Ireland’s Favourite Halloween Movies & Sweets Revealed

These days Halloween is all about terrifying movies, sexy costumes and spooky gin cocktails; but let’s think back for a minute to the good old days of bobbing for apples in the kitchen sink; garden firework displays, and bin liner capes.

DID Electrical surveyed 2,000 Irish grown-ups to uncover what spooky movies from their childhoods the nation will be sticking in the DVD player tonight; and what treats they’ll be stealing from the trick or treat bags once the kids go to bed!

Ireland’s favorite childhood Halloween movies:

1.     Hocus Pocus (29.9%)

2.     Ghostbusters (21.4%)

3.     Addams Family (13.4%)

4.     Casper (11.9%)

5.     Nightmare Before Christmas (9%)

6.     Halloweentown (7.4%)

7.     The Witches (7%)

Ireland’s favourite childhood Halloween treats:

1.     Milk Teeth

2.     Penguin bars

3.     Swizzel’s Drumstick Lollies

4.     Wagon Wheels

5.     Barratt’s Candy Sticks

6.     Swizzel’s Double Lollies

7.     Parma Violets

For the full survey results with gender and age breakdowns, head to the DID Electrical Blog;

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