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GUEST,cobra What is a 'sesh'? (63* d) RE: What is a 'sesh'? 07 Oct 06


My father's people were from the Glens of Antrim and they would often talk about so-and-so having a bit of a ceili at his/her house. There was no dancing involved as a rule or, if there was, it would be very much the exception rather than the rule. Singing, storytelling and playing of tunes would be the order of the day at these. Oh, and stout. Never forget the stout.

The airneal was something else again. Traditionally, in Donegal, these would be storytelling evenings. Many's the night I had the bejasus scared out of me by Michi Sheain Neil O'Bhaoill as an impressionable thirteen year-old.

AS others have said above, I suspect seisuin is a straight lift as Bearla, mar a deirthear.

Slan agus beannacht.


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