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The 19 greatest Irish Halloween costumes of 2017

Above and beyond.

1. Joy Mullen experienced the most dreaded camogie injury of them all – the sliotar to the head

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2. The cast of Home Alone were spotted on the streets of Galway this Halloween

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“Happy Halloween, ya filthy animal.”

3. A very Irish take on The Black Eyed Peas

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4. The two lads from Up were out on the town

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5. Eleven from Stranger Things had her beloved waffles in hand

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Well played:

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6. Holly Carney Buckley did her grandad’s make-up in Ashbourne

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7. James Patrice reimagined Single Ladies as… Beardyoncé

8. The Sanderson Sisters from Hocus Pocus were hanging around Clondalkin

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9. John McManus made a fully functioning fidget spinner

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10. Here’s Princess Fiona from Shrek mid-transformation

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11. And 10-year-old Anna’s costume “Death by Football”

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12. James Kavanagh recreated *that* Titanic scene to perfection

13. Daisy Daniels was on a mission in Waterford

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14. Zombie costumes are always better when you have a whole crew going all out

15. Irish make-up artist Noeleen Cunningham absolutely nailed The Joker

16. Wayne’s World, Wayne’s World, party time, excellent

17. Sometimes you have to think outside the box to achieve true Halloween greatness

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Or, in this case, the bottle.

18. An enthusiastic-looking Wonder Woman was working in Fallon and Byrne

19. And finally… look at the attention to detail gone into this Mr Tayto

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The scariest sight of all.

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