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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

IMG_20171030_123720_511 Source: Joy Mullen

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

home23 Source: Janet Moore

galway2 Source: Janet Moore

“Happy Halloween, ya filthy animal.”

3. A very Irish take on The Black Eyed Peas

blackeyed Source: Jason Hobbert

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

upworthy Source: Shaun Conaghan

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

eleven Source: Sorcha Roche

Well played:

2016_StrangerThingsEleven_Screenshot_260716.hero_ Source: Netflix

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

questiontime Source: Angels of Ireland Ashbourne/Holly Carney Buckley


7. James Patrice reimagined Single Ladies as… Beardyoncé

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

hocuspocus Source: Lisa Haskins

9. John McManus made a fully functioning fidget spinner

fidgetspinner Source: Shauna Preston

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

shrek2 Source: Martha Ní Dhullaing

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

deathby Source: Martha Ní Dhullaing

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

13. Daisy Daniels was on a mission in Waterford

trike Source: Amie Daniels O Shea

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

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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

b5ab8bf2ab3c9d9c5a9cc80c92ee59f3 Source: Caitlín Nic Aoidh/Twitter

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

tayto Source: reddit.com/user/kenlogmein

The scariest sight of all.

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