School: Coillte Bó (roll number 15984)

Location:
Kiltybo, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Michael S. Ó Ceallaigh

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Riddles

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0107, Page 348

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The man that made it never used it.
The man that used it never saw it.
(A Coffin)
What turns and never stirs.
(Milk)
The King of Manchester sent home to his sister a bottomless present to put flesh into.
(A ring)
A head like a thimble, A tail like a rat. Many a thing you would do before you would think of that.
(A pipe)
What part of the house suffers most.
(The window)
As black as ink, As white as snow, And it hops on the ground like a hailstone.
(A Magpie)
What ship do men all try to avoid.
(Hardship)
As round as an apple, As round as a ball, It can climb over steeples, churches and all.
(The Sun)
If a man got sixpence for walking one mile, what would he get for walking thirty miles.
(Sore feet)
What goes up when

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Collector
Nora Carney
Gender
female
Address
Mace Lower, Co. Mayo
Informant
Mrs Carney
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Address
Mace Lower, Co. Mayo
Language
English