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#Halloween

From TheJournal.ie Ireland to take 'ownership' of Halloween for new festival Puca

Ireland to take 'ownership' of Halloween for new festival

The festival has funding for three years and is inspired by Irish mythology.

From TheJournal.ie 'An iconic, bucket list experience': Major international Halloween festival set for Meath this year Ancient East

'An iconic, bucket list experience': Major international Halloween festival set for Meath this year

Fáilte Ireland wants to attract a further 100,000 visitors to the country through the festival as part of the Ancient East initiative.

From TheJournal.ie A major new Halloween festival is tipped to be bigger than New Year's Eve Tourism And Transport

A major new Halloween festival is tipped to be bigger than New Year's Eve

Fáilte Ireland hopes the large-scale event in Meath will generate €12 million by 2022.

From TheJournal.ie 600 tonnes of bonfire material recovered by Dublin City Council over Halloween Halloween

600 tonnes of bonfire material recovered by Dublin City Council over Halloween

The council also received 600 reports regarding material stockpiling.

From TheJournal.ie How many calls did Dublin Fire Brigade receive on Halloween? It's the week in numbers Prime Numbers

How many calls did Dublin Fire Brigade receive on Halloween? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The total amount of money raised from the Liam Miller tribute match.

From TheJournal.ie Cars driven onto bonfires and firework injuries: Dublin Fire Brigade received 900 calls last night Halloween Night

Cars driven onto bonfires and firework injuries: Dublin Fire Brigade received 900 calls last night

A full fleet of over 100 firefighters were out to cope with the callouts on one of the busiest night of the year.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Fire Brigade is dealing with a huge amount of fires spread out across the city tonight Halloween

Dublin Fire Brigade is dealing with a huge amount of fires spread out across the city tonight

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

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

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.

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

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

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

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

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

Butterflies, cowboys… and one ‘vampire-skeleton-zombie-witch’.

From TheJournal.ie OPINION: Don't let your dog greet trick-or-treaters and other tips to keep your pet stress-free Halloween This post contains videos

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

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)

This is what Halloween looks like without a budget.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland in a snapshot: Being reminded of our own mortality Moloney's Eye

Ireland in a snapshot: Being reminded of our own mortality

Each week, photographer and filmmaker Donal Moloney shares a small piece of Ireland that reflects the bigger picture.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you be dressing up for Halloween this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

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?

From TheJournal.ie Everything you need to know to keep yourself, your kids and your pets safe this Halloween Careful Now

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

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you even bother celebrating Halloween?

Just a few more sleeps.

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

Make the most of the season, people.

From TheJournal.ie People warned that cosmetic contact lenses could lead to vision loss Halloween

People warned that cosmetic contact lenses could lead to vision loss

The supply of contact lenses without an eye examination and prescription is illegal.

From TheJournal.ie 6 of the best... barmbracks and fruit cakes for a Halloween treat 6 Of The Best

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

Is there a ring in yours?

From TheJournal.ie Shrunken head punch, anyone? 3 gruesomely good ideas for a Halloween feast Trick Or Treat

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 9 of Ireland's most dramatic ruined churches, in photos Snapshot

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

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

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

Getting up and down every five minutes to trick or treaters? No thanks.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin firefighters stage explosive demonstration to warn kids of dangers of fireworks Be Safe Stay Safe This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 700 Halloween items seized at Dublin Port last year for not meeting EU safety standards Flammable

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

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

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

Wholesome, non-scary Halloween movies only.

From TheJournal.ie Worried about your pet being frightened this Halloween? Experts advise on how to keep them calm Fright Night

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

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

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

The 19 greatest Irish Halloween costumes of 2017

Above and beyond.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Fire Brigade is dealing with an awful lot of fires spread out across the city tonight Halloween

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

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

The spooooooky stories behind 6 Dublin landmarks

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

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

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

Take us back to the good old bin bag days.

From TheJournal.ie The best spots to see tonight's Macnas Halloween parade in Dublin Ghost Steps

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

Let’s get our spooky spectacle on.

From TheJournal.ie 'Only for Hallowe’en surviving in America, it probably would have died out here' Column

'Only for Hallowe’en surviving in America, it probably would have died out here'

We have an underlying lack of confidence in Ireland and continually throw the baby out with the bathwater, writes Michael Fortune.

17 signs you might actually be a banshee

We know you’ve been wondering.

What Did You Get In The Barmbrack?

Your fortune awaits.

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