Jane with "Frederick" and Julia's with "Kuai". "Every year Jane and Julia light their pumpkins, dance around them, blow out the candles and make a wish." - Alan Duffy, Dublin.
"James McClean - Republic of Ireland soccer player" by Shane Kenny, Co Kerry: "I wanted to pay tribute to James by producing this carving with a scalpel which took me five hours. He might scare a few Danes in a couple of weeks."
"Jack the Rotter" by Jenny Maslen in Wexford
"The Night King" by Dani Maguire, Dublin
"ET the Pumpkin" by Neve Connolly, Drumcondra
"Spawn of Satan Ultrasound" by Max Nolke, Dublin
"Breaking Bad" by Ciaran Byrne, Swords, Co Dublin
"Owl" by Brendan Doyle from Kilkenny now living in Kingston, Jamaica, inspired by a painting he did that won the Texco Childrens Art prize when he was 16.
"Creepy Skull" by Elena Verling, Dublin
"The Spooky President" made by Laura Kidney in Athlone for her husband Liam
"Trumpkin" by Ethel Murphy, Co Kilkenny.
"Pumpkin Jack" from the Nightmare Before Christmas, by Trudy Ahern and her daughter Lauren in Dublin
"Hallowedding", by Alan Ward, created as a surprise for his sister-in-law Rachel's wedding in Belfast.
"Einstein", by Andrew Mayne in Co Monaghan, "carved exclusively with a potato peeler and a swiss army knife".
"Alien vs Predator" by Liam Murphy, Co Kilkenny
"Pumpcat" by Edie (7) and Cormac (42) Donnelly, Sandyford
"Trick or treat totem" by Mya and Marcus Lynam
"Carvin Marvin", by John Boyle, Dublin
"The Original Ghost Trio" by Michael Hajduk, Toronto
"Pumpkin Vader", by Catherine Hammond's brother Gareth in New York
"Angler fish" by Dave Hardiman, Co Galway
"Spiderman" by Odhran Costello, Clonmel
"Dracarys the dragon pumpkin", by Christina Maher, Co Westmeath
"Mary Pumpkins" by Andrew Steyaert in Dublin, a "big Julie Andrews fan".
"Shark Attack", by Jess Hemp, Vancouver, Canada (originally from Monkstown, Co Dublin). "Who needs ghosts and ghouls when you have aliens of the sea lurking beneath you."
"Jimmy the Pumpkin" by James Cunningham and his mum Fiona in Co Monaghan
"Willy Wonka" by Ethel Murphy in Co Kilkenny, who has been carving pumpkins and turnips for 30 years.
"Stay Puft" from Ghostbusters, by Emma Peart, Dorset
"Carnivore" by Conor Jones (8), Dublin 18
"Jack-o-plantern" by Caoimhe Jones (10) in Dublin.
"Monster Stitch!" by the Jones sisters, Carrickfergus.
"The Donald and Ivanka" by Hannah (12) and Ava (10) Maguire.
"Skeleton", by Carol Casey in Macroom, Co Cork.
"Trickery Trump" by Bobby (5), Pia (3) and mum Emer Harrington in Dublin. "It is our first pumpkin where the kids were able to get involved. Each took turns to draw the eyes, teeth, clear out the goo and paint on the eyes and blood running along the brain. The "fake" hair was an essential finishing touch to our Trumptastic creation!"
"One in a minion!" Brothers Mark and David Courtney, Dublin
"Percy Pumpkin" by Suzanne Nagle, with assistance from Jimmy and Dasha in Waterford
"Halloween owl" by Carol Casey, Macroom, Co Cork.
"Mumkin" by Caoimhe Penollar (9), Dublin.
'Want your boat, Georgie?' by Stephanie Sammann, Dublin: "Pennywise from IT creeped into my nightmares weeks ago after watching the new film. Now he can haunt the neighbours too."
"Fat Pedro", by Julio for his Irish girlfriend Catherine Caffrey, in Norway.
"Jack 'Charlton' O'Lantern" by Louise Conville in Ferns, Co Wexford
Emma Gough and her three friends in Herefordshire carved their favourite Disney characters.
"Spooky spider pumpkin" by Grainne Halligan, Co Dublin.
"Jack" and "Pumpkin Head" by Jacques and Hugo O'Leary, Paris. "We miss Ireland lots this time of year."
"Tryanapumkin rex" by Jodie Jenkins, Liverpool
"Bug" by Benny Ocampo, Greystones, Co Wicklow.
"Witches will be stirring it up" by Rebecca O'Keeffe, Sandymount, Dublin 4
"Uni-pumpkin" and "Minecraft" by Grace and Finbar Causer, Malahide
"Pan's Labyrinth" by Joanne Howell, Dublin
"Harry Pumpkinter" sent in by Mark Tighe. "My 6-year-old Finn makes Harry Potter into a pumpkin, complete with glasses and glowing scar."
"Mom's brain by midterm", by Mary Murphy, Tramore, Co Waterford
'Shenlong the Spirit Dragon' by Maximillian Nolke, Dublin
"Peppa Pig" by Oli McHugh: "Personally I find Peppa Pig quite frightening. My daughter Iris however, is a big fan.
She is almost three and is delighted by this creation."
"Angry Dad and sulky teen" by Oscar O'Maonaigh, Blessington, Co Wicklow
"Fred dead in the head", by Paul McCarthy and his three-year-old son, Renmore, Co Galway. "He's looking forward to trick or treating in his super scary Darth Vader Costume. May the force be with him!"
"Nightmare at Halloween" by Aidan Lynam, Dublin
"Fire breathing dragon" by Alan Matthews, Co Meath