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Did irish immigrants bring halloween to america?

Halloween, one of the most commercially successful holidays in the United States, dates back to ancient Celtic culture. Samhain, a seasonal holiday celebrating the end of the harvest season, is a Gaelic tradition that was brought to the United States in the 19th century by Irish immigrants. In the late 19th century, there was a …

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Did the irish bring halloween to america?

Thanks to these efforts, Halloween lost most of its superstitious and religious connotations in the early 20th century. Children and adults dress up in costumes and attend parties, visit haunted houses and eat Halloween candy. A member of the Macnas street performance troupe participates in their 30th anniversary Halloween parade in Galway, Ireland. The celebration …

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