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Haunted Old Ground Hotel

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Haunted Old Ground Hotel

Has anyone else had a haunted expirence at the Old Ground Hotel in Ennis? I was pulled out of bed by a ghost ( literally) on november 9th 2007.

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1. Re: Haunted Old Ground Hotel

Are you pulling our legs? :-)

Maybe Alan Flynn needed the bed back? (Were you there after 2PM on check out day - it is getting to Winter, so none of us are looking particularly tanned.)

I've had a quick google and checked Clare Library for any history, but couldn't find anything - perhaps Bannergirl might have heard something (that goes bump in the night) ?

If I hear anything more useful, will post back.

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Are you sure it wasn't some type of REM sleep disorder issue?

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After a few pints some have paranormal experiences also.

Slightly off the subject, Carrigoran Castle (in ruins - between Newmarket on Fergus & Shannon) supposedly has the ghost of a monkey who roused the household when a fire broke out - saved the family but perished himself :-(

Maybe he went to Ennis on his holidays and is getting up all kinds of monkey business after a visit to the Poets corner?

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I can't say I have ever heard any stories about the Old Ground being haunted.

Ferdia, lol about Alan Flynn. He did run the Dublin Marathon for charity on the October Bank Holiday, so anything is possible.

Spooked, in case you are wondering, Alan is the owner of the hotel.

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Bannergirl. Could explain how he disappeared so quickly :-)

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True Ferdia, he has been doing a lot of training ok. lol

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ferdia, I'm cracking up at work here....your first post was absolutely classic! :)

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Stayed at the Old Ground Nov. 12 and 13th , 5th floor smoking room and I can say there were no problems. Actually it was the best hotel I stayed at in Ireland. Top notch - great pub,service, and location. Highly recommend it!!

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whatthehell1. Thanks - your posting name always brings a smile

:-)

massapequamom. You probably already know this, but you can give Old Ground a good review in hotel section of TA.

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10. Re: Haunted Old Ground Hotel

I had my second stay at the place this past June...sure enough, I was awakened at 4:00 in the morning...strange noises outside the door, ghaslty singing voices...moans and whispers, then it got louder...

But I finally opened the door and asked the drunks to quiet down and move on.

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