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Thousands flock to scary Derry 01.11.17

TENS of thousands of people flocked to the centre of Derry on Halloween night as the city signed off on its 2017 celebrations in spooktacular style.
Crowds crammed the streets to watch the climactic ‘Releasing the Moon’ street carnival parade where arts, circus and street performers joined hundreds of local children in a multi-coloured trail along the banks of the Foyle.
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The evening ended when the stunning annual fireworks display illuminated the night sky.
It was a scene that was replicated across Donegal and the North West as thousands of families went out trick or treating in their communities.
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Over last weekend and into this week, the Under the Samhain Moon themed Halloween celebrations in Derry attracted record numbers of around 45,000 as revellers gathered for a jam-packed programme of music, dance and other cultural activities.
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