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Dark tales this Hallowe’en in Sligo with Dracula to the fore

History and entertainment are promised rather than nightmares when a special Hallowe’en tour of sligo gets underway next week. Micheál O’Domhnaill reports

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Mel Ní Mhaolanfaidh, the tour guide. on the Mall, where Sligo’s Fever Hospital was located.

Mel Ní Mhaolanfaidh, the tour guide. on the Mall, where Sligo’s Fever Hospital was located.

Mel Ní Mhaolanfaidh, the tour guide. on the Mall, where Sligo’s Fever Hospital was located.

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Did you know that the cholera epidemic of the early 1830’s in Sligo may have inspired Bram Stoker to write Dracula?

Or that on May 5th the Banshee would come looking for souls to bring into the afterlife?


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