Halloween tricks & treats from the RTÉ Archives.
Leaving out food for the dead, making costumes from black rubbish bags and playing pranks on neighbours are just some of the Halloween traditions presented here.
Watch a suburban home being transformed into a full-blown horror house, listen to witches on 'Liveline' and learn all about stink bombs and illegal fireworks.
From the Druids to Houdini, the festival of Halloween is celebrated each year on 31 October.
Every Halloween, modern-day Druids go to the Hill of Ward in Co. Meath to welcome in the Celtic New Year.
A short report on the history of Halloween and traditions associated with the festival.
Gléasann na hoileánaigh suas i gcóir céilí ar Inis Mór Oíche Shamhna.
A Halloween Special report on Harry Houdini.
Pumpkins arrive from all over Ireland for the annual competition in Virginia, Co. Cavan.
The White Witch of Cobh advises on how to deal with ghosts at the Annual World Ghost Convention.
Hundreds of young people gather before Samhain, King of Seasons, at the Ballymun Otherword Festival.
Different Halloween traditions in urban and rural areas, with practical jokes played in the West of Ireland.
School children in Cavan describe the pranks they will get up to and the games they will play at Halloween.
Using bin bags to make a Halloween costume.
Annie O'Hagan and Paddy McAleer from Tyrone elaborate on the traditional belief that dead relatives visit at Halloween and the preparations made in homes to welcome them.
A growing trend in parents buying Halloween costumes rather than making them at home.
Children prepare for Halloween night in Bray, County Wicklow.
Fireworks are illegally sold on the streets of Dublin in the run up to Halloween.
Janet and Stewart Farrar, who are witches and authors of books on witchcraft, answer questions from callers on 'Liveline'.
Costumed group The Vizards provide music and dance for Halloween in Ballinaclash, Wicklow.
Every Halloween a family home is transformed into a place for ghouls, ghosts and monsters by the owner.
Children dressing up for Halloween in Bray, County Wicklow.
Chrissie Ward talks about the traditions of the Traveller community and reads one of her poems.
Dara Ó Briain in Halloween costume hears all about Bram Stoker and his creation Dracula from Dennis McIntyre.