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#Halloween

# 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 26,521 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 8,015 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'Enough is enough': Bus and rail services to be withdrawn from anti-social behaviour 'black spots'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'Enough is enough': Bus and rail services to be withdrawn from anti-social behaviour 'black spots'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 51,046 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 55,354 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 35,780 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 632 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 6,165 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 12,698 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 16,550 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 51,556 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 59,817 Views 83 Comments

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Oct 31st 2018, 9:02 PM 11,070 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Oct 31st 2018, 7:00 PM 13,143 Views 13 Comments

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

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

You'll be delighted to hear that the woman who has sex with ghosts is now engaged to her ghost boyfriend

Oct 31st 2018, 10:28 AM 11,253 Views 4 Comments

Just in time for Halloween.

# halloween - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 30th 2018, 5:18 PM 1,284 Views 0 Comments

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
# Halloween

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

Oct 29th 2018, 8:30 PM 11,708 Views 4 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 29th 2018, 3:02 PM 7,288 Views 2 Comments

This is what Halloween looks like without a budget.

Ireland in a snapshot: Being reminded of our own mortality
# Moloney's Eye
# Moloney's Eye

Ireland in a snapshot: Being reminded of our own mortality

Oct 29th 2018, 1:00 PM 31,717 Views 5 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Oct 29th 2018, 8:30 AM 21,652 Views 35 Comments

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
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

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

Oct 28th 2018, 8:00 PM 13,567 Views 5 Comments

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

Poll: Do you even bother celebrating Halloween?
# Spooky Ooky
From The Daily Edge
# Spooky Ooky

Poll: Do you even bother celebrating Halloween?

Oct 28th 2018, 6:00 PM 5,082 Views 6 Comments

Just a few more sleeps.

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

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

Oct 28th 2018, 3:00 PM 8,734 Views 0 Comments

Make the most of the season, people.

# halloween - Saturday 27 October, 2018

People warned that cosmetic contact lenses could lead to vision loss
# Halloween
# Halloween

People warned that cosmetic contact lenses could lead to vision loss

Oct 27th 2018, 5:00 PM 16,706 Views 12 Comments

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
# 6 Of The Best
# 6 Of The Best

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

Oct 26th 2018, 10:35 AM 1,036 Views 0 Comments

Is there a ring in yours?

# halloween - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Shrunken head punch, anyone? 3 gruesomely good ideas for a Halloween feast
# Trick Or Treat
# Trick Or Treat

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

Oct 25th 2018, 5:04 PM 5,576 Views 0 Comments

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

# halloween - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 24th 2018, 6:35 PM 6,583 Views 4 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 24th 2018, 4:38 PM 1,270 Views 0 Comments

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

# halloween - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 23rd 2018, 8:00 AM 5,818 Views 0 Comments

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
# Be Safe Stay Safe

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

Oct 22nd 2018, 2:30 PM 10,261 Views 5 Comments

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

700 Halloween items seized at Dublin Port last year for not meeting EU safety standards
# Flammable
# Flammable

700 Halloween items seized at Dublin Port last year for not meeting EU safety standards

Oct 22nd 2018, 6:10 AM 6,511 Views 8 Comments

“Don’t let Halloween be more frightening this year than it should be,” an Irish safety watchdog warned.

# halloween - Sunday 21 October, 2018

Choose Your Favourite Witch And We'll Give You A Halloween Movie To Watch
# Halloween
From The Daily Edge
# Halloween

Choose Your Favourite Witch And We'll Give You A Halloween Movie To Watch

Oct 21st 2018, 11:00 AM 5,700 Views 0 Comments

Wholesome, non-scary Halloween movies only.

# halloween - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Worried about your pet being frightened this Halloween? Experts advise on how to keep them calm
# Fright Night
# Fright Night

Worried about your pet being frightened this Halloween? Experts advise on how to keep them calm

Oct 14th 2018, 7:45 AM 19,067 Views 28 Comments

Pet owners will be well aware of how much of a scary time it can be for animals at this time of year.

# halloween - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

'Really busy, all day and all night' - Fire crews just had one of their busiest Halloweens in years
# Anti-social Behaviour
# Anti-social Behaviour

'Really busy, all day and all night' - Fire crews just had one of their busiest Halloweens in years

Nov 1st 2017, 8:15 AM 19,859 Views 20 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade dealt with 1,100 calls.

The 19 greatest Irish Halloween costumes of 2017
# Quality
From The Daily Edge
# Quality

The 19 greatest Irish Halloween costumes of 2017

Nov 1st 2017, 8:08 AM 19,043 Views 5 Comments

Above and beyond.

# halloween - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Dublin Fire Brigade is dealing with an awful lot of fires spread out across the city tonight
# Halloween
# Halloween

Dublin Fire Brigade is dealing with an awful lot of fires spread out across the city tonight

Oct 31st 2017, 10:45 PM 48,282 Views 55 Comments

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

France's answer to The Great British Bake Off had Halloween week and it was something else
# Gbbo
From The Daily Edge
# Gbbo

France's answer to The Great British Bake Off had Halloween week and it was something else

Oct 31st 2017, 9:00 PM 7,399 Views 0 Comments

Soggy bottoms, only spookier.

The spooooooky stories behind 6 Dublin landmarks
# Copperfaced Jack
From The Daily Edge
# Copperfaced Jack

The spooooooky stories behind 6 Dublin landmarks

Oct 31st 2017, 8:00 AM 9,605 Views 2 Comments

There isn’t a landmark in the city without one, to be fair.

# halloween - Monday 30 October, 2017

What Do You Actually Deserve To Get In Your Trick Or Treat Bag?
# Nuts Or Sweets
From The Daily Edge
# Nuts Or Sweets

What Do You Actually Deserve To Get In Your Trick Or Treat Bag?

Oct 30th 2017, 7:30 PM 6,625 Views 0 Comments

We will look into your heart and find out if you truly deserve monkey nuts.

An ode to the traditionally Irish 'black sack' Halloween costume
# Growingupirish
From The Daily Edge
# Growingupirish

An ode to the traditionally Irish 'black sack' Halloween costume

Oct 30th 2017, 6:00 PM 7,640 Views 4 Comments

Take us back to the good old bin bag days.

The best spots to see tonight's Macnas Halloween parade in Dublin
# Ghost Steps
# Ghost Steps

The best spots to see tonight's Macnas Halloween parade in Dublin

Oct 30th 2017, 10:30 AM 30,980 Views 10 Comments

Let’s get our spooky spectacle on.