Dances Long Ago

Newcastle, Co. Galway

Long ago after the harvest there would be a dance to celebrate. Many of the dances were very old and had been danced by many generations before them. The shoemakers used to dance while shouting the words, “over, over, over, back, back, sist, sist, rap, rap, rap.

Collector: Unknown

Informant: Unknown

Place: Newcastle, Co. Galway

Footnote: Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’,

This page was added on 26/04/2017.

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