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Hallowe’en is traditionally associated with dressing up, eating sweets treats and stories about ghouls and ghosts but this Hallowe’en there will be a unique and intriguing event in Kilbehenny, which aims to open up a discussion about what Hallowee’en means to people.

Organised by the Kilbehenny Community Centre Committee, the event “The Story of Hallowe’en will take place in Kilbehenny Community Centre on Friday, October 30th. at 8pm and all are welcome. (Please note the event is aimed at adults, not children.

Guests will be welcomed on arrival into the hall with glasses of delicious warm punch and there will be a host of interesting talks and discussions on the night with topics ranging from locals sights of historical interest to houses in Cork where paranormal investigators have found thing that they cannot explain.

The night will combine talks from experts in different fields, as there will be sound therapy from Dee O’Connor, John Sherlock will talk about Hallowe’en traditions and Kevin from Paranormal Ireland will speak about different things he has encountered in his work.

Martin Rafferty Tallow based psychic will talk about some of her own experiences, Pat Dillane will talk about Shamanic practices, John Hassett will explore ancient sites in Kilbehenny, Martin White will discuss healing and John King, a Kilworth seanachai will tell an enchanting Hallowe’en tale.

This kind of event has never been done in the locality and anyone interested in the stories of Hallowe’en or simply wanting to experience something different is urged to come along and support the event.

Tickets are €10 and are available from Kilbehenny Community Centre, Roche’s Spar in Mitchelstown and from Caroline (087 1220116) or Moss (087 8214991) and the Kilbehenny Community Centre Facebook page.

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