GHOULISH GUIDE: What's happening where for Halloween!

Story by Gavan Becton

Thursday, 26th October, 2017 7:18pm

GHOULISH GUIDE: What's happening where for Halloween!

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Spirits of Meath 
Halloween Festival

All around County Meath 
7th October - 5th November 

County Meath part of the Boyne Valley, the birthplace of Irelands Ancient East is bringing you Ireland's biggest and scariest Halloween Festival – The Spirits of Meath Halloween Festival 2017!
From Haunted Hills to Eerie Graveyards; Tour of Shadows to Friendly Witches & Spooks and Spells; Thriller Nights to Terrifying Terror Houses – The Spirits of Meath Halloween Festival 2017 will delight & fright equally!
More information on Spirits of Meath Halloween Festival 2017 contact: Boyne Valley Tourism T: +353 46 909 7060  E:  W:

Ireland’s most horrifying Halloween Event: Farmaphobia now in its 9th year will open on Friday 13th October 2017 and has had over 140,000 visitors to date.
Journey through a frightful evening of screams and laughter… eerie corners, blood-curdling frights, ghoulish entertainers, heart-pounding, adrenalin pumping, life-threatening fear… your worst nightmares come true!
Farmphobia consists of 5 scare attractions with lots of other scaretainment taking place around the farm, guaranteeing a unique and great and different night out. More info here

Tayto Park Morbid 
Manor Night

Announcing the exciting Morbid Manor Night at the award-winning Tayto Park! Do you dare to enter the dreaded Morbid Manor and The Carnival? This exciting evening event also includes a night ride on seven thrill-seeking attractions - including the Cú Chulainn Coaster - and a Horror 5D movie! It is suitable for ages 14 plus and it runs from 7pm to 10pm on Friday October 20th, Saturday October 21st and from Wednesday October 25th to bank holiday Monday October 30th. Find more information via the link. Our full programme of exciting Halloween-themed events for all ages is now in full flight until Sunday November 5th and we also have some great value family accommodation offers too! Visit

Flick Or Treat - Halloween Movie Night, Trim
Dunderry Camogie Club presents a Halloween Movie Night on Monday 30th October in St Mary's Primary School, Trim. Prizes for fancy dress with a goodie bag included with the ticket priced at €7.50 per person. 'Hocus Pocus' starts at 5.30pm with 'The Others' starting at Tickets can be purchased at (search Flick) or from Ctte members.

Halloween HQ - Free Family Fun Day
On Tuesday 31st October there will be a free family fun day in the Fair Green Athboy featuring spooktacular workshops in lantern, broom and silhouette making, traditional halloween games and a bronze casting exhibition from UCD School of Archaeology from 2pm.
After 6pm, there will be face painting a Halloween pageant, trick or treat training and other dastardly do’s.

Devenish will host the 2017, Point-to-Point & Country Fair at Dowth in conjunction with the Meath Hunt & Tara Harriers. Join us on Sunday October 29th for what promises to be as much fun as you can have with your wellies on..
More information here

Halloween Mythology Tours with Boyne Boats

The myth and legend of the Boyne Valley has been celebrated for 1000's of years. At Boyne Boats we bring our own unique twist to the stories of yesteryear. Fionn and The Salmon of knowledge, Boann the Goddess of the Boyne, Neachtan and the Dagda and the origins of Halloween itself - Samhain. Of course it has to have a Game of Thrones twist so we'll add in our own encounters with white walkers and dragons on the set of the biggest show in the world! 

Tours at 12pm & 2pm daily.

When: Saturday 28th October, Sunday 29th October, Monday 30th October, Tuesday 31st October, Wednesday 1st November, Thursday 2nd November, Friday 3rd November, Saturday 4th November, Sunday 5th November
Where: Boyne Boats, Battle of the Boyne/Oldbridge House entrance
Cost: Adult €20, Youth -13-17yrs €15, Child - under 12 €10, Family of 4 (2adults & 2children) €50, Private Tour (up to 8 guests) €120
Suitable for: Children & Families
Organiser:  Boyne Boats
Phone: +353 (0) 86 361 6420
Website here 

Childrens Fancy Dress & Hogwart Ball hosted by Carnaross Pride of Place & Community Games

Carnaross Hall on  from 7.00 - 9.00pm 

Carved Pumpkin Competition (€2 per pumpkin) prizes for different ages groups. Prizes for best costume, Childrens & Adults 
Try our pumpkin pie, Sweet Shop & Drinks, 
When: Friday 27th October
Where:  Carnaross Parish Hall
Cost: €4 per child, 3 children €10
Suitable for: Note all children 5 years and under must be supervised by a parent.
Organiser: Carnaross Pride of Place & Community Games
Phone: +353 (0) 86 3854294 / +353 (0) 86 8188602

POLTERGEIST Hallowe’en interactive horror movie at Loughcrew House

Outdoor screening of Steven Speilberg’s Horror Classic POLTERGEIST at the 400 year old Loughcrew Church and Graveyard.
Bring your own seats, rugs, refreshments and pillow to hide behind. Indoor alternative available if weather is inclement.
Remember this is not just a movie…….

Book tickets online here

 When:  Saturday 28th October
Where: Loughcrew Church & Graveyard
Cost: Tickets Adults €14 Child (over 12) €8 Family (2&2) €40
Suitable for: Children over 12 and Families & Adults
Organiser: Loughcrew House & Gardens
Website here

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