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Make it a mid-term to remember This October, use the mid-term break to have some fantastic fun for the whole family.

From arts and crafts in Offaly, to classical music in Mayo, we've lined up four ideas to help you get started.

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Some spooky ideas for Halloween There are hauntingly good Halloween celebrations happening this year all over the country that you'd be ‘batty’ to miss out on.

From pumpkins, ghosts and dressing up, there are so many ways to put the fright back into your Halloween.

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Expand your mind and have a laugh Eager to broaden your horizons this autumn? There's plenty of ways to do it, with a range of arts festivals, debate, comedy and workshops taking place across the country.

Don't hibernate at home - get out and about in Ireland with these suggestions.

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Lights, cameras, action! As the days grow shorter, prepare to head indoors for a great line up of world-class film festivals this October and November.

From adventure films to local Irish film makers, movie buffs will be spoiled for choice.

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Autumn in Ireland

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Autumn in Ireland is known for a packed programme of events, with a host of great festivals, music and walking weekends taking place across the country.

Follow the Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland's stunning coastal route that spans seven counties, or head to Limerick to get involved in its year as National City of Culture. As the mid-term break begins, it's time to get spooky with some exciting Halloween events – wherever you go, make sure you dress the part!

Start planning an action-packed mid-term break now, with a host of great Halloween weekend festivals across Ireland. Use our resources to make it an autumn to remember in Ireland.

Enjoy the arts in Wexford

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Wexford Fringe Festival is an annual arts festival, now in its 62nd year. It offers an eclectic mix of over 300 events over 17 days including cabaret, comedy, circus, dance, film, theatre, puppetry, music, and visual art.

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Scare yourself in Cork City

Clown performer

The Nightmare Realm will once again be opening its doors, and this year the nightmare is going to be bigger and freakier than before! This event is not suitable for children under 13 years.

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Expand your mind in KilkennyBank on a great time at Kilkenomics, with world class economists and Irish comedians

Get on your bike this NovemberThis November, find 10 fab freewheelin' adventures with our cycling playlist

Get scientific in GalwayCheck out mind-blowing scientific wonders at the Galway Science & Technology Festival

Enjoy tall tales in KerryHear amazing yarns spun in great venues at Sneem Folklore & Storytelling Festival

Witness royalty in OffalyGet involved with the crowning of the Macra na Feirme Queen of the Land in Tullamore

Discover the BurrenClimb over the Burren’s rocks for a view over the Atlantic with Adventure Burren

Get creative in TipperaryThe Create Café will see lots of creative action during the Cashel Arts Festival

Celebrate the BeatlesRemember four Liverpool lads at the Dublin Beatles Festival with nostalgic gigs

Go walking in DonegalBrush away the cobwebs and enjoy the view on the Rougey Walk in Bundoran, Co Donegal

Take a romantic driveRev it up for a romantic drive hugging the breath-taking Lough Derg shoreline

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