Halloween in Wexford

halloween-display-2015Halloween fun for kids in Wexford

Only 6 weeks until halloween and we are getting spookcited! We have been having fun dressing our window for the Halloween clebrations here at Beechdale and our Halloween shop is opening this weekend! Call in to get inspired and dress up your house as well as yourselves this Halloween!

What do you think of our window display so far?

We really like this explanation of Halloween – what’s it all about anyway?!!

Pumpkin Carving >>

Halloween Fancy Dress Party >>

Halloween’s origins date back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain (pronounced sow-in). The Celts, who lived 2,000 years ago in the area that is now Ireland, the United Kingdom and northern France, celebrated their new year on November 1. This day marked the end of summer and the harvest and the beginning of the dark, cold winter, a time of year that was often associated with human death. Celts believed that on the night before the new year, the boundary between the worlds of the living and the dead became blurred. On the night of October 31 they celebrated Samhain, when it was believed that the ghosts of the dead returned to earth….

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