School: Tón Ruadh (roll number 12809)

Location:
Tonroe, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Máirtín Ó Giobaláin

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Riddles

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0115, Page 1

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Under the fire and over the fire
never touches the fire
Ans = A cake in a oven.

Long legs crooked thighs
Small head, no eys.
Ans = Tongs
Patch whom patch
Without any stiches
Riddle me that and I'll buy you a breeches
Ans = A head of cabbage.
Around the house, around the house. And all heads down.
Ans = Nails in boots
Twenty sheep went out a gap
Twenty more alone with that
Five eleven, six seven
Two and three how many is that.
Ans = Five
Shell black water in the three letters
Ans = Ink

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