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#Halloween

# halloween - Monday 7 September, 2020

NPHET says Christmas and Halloween not 'cancelled' as people advised to plan festivities in Covid-19 environment

Dr Ronan Glynn said messages about how to safely socialise at these times will likely be issued.

# halloween - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Concerns raised as Dublin residents left 'petrified' over 'utter chaos' caused by fireworks

There have been multiple reports on social media in recent weeks of fireworks being let off across the city.

# halloween - Saturday 2 November, 2019

How many Halloween-related incidents did firefighters respond to in Dublin? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The number of months that the Book of Kells will be removed from public display for.

# halloween - Friday 1 November, 2019

Fire fighters attacked with rocks while tackling blaze in Dublin city centre

Dublin Fire Brigade officers were targeted on Halloween night.

# halloween - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Dublin Fire Brigade is responding to a large number of fires across the city tonight

DFB has had no reports of any firework or bonfire related injuries tonight.

Quiz: Test your knowledge of all things Halloween

Trick or treat?

McDonald's apologises for Bloody Sunday reference in Portuguese Halloween ice cream ad

The two-for-one sundae advertisements appeared in Portugal this week.

Expect a wet Halloween night if you're out trick-or-treating

Going out just before dark might allow you to avoid the rain.

# halloween - Monday 28 October, 2019

Stuff That Changed the World: From sarcophagus to taphophobia, the history of the coffin

Ahead of Halloween, Simon Tierney runs us through the fascinating history of the coffin.

Are you a pet owner? Here's some advice on keeping them safe and content this Halloween

With lots of loud noises going off, many people will be keeping a closer eye on their dogs and other pets.

# halloween - Sunday 27 October, 2019

The Irish For: Rings, cloth and matchsticks - the secrets of the bairín breac

Oíche Shamhna (Halloween) is fast approaching, which means it’s nearly time for a slice of brack.

# halloween - Saturday 26 October, 2019

Event Guide: Ready for Halloween? Here are some spooky events taking place over the next week

Event Guide: Ready for Halloween? Here are some spooky events taking place over the next week

A list of spooky events for the whole family taking place in the run up to Halloween.

# halloween - Monday 21 October, 2019

Halloween campaign warns public of 'life-changing injuries' caused by fireworks

Dublin Fire Brigade’s chief fire officer has said it’s important that parents of young children know where they are and make sure they are supervised.

# halloween - Friday 23 August, 2019

'Enough is enough': Bus and rail services to be withdrawn from anti-social behaviour 'black spots'

The NBRU is calling for a Garda Public Transport Unit due to an “alarming” increase in assaults on staff.

# halloween - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Ireland to take 'ownership' of Halloween for new festival

The festival has funding for three years and is inspired by Irish mythology.

# halloween - Saturday 12 January, 2019

'An iconic, bucket list experience': Major international Halloween festival set for Meath this year

Fáilte Ireland wants to attract a further 100,000 visitors to the country through the festival as part of the Ancient East initiative.

# halloween - Thursday 10 January, 2019

A major new Halloween festival is tipped to be bigger than New Year's Eve

Fáilte Ireland hopes the large-scale event in Meath will generate €12 million by 2022.

# halloween - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

600 tonnes of bonfire material recovered by Dublin City Council over Halloween

The council also received 600 reports regarding material stockpiling.

# halloween - Saturday 3 November, 2018

How many calls did Dublin Fire Brigade receive on Halloween? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The total amount of money raised from the Liam Miller tribute match.

# halloween - Thursday 1 November, 2018

From The Daily Edge The 13 greatest Irish Halloween costumes of 2018 Halloween

Cars driven onto bonfires and firework injuries: Dublin Fire Brigade received 900 calls last night

A full fleet of over 100 firefighters were out to cope with the callouts on one of the busiest night of the year.

# halloween - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Dublin Fire Brigade is dealing with a huge amount of fires spread out across the city tonight

Halloween is one of the busiest days of the year for the force.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Nóirín O’Sullivan’s new job, Dublin Fire Brigade deals with Halloween bonfires and the latest on the Jamal Khashoggi killing – It’s the evening fix.

Irish Halloween traditions: 'A salt herring, eaten before bed, would ensure that one’s future spouse would appear in a dream'

Archivist Jonny Dillon talks us through some of Ireland’s most interesting Halloween traditions from through the years.

From The Daily Edge You'll be delighted to hear that the woman who has sex with ghosts is now engaged to her ghost boyfriend Amethyst Realm

# halloween - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Parents Panel: Readers share what their kids are dressing up as for Halloween this year

Butterflies, cowboys… and one ‘vampire-skeleton-zombie-witch’.

# halloween - Monday 29 October, 2018

OPINION: Don't let your dog greet trick-or-treaters and other tips to keep your pet stress-free Halloween This post contains videos

OPINION: Don't let your dog greet trick-or-treaters and other tips to keep your pet stress-free

Una O’Toole of the Irish Blue Cross talks us through some ways you can safeguard your pets this Halloween.

From The Daily Edge Here's a roundup of all the best celeb Halloween costumes (so far) Halloween

Here's a roundup of all the best celeb Halloween costumes (so far)

This is what Halloween looks like without a budget.

Ireland in a snapshot: Being reminded of our own mortality

Each week, photographer and filmmaker Donal Moloney shares a small piece of Ireland that reflects the bigger picture.

Poll: Will you be dressing up for Halloween this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be dressing up for Halloween this year?

Will you be donning a costume – or is it something you leave to the children these days?

# halloween - Sunday 28 October, 2018

Everything you need to know to keep yourself, your kids and your pets safe this Halloween

Emergency services do not want to see a repeat of Halloween-related injuries they have seen in previous years.

From The Daily Edge Poll: Do you even bother celebrating Halloween? Spooky Ooky This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you even bother celebrating Halloween?

Just a few more sleeps.

From The Daily Edge 5 offerings on Netflix if you plan to scare yourself senseless this weekend Halloween Viewing

5 offerings on Netflix if you plan to scare yourself senseless this weekend

Make the most of the season, people.

# halloween - Saturday 27 October, 2018

People warned that cosmetic contact lenses could lead to vision loss

The supply of contact lenses without an eye examination and prescription is illegal.

# halloween - Friday 26 October, 2018

6 of the best... barmbracks and fruit cakes for a Halloween treat

Is there a ring in yours?

# halloween - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Shrunken head punch, anyone? 3 gruesomely good ideas for a Halloween feast

Grisly guacamole, bloody brownies and more. Read on… IF YOU DARE.

# halloween - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

From The Daily Edge It's that time of year again: Halloween isn't a valid excuse for wearing blackface Blackface

It's that time of year again: Halloween isn't a valid excuse for wearing blackface

Megyn Kelly’s comments about blackface were a little infuriating.

9 of Ireland's most dramatic ruined churches, in photos

Is there anywhere more Halloween-appropriate than a ruined church? Perhaps not.

# halloween - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

From The Daily Edge Here's what to watch on Netflix while you're ignoring the doorbell this Halloween Netflix

Here's what to watch on Netflix while you're ignoring the doorbell this Halloween

Getting up and down every five minutes to trick or treaters? No thanks.

# halloween - Monday 22 October, 2018

Dublin firefighters stage explosive demonstration to warn kids of dangers of fireworks Be Safe Stay Safe This post contains videos

Dublin firefighters stage explosive demonstration to warn kids of dangers of fireworks

A group of schoolchildren were shown the devastating injuries that can be caused by fireworks.

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