Hallows is back!

We are delighted to announce that Bümblê and Reboot Events, in association with the Students’ Union and University Societies will host Hallows again this year on Tuesday 31st October.

Hallows is the biggest Hallowe’en Event in Galway and will showcase Irish and international DJs.

We also welcome back The Dirty Circus for a special Hallows show, and over thirty societies will transform Áras na Mac Léinn and Sult into a 2,500 capacity venue.

This event is totally SOLD OUT! There won’t be any tickets on the door. Over 18’s ID Required.

Doors 18:30 early entry advised. No Ticket No Entry.  No re-entry. 

Line up Tuesday 31st October 

Bailey Allen Hall

19:00-19:30 Soul Doubt

19:30-20:15 Fionn Curran

20:15-20:45 Reboot DJs

20:45-21:45 LA LA

21:45-22:45 Yasmin Gardezi

22:45-23:55 MERO B2B Skearney


18:30-21:00 DJ Soc

21:30-23:30 The Dirty Circus

Food Village (Beside Human Biology Building and Áras Uí Chathail)

19:00-23:00 Ember Firehouse, Handsome Burger and O’Reilly’s Salthill.

Street Outdoor Spectacle in The Student Plaza:

  • Spirits of Samhain  – an Arts Soc Street Spectacle. Drawing inspiration from the ancient Celtic festival Samhain, Arts Soc in collaboration with Artist Anet Moore has created a daring visual for Hallows. Follow an eclectic array of characters from the animal and spirit realm in an illuminated walkabout spectacle. 19:30-20:24
  • Dr Hallows Ugly Labaratory – A Dramsoc production: Combining theatre, lights and sound to create a spooky interractive performance, repeated 3 times at 21:00, 22:00 and 23:00 (approx 10 minutes long)
  • Día des Los Muertos – with Mexican Societies celebrating the Mexican traditional Day of The Dead with dance, music and costume. short performances at 19:20, 20:20, 21:20 and 22:20

The Cube (downstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn)

Zoo Soc Face your Fears, have you ever handled a spider or a snake now is your chance! Can you face your fear?

Witches Call: Salem Witch Trials, are you a witch? will you be brought to trial? Join Witches Call in the Cube for 2 short performances at 21:30 and 22:30.

The Hub (downstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn)

Baking Soc Bake Sale, get your self some homemade goodies 19:00-21:00
Writers Society: two-sentence horror story competition. Stop by the booth, write a short story in two sentences, top 3 win a prize. 19:00-21:00
Style Soc: would you like some spooky make up plus enter our best fancy dress competition 19:00-21:00
Mexican Society: Come and see their Día des Los Muertos altar.
Plus Games & Hydration Station till 23:00

Hallows Photo Competition 

€30 Galway Camera Voucher to be won. Share your best shot and tag @universityofgalwayphotosoc


3 Bars, (Sult, Bailey Allen Hall and Food Village),
4 toilet locations (Sult, Áras na Mac Léinn Foyer, Food Village & behind the Bailey Allen).
Cloak Room in aid of The Galway Simon Community in the Bank of Ireland Theatre.
First Aid and Quiet Space Large Acoustic Room.


Artice by
Joanna Brophy