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#Halloween

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Fund-it effort helps put Macnas back on the streets
# Street Soul
# Street Soul

Fund-it effort helps put Macnas back on the streets

Oct 19th 2013, 11:30 AM 8,799 Views 13 Comments

Galway will see the colourful Macnas parade at Halloween as community pulls out all the stops.

Man asked to tone down "too scary" Halloween decorations
# The Local Bloodbath
From The Daily Edge
# The Local Bloodbath

Man asked to tone down "too scary" Halloween decorations

Oct 18th 2013, 12:15 PM 5,573 Views 2 Comments

Abandon all halloween spirit ye who pass here…

Fire crew stoned with rocks a day after they call for an end in anti-social behaviour
# Fire Service
# Fire Service

Fire crew stoned with rocks a day after they call for an end in anti-social behaviour

Oct 17th 2013, 12:46 PM 13,897 Views 70 Comments

IFESA says the Waterford incident is just the latest in anti-social attacks on fire service crews.

Concern about attacks on firefighters as Halloween approaches
# Emergency Workers
# Emergency Workers

Concern about attacks on firefighters as Halloween approaches

Oct 16th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,420 Views 33 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade has said that the number of incidents of violence is small compared to the huge number of calls they attend every year.

Cinderella meets Carrie in terrifying mashup
# Tis The Season
From The Daily Edge
# Tis The Season

Cinderella meets Carrie in terrifying mashup

Oct 14th 2013, 10:30 PM 1,997 Views 1 Comment

Halloween is coming, time to get in the spirit.

WATCH: Guillermo Del Toro's opener for this year's Simpsons Halloween episode
# Treehouse Of Horror
From The Daily Edge
# Treehouse Of Horror

WATCH: Guillermo Del Toro's opener for this year's Simpsons Halloween episode

Oct 4th 2013, 8:02 AM 2,358 Views 2 Comments

It’s pretty incredible.

Take a trip inside a 'naked haunted house'
# In The Nip
From The Daily Edge
# In The Nip

Take a trip inside a 'naked haunted house'

Oct 1st 2013, 9:05 AM 2,169 Views 0 Comments

And see people getting scared without their clothes on.

Tesco and Asda withdraw 'psycho ward' and 'mental patient' costumes
# Costumes
# Costumes

Tesco and Asda withdraw 'psycho ward' and 'mental patient' costumes

Sep 26th 2013, 11:26 AM 13,459 Views 76 Comments

The two supermarket chains came under fire yesterday over the Halloween costumes that were described as “staggeringly offensive”.

Hocus Pocus is 20 years old, here's what it can still teach you about life
# Hocus Life Lessons
From The Daily Edge
# Hocus Life Lessons

Hocus Pocus is 20 years old, here's what it can still teach you about life

Jul 17th 2013, 2:00 PM 4,443 Views 6 Comments

You now have permission to watch it even though it’s not Halloween yet.

Column: ‘Island? Which island?’ – life as an Irish person in Japan
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: ‘Island? Which island?’ – life as an Irish person in Japan

Jan 13th 2013, 7:30 PM 2,087 Views 77 Comments

James Joyce? U2? Guinness? No – Halloween is the only thing that earns Ireland any kudos, writes Hannah Quinn.

Woman 'finds letter from Chinese labour camp' in Halloween decorations
# China
# China

Woman 'finds letter from Chinese labour camp' in Halloween decorations

Dec 28th 2012, 2:04 PM 17,734 Views 45 Comments

A woman in Oregon found the letter in the decorations, which she had bought in Kmart the previous year.

Lisa McInerney: Playing the 'pleb' - why are we still at it?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Lisa McInerney: Playing the 'pleb' - why are we still at it?

Nov 5th 2012, 7:00 AM 202 Views 46 Comments

Jarvis Cocker was right – it’s not cool to pretend to be poor, and struggling to get by doesn’t automatically make you a folk hero.

Fourth victim dies from Madrid stampede: reports
# Madrid
# Madrid

Fourth victim dies from Madrid stampede: reports

Nov 3rd 2012, 1:41 PM 9,798 Views 5 Comments

A 17-year-old girl died this morning as a result of a stampede at a Halloween night rave in Madrid.

