Colcannon (in Irish “cál ceannann” means "white-headed cabbage") is a traditional Irish dish. It is made of mashed potatoes, kale or cabbage, butter, salt and pepper. Some extra ingredients like milk, cream, leeks, onions, chives, garlic, boiled ham or Irish bacon may also be added.

Colcannon – favourite Irish dish

There is an old Irish tradition of serving colcannon on the Halloween together with some coins hidden in the dish. They suppose to bring good luck to the finder. Colcannon has its place in the traditional Irish music. The song called "Colcannon" or "The Skillet Pot."