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Thursday 1 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

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# Halloween
6 ways Ireland is seriously spooky
Frightening placenames, cholera epidemics that inspired Bram Stoker, and featuring in episodes of Murder She wrote…
Column: 6 tips for a great family Halloween (without breaking the bank)
There is no need to spend a fortune on Halloween costumes and parties – the key is to be prepared, writes Irene Gunning.
# Halloween
Stuck for a Halloween costume? Here are 16 top, top ideas from the sports world
Want to dress up as your favourite sporting personality but not sure what you’ll need? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.
# Elephantom
Elephants love pumpkins, here's the evidence
Stuffing their faces at Dublin Zoo.
# partying with pippa
9 useless things we learned from Pippa Middleton's new book
It’s here, and it’s going to irritate you.
# scary stuff
Tell us: What was your greatest ever Halloween costume?
We’re looking for your best rig-outs down the years. Halloween costume pride!
# Halloween
26 dogs in Halloween costumes that will blow your mind
Bet you never thought dog costumes could look this good.
# hallowoof
7 pets living their dream through Halloween costumes
From nurses to vampires, here’s seven pets living the life they’ve always dreamed of…
# scary stuff
9 totally inappropriate ‘sexy’ Halloween costumes
And one that is EXACTLY RIGHT.
# fresco jesus
Looking for the best Halloween costume of 2012? Right here.
Oh, hello, Fresco Jesus.
# Pony Rescue
ISPCA rescues pony after it was set on fire
The yearling colt has been suffering with burns since Halloween weekend.
# Precious Candy
10-year-old pulls gun over Halloween candy theft threat
Police in South Carolina say that the gun wasn’t loaded but that the boy was carrying ammunition.
# disturbance
Three gardaí injured in Ballyfermot disturbance
The officers were taken to hospital after the incident last night, during which a garda car was also rammed.
# Halloween
Google celebrates Halloween with special doodle
Watch Google’s doodler’s time lapse video and the final six-pumpkin product.
# Festivals
Not all about Halloween: 4 festivals celebrating life and death
Celebrations of life and death by different cultures across the world…
# Halloween
In pics: Hot dogs, pumpkin babies and Michael D Higgins – how you celebrated Halloween
From the walking President Michael D Higgins billboard to the ‘hot’ dog, our readers showed they’re always up for a quirky and spooky Halloween.
# Spooky
Playing dress up: Become your sporting idol for Halloween
It’s Halloween Eve and you’re stuck for ideas. Let us help you out with some sporting suggestions…
# Halloween
Take a tour of Ireland's most haunted spots...
Wondering how to frighten the living daylights out of yourself for the rest of the weekend? Check out these scary tours and spooky spots.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Saturday
In tonight’s Fix: Michael D Higgins is to be the ninth President of the Republic of Ireland; a woman is arrested over Dublin abduction; and Jimmy Savil passes away at the age of 84.
# Lookin Good
Stuck for a halloween costume?
Not for long…
# Week in Photos
The week in photos
This is the week that was, in photos…
# short film
WATCH: Friday at the movies
This week presents The Ten Steps, an especially spooky short, for your viewing pleasure this Halloween weekend.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Thursday
In tonight’s Fix: Ireland goes to the polls, markets embrace the Greece deal, how much you’ll pay for an iPhone 4S, and just what DID cause Monday night’s flooding?
# Boo at the Zoo
Gallery: Halloween hijinx for elephants, tigers and chimps
Dublin Zoo kicked off the Halloween festivities with some tasty treats for the animals…
# Cash for Sweets
Dentist offers children money and toothbrushes for Halloween sweets
Dentist Craig Callen will offer kids $1 for every pound of candy they bring in.
# Halloween
Walking in a... pumpkin... wonderland
You’ve never heard of the connection between turtles and pumpkins? This vid from Virginia Pumpkin Festival reveals all…
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
In tonight’s Fix: Aviva staff hit back at job cuts; Westlife call it a day; and which presidential candidate will be on your pumpkin?
# Halloween
Parents warned of potentially poisonous Halloween facepaints
The Irish Medicines Board and the HSE warn parents to be aware of some facepaints with high lead content.
# Work Can Wait
Video: How to carve a pumpkin... with a gun
We really, really don’t recommend following this guy’s example.
# Game on
The 16 best sports-themed Halloween costumes
Stuck for that Halloween outfit? Look no further than the scary world of sport.
# New York
At least 24 people killed or badly wounded in NYC over egg-throwing
Newly compiled figures record number of deaths and injuries resulting from the Halloween prank since 1984.