Tag Archives: Halloween

Behind the Stories: Harry Potter at The River-side

UCC’s Harry Potter Society is very active and when each academic year begins holds a sorting ceremony  and has a Yule Ball at Hallowe’en. This year in mid-November the latest film in the Harry Potter universe is to be released: … Continue reading

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Ghost Stories from the Basement Stacks

If you’re interested in Poe, Bram Stoker or Le Fanu consider All Things Gothic. If you’re interested in ‘The Dance of Death’ consider ‘La Danse Macabre‘. However if you’re interested in ghost stories consider M.R. James or William Hope Hodgson. M.R. … Continue reading

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It’s Time for Hallowe’en and The Dance of Death

Should Hallowe’en remind us of costumes, chocolate and bobbing for apples? Perhaps it is an event that reminds us of the passing of time and how death comes for us all.  A cheery thought indeed and one that is realised … Continue reading

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