Bram Stoker

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Nosferatu

At any random point in the last century, somebody, somewhere has been writing an article on “a new golden age for horror”. Meanwhile, somebody else wa(...)

‘Out of the Wild Sky’ passes by Galway Cathedral on Sunday evening. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Lightning struck and demonic drums banished blues across Galway city on Sunday night as a winged prophet was pursued by an illuminated mannequin named(...)

Christopher Lee in the 1958  film, ‘Dracula’, directed by Terence Fisher. Photograph: Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images

Writers write about what they know, so when we try to understand where Bram Stoker took his inspiration for Dracula, we look to his own life. Stoker’(...)

The limited-edition coin designed by David Rooney.

Just in time for Halloween, the Central Bank has launched a commemorative €15 Bram Stoker Dracula collector coin. The silver proof coin commemorates (...)

Bram Stoker: drew inspiration from Dublin’s supernatural lore. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Bram Stoker is said to have acquired some of his ideas about vampires from the Scottish-born writer Emily Gerard, and particularly her essay on “Trans(...)

Bram Stoker Festival: the Dublin event runs from Friday until Monday. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall

The final bank-holiday weekend before we give up the ghost for the year has, happily, plenty of ghostcentric events – and a whole lot more besides, ri(...)

One of Oliver Cromwell’s torturers ( Jordan Begley) scares his audience at Vaults Live

The students from the south Dublin school shriek with delight as their teacher is hauled before a tired and emotional judge and accused of singing exc(...)

Colm Tóibín. Photograph:  Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

There is a peculiar intensity about some streets in Dublin that gets more layered the longer you live in the city and the more stray memories and asso(...)

Amada Hilton Sawyer of Irish Girl in Brooklyn confesses to passions that include antiques, mid-century furniture and lighting.

New York style comes to Limerick Given a choice, who would pick Limerick over New York? Amanda Hilton Sawyer, for one. After years in the Big Apple s(...)

Brendan Coyle plays an embittered theatre critic who falls in with a group of vampires in a new production of Conor McPherson's 1997 play. ‘I’ve been lucky, I’ve never been eviscerated.’

To all those who were immersed in Twilight, The Originals, fancy the idea of Sky’s new A Discovery of Witches series (worth a miss on the basis of the(...)

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