School: Teampall Mhuire

Location:
Carbad Beg, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Eithne, Bean Uí Mhaonghaille

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0144, Page 189

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(1) Patch up on Patch without any stitches, riddle me that and I will buy you a part of breeches. Ans: Cabbage
(2) A sheet full of crumbs and a loaf in the middle.
Ans: The stars and moon.
(3) I have a little well and a bush in the middle of it, when the well dries the bush dies. Ans: oil in a lamp.
(4) Middy, moddy, round body three feet and a wooden hat.
Ans: A pot full of potatoes when you pour water in.

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Collector
Margaret Rogers
Gender
female
Address
Rathbaun, Co. Mayo
Language
English