Does a poltergeist roam the halls of this spooky Irish school?
Spooky CCTV footage has emerged from an Irish school that shows doors, school lockers and paper moving and banging on their own.
There had previously been so many unexplained disturbances at Deerpark CBS school in Cork that they installed motion-activated cameras to find out what was causing the trouble.
And now it seems they have their answer – nothing!
Seemingly without any reason the door swings open and closed of its own accord, a locker crashes against the wall and furniture moves back and forth.
One locker then sprang open and threw out some books and paper onto the floor.
A floor sign warning people not to slip suddenly forgot its own advice and flipped and clattered over on its’ side.
It’s certainly disturbing footage and Principal Kevin Barry hasn’t ruled out the possibility that it could be the work of a poltergeist.
He said: “Obviously we were alerted to movement in the school and when we went back to review the movement that’s what we saw.
“We’re bemused ourselves, we don’t know [what it is]. We do feel there is something strange going on because people do get from time to time a real chill in the air when they go past that area.
“It’s very interesting – one of my teachers brings his pet in with him but the pet never wants to go down that way.”
However, Mr Barry has also said that he put up the cameras to see whether somebody was playing a prank on the school.
He continued: “I’m a sceptic myself but we said we’d throw it up on our Facebook page, simply because we don’t know is this a prank or what?
“Is somebody playing games with us?
“It’s a very old building, going back a number of years and it’s got a lot of history.
“People in old buildings are always hearing noises and strange sounds but this is the first time we’ve actually caught something.”
If somebody had gone into the building late at night they would have been seen by other motion activated cameras which are all over the school, including in the lead up to the spooky corridor.
However, Mr Barry said: “Because we have motion-sensor detectors now, we should have been able to detect other people coming towards that area on the other cameras, and we haven’t been able to.”
Take a look at the video below.