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# Scary

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2022
# Scary
'Significant delays' expected in emergency departments over long weekend
The public is being asked to ‘consider all options’ before going to A&E so that those who need care most can be prioritised.
All time
# Brain Injury
'Sad and scary' - There is only one topic on the rugby world's mind
The words of Steve Thompson, Alix Popham, and Michael Lipman have rocked the professional game.
# samhain
Quiz: How well do you know these Halloween traditions?
Test your knowledge.
# Spooky
Dublin councils move most Halloween plans online due to Covid-19
It’s almost that time of year again…
Event Guide: Ready for Halloween? Here are some spooky events taking place over the next week
A list of spooky events for the whole family taking place in the run up to Halloween.
# Scary
18 struggles you'll only appreciate if you scare way too easily
BOO! *jumps*
# gruesome
Look at the new decadent Halloween-themed milkshake at this Dublin café
One month only.
# spooooky
10 Things That Scared The Bejaysus Out Of Every Irish Kid
Fears we will never be able to outgrow.
# bear pit
The five-tiered Haka wall that surrounds this school's rugby pitch is more than a bit intimidating
This is intense.
# darkest fears
18 little things that put the fear of God in every Irish person
~spooooky~
# Feature
How one ordinary man conquered the toughest race in cycling
“The human imagination can be scary sometimes,” says Iain MacGregor.
# It's Behind You
The terrifying moment a snowboarder is unknowingly chased down the slope by a bear
Kelly Murphy hadn’t a care in the world as she sang along to Rihanna at Hakuba 47 in Japan.
# cellar door
21 little things that scared the bejaysus out of every Irish kid
And most of them still scare you now, come to think of it.
# Alaska
WATCH: Skier somehow survives terrifying 1,000 foot fall down a mountain
“I got really lucky.”
# heebie jeebies
Can You Make It Through This Post Without Being Scared Silly?
Welp.
# unbearable suspension
WATCH: This is how it feels when the bridge you're on snaps without warning
SPLASH.
# Detroit
This woman's terrifying 'dead body' prank is causing absolute panic
You awful, awful woman.
# DO NOT LOOK DOWN
PHOTOS: 164 skydivers join hands for world record at 20,000 feet
Wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee…..
# tripping out
Watch: Professional surfer fends off shark attack during competition
Mick Fanning came through the incident shaken but without injury.
# trail of blood
Police capture terror suspect after he accidentally shoots himself
The 24-year-old Algerian man was arrested after shooting himself and calling an ambulance.
# Scary
Could a plane really be hijacked over its own Wi-Fi?
The FBI have told airlines in the US to watch for signs their planes are being hacked – by people logged onto any onboard internet service.
# Ice Ice Baby
This is what the Earth would look like if all the ice melted
Remember, many of the effects of climate change can’t be undone.
# false widow
If you find one of these things... DON'T PANIC
False Widow Spiders are now well established in Ireland and do not pose much danger.
# tentacles
This video of an octopus attacking a crab on land will haunt your nightmares
ON LAND. No one is safe.
# Terror
#ScaryStoriesIn5Words is the best trend on Halloween Twitter
*shiver*
# mckamey manor
Could you handle the world's scariest haunted house?
You have to sign a waiver to go in. (Warning: Some readers might find the images inside disturbing.)
# stop clowning around
Creepy clowns are terrorising towns across California
NOPE.
# the horror the horror
This raven actually talks, and it's utterly terrifying
Quoth the raven, “Who’s a good boy?”
# Scary
Two Irish men critically injured after dramatic Florida plane crash
The private aircraft hit a tree before crash landing in a park.
# whale of a time
Kayaker's encounter with a humpback whale is way too close for comfort
Whooooa dude.
# nun nappers
Reward offered for return of suggestive 'Sister Mary' scarecrow
It’s entirely innocent.
# Nope
9 horrifying thoughts you've never even considered
So creepy.
# Scary
Three teenage girls rescued from heavy fog on Sandymount beach
The girls called for help on a mobile phone after realising they were lost and surrounded by water on all sides.
# evil spirits
Three American friends 'possessed' while playing with an Ouija board
The three were taken to hospital after they began thrashing around and growling while playing with the board.
# creepypasta
9 terrifying internet horror memes that will scare you silly
Who doesn’t love a good scare?
# a scare at bedtime
Good Samaritans try to help 'devil child' in terrifying prank
RUN. RUN. DON’T LOOK BACK.
# breaking dad
Son videos himself scaring the crap out of his dad again and again, hilarity ensues
It’s a little bit mean, a little bit hilarious. Sorry dad.
# no sleep
How far can you make it without getting completely creeped out?
You weren’t planning on sleeping anyway.
# sneaky snake
Woman traumatised after finding a python in her loo
She now can’t use the toilet in her own home. Naturally.
# whoa
Scary video shows entire street of cars swallowed in Baltimore landslide
Damn, Mother Nature.