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Halloween a History Doth Commence Long Long Ago Part II

| November 1, 2009

History of Halloween Part II The Samhain was a time to prepare stores of meat and grains to last through the winter. Some animals were slaughtered.   The bones of the cattle were tossed upon the flames of the Bonfire.   The  “bonefire”  (from the ‘Gaeli tine cnamh’) was the sole fire.   Then each family lit its […]

Halloween a History Doth Commence Long Long Ago Part I

| October 30, 2009

  History of Halloween Part I The Ancient Celts were the tribal people who inhabited most of western and central Europe,   3000 years ago.   The Celts migrated west,   eventually arriving in Ireland. This is where many of our Halloween traditions originate. At the end of summer,   after the harvest had been gathered and winter approached, […]