Stories From Afar


As well as attracting visitors from around the globe, Derry Halloween brings people together from across our diverse local community.
Festival-goers from all backgrounds and walks of life take part in our celebrations, including our Indian population who, as this video shows, truly embrace Derry Halloween and this year’s Awakening theme.

Meanwhile, the beautifully-illustrated video below, featuring original music, reveals how a centuries-old Japanese tale mirrors our own ancient Celtic myth, Oisín in Tír na nÓg. A pure coincidence, or something more mysterious? We’ll let you decide!