Articles

The wrath of Michael Myers, 40 years on

October 31, 2018

Halloween reminds audiences what a ruthless killer Myers really is, slaughtering anything that comes across his path. He is completely void of emotion, an unstoppable killing machine. This is the true terror of Michael Myers.

Film

Welcome to the House of Horrors

October 31, 2018

The appeal of a horror movie is being afraid, and nothing is more frightening than the ‘monsters’ not actually being monsters, but rather, people.

Television

A modern twist on classic horror, The Haunting of Hill House

October 31, 2018

The genius of the series The Haunting of Hill House, written and directed by Mike Flanagan, is to draw a line between supernatural terror and the unresolved traumas of childhood – the closest the majority of us will come in real life to being spooked by our past.

Lifestyle

Very last-minute Halloween ideas

October 31, 2018

This costume can be put together in a matter of minutes. Just blow up some white balloons and tape them to yourself, throw on a shower cap, grab a loofah and a bottle of shampoo. Just make sure to wear clothes underneath.

Features

Ring of fire

October 31, 2018

Halloween is the scariest time of year not just for people afraid of goblins and ghouls, but also for emergency services all across the country.

Lifestyle

Getting in the Halloween spirit

October 17, 2018

As the air turns cold, the leaves turn brown and woolly hats and scarves are rooted from the depths of our wardrobes, the autumn winds carry with them, a sense of enchantment, of mystery and

Features

Binging on a budget

October 17, 2018

It has never been a secret that university students are some of the most avid binge-drinkers. 

Lifestyle

Pop culture costumes

October 26, 2017

Today, costumes are a reflection of how up to date you are with popular culture. Helen O’Neill discusses this Halloween’s top sources of inspiration.

Lifestyle

Halloween around the world

October 25, 2017

Halloween is getting increasingly more popular in Ireland but it’s celebrated very differently in other parts of the world.

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Highstreet Halloween

October 25, 2017

Although some may like hours and hours of costume planning and immaculate perfection of their outfits for that special party, dressing up isn’t for everyone. By scouring sites like Boohoo and ASOS, the only casual style guide you’ll ever need is right here.

Lifestyle

Things to do in Dublin for Halloween

October 25, 2017

We’ve found the best stuff to do over the entire festive season in Dublin to make it worth while blowing the cobwebs off your witches hat.

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Features

The Suss on Halloween

October 26, 2016

As a child, Halloween was always one of the biggest events of the calendar year. Trick or treating, fireworks,and pumpkin carving were all highlights of our more innocent years. Unfortunately, once you get beyond a

Lifestyle

Halloween Romance

October 26, 2016

Horror movie dates are arguably the most daunting dates of all. Not all of us find much pleasure in watching blood and guts splatter all over the big screen. It’s doubtful that a month of

Opinion

Sexy costumes shouldn’t be a Halloween essential

October 28, 2015

In the run up to Halloween, we are bombarded by advertisements for costume shops showcasing what feels like an extensive variation of costumes. There is, however, one stark consistency to the style of these ensembles. While

Lifestyle

Haunted Dublin

October 28, 2015

Take a trip to some of Dublin’s spookiest spots.

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Lifestyle

Halloween makeup ideas

October 29, 2014

While Halloween is one of our favourite times of year, coming up with an idea for a costume scares most of us half to death. Thinking of a costume, spending money on a costume and

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Lifestyle

Costumes that cost less

October 29, 2014

Well it’s that time of year again: Halloween. No doubt there will be black cats and scream masks out in their hundreds like always, and although it is very easy to concoct the most OTT