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The Original Halloween Traditions: Samhain in Ireland

Irish Samhain turnip

Shane Lehane on the Brendan O'Connor Radio Show discussing Irish Halloween Traditions

Listen to Shane Lehane on the Brendan O'Connor show, discussing old Irish Samhain traditions with Dearbhail McDonald and Maura Derrane.
It was very interesting to hear Maura's perspective having grown up on the Aran Islands, and Shane's insights as a folklorist. Shane is the course director of CSN's Cultural and Heritage Studies course.

Listen to the clip hereBroadcaster Maura Derrane and Folklorist Shane Lehane, joined the programme to discuss Halloween, and the traditions associated with it.

Irish Samhain carved turnip