School: Grianán Ailigh (roll number 2049)

Location:
Grianan of Aileach, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Niall S. Mac Aoidh

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A Collection of Riddles

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1108, Page 171

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Little Mary Ann with a red nose, the longer she stands, the shorter she grows.
A burning candle.
As green as grass, but it is not grass, as black as ink but it is not ink, as red as blood but it's not blood.
A blackberry.
Can God do everything?
No, he cannot find his master.
What has ears and cannot hear?
A pot.
In grows in the wood, it sounds in the town, and earns many a pound.
A fiddle.
Its long and its narrow with two green ribbons one each side.
A river

Collector
Philomena Mac Grath
Gender
female
Address
Castlecooly, Co. Donegal
Language
English