'I had a feeling someone was standing over me at the bottom of the bed' - Independent.ie readers share their supernatural experiences
With the news that supernatural 'ghost hunters' are more in demand in Ireland than ever, we asked you on Twitter to share your spookiest experiences with us - and just in time for Halloween.
"In 2001 we purchased an old small house. The previous, and only, owner had died a few years beforehand. The house was stripped bare with only a kitchen table, chair, wellies and a number of crosses and Child of Prague's left in the house. Following a lengthy renovation process, whereby I asked the builder to bury the old man's items in the garden, we finally moved in. For the first six months I used to wake up every night with a feeling that someone was standing over me at the bottom of the bed. I was petrified! I put it down to stress until my son, who was nearly two at the time, used to say 'man in hat'.