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Wednesday 1 February 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Halloween

All time
# donna t rump
Who on earth would buy this 'sexy Donald Trump' Halloween costume?
Seriously. We want to meet them.
# no comment
Price of Cecil the Lion 'killer dentist' costume increased due to demand
It features a severed lion’s head mask and bloody smock and gloves “for a gruesome, complete look”.
# Backlash
Website pulls Caitlyn Jenner Halloween costume amid complaints
Several others are still selling it, though.
# Creepy costumes
There's a Caitlyn Jenner Halloween costume and it's causing outrage
A petition against it is gathering signatures.
# bloody hell
The blood rave scene from Blade is going to happen in real life
Organisers of a Halloween party in Amsterdam are going to rain blood down on partygoers.
# State Papers
This 1984 memo to the Taoiseach is why you can't buy bangers at Halloween
You can buy all the toy gun caps you like though.
# horror film
VIDEO: Men in Scream masks wanted over 'horrible' sexual assault
“This woman went through hell that night.”
# Trick or Treat
Watch cruel, cruel parents tell their kids: 'We ate all your Halloween sweets'
“You ruined my life.”
The greatest way to give sweets to trick or treaters
Serious effort.
# Missing
Missing teenager from Tallaght located safe and well
The 15-year-old was located after a garda appeal.
# Kerry
Two teenagers lay dead in car for hours after road crash
The crash occurred overnight on Friday in Killarney, Co Kerry, with the bodies of the youths discovered at midday on Saturday.
# pay for my taxi
Woman successfully crowdfunds her 'outrageous' $362 taxi fare
She claimed the fare had left her unable to pay her rent.
# h 2 OH
This water charges costume is a late contender for winner of Halloween
Well played, sir.
# Week in Web
Weird Wide Web: Tim Cook out and proud, emoji searches and a sweet Halloween app
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
# you people are terrifying
PHOTOS: Here's what you dressed up as for Halloween
We asked, and BOY did you answer…
# dressing up
15 excellent celebrity Halloween costumes you absolutely have to see
They certainly went all out.
# emergency calls
161 bonfires, 17 car fires, 7 house fires... Halloween night in Dublin
Dublin Fire Brigade said that thankfully none of its crew members were assaulted last night.
# Halloween
6 more of your deadly pumpkin carvings
Well we feel inadequate.
# #tjhalloween
Dressed up for Halloween? We want to see your spooky snaps
Say ‘blood’!
# Illegal dumping
Did you add to last night's Halloween litter? This Senator wants you to be fined...a LOT
“Everybody is fed up with littering on our streets and at Halloween it happens on an industrial scale.”
# Halloween
Smoke from large fire in north Dublin close to airport flight path
Emergency services have attended dozens of incidents this evening.
# happy halloween
Vampires, zombies and candy floss ‒ Kids have some great Halloween costumes this year
Scary, mad and just down right cute…
# this is halloween
The 8 people you'll meet out on the town this Halloween
It brings out the best in us. (And the worst.)
# do it yourself
Looking for a sports Halloween costume? Here are 8 ideas that will impress your mates
You’ll be the talk of the party if you rock up looking like Miguel Angel Jimenez.
# Halloween
A lot of UK firefighters are out on strike tonight
The strike is due to continue until 4th of November.
Voices
Opinion: This time of year is seeped in superstition, so I indulged myself by visiting a psychic
I’m not too sure why I went. But I like to think of myself as cynically superstitious; my heart can spot the signs, my head dismisses them.
# Spooky
Do you believe in ghosts? Maybe this man can make you
Steve Parsons, renowned para-scientist, will be leading a ghost hunt through Wexford’s Enniscorthy Castle this evening.
# doggie day care
This Wicklow pet day care held an adorable Halloween party just for dogs
They got dressed up and bobbed for apples. Just like us.
# the lidl mermaid
'The Lidl Mermaid' is the puntastic Halloween costume you'll wish you thought of first
*applause*
# Good vibes
A Dublin sex shop is holding a 'Halloween sale on vibrators'
Oh, em, lovely.
# RIP
This pumpkin perfectly captures the nation's feelings about water meters
Topical.
# fierce mild
This Halloween is the warmest one in Ireland for almost 20 years ...
… while in the UK they’re having their warmest Halloween ever.
# Halloween
12 of your best Halloween pumpkin carvings
You talented bunch.
# House of Horrors
Happy Halloween: Here's 7 sports injuries that sent us crying for our mammy
CAUTION: We’re not messing. Some of these are really hard to watch.
# Terror
#ScaryStoriesIn5Words is the best trend on Halloween Twitter
*shiver*
# Safety First
"I'm not dampening all the fun, but parents need to be sensible" - Minister
Alan Kelly has something to say about Halloween.
# spooked
Your pets hate Halloween - here's how to make them feel better
It can be a very stressful and potentially dangerous time for your pets.
# oíche shamhna!
Open thread: What's your favourite Halloween memory?
Share your stories in here.
Voices
Opinion: Why has 'Slutoween' become a witch hunt? Girls just wanna have fun (so back off)
Women dressing provocatively on 31 October has sparked a debate about whether its empowering or degrading – well, some of us are simply taking advantage of one of the few times we don’t feel inhibited.