IN PICTURES: 13 photos of hundreds of witches helping to launch Derry's 2018 Hallowe'en Carnival

Derry's world famous Hallowe'en Carnival was officially launched by Mayor Councillor John Boyle on the city's ancient walls on Thursday evening.

Friday, 17th August 2018, 12:58 pm
Updated Sunday, 2nd September 2018, 10:08 pm
The Mayor Councillor John Boyle and Michelle Jameson from Tourism NI with some of the hundreds of witches who descended on the Walls of Derry as Derry City and Strabane District Council launched the Hallowe'en 2018 programme. (Photo: Martin McKeown/

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