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The Definitive Countdown Of Your Best Halloween Costumes

Check out the Top 21… if you dare.

WE WERE OVERWHELMED with the volume of pictures of Halloween costumes you sent in to us.

We’ve whittled them down to our definitive top twenty-one (with some extras thrown in).

Did you make the cut?…

21. The zombies

We received a lot of zombie submissions, so we’ve gathered some of the best together. Double tap.

Dwayne Jordan, David Loftus and Sean Gibbons, aka The Lads

dexter Little zombie Dexter from Lucan Source: Laura L Haynes

Lisa Walsh and pals

message635188535629600000out Zoe the zombie

karen Source: Karen Ward

photo (11) Source: Wayne O'Callaghan

20. Superdog

doggie Source: Margaret Murphy

19. Tom Molloy as Nosferatu

Tom tells us he’s starting to grow his Movember moustache today, following his prostate cancer diagnosis.

18. Doll parts

Gillian Golf sent this in. Why is she looking at us like that?

Source: Gillian Golf

17. Rag doll

Ella-Maria’s mam made this whole costume herself.

el;la Source: Suzanne Doyle

16. Despicable Me

The Minions and Co were a popular choice this year too.

Here are some of the best…

costumeaw-500x500 The Steerman girls Source: Matt Steerman

photo (1) The Keane twins Source: Aine Kane

mins Evan, Connor and Tamara Weldon Source: Andrea Lawlor

15. This Avatar creature

It’s the blue high heels that make it, really.

Source: Tracy Braddish

14. Snow White and the Seven Dwarves

We like these Monkstown childcare workers’ (from Wee Care Nurseries) commitments to beards.

Source: Louise Morris

13. Primary school nostalgia

Where’s Busy at Maths?

school Source: Aidan Coffey

12. Clodagh Allen as a shower puff

Simple, yet effective

Source: Clodagh Allen

11. He’s had his fun…

… and that’s all that matters

cleir Source: Adrien de Cleir

10. Dylan Tormey as Sully Sullenberger

Source: Sarah Bellew

9. Pat Mustard

Lock up your wives!

photo (2) Source: Pat Gorey

8. Evan The Evantriloquist’s Dummy

“Evantriloquist”. We like what you did there.

evan Source: Samantha Byrne

7. Darren O’Driscoll with his magic jet pack

All home made! Impressive

Source: Stephen Small

6. Robin Paris-Morgan as a bath

Robin is 3 and from Tallaght. Her mam made the costume. SQUEE!

Source: Niamh McGrath

5. Never Ending Stoorrrryyyyy

Katie Galvin. Hero.

Source: Melanie Galvin

(Bonus mention for Katie’s niece Beth O’Reilly, as a half-skeleton)

Source: Melanie Galvin

4. Wilson from Home Improvement

Raging we didn’t think of this one, to be fair.

willson Source: Dylan Troy

3. Lego zombies

Excellent take on the zombie classic.

20131030_211919 Source: P Downey

2. Catriona as Teresa Lowe

The hair, the maps, the orange suit. It’s just so perfect.

lowe Source: Sinead Darcy

1. Emily Houston from Letterkenny

This home-made costume is simple, yet so effective. Bravo Emily, bravo.

image (4)


emily Source: Elaine Baxter

Thanks to everyone who sent in their pictures. Now, start preparing for next year!

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