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Halloween Calendar 2014

Our Event Calendar provides information on halloween and mid-term events happening around the country suitable for families and kids.



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Halloween Festival at Westport House
Halloween Festival at Westport House
Have a howl of a Hallowe’en in 2014 at Westport House’s annual Hallowe’en Fest . You and your little monsters will have a hauntingly good time as you experience the thrills ‘n’ chills of the Pirate Adventure Park – you will board the eerie Westport House Express train ride, get into high ‘spirits’ on the swinging ship and the pedal Go Karts and take the plunge to death on the log flume water ride.  The park is open from 1pm to 5pm daily. 
Start: 25/10 End: 31/10 Times: 11 - 5pm www.westporthouse.ie
e: info@westporthouse.ie
Phone: 098 25206
Westport House & Priate Adventure Park Mayo

Dublin County




Jackula
Join Jackula on a spooktacular quest to step out of his older brother's shadow and become the world’s most magical vampire. Laugh as Jackula makes his pet ghost dance. Gasp as Jackula balances five glasses of water on his face.  Smile as children help him perform fun magic tricks. 
Start: 30/10 Times: 1pm Admission: €6 axis-ballymun.ie
Phone: 01 883 2123
Axis, Main Street, Ballymun Dublin

Leinster (outside Dublin)



Story Telling with the Funny Witch
Story Telling with the Funny Witch
Meet the Funny Witch of the Station House Hotel and enjoy a fun-packed afternoon with spooky stories in the grounds of the old railway station in Kilmessan. Come in your favourite fancy dress as there will be a little prize for the best and scariest outfit of the afternoon! Cost: €5 per person (including spooky biscuits & "poison punch")
Start: 26/10 End: 26/10 Times: 4.30 p.m. Admission: 5 Euro www.stationhousehotel.ie
e: sandra@watersidehousehotel.ie
Phone: 046 9025239
Station House Hotel, Kilmessan, Co. Meath
Halloween Haunted Gardens at The Station House Hotel
Halloween Haunted Gardens at The Station House Hotel
Visit our haunted gardens for thrills and chills! Bring or borrow a torch and explore the sculptures as you wander around the gardens after dark. Halloween treats, games, mulled cider, pumpkins on display! Date and Time: 30th & 31st Oct at 5pm Cost: Free Venue: The Station House Hotel, Kilmessan Suitable for: Children ages 4-12
Start: 30/10 End: 31/10 Times: 5 p.m. Admission: Free www.stationhousehotel.ie
e: sandra@watersidehousehotel.ie
Phone: 046 9025239
Station House Hotel, Kilmessan, Co. Meath

Munster



Youghaloween Spooktacular
Youghaloween Spooktacular
A unique Halloween festival set in the hauntingly beautiful medieval town of Youghal, this festival blends the old Celtic Pagan ways of celebrating Halloween with the new. The town of Youghal is steeped in legends and stories of Banshees, Witches, “Woman of the Water”, Ghosts, Knights Templers and much more. For the Halloween Festival all these stories have been brought back to “Life”. Are you brave enough to visit!
Start: 24/10 End: 26/10 youghal4all.com
e: youghalcc@gmail.com
Youghal Cork

Ulster



The Virginia Pumpkin Festival
The Virginia Pumpkin Festival
The Virginia Pumpkin Festival offers four days and nights of  spooky pumpkin fun and entertainment. As well as the Giant Pumpkin Weigh-in that attracts growers with pumpkins weighing from 500lbs to 1,000lbs. This festival has something for all the family with a Haunted Forest Walk; Street Theatre; Artisan Food & Craft Fair; Children’s Fancy Dress Party; Walking Treasure Hunt and much more. New to the Pumpkin Festival this year is an Aristocrats Pumpkin Ball hosted by renowned chef Richard Corrigan in the Park Lodge Hotel.  The organisers have also introduced an “All things Pumpkin Competition” and are inviting pumpkin growers to showcase their pumpkins no matter what the size.
Start: 24/10 End: 27/10 www.pumpkinfestival.ie
e: info@pumpkinfestival.ie
Phone: 086 8097300
Virginia Cavan