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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.

Garda tells trial accused was ‘aggressive’ on night of attempted murder; witness breaks down...

A man accused of attempting to murder a woman in her kitchen was dressed all in black and "agitated" and "aggressive" hours before...

‘There aren’t any divas among us’

An order of Irish nuns has caught the eye of a top TV talent scout in the UK.The Poor Clares of Nuns’ Island...

Former film actor jailed for three years for robbing store

A former film actor has been jailed for three years for robbing a convenience store while armed with a knife. Jason Murtagh (41) appeared...

UK police hunt for two brothers from Armagh over 39 deaths in lorry

Detectives in England investigating the deaths of 39 people whose bodies were found in a lorry in Essex have named two suspects.Essex police...

Farmer jailed for sexual assaults on his grandchildren

A Co Monaghan farmer has been jailed for six years for sexual assaults on his grandchildren.The 67-year-old man, who cannot be named to...

Child rape victim wins legal battle to name her attacker

A victim of child rape has successful won a legal battle to have her rapist named 18 months after a court made a...

Dublin GP to stand trial on ‘child porn’ charges

A Dublin doctor is due to stand trial next year for possession and distribution of child pornography. Dr Ronan Keogan (48) of College Square,...

Norma Foley added to Fianna Fáil ticket in Kerry

Tralee councillor and teacher Norma Foley has been added to the Fianna Fáil ticket in Kerry – the second female councillor to be...

Stroke treatment expansion at CUH face major delay due to vacant consultant post

Plans to expand life-saving stroke treatment at Cork University Hospital (CUH) face a major delay because of difficulties filling a key consultant post.The...

Director of Corporate Enforcement reaches agreement with John Delaney over inspection of documents

The Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement has reached an arrangement with former FAI CEO John Delaney over how the inspection of...

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