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Nov 3rd 2012, 11:00 AM 8,492 Views 20 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the funniest, most thought-provoking and interesting comments you lot made this week. Did you make it in?

Chris Brown's mother defends his Halloween costume on Twitter
# Chris Brown
From The Daily Edge
# Chris Brown

Chris Brown's mother defends his Halloween costume on Twitter

Nov 2nd 2012, 3:46 PM 3,073 Views 1 Comment

Can Chris Brown do ANYTHING right? Dressing as a terrorist for Halloween probably wasn’t the best idea.

Student whose Halloween costume catches fire "highly motivated, respected"
# Investigation
# Investigation

Student whose Halloween costume catches fire "highly motivated, respected"

Nov 2nd 2012, 8:35 AM 24,128 Views 22 Comments

NUI Galway releases statement on popular student who is still in critical condition in hospital.

The Dredge: Lady Gaga dressed as weed
# OMG
From The Daily Edge
# OMG

The Dredge: Lady Gaga dressed as weed

Nov 2nd 2012, 8:10 AM 2,693 Views 1 Comment

The best of this morning’s celebrity dirt.

Halloween party stampede kills three in Madrid
# Halloween
# Halloween

Halloween party stampede kills three in Madrid

Nov 1st 2012, 3:18 PM 9,707 Views 10 Comments

The huge crowd scrambled towards the exit doors in a panic apparently sparked by someone throwing a flare.

Garda patrol car set on fire in Kildare
# Fire
# Fire

Garda patrol car set on fire in Kildare

Nov 1st 2012, 11:27 AM 18,115 Views 62 Comments

The incident happened at 10pm last night while Gardaí were responding to a call in the Castletown housing estate in Celbridge.

UPDATED: Even more incredible Halloween costumes… created by readers
# Halloween
From The Daily Edge
# Halloween

UPDATED: Even more incredible Halloween costumes… created by readers

Nov 1st 2012, 10:45 AM 51,744 Views 20 Comments

We’ve added more amazing costumes to the slideshow. You’re the best, guys!

Man in critical condition after Halloween costume caught fire
# Halloween
# Halloween

Man in critical condition after Halloween costume caught fire

Nov 1st 2012, 8:15 AM 17,499 Views 18 Comments

The incident happened in a nightclub in Galway city centre and Gardaí are investigating.

Fire service attends 500 incidents despite anti social behaviour
# Halloween
# Halloween

Fire service attends 500 incidents despite anti social behaviour

Nov 1st 2012, 7:40 AM 14,680 Views 100 Comments

Emergency service vehicles were stoned and an ambush was set up in the Spencer Dock area in Dublin last night.

13 houses you don’t want go trick-or-treating at
# Halloween
From The Daily Edge
# Halloween

13 houses you don’t want go trick-or-treating at

Oct 31st 2012, 6:30 PM 26,679 Views 11 Comments

It’s not the houses themselves. It’s more the people who live there.

New Jersey governor postpones Halloween
# Sandy
# Sandy

New Jersey governor postpones Halloween

Oct 31st 2012, 6:04 PM 7,356 Views 12 Comments

Governor Chris Christie said it would both dangerous and imprudent to celebrate Halloween as the state struggles to deal with the aftermath of superstorm Sandy.

Polish archbishop condemns "dangers of pagan Halloween"
# Poland
# Poland

Polish archbishop condemns "dangers of pagan Halloween"

Oct 31st 2012, 4:04 PM 7,307 Views 60 Comments

Archbishop Andrzej Dziega denounced dressing up as ghouls and ghosts for the 31 October festival as a “promotion of paganism”, and of death.

Dublin Bus changes routes over 'anti-social behaviour'
# Halloween
# Halloween

Dublin Bus changes routes over 'anti-social behaviour'

Oct 31st 2012, 3:55 PM 19,718 Views 47 Comments

The 13 and the 122 have been affected.

