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Autism Friendly Evenings
Autism Friendly Evenings
  06/09 to 20/12
059 9164311
The Dome Family Entertainment Centre at the Talbot Hotel Carlow have announced a series of monthly Autism-Friendly Events. These events will be curated with care and attention-to-detail in order to provide a safe, enjoyable and relaxed playtime experience for children living with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. These very special Congo Quest Autism Friendly Evenings will take place on the first Thursday of every month.
Times: 6pm - 7pm Admission: €5 per child www.dome.ie
e: sales@dome.ie
Dome Entertainment Centre, Carlow Business Park, Graiguecullen, Carlow
Zombiegeddon
Zombiegeddon
  26/10 to 28/10
0872481246
One of Ireland’s newest scare attractions establishing a name for itself in the scare events world! A Halloween Spooktakular event not to be missed this Halloween. Zombiegeddon 2018 which takes place IN THE DARK. Featuring Screamfields and new this year, the Farm of Terror. Min age applies
Times: 530-930pm Admission: 18 www.zombiegeddonredhills.com
e: zombie@redhillsadventure.ie
Knocknagalliagh, Redhills Kildare
Santa's Enchanted Castle
Santa's Enchanted Castle
  25/11 to 23/12
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A Magical experience for all the family in a real castle. Enjoy small tour sizes, private Santa visits with gift, interactive Disney characters & friends, uniquely themes rooms & tea/coffee and festive snacks. Sensitive Santa Tours available for children with sensory, physical or development needs with a max of 8 children & a trained SNA on tour.
Times: 12pm - 6pm Admission: Adults €10, Children from €15 www.santasenchantedcastle.ie
e: bookings@santasenchantedcastle.ie
Enniscorthy Castle, Enniscorthy, Wexford
Elf Chocolate Workshops
Elf Chocolate Workshops
  17/11 to 24/11
059 6481999
This Christmas, Come and Join in with the elves in a Magical, Fun-filled Chocolate-Making workshop at The Chocolate Garden of Ireland.   Enjoy a live link with the North Pole, in contact with both the Elf Workshop there and a live link with Santa himself who will address the boys and girls personally. Roll up your sleeves and make a chocolate Christmas figure to take home; decorate a chocolate bar for Santa Admission: Children €13.50, Adults €8 chocolategarden.ie
e: info@chocolategarden.ie
Rath, Tullow Carlow
Spooky Hollow at Redhills
Spooky Hollow At Redhills
  30/10
087 2481246
Searching for little creatures this Halloween! Are you looking something for your younger ones this Halloween? Spooky Hollow at Redhills Adventure runs on Tuesday the 30th October and my ghoul do we have a fangtastic event lined up for your little ones such as : 2 Acre Field of Spooks, Zombie Splat Shooting | 6 yrs +  (€2 Supp), Zombie Safe Archery | 6 yrs +, Zombie Tag, Face Painting, Pumpkin Carving | Pre-book (€5 Supp), Ghost Stories in the old house and lots more
Times: 11-3pm Admission: Child €10, Adult €3 www.redhillsadventure.ie
e: info@redhillsadventure.ie
Redhills Adventure, Knocknagalliagh Kildare
Dare to Scare
Dare To Scare
  26/10 to 27/10
+353 53 9186737
The acclaimed “Dare to Scare” Halloween Tour returns to Wells House and Gardens this October, the past comes to life again this Halloween, are you brave enough to take this tour? Join us and the ghouls of Wells on a scary journey through the estate where you will explore the basement of the house and discover the mysteries within! Hear the whispers of the night as you delve into darkness and learn the grousome stories of the past. A family friendly tour, sure to give you a fright this hallowed night…. Admission: €11 www.wellshouse.ie
e: info@wellshouse.ie
Wells House & Gardens, Ballyedmond, Gorey, Wexford
Christmas Island
Christmas Island
  17/11 to 23/12
0867272872
The Christmas Island event includes: Enchanted Train and Boat Journey, Meet the Elves & Get Creative - Kid's receive Rudolph Wrist Buddy, Sing & Dance with Santa’s Elves & receive Elf Medal, Visit Santa - kid's receive present and treat, Colouring Competition & Letters to Santa, Festive Christmas Cinema Room, Kid's Playground & Santa's Mini Golf, Food, Drink & Professional Photo
Times: 10am - 9pm Admission: €14.50 adult, €20 child, €8 infant www.christmasisland.ie
e: info@christmasisland.ie
Hidden Valley Holiday Park, Rathdrum, Wicklow
The Great Halloween Halls
The Great Halloween Halls
  28/10 to 31/10
+353 (0) 41 988 4477
Come and join us this Halloween at Slane Castle. Welcoming all Witches and Wizards alike into a world of Magic and Mystery to meet with our very own Professors and Students of the Wizarding World. Following your Halloween Halls tour, make sure to visit our Whomping Willow tree to collect your complementary Pumpkin at the Pumpkin Patch (shhh try not to wake up the Tree!)
