Halloween in Cavan

School children in Cavan describe the pranks they will get up to and the games they will play at Halloween.

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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.

 

 

 

Further information

A report from the RTÉ series 'Evening Extra' which was broadcast in 1986 and 1987. This item was broadcast 21 October 1986.

The origins of Halloween are found in Ireland and Scotland. Children traditionally dress up and look for fruit and sweets from local houses. There are a variety of traditional games played. Autumn fruit, sweets and a fruit cake called 'barm brack' are consumed.

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.

 

 

 

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Title Halloween in Cavan
Title in English Halloween in Cavan
Series title Evening Extra
Series title in English Evening Extra
Clip title Halloween in Cavan
Provider RTÉ
Publisher / broadcaster RTÉ
Broadcast date 31/10/1986
Production year 1986
First broadcast channel RTÉ 1
Country of production IRELAND
Contributor Bibi Baskin (Reporter)
Genre Factual
Topic National holidays, festivals, anniversaries and annual events
Thesaurus terms Customs & Traditions, Festivals, Public Holidays, Celebrations, Children
Keywords Halloween, Virginia National school, Cavan, Primary school, Costumes, Pranks, Games
Geographical coverage Ireland
Original language English
Language used English
Subtitle language -
Material type Video
Item type Part/extract
Item duration 04:36
Item colour Colour
Item sound Mono
Aspect ratio 4:3
Filename drlaweb_20111108_evextra_cavan_000436_p371_00086_19861031.mp4
Identifier EUS_DBD006EC2E754EED9AC30339DD295F36
Original identifier P371/00086
Relation -
Relation type -
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