School: Breac-chluain

Location:
Brackloon South, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Liam Mac Gabhann

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0107, Page 002

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What does a person often look for that he does not want to find?
Ans: - Stones in a meadow field.

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Collector
Bridie Fahey
Gender
female
Address
Gorteen More, Co. Mayo
Collector
Mary Carroll
Gender
female
Address
Derrylahan, Co. Mayo
Collector
Kathleen Grogan
Gender
female
Address
Tawnaghmore, Co. Mayo
Collector
Teresa Dyer
Gender
female
Address
Derrynacong, Co. Mayo
Collector
Sean Hannon
Gender
male
Address
Togher, Co. Mayo
Collector
Catherine Waldron
Gender
female
Address
Derrylahan, Co. Mayo
Collector
Annie Mary Freeley
Gender
female
Address
Derrynacong, Co. Mayo
Collector
Bridie Fahy
Gender
female
Address
Gorteen More, Co. Mayo
Language
English

Headed like a thimble, Tailed like a rat.
You may guess forever, But you will never guess that.?
Ans: - A pipe.
Patch upon patch, without any stitches. Riddle me that and I'll buy you a breeches?
Ans: - A head of cabbage.

Little Mary Browne,
In her little white gown,
The longer she stands,
The shorter she gets,?
Ans: - A candle.
It flys high,
It lies low,
It wears shoes and has none,?
Ans: - A football.