Ryan O’Neill on Most Haunted 2008

The tenth series of Most Haunted began on 19 February 2008 and came to a close at the end of April. This series featured three psychic mediums: Johnnie Fiori, Clipstone native Barrie John and Brian Shepherd. Lesley Smith replaced Richard Felix as resident historian on the recorded shows and travelled with the team to each location.

The team were also joined by Scottish paranormal investigator Ryan O’Neill, a guest on episodes 1&2 of series 10 at Coalhouse Fort.

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Inveraray Jail – Scotland

Inveraray Jail has a rich history behind it. Since its opening to the public as a living museum in 1989, visitors can step back in time to see for themselves the impressive courthouse where actual court cases are re-enacted from historical records.

They can also share in the courtroom drama with accurate models dressed in authentic costumes sitting lifelike on the court’s public and jury benches, and, of course, the Judge himself.

It’s the next best thing to time travel!

You can also explore the old prison, the new prison, and get locked up in the rebuilt Airing Yards. Find out about jail history, discover your roots in our prison records, and learn about life in jail and the infamous prison escapes.
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Edinburgh Vaults

The Edinburgh Vaults or South Bridge Vaults are a series of chambers formed in the nineteen arches of the South Bridge in Edinburgh, Scotland, which was completed in 1788. For around 30 years, the vaults were used to house taverns, cobblers and other tradesmen, and as storage space for illicit material, reportedly including the bodies of people killed by serial killers Burke and Hare for medical experiments.

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HS Founder Ryan O’Neill – Most Haunted

As some may be aware, in the past Ryan has assisted Antix Productions (the makers of MH) Which is owned by Karl Beattie the star of the show along with wife Yvette Fielding. The amount of assistance given has varied from simple research through to allowing the usage of equipment and appearances on both Edinburgh live Show and Filmed episodes in series 10. – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Most_Haunted_episodes#Series_10_.282008.29

2006-2009 where the main time frames whereas Ryan helped the guys at ANTIX Productions.

“I am often asked about fakery and the people associated with the program and I have to say while I have worked with them, I have never once witnessed deliberate fakery”

As for the main members of Most Haunted including production, Ryan reiterates that he has never met a greater selection of people. Whether it was receiving excellent pointers from Ciaran, massive hugs of appreciation from both Yvette & Karl, lots of fun and laugher with Johnnie Fiori or non stop assistance from the production guys via endless calls/emails back at that particular time.

“Even as lately as few weeks ago (2012) I spoke briefly over private message (Facebook) with Karl, I thanked him and Yvette for such fond memories….even now he is such a kind hearted person with great words”

Here is a selection of material from that time:

TV Investigations & Research

It looks so much fun doesn’t it? The TV aspect of paranormal investigations and the amount of activity reported throughout the usual hour session. Non-stop historical information, theories and action as we sit on the edge of our seat in awe of what is transpiring in front of us. It truly is fantastic entertainment and personally I love getting lost in the excitement but at this, it stops.

You see, I have been both behind the scenes and on real investigations and the difference is night and date, they truly should not be thought as the same.
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