Halloween may be over for another year, but it’s still a fascinating link to the “otherworld” in ancient Irish culture.
Watch this interesting documentary on origins of Ireland’s biggest Halloween Carnival in Derry back to troubled years of 1980s.
Dessie Baker, the director and producer, contacted us to share this out to you. Go raibh maith agat, a Dessie!
It also traces origins of Halloween itself to the Celtic festival of Samhain. Dr. Jenny Butler from the Folklore Department of University College, Cork narrates this.
Film uses footage from spectacular 2013 Inferno show, produced by LUXe, based in Donegal.