School: An Gleann Garbh (roll number 2379)

Location:
Glengarriff, Co. Cork
Teacher:
Caoimhín Ó Séaghdha

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An Gleann Garbh | The Schools’ Collection

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0279, Page 208

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Gobs
Girls are very fond of playing gobs. They would want five round stones. They would get them in the gravel or in the sea. They should choose a level place with short grass. Any number can play.
To start the game every girl takes the gobs. They put them on the palm of their hands. Then they throw them up and try to catch them on the back of their hands. They do this three times, and whoever

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Collector
Neans Ní Shathairn
Gender
female
Address
Monteensudder, Co. Cork
Language
English