Day: October 30, 2017

  • More Samhain, less Hallowe’en – up with this sort of thing!

    More Samhain than Hallowe’en these days in Cavan. [possible alternative title – a tale of two Dohertys]. Samhain is the Irish for Halloween. It is a very old and scary festival. Turnips carved into voodoo shrunken head shapes, ducking for apples, doing stuff to scare the bejeezes out of the neighbours. Anything to take the […]