As part of Fáilte Ireland’s “Accelerate Domestic Tourism” strategic pillar plan for 2023, the Festival Team are introducing a pilot scheme to raise the domestic profile and awareness of the global positioning of Ireland, Home of Halloween and to increase footfall, support economic impact, (night-time economy) for your destination.

A series of professional night-time ‘Samhain Processions’ will be delivered in up to three destinations over the October bank holiday weekend, whose theme is aligned with authentic Samhain/Halloween origins and traditions.

Fáilte Ireland is inviting expressions of interest for participation in this pilot scheme.  This is a competitive process whereby up to 3 destinations will be chosen to participate.  If you are interested in participating in the night-time ‘Samhain Processions’ scheme, please read the criteria and answer all questions with as much detail as possible.

The deadline for the return of completed Expression of Interest EOI forms is 9th of May @ 12pm.

Successful applicants will be notified by Monday 22nd May.

If you have any questions about the scheme, please contact  Azeta Seery and Ellie Dowling