School: Ráth Mhaoláin (Robertson) (roll number 10374)

Rathmullan, Co. Donegal
Éamonn Mac Stiopháin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1088, Page 041

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    Armour came along. Before Mr. Armour had time to speak John Scott said, "A very wonderful thing, I saw, I saw a man going up to Heaven on a white horse whith a stocking of gold." With a great rage Mr. Armour turned home with a sad heart. When he was nearly home John Scott went and got his horse and gold and went home.
    Bessie McNaught, 10th Nov. 1937 (From school-child's book.)
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
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    Told by: Daniel MacGreory. Killygarvan, Rathmullen. Age 70-80
    What was formed long ago, made to day, employed when others sleep, few would like to give away and few would like to keep?
    Your bed
    God never saw it, the King seldom sees it, we see it often?
    is own equal.
    If U, V, and W were asked out for the evening what time would they go?
    After T
    I went out and got it, I sat down to look for it. If I did not get it I would bring it home with me?
    A thorn in your foot.
    Who are the smallest men in the world?
    Inchmen. (Refers to Inch Island, Co. Donegal, Ireland)
    What is the difference between a carpet and a bottle of medicine?
    (continues on next page)
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. genre
      1. verbal arts (~1,483)
        1. riddles (~7,209)
    Bessie Mac Naught
    Daniel Mac Greory
    Killygarvan Lower, Co. Donegal