Trim Castle

Over 3 spectacular Halloween nights, Trim Castle comes to life!

Three spectacular, supernatural nights

County Meath’s stunning and historic Trim Castle and its surrounds become the spectacular stage for three supernatural night’s of music, light, food & Halloween spectacle.

Your guide for these nights of nights are the festival spirits who will announce the arrival of an unruly mob of Samhain creatures who’ll march, crawl and fly forth into the Halloween night.

What's on in Trim Castle

Jerry Fish's Electric Púca Sideshow - Event Card
TRIM Castle Concert
20:00 - 22:00
€20

Jerry Fish's Electric Púca Sideshow

31 October

For the opening night of the Púca Festival Jerry resurrects his hugely popular Electric Sideshow for Trim Castle with a wicked and unholy night of Halloween entertainment. (This event is 18+)

Trim Castle Concerts - Multibuy Ticket - Event Card
TRIM Castle Concert
20:00 - 23:00
€60.01

Trim Castle Concerts - Multibuy Ticket

31 October

Book all three of our spectacular Trim Castle Concerts (31 Oct, 1 & 2 Nov) for just €55. Multibuy tickets are limited, so get in quick. (This event is 18+)

The Tales of Dullahan - Event Card
Trim Castle Grounds
18:00 - 23:00
FREE

The Tales of Dullahan

31 October

As dusk falls, the three magically projected heads appear and begin to speak and sing, as visitors take control of their mouths, animating them to lip-sync The Tales of Dullahan.

The Breath of Boann - Event Card
Trim Púca Light Spectacular
18:00 - 23:00
FREE

The Breath of Boann

31 October

Artist Mark Anderson's magnificent visceral instrument sends balls of fire into the sky as it creates The Breath of Boann in the form of a dozen spectacular jets of flame.

Faery Trails - Event Card
Trim Púca Light Spectacular
18:00 - 23:00
FREE

Faery Trails

31 October

Lucas Chih-Peng Kao has created a magical site-specific experience bringing the faeries to life for Púca Festival!

Illuminos - Event Card
Trim Castle Grounds
18:00 - 23:00
FREE

Illuminos

31 October

Using interactive sound triggers and visual codes Púca participants will be able to play the exterior of the castle in real time, allowing walls and defences to clang and tumble open.

Lighting Strikes - Event Card
Trim Púca Light Spectacular
18:00 - 23:00
FREE

Lighting Strikes

31 October

Lightning Strikes is a large scale laser-projection by Seb Lee-Delisle that will recreate spectacular electrical effects around the facade of St. Mary’s Abbey.

Awaken The Spirits - Event Card
Trim Púca Light Spectacular
18:00 - 23:00
FREE

Awaken The Spirits

31 October

Using interactive sound triggers and visual codes Púca participants will be able to play the exterior of the castle in real time, allowing walls and defences to clang and tumble open.

Aura - Event Card
Trim Púca Light Spectacular
18:00 - 23:00
FREE

Aura

31 October

This moving image work captures audience form and feelings with a camera and biometric sense technology. Every movement and mood are relayed as a colour tone.

Arrival of the Spirits - Event Card
Trim Castle Grounds
18:00 - 20:00
FREE

Arrival of the Spirits

31 October

Meet the original spirits of Halloween in this dramatic Festival opener as we welcome some very special Festival guests into the atmospheric surrounds of Trim Castle Keep.

Just Mustard - Pillow Queens - Æ MAK - Event Card
TRIM Castle Concert
20:00 - 23:00
€16.81

Just Mustard - Pillow Queens - Æ MAK

01 November

Breaking Tunes Púca Nite Home-grown bands, all making waves on the local music scene descend on Trim for a special night showcasing the very best of Ireland’s next generation of music-making. (This event is 18+)

Armagh Rhymers - Event Card
Trim Castle Grounds
18:00 - 19:00
FREE

Armagh Rhymers

01 November

Armagh Rhymers are set to enthral visitors to this year’s Púca Festival with their unique blend of traditional costumes, performance and music.

Faery Trails - Event Card
Trim Púca Light Spectacular
18:00 - 23:00
FREE

Faery Trails

01 November

Lucas Chih-Peng Kao has created a magical site-specific experience bringing the faeries to life for Púca Festival!

