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Saturday 28 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Halloween

All time
# audacity of pope
This toddler's Popemobile costume had President Obama cracking up
Simply the best.
# spooky fails
12 Halloween baking fails that are truly horrifying
Please, stop trying.
# paranormal service has been resumed
The first ever live TV exorcism is happening tonight
Do not adjust your sets…
# Trick or Treat
9 'treats' we should all agree to NEVER give out on Halloween
This is a Public Service Announcement.
# more than cute
This dad is fighting back against 'cute' Halloween costumes for girls, and it's adorable
#MoreThanCute encourages parents to “dream big” with their daughters’ costumes.
# Animal Cruelty
Youths in Ballymun attempt to set fire to four kittens
Other young people in the area saw what they were doing and rescued the kittens.
# bag of crap
A Tallaght shop has the most Irish Halloween deal ever
Head on down to Breathnach’s Bargains.
# fright night
10 reasons why Halloween is actually the worst
We’re not ready! WE’RE NEVER READY.
# squirrel costume
A cheeky lad has just demonstrated why you should be careful with your password
Beware of who you give your passwords to.
# Your Say
Poll: Will you be dressing up for Halloween this year?
Will you be donning a costume – or is it something you leave to the children these days?
# hit the taregt
Here's why everyone is praising this supermarket's Halloween ad
Well done, Target.
Voices
Are sexy Halloween outfits empowering or degrading? That all depends on your sense of self
“You are a fat, worthless pig.” Words women say to themselves everyday, writes Lorraine Courtney, who questions whether hypersexualised Halloween outfits are empowering or degrading?
# Storm
Beyoncé just won Halloween, again
Praise Beysus.
# sacrilicious pumpkins
Carving a jack-o'-lantern? This woman reckons the tradition borders on sacrilege
Most pumpkins on sale here aren’t great for eating – but there’s a world of delicious cucurbitaceae out there.
# House of Horrors
Here’s what it’s like inside Dublin’s ‘newest and scariest’ haunted house
Introducing the Temple Bar House of Horrors.
# Dilemma
The Burning Question*: Are we decorating for Halloween or is it 'too American'?
Let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)
# sexy donald trump
Donald Trump and a notorious drug lord dominate Mexico's Halloween costume market
Trump and Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman are public enemy numbers one and two in Mexico at present.
# CAREFUL
Parents warned over harmful face paints ahead of Halloween
High levels of heavy metals have been found in some brands of children’s cosmetics.
# weekend guide
No plans for the bank holiday? Here's what's on over the long weekend
A quick round-up of the weekend’s best events.
# heebie jeebies
Can You Make It Through This Post Without Being Scared Silly?
Welp.
# Your Say
Poll: Should Irish laws on fireworks be loosened?
It’s illegal to light fireworks without a licence. Is this too strict?
# Competition
OUR BIRTHDAY GIVEAWAY: Win an all-access family pass to Tayto Park
TheJournal.ie is five years old this month so we’re giving readers the chance to win some great prizes.
# House of Horrors
Here's what it's like inside Dublin's 'newest and scariest' haunted house
Introducing the Temple Bar House of Horrors.
# Halloween
11 struggles every Irish trick or treater remembers
Get out the black bin bag costume.
# halloween's coming
10 'sexy' Halloween costumes for men that should have never existed
Slightly NSFW, we guess.
# sexy gandalf
This woman's Sexy Gandalf costume is serious Halloween goals
Her outfit is the talk of Tumblr.
# deck the halls
10 people who completely owned Halloween
It’s the most wonderful tiiiiiiime of the yeeeearr…
# mmmfffff
Can you make it through these pet costumes without squealing?
These are too much.
# maths week
MATHS WEEK: Take our final puzzle of the week
Can you figure this one out?
# Ohio
Murdered woman's corpse mistaken for Halloween decoration
The grisly discovery was made earlier this week.
# sexy potato
This guy planted some excellent fake Halloween costume signs in a shop
Who wouldn’t want to be a sexy potato this year?
# sexy potato
This guy planted some excellent fake Halloween costume signs in a shop
Who wouldn’t want to be a sexy potato this year?
# dress up willow
This little girl's selection of Halloween costumes is seriously impressive
Aaaand now everyone is in love.
# sexy pizza rat
16 of the most inappropriate 'sexy' Halloween costumes for women
GIVE US STRENGTH.
# Detroit
This woman's terrifying 'dead body' prank is causing absolute panic
You awful, awful woman.
# dad of the year
A Dad's Facebook post praising his son for dressing up as a Princess is going viral
Halloween is about children pretending to be their favorite characters. Just so happens, this week his is a princess.”
# do not want
There's now a Sexy Pizza rat costume so you can be a real hero for Halloween
Burn this world.
# seasons change
8 reasons to be delighted it's October
Where’s our Hocus Pocus DVD?
# seeing double
This amazing 'double vision' Halloween makeup will melt your brain
Trippy as hell.
# it's always sunny
Are you a fan of It's Always Sunny? This Dublin pub has the Halloween party for you
“It’s Always Sunny in Phibsboro”.