Halloween's just around the corner, and everyone's gearing up to celebrate the spooky season.
So don the vampire costumes; put the horror films on hold and watch out for Pennywise running around a sewer somewhere - because there's plenty of things in Offaly to get you into the Halloween spirit!
Kids Halloween Scratch Coding Event
Described as a 'morning of fun and coding', this event for kids between 7 and 12 is being held in Crank House, Banagher on the 30th of October. The day will last from 10am to 2pm, and is hosted by West Offaly Training. Booking is essential, so get in touch and call 057 91 52003.
Halloween Rock and Roll Bingo
Join the Clara Scouts for some Halloween themed Rock and Roll Bingo on the 26th of October at the Clara Scout Den. Tickets are just €5, with the first two games free. There'll even be prizes for the best dressed boy, girl and adult! The event starts at 7pm.
The Scare in the Square
The 'Scare in the Square' returns for the 31st of October in Greenfield, Clara. The kid-friendly event will have witches, ghost-busters, Dracula, Disney characters and so much more! Everyone is welcome and all children must be accompanied by and adult. The event will begin at 6.30pm and end at 8pm.
Halloween Party @ Playtown, Tullamore
Playtown at Tullamore is jam-packed with plenty of fun for you and your kids for Halloween. On Monday the 29th of October, from 4pm to 5.30pm, there'll be a Halloween Party with a spooky town to explore, a prize for the best fancy dress, scary music and horror hunt.
The Ghost of Charleville Castle
Situated in Ireland's most ancient primordial oak woods, that were once the haunting grounds of Druids, Charleville Castle is reputed to be haunted by a little girl named Harriet. Harriet was the youngest daughter of the 3rd Earl of Charleville, and she died when she was eight due to a tragic accident on the main staircase. Many people have reported hearing Harriet, and some have even claimed they've seen her. So if you're up for it, go on one of the castle's fabulous tours and try and see her for yourself.