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Samhain – Hallowe’en in Ireland Posted by on Oct 31, 2020

Dia daoibh — Hi everyone! Did you know that the origins of Halloween are actually Irish? Samhain is a Celtic pagan festival that originated thousand of years ago. It marks the end of the harvest season and the ‘light season’ and the beginning of winter, the ‘dark season.’ Oíche Shamhna is the Irish word for Halloween…

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