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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.

Offaly meat plant cleared to reopen

Carroll Cuisine in Tullamore has been approved to reopen its doors after an outbreak of Covid-19.The company says it will be resuming operations...

Denham report concludes it would be ‘unjust’ for Séamus Woulfe to resign

The report into the attendance of Supreme Court judge Séamus Woulfe at the Oireachtas golf dinner has concluded he did not break any...

Restrictions on alcohol advertising comes into effect; Heart Foundation call for junk food marketing...

New laws clamping down on alcohol advertisements come into effect from today.The measures include a ban on outdoor alcohol ads, such as on...

HSE not proceeding with purported €7.4m deal to buy 350 medical ventilators, court told

Additional reporting by Ray ManaghThe HSE is not going ahead with a purported €7.4m deal to buy 350 medical ventilators from a Dublin-based...

Drug addicted mother admits allowing child to be ‘ill-treated’

A mother who allowed her two-year-old son to be ill-treated by another person had to be persuaded to bring her child to hospital...

50 years for average worker to earn half of top Irish company bosses yearly...

It would take the average worker 50 years to earn what half of the bosses at top Irish companies take home each year.Some...

Man arrested after holidaymaker stabbed to death in Derry

A man has been arrested after a woman was stabbed to death near Limavady in Co Derry. Police said both the victim and the...

Eason to close store on Cork’s Patrick’s Street

IRELAND'S biggest seller of books, magazines and newspapers Eason is to relocate next year from its main store on Cork city's St Patrick's...

It is ‘very hard to see’ daily coronavirus cases drop to less than 500

The Tánaiste has said it will be “very hard to see” the number of daily cases of coronavirus drop to under 500 a...

New bus stop displays could show capacity available on board

The National Transport Authority is looking to purchase new information displays at bus stops that would show how much capacity there is on...

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2,098 new cases confirmed as North records highest daily increase to date

The National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet) has confirmed 2,098 additional cases of Covid-19 in the State. As of 8am on Friday, there are...

Menopause, the law and discrimination at operate | Letters

Center-aged females and many others likely through the menopause working experience unacceptable discrimination. On the other hand, the law as it stands usually...