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Quiz: How well do you know these Halloween traditions?
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Quiz: How well do you know these Halloween traditions?

Oct 31st 2020, 10:00 PM 53,625 Views 7 Comments

Test your knowledge.

Ireland to take 'ownership' of Halloween for new festival
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Ireland to take 'ownership' of Halloween for new festival

Jul 30th 2019, 5:47 PM 55,277 Views 39 Comments

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

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

Jan 12th 2019, 8:30 PM 35,721 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Oct 31st 2018, 7:00 PM 13,077 Views 13 Comments

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

So, the new Sabrina on Netflix absolutely butchers the pronunciation of the word 'Samhain'
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So, the new Sabrina on Netflix absolutely butchers the pronunciation of the word 'Samhain'

Oct 30th 2018, 6:17 PM 12,427 Views 3 Comments

Eh, come again?

The Irish For... Some spooky Irish words to get you in the mood for Samhain
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The Irish For... Some spooky Irish words to get you in the mood for Samhain

Oct 28th 2018, 8:45 AM 34,740 Views 15 Comments

Darach Ó Séaghdha talks us through the meaning of some spooky words like Cendail, a collective noun for the heads of one’s decapitated enemies.

Poll: Do you plan on dressing up for Halloween?
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Poll: Do you plan on dressing up for Halloween?

Oct 21st 2017, 1:00 PM 16,124 Views 42 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Liam Gallagher gig at Kildare airport gets go-ahead over objections of residents
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Liam Gallagher gig at Kildare airport gets go-ahead over objections of residents

Oct 18th 2017, 8:29 PM 21,195 Views 27 Comments

Liam Gallagher is set to headline the Samhain festival at Kildare’s Weston Airport at the end of the month.

'Samhain was an obvious time to commemorate the dead'
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'Samhain was an obvious time to commemorate the dead'

Oct 30th 2016, 10:00 PM 21,663 Views 12 Comments

A historian talks us through some Halloween traditions, from preparing the house for spirits to trick or treating.

Quiz: The true or false quiz of Halloween's weirdest facts and traditions
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Quiz: The true or false quiz of Halloween's weirdest facts and traditions

Oct 31st 2015, 6:00 PM 33,379 Views 11 Comments

Trick or treat?

Column: Embrace your inner zombie – eat some pumpkin brains
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Column: Embrace your inner zombie – eat some pumpkin brains

Oct 26th 2014, 7:30 PM 83 Views 9 Comments

Once you’ve scooped out Jack’s brains and carved a face on him don’t throw out what’s left over – it’s immensely edible and nutritious.

Column: A proper Halloween Festival in Ireland could have astounding economic benefits
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Column: A proper Halloween Festival in Ireland could have astounding economic benefits

Oct 31st 2013, 12:00 PM 191 Views 35 Comments

Ireland is missing out on a key cultural and tourism opportunity by not fostering and encouraging a much larger and more evolved international cultural festival centred around Irish history and mythology, writes TD Catherine Murphy.

Take a tour of Ireland's most haunted spots...
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Take a tour of Ireland's most haunted spots...

Oct 30th 2011, 3:00 PM 11,264 Views 28 Comments

Wondering how to frighten the living daylights out of yourself for the rest of the weekend? Check out these scary tours and spooky spots.