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.
Place: Newcastle, Co. Galway
Footnote: Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’, www.duchas.ie