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
Informant: Ellen O’Loughlin, Ballynabanaba, Co. Galway
Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’, www.duchas.ie