School: Inch Island

Location:
Carrickanee, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Pádraig S. Mac Fhinn

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1110, Page 103

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Castle Quarter.
Pupil. Hugh McGinley.
Castle Quarter, Inch Island
Told by Patrick Green. aged 92
Castle Quarter Inch Island

Q In the garden was laid a pretty fair maid as bright as the morning early. The first day of her life she became a wife and died before she was born. What is that?
A = Eve.
Q It has eyes and cannot see. It has ears and can't hear. It has legs and can't walk, and yet it can jump as high as the Cairn. What is that?
A = A dead dog.

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Collector
Dan Doherty
Gender
unknown
Address
Carrickanee, Co. Donegal
Informant
Eddie Coyle
Gender
male
Address
Carrickanee, Co. Donegal
Language
English