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    Get spooked with our Halloween quiz...

    Ireland is the birthplace of Halloween, so prepare to test your nerves with our ghoulish quiz!

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    Question {1}

    Which Celtic festival inspired the modern tradition of Halloween?

    Question {2}

    What is the name of the haunted hunting club in Dublin where hellish rituals are rumoured to have taken place in the 18th century?

    Question {3}

    In which city in Northern Ireland would you find what is often called one of the best Halloween festivals in the world?

    Question {4}

    Which of these spooky castles in Ireland's Ancient East plays host to The Bloody Chapel, the site where a man murdered his brother for the family seat?

    Question {5}

    Which famous author from Ireland wrote the legendary novel Dracula?

    Question {6}

    What would you find at the centre of a barmbrack, a traditional Halloween cake filled with raisins from Ireland?

    Question {7}

    Did you know that jack-o'-lanterns were originally used to ward off evil spirits? Which of these was NOT originally carved into a face for Halloween?

    Question {8}

    Ancient Celts dressed up in animal skins on Halloween, giving us the tradition of wearing costumes today. But do you know why?

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    Absolutely spellbinding – great work.