Plan your Halloween trip to Dublin by checking out these events are happening for the spooOookiest day of the year!

Dare to scare?

The House of Horrors in Temple Bar has opened it's doors for the scariest tour of them all. Let Alan the caretaker bring you through 3 flights of haunted horror. Tour information can be found here


Family Fun

Museum moves:From “scary skulls” and “creepy cauldrons” to upcycled costumes and terrifying tales of vicious Vikings, all four branches of the National Museum (three in Dublin and one in Co Mayo) are putting on free events for children between October 27th and 31st. Click here for more info.

Masquerade mystery: Spooky tours of Malahide Castle, Co Dublin, where there will be face-painting and magic shows in the Visitor Centre. October 28th-31st, 10.30am-3.30pm; adult €12; child €6; family tickets €30. Booking on tel. 01 816 9538; see theirwebsite for more details.

Dangerous World:Families are invited to “risk life and limb” and join comedian and writer David O’Doherty, the author of “Danger is Everywhere” (Penguin Books), and illustrator Chris Judge to hear about making characters come to life at the National Gallery, Dublin. October 30th, noon-1pm. A free, family event suitable for all ages, but particularly those aged seven plus. Email to book places.