Halloween series #1
In Ireland the night of 31 October (Halloween) is called Oíche Shamhna (pronounced EE-hyeh HOW-nuh) meaning "Samhain night".
1 November, or the whole festival, may be called Lá Samhna (pronounced Law SOW-nuh) meaning "Samhain day".
N.B. In Irish S is pronounced
as an “S”, but lenited SH is pronounced
as an “H” (Shamhna
To wish someone a happy Halloween, you can say:
Oíche Shamhna Shona Duit (EE-hyeh HOW-nuh HAWN-uh ditch)
If you’re talking to more than one person, you would say:
Oíche Shamhna Shona Daoibh (EE-hyeh HOW-nuh HAWN-uh DEE-iv)