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#Halloween

# halloween - Last month November 2022

Dublin Fire Brigade received almost 170 calls about Halloween-related fires yesterday
# Halloween
# Halloween

Dublin Fire Brigade received almost 170 calls about Halloween-related fires yesterday

Nov 1st 2022, 9:44 AM 17,873 Views 18 Comments

Dublin City Council said there was limited anti-social behaviour towards firefighters and paramedics last night.

# halloween - October October 2022

Quiz: How well do you Bram Stoker's Dracula?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you Bram Stoker's Dracula?

Oct 31st 2022, 10:00 PM 34,773 Views 17 Comments

You vant to take this quiz.

Poll: Are you going trick or treating tonight?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you going trick or treating tonight?

Oct 31st 2022, 10:14 AM 22,902 Views 22 Comments

Halloween is finally upon us.

Dogs Trust urges owners to watch out for their dog's safety and welfare on Halloween night
# Ruff Night Ahead
# Ruff Night Ahead

Dogs Trust urges owners to watch out for their dog's safety and welfare on Halloween night

Oct 31st 2022, 9:49 AM 9,151 Views 2 Comments

The charity said 31 October can be ‘the worst night of the year’ for canine companions.

Quiz: How well do you know these famous witches?
# Spooky
# Spooky

Quiz: How well do you know these famous witches?

Oct 30th 2022, 10:00 PM 41,063 Views 17 Comments

It’s Halloween, so we’re testing your knowledge of these spooky characters.

Over 145 people killed and 150 injured in crush in central Seoul during Halloween celebrations
# South Korea
# South Korea

Over 145 people killed and 150 injured in crush in central Seoul during Halloween celebrations

Updated Oct 29th 2022, 8:28 PM 69,710 Views 9 Comments

Police also confirmed that dozens of people were being given CPR on Itaewon streets while many others have been taken to nearby hospitals.

Wet Bank Holiday weekend with chance of thunderstorms ahead of Halloween
# Forecast
# Forecast

Wet Bank Holiday weekend with chance of thunderstorms ahead of Halloween

Oct 29th 2022, 10:54 AM 21,803 Views 6 Comments

Rain on Halloween should clear the east coast in the early evening.

Poll: Will you carve a pumpkin for Halloween?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you carve a pumpkin for Halloween?

Oct 29th 2022, 10:18 AM 24,862 Views 22 Comments

Boo.

Dog behaviourist: Tips and tricks for keeping your dog calm and safe this Halloween
# Dog Welfare
# Dog Welfare

Dog behaviourist: Tips and tricks for keeping your dog calm and safe this Halloween

Oct 29th 2022, 7:00 AM 18,474 Views 3 Comments

Dog expert Suzi Walsh says the most important thing this Halloween is to keep your dog calm.

Poll: When is the best time to carve a pumpkin?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: When is the best time to carve a pumpkin?

Oct 23rd 2022, 10:58 AM 28,948 Views 19 Comments

It’s (almost) a week to Halloween.

Poll: Do you like scary films?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Do you like scary films?

Oct 17th 2022, 11:38 AM 19,220 Views 12 Comments

The genre is making a killing at the box office.

Poll: Have you put your Halloween decorations up yet?
# Halloween
# Halloween

Poll: Have you put your Halloween decorations up yet?

Oct 12th 2022, 9:39 AM 26,629 Views 20 Comments

Let us know.

# halloween - Last year 2021

Major decrease in fire brigade call outs in Dublin this Halloween
# Halloween
# Halloween

Major decrease in fire brigade call outs in Dublin this Halloween

Nov 1st 2021, 9:28 AM 25,822 Views 24 Comments

186 calls were made to Dublin Fire Brigade yesterday, down from over 480 last year.

Quiz: How much do you know about the Monster Mash?
# Graveyard Smash
# Graveyard Smash

Quiz: How much do you know about the Monster Mash?

Oct 31st 2021, 10:00 PM 26,390 Views 12 Comments

Did it catch on in a flash?

