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Irish School Films 'Ghostly Activity'

A chilling video said to have come from a security system at a school in Ireland purportedly shows what appears to be some kind of poltergeist-like activity in one of the building's hallways.

The unnerving scene was filmed at the Deerpark secondary school in the city of Cork early Sunday morning.

In the creepy footage, a door at the end of the hallway can be seen and heard slamming open and shut.

However that's just the beginning as what looks to be a heavy column of lockers then ominously rocks forwards and backwards before the door of one cubby swings open and papers are sent flying out of it.

The weirdness culminates with a wet floor sign being violently knocked over as if it being kicked by an unseen force.

What makes this case particularly unique is that, unlike many other pieces of ghostly footage, the video did not come from paranormal investigators or your run-of-the-mill ghost hunters.

In fact, the footage was shared by the school itself on their various social media accounts in posts which asked, "Prank or poltergeist," and joked about needing the number for Ghostbusters.

This would seem to lend an air of credibility to the footage, however it also raises the specter of suspicion that the entire tale may very well be part of a class project.

Unfortunately, that would appear to be the case based on a statement from the school's principal which seems to blow the lid off of the entire affair.

"We can't explain the footage," Kevin Barry told the newspaper the Independent before inviting people to "make up their own minds" at a school event known as 'FearPark' to be held at the end of the month.

Perhaps the only thing less surprising than the possibility that the footage is fake might just be that the principal, of all people, would be the one to squash a good prank, since that seems to be standard operating procedure for a school administrator.

That said, while Deerpark may not truly be haunted by a sinister spirit, there is apparently someone on the staff who is teaching the kids a valuable lesson in viral marketing.

Source: Independent.ie


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