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Moment in Time: Halloween Howls in 2008

Nowhere puts on a festival like us here in Laois, and one of our first is proof of that.

Halloween Howls celebrated ten years upstairs in Kavanagh’s in 2016, but unfortunately was cancelled in 2017.

The popular Portlaoise pub was awarded Innovative Pub of the Year at 2018 Irish Pub Awards regional finals.

And it will now go forward to the final of the National Pub Awards at the RDS Concert Hall on Wednesday November 21.

Their stage has seen some top acts over the years such as Bernard O’Shea, David McSavage, David O’Doherty and Alison Spittle.

The four day festival always drew a fantastic crowd with sell out shows, and we hope to see it come back some time soon.

Check out all the craic from the 2008 event.

Alf Harvey was there to capture it all.

Comedians John Moloney and Barry Murphy at Halloween Howls.
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Stephanie Hynds, Aisling Bermingham and Sean Pierce at Halloween Howls.
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Bernadette Ging, Carol Buggy and Anne Marie Ging at Halloween Howls.
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Lorraine Currham, Marian Dollard and Bernie Quigley at Halloween Howls.
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Patricia Mulhall and Sinead White at Halloween Howls.
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Damien and Elaine Browne at Halloween Howls.
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Malachy, Noel, Malachy and Danny McNulty at Halloween Howls.
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Cathy Ennis, Fionnuala McKeon, Brigid Lee and Deirdre O’Brien at Halloween Howls.
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Heidi Higgins sporting her pink shoes at Halloween Howls.
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Denis Aldritt, Trevor Flanagan and Mossie McDonald at Halloween Howls.
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Genevive McDonald and Cyrena Peavoy at Halloween Howls.
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Barry Murphy, PJ Kavanagh, Tommy Nicholson and Dermot McMorrow at Halloween Howls.
Picture: Alf Harvey.

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