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# bram-stoker - This year 2022

Quiz: How well do you Bram Stoker's Dracula?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you Bram Stoker's Dracula?

Oct 31st 2022, 10:00 PM 34,765 Views 17 Comments

You vant to take this quiz.

Sink your teeth into the landmarks of Bram Stoker's Dublin
# Culture
# Culture

Sink your teeth into the landmarks of Bram Stoker's Dublin

Oct 25th 2022, 2:58 PM 1,064 Views 0 Comments

Explore the places that shaped the Dracula author in his hometown of Dublin.

# bram-stoker - All time

Step inside the headquarters of Ireland's Freemasons
# Secret Society
# Secret Society

Step inside the headquarters of Ireland's Freemasons

Oct 26th 2017, 9:30 PM 37,955 Views 50 Comments

It’s one of the most unique buildings in Dublin.

From mummified bodies to a civil service desk job, this was Bram Stoker's Dublin
# Dracula
# Dracula

From mummified bodies to a civil service desk job, this was Bram Stoker's Dublin

Oct 25th 2017, 9:30 PM 8,462 Views 7 Comments

We explored the connections the author of Dracula has to Ireland’s capital.

How a former Riverdance star is turning Dracula into a mysterious stranger
# Whitby
# Whitby

How a former Riverdance star is turning Dracula into a mysterious stranger

Oct 22nd 2017, 10:00 PM 15,526 Views 1 Comment

A new play premiering next week ignores the usual Dracula tropes, making the story even more eerie.

Upside-down world of Macnas to take over Dublin this evening
# Follow The Weirder
# Follow The Weirder

Upside-down world of Macnas to take over Dublin this evening

Oct 31st 2016, 9:15 AM 24,516 Views 4 Comments

Spectators will get closer than ever to the spooktacular street performance in special twilight parade.

'Samhain was an obvious time to commemorate the dead'
# History Of Halloween
# History Of Halloween

'Samhain was an obvious time to commemorate the dead'

Oct 30th 2016, 10:00 PM 21,876 Views 12 Comments

A historian talks us through some Halloween traditions, from preparing the house for spirits to trick or treating.

Spooky card tricks and scary snakes: what's your Halloween party turn?
# Snakes Alive
# Snakes Alive

Spooky card tricks and scary snakes: what's your Halloween party turn?

Oct 30th 2016, 8:00 PM 9,697 Views 8 Comments

Irish performance artists Grim Squeaker and Kitty Le Roux share theirs with us.

From the vaults to the resurrections: Best horror movies to watch this Halloween
# Netflix And Kill
# Netflix And Kill

From the vaults to the resurrections: Best horror movies to watch this Halloween

Oct 29th 2016, 11:00 AM 16,402 Views 106 Comments

Please don’t make us watch alone.

8 family festivals to hit up this Halloween
# Freaky Fests
# Freaky Fests

8 family festivals to hit up this Halloween

Oct 28th 2016, 12:00 PM 14,115 Views 13 Comments

Fiercesome (mostly) free fun.

The painless man and reptile queen: Meet one of Ireland's more unusual power couples
# Bram Stoker
# Bram Stoker

The painless man and reptile queen: Meet one of Ireland's more unusual power couples

Oct 27th 2016, 8:30 PM 7,105 Views 2 Comments

Kitty le Roux and Grim Squeaker are part of Bleedin’ Deadly, and plan to give you a bit of a scare this Halloween.

The making of Dracula: How Bram Stoker's 'in-betweener' status inspired horror
# Dracula Does Dublin
# Dracula Does Dublin

The making of Dracula: How Bram Stoker's 'in-betweener' status inspired horror

Oct 26th 2016, 8:45 PM 2,221 Views 9 Comments

Being a middle-class Anglican in Victorian Dublin helped Stoker create one of literature’s most monstrous characters.

Ireland's oldest library needs help to fix famous books, including one by Isaac Newton from 1686
# Crowdfunding
# Crowdfunding

Ireland's oldest library needs help to fix famous books, including one by Isaac Newton from 1686

Sep 22nd 2015, 6:03 AM 13,241 Views 31 Comments

Marsh’s is an Enlightenment-era library, and has thousands of books that need some form of conservation work.

Dracula's legacy: How the 'Irish-born' vampire kicked off horror films
# I Vant To Suck Your Blood
# I Vant To Suck Your Blood

Dracula's legacy: How the 'Irish-born' vampire kicked off horror films

Oct 26th 2013, 10:30 AM 7,536 Views 28 Comments

Dracula is the most enduring horror character – but why do we love him so much?

Drumroll please: And the new bridge in Dublin city will be called…
# Name Game
# Name Game

Drumroll please: And the new bridge in Dublin city will be called…

Sep 2nd 2013, 11:18 PM 51,375 Views 129 Comments

The decision on the name of the Marlborough Street bridge was made by councillors at a meeting of Dublin City Council tonight.

17 become 10: Here are the possible names for Dublin's new bridge
# Name Game
# Name Game

17 become 10: Here are the possible names for Dublin's new bridge

Jun 12th 2013, 5:58 PM 22,851 Views 119 Comments

Tony Gregory, Oscar Wilde and Jonathan Swift are among the names dropped from the remaining options.

6 ways Ireland is seriously spooky
# Halloween
From The Daily Edge
# Halloween

6 ways Ireland is seriously spooky

Oct 27th 2012, 6:00 PM 22,929 Views 34 Comments

Frightening placenames, cholera epidemics that inspired Bram Stoker, and featuring in episodes of Murder She wrote…