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An Irish Halloween – Stories from “Samhain” (#310)

Do you have some Irish Halloween stories in your family? Join us as we share some Irish Halloween memories and tell stories from this time of year known on the Celtic Calendar as “Samhain”.

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Episode Summary:

Welcome to Season 3, Episode 10 of the Letter from Ireland Show.

Join us on this episode of the Letter from Ireland show as we tell some surprising stories from an Irish Halloween! Did you know that many of the rituals and traditions associated with Halloween came from the Celtic Festival of “Samhain” (pronounced “sow-en” – “sow” as pronounced in pig)?

Carina and Mike talk about the Celtic seasons and festivals, their own Irish Halloween memories – and tell two very special Irish stories linked to this time of year.

So, come on in – sit down and have a listen to these wonderful seasonal Irish tales of things that go bump in the night!

The Letter from Ireland Show is a weekly podcast that goes out each Thursday from our cottage in County Cork. Tune in to this episode – and dive straight in to a bit of Irish caint, ceóil agus craic (conversation, music and craic!).


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Slán for now, Mike and Carina.

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