Halloween: Customs, Myths and Messiness

“Snap-apple Night, or All-Hallow Eve in Ireland” by Daniel Maclise (1833)
from “A general dictionary of Provincialisms” (1838)
from ‘A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language’ (1808)
Illustration to Robert Burns’ poem Halloween by J.M. Wright and Edward Scriven (c. 1841)
Freeman’s Journal, 16/10/1901. This is the earliest mention of Samhain in the Irish Newspaper Archive.
Freeman’s Journal (2/11/1903)
Samhain Revived (1911)

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Librarian & Historian. Researching and writing about slavery, memory and power. Ko-Fi https://ko-fi.com/liamhogan