School: St Garvan's, Rathmullen

Location:
Rathmullan, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Séamus P. Mac Eiteagáin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1089, Page 23

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I have a mare with an iron throat the faster she goes she swallows the rope.
A spinning wheel.
What cap never comes off to a lady?
A night cap
What foot has no legs?
The foot of a mountain.
What face never laughs? Clock
As I was going to St Ives I met a man with seven wives every wife had seven sacks every sack has seven cats and every cat had seven kittens. How many were going to St Ives?
One.
I am a little paper house with paper folk inside me and on my little paper wall the Kings head hangs out side me.
An envelope.

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Collector
Joe Kelly
Gender
male
Address
Clondallan, Co. Donegal
Informant
Mrs Mary Kelly
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Address
Clondallan, Co. Donegal
Language
English