School children in Cavan describe the pranks they will get up to and the games they will play at Halloween.
- Title Halloween in Cavan
- 1st Broadcast 31/10/1986
- ContributorBibi Baskin (Reporter)
- Clip Duration 00:04:36
- Material Type Video
- Series title Evening Extra
- Clip title Halloween in Cavan
- Extended description
Reporter Bibi Baskin talks to primary school children in Virginia National School in County Cavan about the pranks they will play on Halloween and the games they will enjoy.
Pranks include cutting washing lines, pulling up garden plants, stink bombs and throwing mud at windows. Games include bobbing for apples or coins in basins of water.
A report from the RTÉ series 'Evening Extra' which was broadcast in 1986 and 1987. This item was broadcast 21 October 1986.
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.
- Local keywords Halloween, Virginia National School, Cavan, Primary School, Costumes, Pranks, Games, Festivals, Children
- Geographical coverage Ireland
- Topic Arts and Culture
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ One
- Production year 1986
- Country of production IRELAND
- Original identifier P371/00086
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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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