2"Peig Sayers." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Web. 22 June 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peig_Sayers>.
In his diary accounts of his collection session with the author, Seosamh Ó Dálaigh describes the scene at Sayers’ home as the seanchaí (storyteller) was about to begin: “When the visitors arrived (for all gathered to the Sayers house when Peig was there to listen to her from supper-time till midnight) the chairs were moved back and the circle increased. News was swapped, and the news often gave the lead for the night's subject, death, fairies, weather, crops. All was grist to the mill, the sayings of the dead and the doings of the living, and Peig, as she warmed to her subject, would illustrate it richly from her repertoire of verse, proverb and story...”  ("Peig Sayers (1873-1958)." Home. Web. 22 June 2011. <http://www.askaboutireland.ie/reading-room/history-heritage/folklore-of-ireland/Folklore-of-ireland/tellers-and-their-tales-i/peig-sayers-(1873-1958)/>.)