take place until next year.It comes after they last night...

RTÉ to cover Gay Byrne funeral live

Broadcaster Gay Byrne will be laid to rest tomorrow with RTÉ airing live coverage of the funeral.Mr Byrne died on Monday at his...

CUH staff admit patients will die due to overcrowding

Cork University Hospital staff have admitted that patients will die at the campus due to overcrowding — yet it has the highest numbers...

€35m spent on garda compo claims in 5 years

The cost of work-related compensation claims from gardaí in the last five years was €35m, nearly a quarter of which was in legal...

Man due in court over €350,000 heroin haul

Picture: GardaíGardaí are questioning a man in his 30s after seizing €350,000 worth of heroin in the city centre.It is one of the...

Event centre developer to appeal bridge contribution

The developers of the proposed €80m Cork event centre are set to appeal a €1.7m development contribution towards two new pedestrian bridges into...

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Complaints about live mice among 3,460 issues raised by consumers with FSAI last year

Complaints about live mice, flies and the presence of pigeons in a deli area were among almost 3,500 issues raised by consumers with...

Varadkar warns there can be ‘no backsliding’ on Withdrawal Agreement

Leo Varadkar has urged the UK Government to honour all the terms of the Withdrawal Agreement.Mr Varadkar was speaking after reports suggested that...

Peter Kay makes huge return with new 2020 Dance For Life tour

Peter Kay is set to make a huge comeback after announcing his Dance For Life tour is back for 2020.Two years...