School: N. Seosamh, Cill Lasrach (roll number 16289)

Location:
Killasser, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
S. Mac Carrghamhna

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Wake Games - Reata

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0126, Page 124

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Games were played in this district called "Reaca". The young men sat in a ring on the floor and and another man stood in the middle. Those who were seated on the floor concealed under their knees a belt which the young man had to search for.
While searching for the belt he got three or four blows in quick succession. This game was also calle "bróg about" and has not been played for over forty years.

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