Dressing Up for Halloween

EXHIBITION : HALLOWEEN

About this Item

Children dressing up for Halloween in Bray, County Wicklow.

  • Title
    Dressing Up for Halloween
  • 1st Broadcast
    31/10/1973
  • Clip Duration
    00:00:43
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Dressing Up for Halloween
  • Extended description

    Pupils from St Kieran's School in County Wicklow putting on wigs and costumes, riding off on the back of a horse drawn cart and collecting apples from a local house.

  • Information

    Halloween (a shortening of All Hallows’ Evening) is a yearly holiday observed around the world on October 31, the night before All Saints' Day incorporates traditions from pagan harvest festivals and festivals honouring the dead, particularly the Celtic Samhain.

    A RTÉ News report broadcast 31 October 1973.

  • Local keywords
    Halloween, Dressing Up, Costumes, Bray, County Wicklow, St Kierans School, Travellers
  • Geographical coverage
    Wicklow, Ireland
  • Topic
    National Holidays, Festivals, Anniversaries, Annual Events
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1973
  • Country of production
    IRELAND
  • Original identifier
    N305/0073H
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Colour
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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