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The Burning Question*: Are we decorating for Halloween or is it 'too American'?

Let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

Image: Shutterstock/Stacy Barnett

MORE AND MORE of us are decorating our houses for Halloween.

Ecommerce firm Webloyalty estimated that Irish people spent some €41 million last year on all aspects of the spooky celebration – from decorations and costumes to sweets and treats.

But is it something you go in for in a big way in your household, or is it – as a colleague in the office suggested here – ‘too American’? (That is to say, not in keeping with the original Irish traditions of the harvest festival).

Click a poll answer here – or, as always, let us know in the comments section below…


Poll Results:

I'll put out a few bits and pieces. (2807)
Not decorating this year. (1977)
No interest/opinion. (1193)
I'm going all-out. (694)




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