Top Tricks and Treats in Wexford this Halloween including World Renowned Para-Scientist

There is a major fright fest on the cards this Halloween in Wexford. A ghost Hunt will take place at Enniscorthy Castle, the 300 year-old Wells House will host ghoulish house tours. Tales of the Enchanted Forest will be on offer at the Irish National Heritage Park, the spirit of Halloween is alive and well in Wexford.

Halloween in Wexford


Join international para-scientist, Steve Parsons who frequently features as the parapsychologist on the ITV show ‘Most Haunted’ who will host a series of events at Enniscorthy Castle.

Paranormal enthusiasts will gather in Enniscorthy this Halloween for what promises to be three-days of exceptional ghost and myth busting in Wexford’s most famous haunted castle. Wexford Paranormal and Steve Benson will present a series of talks and ‘hands on’ experiences that are sure to be spine chilling.

Two interactive and engaging lectureshosted by Steve Benson will take place on Wednesday 29th and Thursday 30th October and are cryptically entitled “Orbs – Paranormal or a load of Balls” and “Ghosts Busted – The Study of Ghost Hunting”. These are the only talks Steve will be giving in Ireland this year, and his engaging and interactive style means that these are a ‘must see’ for those with either serious interest or a passing curiosity.

On Friday 31st of October a ghost hunting experience is on offer as Wexford Paranormal conduct one of their annual public paranormal investigations of Enniscorthy Castle. Steve Parsons will again be onsite, offering ‘guests’ a one-time opportunity to go ghost hunting with one of the world’s leading paranormal experts in the enigmatic surroundings of Wexford’s most famous haunted Castle.

The Irish National Heritage Park are celebrating Halloween with Tales of the Enchanted Forest kids tour and a mask making workshop from October 25 to 28th.

The Irish Agricultural Museum at Johnstown Castle host a family ‘Spooky Spectacular’ from October 26 to October 27 where visitors will meet a host of creepy characters who will be patrolling the galleries including Niddy the Witch, Prof Scream and Jim Screech with his magnificent collection of owls and birds-of prey.

Following their hugely popular sell-out Halloween tour last year, the Haunted Halloween Tour returns to Wells House on step back into the 1800s and take a journey into the darkest heart of Halloween at this ancient Georgian mansion.

For lots of family fun ‘Gorey Halloween’ in Gorey of course is on offer during the mid-term break, with fun for all the family including a Halloween Masquerade Ball – why not try the delicious ‘Bloody Gorey Soup’ and more.

Loftus Hall, reputed to be the most haunted house in Ireland are taking terror to an all new level and will host an adults only Halloween experience, for the feint-hearted a Halloween family experience tour is also on offer.

At the 800-year-old Hook Lighthouse located in the graveyard of 1,000 ships there will be no shortage of spooky tales for young children as Winston the Wizard and Pat the Pirate will host spooky tales and games from October 25 to 27th. Places are limited and booking in advance is advised.

For programme details of ‘Halloween in Wexford’ see

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