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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.

D’Arcy comments not the view of Government, Donohoe insists

By Daniel McConnell, Elaine Loughlin and Cormac O'KeeffeFinance Minister Paschal Donohoe has said he understands why Michael D'Arcy blamed local Gardai, but indicated...

Cork business groups call for delivery of €140m flood defence scheme

The two main business groups in Cork have united in calls for the immediate delivery of the city's €140m flood defence scheme.Cork Chamber...

Research suggest women should take folic acid supplements

New research has found that the number of food staples fortified with folic acid in Irish supermarkets is continuing to decline despite its...

Taxi driver had secret remote control to add €9 onto fares and used it...

A taxi driver ripped off passengers 280 times by secretly using a remote control to add €9 to fares without their knowledge, a...

Man who beat and raped woman after giving her lift home has sentence increased...

A man who beat and raped a woman after giving her a late-night lift to her home has had his five-year jail term...

HIQA report raises concerns about child protection and welfare in Cork

A HIQA report has raised a number of concerns about child protection and welfare services in Cork.The report revealed that some children are...

Peru prison helped me mature, Michaella McCollum says

Drug mule Michaella McCollum says her time in prison in Peru has helped her mature, become a better person and turn her life...

Irish company ‘very lucky’ to get money back after $500k scam

An Irish company that unknowingly paid almost $500,000 to fraudsters was “very lucky” to get it back as it had been sent out...

‘What I did…was a terrible thing,’ man jailed for sexually abusing daughter

A 68-year-old man who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing his daughter before denying it ever happened has been jailed for nine years, with...

Cork student settles case for €17.5m after 17-year legal battle

A 24-year-old man with cerebral palsy who had sued over the circumstances of his birth at a Cork hospital has settled his High...

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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...