Illuminos - Event Card
Trim Castle Grounds
18:00 - 23:00
FREE

Illuminos

01 November

Using interactive sound triggers and visual codes Púca participants will be able to play the exterior of the castle in real time, allowing walls and defences to clang and tumble open.

Awaken The Spirits - Event Card
Trim Púca Light Spectacular
18:00 - 23:00
FREE

Awaken The Spirits

01 November

Using interactive sound triggers and visual codes Púca participants will be able to play the exterior of the castle in real time, allowing walls and defences to clang and tumble open.

Aura - Event Card
Trim Púca Light Spectacular
18:00 - 23:00
FREE

Aura

01 November

This moving image work captures audience form and feelings with a camera and biometric sense technology. Every movement and mood are relayed as a colour tone.

The Tales of Dullahan - Event Card
Trim Castle Grounds
18:00 - 23:00
FREE

The Tales of Dullahan

01 November

As dusk falls, the three magically projected heads appear and begin to speak and sing, as visitors take control of their mouths, animating them to lip-sync The Tales of Dullahan.

The Breath of Boann - Event Card
Trim Púca Light Spectacular
18:00 - 23:00
FREE

The Breath of Boann

01 November

Artist Mark Anderson's magnificent visceral instrument sends balls of fire into the sky as it creates The Breath of Boann in the form of a dozen spectacular jets of flame.

Lighting Strikes - Event Card
Trim Púca Light Spectacular
18:00 - 23:00
FREE

Lighting Strikes

01 November

Lightning Strikes is a large scale laser-projection by Seb Lee-Delisle that will recreate spectacular electrical effects around the facade of St. Mary’s Abbey.

The Breath of Boann - Event Card
Trim Púca Light Spectacular
18:00 - 23:00
FREE

The Breath of Boann

02 November

Artist Mark Anderson's magnificent visceral instrument sends balls of fire into the sky as it creates The Breath of Boann in the form of a dozen spectacular jets of flame.

Lighting Strikes - Event Card
Trim Púca Light Spectacular
18:00 - 23:00
FREE

Lighting Strikes

02 November

Lightning Strikes is a large scale laser-projection by Seb Lee-Delisle that will recreate spectacular electrical effects around the facade of St. Mary’s Abbey.

Aura - Event Card
Trim Púca Light Spectacular
18:00 - 23:00
FREE

Aura

02 November

This moving image work captures audience form and feelings with a camera and biometric sense technology. Every movement and mood are relayed as a colour tone.

KORMAC with the Irish Chamber Orchestra - Event Card
TRIM Castle Concert
20:00 - 23:00
€33

KORMAC with the Irish Chamber Orchestra

02 November

The acclaimed beatmaker and performer brings his stunning multimedia Equivalent Exchange to the closing night of the Púca Festival, joining forces with his Big Band and the Irish Chamber Orchestra for this genre-smashing show. (This event is 18+)

Armagh Rhymers - Event Card
Trim Castle Grounds
18:00 - 19:00
FREE

Armagh Rhymers

02 November

Armagh Rhymers are set to enthral visitors to this year’s Púca Festival with their unique blend of traditional costumes, performance and music.

Faery Trails - Event Card
Trim Púca Light Spectacular
18:00 - 23:00
FREE

Faery Trails

02 November

Lucas Chih-Peng Kao has created a magical site-specific experience bringing the faeries to life for Púca Festival!

Illuminos - Event Card
Trim Castle Grounds
18:00 - 23:00
FREE

Illuminos

02 November

Using interactive sound triggers and visual codes Púca participants will be able to play the exterior of the castle in real time, allowing walls and defences to clang and tumble open.

The Tales of Dullahan - Event Card
Trim Castle Grounds
18:00 - 23:00
FREE

The Tales of Dullahan

02 November

As dusk falls, the three magically projected heads appear and begin to speak and sing, as visitors take control of their mouths, animating them to lip-sync the Tales of Dullahan.

Awaken The Spirits - Event Card
Trim Púca Light Spectacular
18:00 - 23:00
FREE

Awaken The Spirits

02 November

Using interactive sound triggers and visual codes Púca participants will be able to play the exterior of the castle in real time, allowing walls and defences to clang and tumble open.

Athboy

Athboy

Join us at the ancient Hill of Ward for a spiritual procession in the shadow of this heritage site.

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Drogheda

Drogheda

A three day festival of Halloween music, film & light installations in one of Ireland's oldest towns.

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