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This is a small festival in a room over Kavanagh’s pub in Portlaoise, but if comedy is what you are looking for this Halloween you are not going to be disappointed.
It’s a great line up with plenty of less well known comedians to discover alongside some of the top names in Irish comedy.Read More
Running annually since 1956, this is one of Ireland’s premier cultural events, with a loyal and ever-increasing audience of general public, film lovers and filmmakers.
A special strand this year is Films from Romania, which includes both features and documentaries.Read More
Now in its 17th year, the Listowel Food Fair is the longest running food festival in Ireland and aims to showcase the food producers of Kerry, which it certainly does, very deliciously!
The don’t miss dinner of the week is definitely the ‘opulent’ four course Georgian Feast at the Listowel Arms, a hotel which itself dates from the Georgian era.Read More
For almost 60 years the Wexford Fringe Festival, has run concurrently with Wexford Festival Opera, with a huge range of events aimed at both those who are in the town for the opera and those who have no interest in opera at all.
The range of events is vast so whenever you arrive in Wexford there will be something to see and do.Read More
Derry claims to host Europe’s biggest and best Hallowe’en festival, and it is certainly an action packed weekend with lots of fantastic events for every age.
Halloween night itself is the highlight of the weekend, starting with ‘Carnival of Lights’ Parade and ending with a spectacular fireworks display with almost all those attending dressed in suitably ghoulish costumes.Read More
Famously haunted, Wickow Gaol will be a place of untold horror this Hallow’een with a series of spooky events for Halloween Week!
There is ghost story telling, fancy dress and a Scary Movie Night, a family hog roast in the goal yard and night tours which are extra terrifying and suitable only for over 18s.Read More
An offshoot of the Cork Jazz Festival this event has a slightly less frenetic pace than the larger festival but there is still plenty on offer for Jazz lovers.
It being Halloween, there is a theme of suitably themed events running though the programme, including a Thriller weekend and a Scary Dance off.Read More
The tiny peaceful village of Tooban will be home for Halloween to a scary band of vampires, mutants, zombies and walking corpses.
It all takes place in the local pub, so if your nerves give out at least there will be remedies available on the premises!Read More
Venture in darkness into a lighthouse where ghosts and ghouls await and there are frights around every dark corner.
If you’ve never been to Hook Lighthouse Halloween is a great time to go for one of the special spooky tours which run daily in the week leading up to the scary night itself.Read More
A truly scary Halloween event which promises blood-curdling frights, ghoulish entertainers and life-threatening fear, all on a farm near Navan.
This is not a kids event and is only for hardy adults – but it is genuinely scary and a must for those who like to be completely petrified out of their lives at Halloween.Read More