Halloween and the Irish


How it’s New York: Halloween has become a true secular Christmas here, with houses decked out in orange lights and costumes for all.
How it’s Irish: Halloween has an Irish history too.

The History of Halloween and the Views from the People of Ireland (via SBWire)

Originally a pagan festival, the Celtic Irish have grown to Celebrate Halloween with the passion and verve of other countries. We get the thoughts of Italo Andrade of Celebrate It in Kilkenny. Kilkenny, Ireland — (SBWIRE) — 10/16/2013 — You may or…

Gwen Orel
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The only New York journalist who writes for both the Forward and Irish Music Magazine.