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#Halloween

# halloween - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

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 23,994 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened on Halloween night.

# halloween - Sunday 1 November, 2020

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 39,430 Views 31 Comments

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

# halloween - Saturday 31 October, 2020

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 53,614 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 19,496 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 38,031 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 36,938 Views 27 Comments

Among many traditions for Oíche Shamhna is the barmbrack.

# halloween - Friday 30 October, 2020

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

Quiz: How well do you know these ghosts?

Oct 30th 2020, 9:30 PM 46,511 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 159,481 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 34,642 Views 50 Comments

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

# halloween - Thursday 29 October, 2020

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 45,851 Views 15 Comments

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

# halloween - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

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 47,616 Views 42 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 18,081 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 27,113 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.

# halloween - Sunday 25 October, 2020

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

Poll: Have you decorated your house for Halloween?

Oct 25th 2020, 9:56 AM 44,995 Views 65 Comments

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

# halloween - Saturday 24 October, 2020

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 77,973 Views 45 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 24,766 Views 8 Comments

Get creative.

# halloween - Saturday 17 October, 2020

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 36,646 Views 24 Comments

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

# halloween - Monday 28 September, 2020

Dublin councils move most Halloween plans online due to Covid-19
# Spooky
# Spooky

Dublin councils move most Halloween plans online due to Covid-19

Sep 28th 2020, 9:00 PM 21,943 Views 7 Comments

It’s almost that time of year again…

# halloween - Monday 7 September, 2020

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

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

Sep 7th 2020, 8:09 PM 66,465 Views 70 Comments

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
# Fireworks
# Fireworks

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

Sep 2nd 2020, 6:10 AM 140,955 Views 43 Comments

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
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

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

Nov 2nd 2019, 7:00 PM 16,700 Views 19 Comments

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
# Halloween
# Halloween

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

Nov 1st 2019, 7:37 AM 47,417 Views 67 Comments

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
# Halloween
# Halloween

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

Updated Oct 31st 2019, 10:50 PM 103,403 Views 83 Comments

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

Quiz: Test your knowledge of all things Halloween
# Oiche Shamhna
# Oiche Shamhna

Quiz: Test your knowledge of all things Halloween

Oct 31st 2019, 7:01 PM 24,988 Views 5 Comments

Trick or treat?

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

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

Oct 31st 2019, 2:05 PM 63,721 Views 54 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 31st 2019, 1:44 PM 8,829 Views 5 Comments

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
# Halloween
# Halloween

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

Oct 28th 2019, 2:30 PM 13,726 Views 2 Comments

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
# Halloween
# Halloween

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

Oct 28th 2019, 6:30 AM 13,492 Views 6 Comments

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
# Column
# Column

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

Oct 27th 2019, 8:30 AM 32,708 Views 9 Comments

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

Oct 26th 2019, 9:00 AM 26,403 Views 8 Comments

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
# Safety
# Safety

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

Oct 21st 2019, 5:30 PM 7,950 Views 14 Comments

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'
# NBRU
# NBRU

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

Aug 23rd 2019, 10:32 PM 51,026 Views 63 Comments

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
# Puca
# Puca

Ireland to take 'ownership' of Halloween for new festival

Jul 30th 2019, 5:47 PM 55,274 Views 39 Comments

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
# Ancient East
# Ancient East

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

Jan 12th 2019, 8:30 PM 35,719 Views 20 Comments

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
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

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

Jan 10th 2019, 4:05 PM 593 Views 1 Comment

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
# Halloween
# Halloween

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

Dec 4th 2018, 6:15 AM 6,149 Views 4 Comments

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
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

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

Nov 3rd 2018, 7:00 PM 12,686 Views 8 Comments

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

# halloween - Thursday 1 November, 2018

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

The 13 greatest Irish Halloween costumes of 2018

Nov 1st 2018, 2:41 PM 16,456 Views 0 Comments

Outstanding.

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

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

Nov 1st 2018, 7:33 AM 51,536 Views 61 Comments

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
# Halloween

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

Updated Oct 31st 2018, 10:40 PM 59,767 Views 83 Comments

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

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