Paralympic skiier Josh Sundquist dresses up as leg lamp, wins Halloween
# Halloween
From The42
# Halloween

Paralympic skiier Josh Sundquist dresses up as leg lamp, wins Halloween

Oct 31st 2012, 12:36 PM 1,809 Views 1 Comment

You might not have heard of Sundquist before, but you will never forget this costume.

Very Important Halloween Warning of the Day
# Nuts To That
From The Daily Edge
# Nuts To That

Very Important Halloween Warning of the Day

Oct 31st 2012, 11:13 AM 1,131 Views 0 Comments

These monkey nuts have a crucial message for you.

4 last minute Hallowe'en costumes
# Make And Do
From The Daily Edge
# Make And Do

4 last minute Hallowe'en costumes

Oct 31st 2012, 10:59 AM 2,543 Views 5 Comments

You’ve gone and left it too late, haven’t you?

Emergency services association call for stronger protection
# Halloween
# Halloween

Emergency services association call for stronger protection

Oct 31st 2012, 9:35 AM 3,444 Views 13 Comments

The IFESA said workers are bracing themselves for another busy Halloween tonight when it is more than likely they will face injury and assault.

Happy Halloween: here are 9 pics of sports stars dressed up in costume this year
# Halloween
From The42
# Halloween

Happy Halloween: here are 9 pics of sports stars dressed up in costume this year

Oct 31st 2012, 8:00 AM 3,370 Views 0 Comments

From Bernard Brogan as Two Face to Russell Wilson as Papa Bear, here are some of our favourites.

Justice Minister confirms extra security measures for Halloween
# Halloween
# Halloween

Justice Minister confirms extra security measures for Halloween

Oct 31st 2012, 6:30 AM 6,085 Views 33 Comments

Alan Shatter has outlined additional measures being taken to tackle anti-social behaviour on Halloween.

New Irish horror film animated by children
# Horror
# Horror

New Irish horror film animated by children

Oct 30th 2012, 4:09 PM 5,931 Views 4 Comments

The film itself isn’t for children – but the animations by Irish young people add another edge to this scary tale by a talented director.

Superstorm Sandy: Governor says he will reschedule Halloween if necessary
# No Messing
# No Messing

Superstorm Sandy: Governor says he will reschedule Halloween if necessary

Oct 30th 2012, 3:00 PM 9,754 Views 33 Comments

The weather can mess with Chris Christie all it likes, he’ll just whip out his Executive Order and do what he wants.

Photo: This Dublin taxi dressed up for Halloween
# Taxi Of Terror
From The Daily Edge
# Taxi Of Terror

Photo: This Dublin taxi dressed up for Halloween

Oct 30th 2012, 12:08 PM 23,273 Views 25 Comments

Either that, or something terrible has happened.

Forget about the kids, where can adults go to get scared this Halloween?
# Get Scared
# Get Scared

Forget about the kids, where can adults go to get scared this Halloween?

Oct 29th 2012, 7:30 PM 13,701 Views 25 Comments

This Wednesday doesn’t have to be all about mini-bars (the child-friendly versions), crisps and trick-or-treating; adults can also get scared out of their wits. You just need to want to!

11 unexpected things you can make with a pumpkin
# Halloween
From The Daily Edge
# Halloween

11 unexpected things you can make with a pumpkin

Oct 29th 2012, 11:00 AM 21,136 Views 6 Comments

Happy Halloween!

11 animals who are SO EXCITED about Halloween
# Halloween
From The Daily Edge
# Halloween

11 animals who are SO EXCITED about Halloween

Oct 28th 2012, 12:00 PM 11,674 Views 1 Comment

And one who is disappointed with his costume choice.

The top worst things to give trick or treaters
# Trick Or Treat
# Trick Or Treat

The top worst things to give trick or treaters

Oct 28th 2012, 9:45 AM 17,412 Views 59 Comments

Raisins, monkey nuts, pennies, fudge, tooth picks – don’t ruin Halloween for kids this year by handing these crappy treats out.

Column: When the economy’s struggling, horror movies do well
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: When the economy’s struggling, horror movies do well

Oct 27th 2012, 7:00 PM 1,670 Views 14 Comments

Scary movies succeed in a recession – because they reflect what is scaring us now, writes Darren Mooney.