Times: 12pm - 6pm Admission: Adults €10, Child €22 www.slanecastle.ie
e: info@slanecastle.ie
Slane Castle, Slane, Meath
Loftus Hall Halloween
Loftus Hall Halloween
  21/10 to 31/10
051397728
Come to Ireland's most haunted house this Halloween for a spooky spectacle with something for all the family! Hall'oween family tours (over 5's) Hall'oween family tours (over 12's or over 15's) Halloween Calendar 16 old Admission: €13 Adult, €8 Child, €30 Famil www.loftushall.ie
e: info@loftushall.ie
Loftus Hall, Hook Head Wexford
Halloween at Lullymore
Halloween At Lullymore
  27/10 to 02/11
045 870238
Lots of ghastly ghouls and terrifying treats in store at Lullymore including Haunted Holograms, Terror Train Trips (be prepared for Zombie attacks!) Terror Treasure Hunts and freaky fun in the devilish den of play—the Funky Forest. Prepare for the Fright of your Life. Come in fancy dress (optional) – Prizes for best Fancy Dress costumes in the Indoor Centre from 2pm every day!
Times: 10am - 6pm Admission: Family rate of €30 www.lullymoreheritagepark.com
e: info@lullymoreheritagepark.com
Lullymore Heritage & Discovery Park, Lullymore, Rathangan Kildare
Spirits of Meath
Spirits Of Meath
  06/10 to 04/11
+353 46 909 7060
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 2018 will delight & fright equally! www.spiritsofmeath.ie
e: info@discoverboynevalley.ie
Meath
Halloween Soccer
Halloween Soccer
  30/10 to 02/11
086 8183845
Join in the football fun this Halloween at United Park, home of Drogheda United. Soccer coaching for girls and boys, all coaches are FAI trained and Garda vetted. Cost is 60 euro and includes FREE football and DUFC polo top.
Times: 10.30 am to 3 pm Admission: 60 Euro tinyurl.com/
e: soccerschooldufc@gmail.com
United Park, Drogheda Louth
Castlecomer Discovery Park
Castlecomer Discovery Park
  24/11 to 23/12
056 4440707
Discover a new magical woodland Christmas at Castlecomer Discovery Park! This year we are so excited to present a whole new Christmas experience with a magical Christmas wonderland in the heart of our woodlands. Hop on board The Santa Express and make your way to Santa’s magical Christmas Village in the heart of Castlecomer Discovery Park’s woodland. Santa, Mrs. Claus and the Elves are waiting in their woodland igloos for your visit! Admission: €20 per child, €14 per adult www.discoverypark.ie
e: info@discoverypark.ie
The Estate Yard, Drumgoole, Castlecomer, Kilkenny
Tayto Park After Dark
Tayto Park After Dark
  26/10 to 30/10
01 8351999
The Tayto Park Terrors is back again this Halloween and promises to be bigger, better, gorier and bloodier than ever before! Night Ride on The Cu Chulainn Coaster, Air Race and Rotator. Experience the 5D Halloween Movie. Face your ultimate terror as you enter the House of Horror. Recommended for guests 14 years and over. Under 18s must be accompanied by a paying adult. Tickets must be pre-booked.
Times: 6:00 - 9pm Admission: €25 www.taytopark.ie
e: info@taytopark.ie
Tayto Park, Kilbrew, Ashbourne Meath
Belvedere House and Gardens
Belvedere House And Gardens
  27/10 to 29/10
044 9349060
Halloween Treasure Trails at Belvedere are particularly wonderful for families. Expect lots of fun and treats! Or, as we say to the children, expect:Witches and Zombies and Ghouls of all kinds are waiting for you and your family to find. Tickets must be booked online
Times: 12pm - 2pm Admission: €6 per Entry. Kids under 3 go free. www.belvedere-house.ie
e: info@belvedere-house.ie
Belvedere House Gardens and Park Mullingar Westmeath
Free on first Wednesdays
Free On First Wednesdays
  07/11
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ON THE FIRST Wednesday of every month, various heritage sites managed by the Office of Public Works that normally charge admission throw their doors open for free. So it won’t cost you anything to bring the family to Charles Fort in Kinsale, Co Cork; Athenry Castle in Co Galway; and Trim Castle in Co Meath and the Rock of Cashel in Co Tipperary – to name just a few. Visit website linke below for details of participating locations. (Note - not applicable at Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin Castle and Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre). Admission: FREE www.heritageireland.ie
Various Locations
Headfort School
Headfort School
  25/10 to 25/10
046-9240065
This event is open to all. Selecting the right school for a child is one of the most important decisions for any parent. To make this easier, we will have representatives from schools across Ireland, as well as St David's College, Wales (highly regarded for helping those with dyslexia) on hand to discuss what they can offer your child.www.headfort.com
e: mail@headfort.com
Headfort School, Kells  Meath
Jackula
Jackula
  27/10 to 01/11
01 883 2123
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. 
Times: 80 minutes Admission: View Show Dates & Locations
e: info@axisballymun.ie
Kildare, Kilkenny, Wicklow and Wexford
Lullymore Christmas 2018
Lullymore Christmas 2018
  01/12 to 23/12
045 870238
Lullymore Heritage & Discovery Park brings you its 13th annual “Lullymore Christmas” event. A magical experience for both young and old is guaranteed as the park is transformed into a Winter Wonderland of family fun with some very special guests to entertain you. Your visit includes a visit to Santa & gift from Elves in a workshop Festive Train trip.
Times: 10am - 8:30pm on Weekends / 2pm - 6pm Wed-Fri Admission: Family tickets €30 www.lullymoreheritagepark.com
e: raylullymore@gmail.com
Lullymore Rathangan Kildare