1. Ollie’s Ghost Tour
Take a jaunt back in time with tour guide Ollie Gleeson, as he creates a fun Halloween themed walking tour for children through Parnell Street and it’s spooktacular bow-ways and lanes to hear all about the characters that walked the streets before us on Saturday 27th October. Parnell Street’s eery backdrop provides just enough scare ingredient and Ollie will do the rest! See Halloween Festival Ennis for more.
2. Pumpkin Picking
Kick start your Halloween festivities with some pumpkin picking and decorating on Sunday 28th October at the home of monsters, misfits and mayhem at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park from 11-3pm. You’ll have your windows glowing for All Hallows’ eve while getting those creative juices flowing too! For more info on an action packed festival see shannonheritage.ie
3. Scare Express Train
Hop on board and take a trip to frights ville on the Doonbeg Scare Express! With departures every 30 minutes from 4:30-8:30pm on Wednesday the 31st December, a family outing at Trump International Doonbeg is one way to spend the scariest night of the year clinging to one another. Just make sure it’s a return ticket!
4. Samháin Fest
Dress up and boogy the night away at Hotel Doolin’s Samháin Fest as they host the Dead Letter Devils for a fancy dress party not to be missed! Get your spook on and win some unmissable prizes on Sunday 28th from 9:30pm.
5. Leamaneh Castle
For those who really dare, Leamaneh Castle is known as one of Ireland’s most haunted buildings. It is said to be haunted by the menacing apparition of a red haired girl who’s taunting cackles and screams are heard echoing from the walls! Visit at your peril!