Kids can go trick or treating, NPHET says - unless they have flu-like symptoms
# Halloween
# Halloween

Kids can go trick or treating, NPHET says - unless they have flu-like symptoms

Oct 30th 2021, 7:00 AM 18,040 Views 16 Comments

“If you have a sick child, and please isolate them and don’t let them mix with other children,” Dr Ronan Glynn said.

The weather won't be spooktacular this Halloween but it's not terrifying either
# Forecast
# Forecast

The weather won't be spooktacular this Halloween but it's not terrifying either

Oct 29th 2021, 8:28 AM 13,935 Views 9 Comments

Sunday will see some heavy showers but there will be sunny spells too.

Poll: Have you decorated your house for Halloween?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you decorated your house for Halloween?

Oct 24th 2021, 10:04 AM 35,647 Views 38 Comments

We’re just a week off from the scariest night of the year.

Soothing music and safe hiding places - Tips to help keep pets happy during fireworks
# Halloween
# Halloween

Soothing music and safe hiding places - Tips to help keep pets happy during fireworks

Oct 24th 2021, 7:00 AM 12,137 Views 10 Comments

Halloween can be a frightening time for pets.

Brexit and supply chain issues have led to fewer illegal fireworks in Ireland
# Halloween
# Halloween

Brexit and supply chain issues have led to fewer illegal fireworks in Ireland

Oct 19th 2021, 12:05 AM 14,204 Views 17 Comments
  • Supply chains and post-Brexit paperwork in the UK may be to blame for the illegal trade in Fireworks in Ireland.
  • Gardaí and Customs have made seizures but in general sources said possessions have reduced.
  • Gardaí have launched Operation Tombola while Customs have targeted shipments arriving into Ireland via the postal network.
Dublin firefighters to ballot for industrial action over staff shortages on busiest month
# Halloween
# Halloween

Dublin firefighters to ballot for industrial action over staff shortages on busiest month

Oct 15th 2021, 4:29 PM 9,253 Views 4 Comments

Siptu said firefighters are concerned they will not be able to respond adequately to emergencies.

Poll: Have you broken out the Halloween decorations yet?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you broken out the Halloween decorations yet?

Oct 3rd 2021, 1:54 PM 23,142 Views 31 Comments

It’s almost pumpkin time.

Dangers of fireworks use highlighted with new campaign
# Halloween
# Halloween

Dangers of fireworks use highlighted with new campaign

Sep 22nd 2021, 3:09 PM 9,083 Views 16 Comments

People are being urged to think about what the unintended consequences of their actions might be.

Concerns raised in Dublin as residents left 'terrified' over 'intimidating' use of fireworks
# Fireworks
# Fireworks

Concerns raised in Dublin as residents left 'terrified' over 'intimidating' use of fireworks

Aug 26th 2021, 12:05 AM 54,255 Views 56 Comments
  • The sale, possession and use of fireworks in the Republic of Ireland is illegal.
  • There's been reports of fireworks being let off in various areas of the city as early as a few weeks ago.
  • Fireworks are often imported illegally across the border from Northern Ireland for use here.

# halloween - All time

Teenage boy arrested and charged over Halloween fire at building in Oldcastle, Meath
# Charge
# Charge

Teenage boy arrested and charged over Halloween fire at building in Oldcastle, Meath

Nov 3rd 2020, 3:16 PM 24,096 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened on Halloween night.

Major spike in Halloween fire brigade call outs in Dublin
# Fireworks
# Fireworks

Major spike in Halloween fire brigade call outs in Dublin

Nov 1st 2020, 4:40 PM 39,562 Views 31 Comments

Nearly 400 calls were made to Dublin Fire Brigade last night.

Quiz: How well do you know these Halloween traditions?
# Samhain
# Samhain

Quiz: How well do you know these Halloween traditions?

Oct 31st 2020, 10:00 PM 53,789 Views 7 Comments

Test your knowledge.

From the Bram Stoker Festival to spooky tours of Dublin - here are some online events to keep you busy this Halloween
# Event Guide
# Event Guide

From the Bram Stoker Festival to spooky tours of Dublin - here are some online events to keep you busy this Halloween

Oct 31st 2020, 11:00 AM 19,610 Views 13 Comments

With Level 5 restrictions in place, many Halloween events have moved online.

