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Final show on 2FM: DJ Louise McSharry. Photo by Frank McGrath

Final show on 2FM: DJ Louise McSharry. Photo by Frank McGrath

Final show on 2FM: DJ Louise McSharry. Photo by Frank McGrath

Halloween, as heard on The Home Show (Newstalk, Sun 8am), is descended in large part from the Celtic festival of Samhain.

Clodagh Doyle, keeper of the Irish Folklife Collection at the National Museum of Ireland, told Sinead Ryan that the Christian festival Halloween (a contraction of “All Hallow’s Eve”) followed on from Samhain.


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