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 503

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What part of Dublin is in France.
(The letter P)
It occurs once in a minute twice ina moment and never in a thousand years.
(The letter M)
As I went in the garden gap, I met a little red man, He was more afraid of he cock and hen. Than the king and all his men.
(A worm)
Its headed like a thimble , tailed like a rat, You may guess forever but you would not guess that.
(A pipe)
What turns without moving
(Milk)
The king of Manchester, Sent home to his sister, A bottomless present to put flesh into.
(A ring)
As round as an apple, As deep as a cup, And all the men in Derry would not lift it up.
(A well)

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Collector
Nora Mc Nicholas
Gender
female
Address
Curneen, Co. Mayo
Informant
Mrs Mc Nicholas
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Address
Curneen, Co. Mayo
Language
English