Frightful carry on at The Mar­ket House - Cham­ber Spookes-per­son

The Kerryman (North Kerry) - - COMMUNITY NEWS -

FOL­LOW­ING on from the suc­cess of last year’s Hal­loween film show­ing in the Ivy Leaf Art Cen­tre, Castleisland Cham­ber Al­liance has an­nounced de­tails of this year’s Chil­dren’s Hal­loween event. The cham­ber’s events sub com­mit­tee put its col­lec­tive, cre­ative head to work and will go one bet­ter for this year’s event.

“With the help of art teacher Katie O’Reilly, tran­si­tion year stu­dents of St Pa­tricks Col­lege and Pre­sen­ta­tion Con­vent, Castleisland we plan to trans­form JKs into a Spook­tac­u­lar Ex­pe­ri­ence for one night only,” said a cham­ber spokesper­son.

“There will be some­thing to view or par­tic­i­pate in on all four floors of the build­ing.

Doors open at 6.30pm. Hal­loween Scenes, Ma­gi­cian, Drac­ula and Hal­loween Games Room will be avail­able for the chil­dren. Moms and dads can avail of a cuppa and some Hal­loween treats in Emma and Marie’s Pop-Up Café,” said the spokesper­son.

A Hal­loween themed dance per­for­mance takes place at 8pm on the third floor fol­lowed by a kid­dies disco.

Each child will re­ceive a goodie bag on de­par­ture. Ad­mis­sion is by ticket only. Cost €5 per child ac­com­pa­ny­ing adults free. Tick­ets are avail­able at: Gaelscoil Aogáin; Scoil Muire Gan Smál; Castleisland Boys Na­tional School; Kil­murry Na­tional School; Scoil Ide Cur­ranes, Scartaglin Na­tional School; Lynch’s Phar­macy and Tomo Burke Elec­tri­cal.

“We would like to thank Katie O’Reilly and Brid De­vane in par­tic­u­lar for their en­ergy and en­thu­si­asm to­wards this project.

“We would also like to thank our spon­sors Neil Hickey, Garvey’s Su­per­Valu and Walsh Colour Print. We look for­ward to greet­ing you and re­ally hope you have a spook­tac­u­lar evening,” said the en­thu­si­as­tic spookes-per­son.

Photo by John Reidy

RIGHT: J.K. O’Con­nor’s / The Mar­ket House will be the fo­cus of at­ten­tion over Hal­loween as Castleisland Cham­ber Al­liance stages its ‘Spook­tac­u­lar’ there.

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