Eating At a Skib

Fohanagh, Co. Galway

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When people were eating, they did not sit at the table but a ‘skib’ was placed in the middle of the floor and people sat around it and ate potatoes and other food at mealtime. The skib was made from rods.

Fohanagh, Co. Galway

Collector: Unknown

Informant: Ellen O’Loughlin, Ballynabanaba, Co. Galway

Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’, www.duchas.ie

This page was added on 25/04/2017.

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