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Whether you partake in the spooky celebrations or not, Halloween is a fascinating time of year – and much of its most iconic traditions are deeply rooted in history, dating all the way back to ancient Ireland.

Ever wondered why Jack o’ lanterns exist? Or why people eat (and bob for) apples in October? Why black cats are so mysterious? Read on to find out more!

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