The winners (and some other excellent entries) to our Just Eat pumpkin carving competition
# Competition
# Competition

The winners (and some other excellent entries) to our Just Eat pumpkin carving competition

Oct 31st 2020, 9:30 AM 38,380 Views 15 Comments

Your skills are remarkable.

Poll: What's the correct way to slice a barmbrack?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: What's the correct way to slice a barmbrack?

Oct 31st 2020, 9:09 AM 37,032 Views 27 Comments

Among many traditions for Oíche Shamhna is the barmbrack.

Quiz: How well do you know these ghosts?
# Ghosteens
# Ghosteens

Quiz: How well do you know these ghosts?

Oct 30th 2020, 9:30 PM 46,654 Views 12 Comments

Do you know your Stinky from your Stretch?

Storm Aiden: Orange wind warning tomorrow with gusts of up to 130km for 12 counties expected
# Wicked Weather
# Wicked Weather

Storm Aiden: Orange wind warning tomorrow with gusts of up to 130km for 12 counties expected

Updated Oct 30th 2020, 8:20 PM 159,670 Views 36 Comments

A weather advisory for the entire country will be in place from 9pm tonight until 6pm on Monday.

Poll: Have you carved a pumpkin for Halloween this year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you carved a pumpkin for Halloween this year?

Oct 30th 2020, 8:30 AM 34,705 Views 50 Comments

We’re just a day out from the spookiest night of the year.

Spooky skies: Rare blue moon to shine over Ireland on Halloween
# ONCE IN A BLUE MOON
# ONCE IN A BLUE MOON

Spooky skies: Rare blue moon to shine over Ireland on Halloween

Oct 29th 2020, 9:45 PM 46,257 Views 15 Comments

It will be the second full moon of this calendar month, making it a “Blue Moon”.

Normal Halloween celebrations are 'not going to be possible this year I'm afraid', says Holohan
# Halloween
# Halloween

Normal Halloween celebrations are 'not going to be possible this year I'm afraid', says Holohan

Oct 27th 2020, 7:31 PM 47,687 Views 43 Comments

Kids won’t be able to call around to neighbours houses this weekend, says NPHET.

Dublin Fire Brigade dealing with 'huge increase' in callouts to bonfires compared to last year
# Halloween
# Halloween

Dublin Fire Brigade dealing with 'huge increase' in callouts to bonfires compared to last year

Oct 27th 2020, 1:22 PM 18,197 Views 35 Comments

Station Officer Darren O’Connor said firefighters have had to deal with hundreds of fires in recent weeks.

Poll: Do you plan to watch some horror films this Halloween?
# Halloween
# Halloween

Poll: Do you plan to watch some horror films this Halloween?

Oct 27th 2020, 8:16 AM 27,168 Views 48 Comments

We may not be able to do many things like we usually would but we can still watch some horror films this Halloween.

Poll: Have you decorated your house for Halloween?
# Spooktacular
# Spooktacular

Poll: Have you decorated your house for Halloween?

Oct 25th 2020, 9:56 AM 45,042 Views 65 Comments

We’re less than a week off from the scariest night of the year.

Quiz: How much do you know about the colour orange?
# Halloween
# Halloween

Quiz: How much do you know about the colour orange?

Oct 24th 2020, 10:00 PM 78,620 Views 46 Comments

Autumn leaves, dusky sunsets, pumpkins… you get the idea.

Send us a pic of your carved Hallowe'en pumpkin and win a free dinner from Just Eat
# Halloween
# Halloween

Send us a pic of your carved Hallowe'en pumpkin and win a free dinner from Just Eat

Oct 24th 2020, 6:30 PM 24,844 Views 8 Comments

Get creative.

Gardaí seize over 2,400 fireworks at premises in Dublin
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

Gardaí seize over 2,400 fireworks at premises in Dublin

Oct 17th 2020, 10:02 AM 37,255 Views 24 Comments

Over 2,400 fireworks worth approximately €1,800 were discovered and seized.

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