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Friday 3 July 2015

Monster bash: Northern Ireland celebrates Halloween

Fancy dress and fireworks lit up Northern Ireland's three cities this year, with over 30,000 people taking to the streets of Londonderry for the carnival of Lost Souls.

Published 31/10/2013 | 22:50

Christina Galbraith pictured at the Banks of the Foyle Halloween Carnival which this year has the theme of the Curious Carnival of Lost Souls. Picture Martin McKeown.
Christina Galbraith pictured at the Banks of the Foyle Halloween Carnival which this year has the theme of the Curious Carnival of Lost Souls. Picture Martin McKeown.
Aisling Gillen pictured at the Banks of the Foyle
Carla Pollock pictured at the Banks of the Foyle
Dancers at the Banks of the Foyle
Lauren Doherty and Jessica Hudson pictured at the Banks
Kelly McLaughlin, Erin Harkin and Dacha McShane
The ringmaster takes control at the Banks of the Foyle
Dancers at the Banks of the Foyle
Love at first bite for two of the vampires roaming the streets
One of the samba bands at the Banks of the Foyle
Dancers at the Banks of the Foyle
Fireworks explode over the River Foyle
Skeletons roam the streets at the Banks of the Foyle
Fiona McGonagle, Louise Moore, Caroline Harkin, Veronica Deeney and Margaret Carlin
Mystics Eve Dobbins, Nicole McCloskey, Lucy McHugh and Katie Jane Carlisle pictured at the Banks of the Foyle
Georgia,Annie ,Bobby and Britanny Walker pictured at the Halloween spook out at Newtownabbey's Mossley Mill. Picture by Stephen Hamilton -Presseye.com
The Derry Banks of the Foyle Halloween Carnival in the UK City of Culture on Thursday night. Over 30,000 people packed the streets of Derry to enjoys the festivities followed by a spectacular fireworks display. Picture Margaret McLaughlin
Thousands of Halloween night revellers enjoy a Twilight Night by Fairy Light at Wallace Park, Lisburn. Emma and Brooke (3) Ferguson and John Robinson.
Alex Stevens and Lola at the parade. The Derry Banks of the Foyle Halloween Carnival in the UK City of Culture on Thursday night. Over 30,000 people packed the streets of Derry to enjoys the festivities followed by a spectacular fireworks display. Picture Margaret McLaughlin
Cathy and Corrado Mullan from Newtownabbey pictured Halloween spook out at Newtownabbey's Mossley Mill. Picture by Stephen Hamilton -Presseye.com
The Derry Banks of the Foyle Halloween Carnival in the UK City of Culture on Thursday night. Over 30,000 people packed the streets of Derry to enjoys the festivities followed by a spectacular fireworks display. Picture Margaret McLaughlin
The Derry Banks of the Foyle Halloween Carnival in the UK City of Culture on Thursday night. Over 30,000 people packed the streets of Derry to enjoys the festivities followed by a spectacular fireworks display. Picture Margaret McLaughlin
Thousands of Halloween night revellers enjoy a Twilight Night by Fairy Light at Wallace Park, Lisburn. Karen Creney.
Thousands of Halloween night revellers enjoy a Twilight Night by Fairy Light at Wallace Park, Lisburn.
Fireworks pictured over the Newtownabbey Borough council offices at Mossely Mill during the councils Halloween celebrations tonight. Picture John Murphy Aurora PA
The Derry Banks of the Foyle Halloween Carnival in the UK City of Culture on Thursday night. Over 30,000 people packed the streets of Derry to enjoys the festivities followed by a spectacular fireworks display. Picture Margaret McLaughlin
The Derry Banks of the Foyle Halloween Carnival in the UK City of Culture on Thursday night. Over 30,000 people packed the streets of Derry to enjoys the festivities followed by a spectacular fireworks display. Picture Margaret McLaughlin
Thousands of Halloween night revellers enjoy a Twilight Night by Fairy Light at Wallace Park, Lisburn. Ethan (6) along with mum and dad Jonny and Maureen Simpson.
Amber and Lucy Millar from Ballyclare pictured at the Halloween spook out at Newtownabbey's Mossley Mill. Picture by Stephen Hamilton -Presseye.com
The Derry Banks of the Foyle Halloween Carnival in the UK City of Culture on Thursday night. Over 30,000 people packed the streets of Derry to enjoys the festivities followed by a spectacular fireworks display. Picture Margaret McLaughlin
The Derry Banks of the Foyle Halloween Carnival in the UK City of Culture on Thursday night. Over 30,000 people packed the streets of Derry to enjoys the festivities followed by a spectacular fireworks display. Picture Margaret McLaughlin
The Derry Banks of the Foyle Halloween Carnival in the UK City of Culture on Thursday night. Over 30,000 people packed the streets of Derry to enjoys the festivities followed by a spectacular fireworks display. Picture Margaret McLaughlin
The Derry Banks of the Foyle Halloween Carnival in the UK City of Culture on Thursday night. Over 30,000 people packed the streets of Derry to enjoys the festivities followed by a spectacular fireworks display. Picture Margaret McLaughlin
Yolanda Graham and Jenny Sanderson from Templepatrick Halloween spook out at Newtownabbey's Mossley Mill. Mandatory Credit - Picture by Stephen Hamilton -Presseye.com
The Derry Banks of the Foyle Halloween Carnival in the UK City of Culture on Thursday night. Over 30,000 people packed the streets of Derry to enjoys the festivities followed by a spectacular fireworks display. Picture Margaret McLaughlin
Thousands of Halloween night revellers enjoy a Twilight Night by Fairy Light at Wallace Park, Lisburn.
The Derry Banks of the Foyle Halloween Carnival in the UK City of Culture on Thursday night. Over 30,000 people packed the streets of Derry to enjoys the festivities followed by a spectacular fireworks display. Picture Margaret McLaughlin
The Derry Banks of the Foyle Halloween Carnival in the UK City of Culture on Thursday night. Over 30,000 people packed the streets of Derry to enjoys the festivities followed by a spectacular fireworks display. Picture Margaret McLaughlin
The Derry Banks of the Foyle Halloween Carnival in the UK City of Culture on Thursday night. Over 30,000 people packed the streets of Derry to enjoys the festivities followed by a spectacular fireworks display. Picture Margaret McLaughlin
Thousands of Halloween night revellers enjoy a Twilight Night by Fairy Light at Wallace Park, Lisburn. Leo (5) and dad Michael Craig
The Derry Banks of the Foyle Halloween Carnival in the UK City of Culture on Thursday night. Over 30,000 people packed the streets of Derry to enjoys the festivities followed by a spectacular fireworks display. Picture Margaret McLaughlin
The Derry Banks of the Foyle Halloween Carnival in the UK City of Culture on Thursday night. Over 30,000 people packed the streets of Derry to enjoys the festivities followed by a spectacular fireworks display. Picture Margaret McLaughlin
Thousands of Halloween night revellers enjoy a Twilight Night by Fairy Light at Wallace Park, Lisburn.
Thousands of Halloween night revellers enjoy a Twilight Night by Fairy Light at Wallace Park, Lisburn.

 

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