Halloween in Sligo in times past

In October 1909, Robert Coulter’s on Thomas Street in Sligo town was the place to shop for all your Halloweve treats, with Nuts, Apples, Grapes, Figs, Bananas and Cakes.   In 1904 Sligonians could join the Sligo Musical Society and take part in their Samhain musical, described as a romantic Irish Cantata. It was written by Dr Annie Patterson and won first prize at the … Continue reading Halloween in Sligo in times past

10 things to do for Halloween in Dublin

If you’re visiting or living in Dublin and are looking for things to do around Halloween, this post might inspire you, there are lots of different events happening in Dublin to suit a range of tastes and ages. Revenge is a dish best served cold. RTÉ Concert Orchestra usually screen a thriller or horror movie with music played live.  Watch Francis Ford Coppola’s 1972 crime … Continue reading 10 things to do for Halloween in Dublin