Cleachdaidhean Samhna (Creachadh a' Bhodaich 's eile).
Date October 1966
Track ID 107635
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Track Information

Original Track ID

SA1966.95.B12

Original Tape ID

SA1966.095

Summary

Halloween tricks.

The contributor describes Halloween tricks, and games such as Creachadh a' Bhodaich. Masks were made. Climbing to chimney tops and dropping objects, and other types of mischief such as stealing carts, were common. Some customs, e.g. masks, continue to a limited extent today [1966].

Item Location

County - Inverness-shire

Parish - South Uist

Island - South Uist

Language

Gaelic

Genre

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Collection

SoSS