School: Inch Island

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

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Riddles

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1110, Page 96

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Riddles
Q: As I went up a slippery slap, I met a small black bull. He kicked and I flung. If you had have been there you you would have seen the fun, what is that?
Ans: A jag in your heel.
Q: One half dead and the other half living and a tail wagging.
Ans: A dog with his head in a pot.
Q: As round as an apple as plum as a ball, can climb the church over steeple and all.
Ans : The sun.
Q: What goes round and round

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Collector
Eddie Sweeney
Gender
male
Address
Castlequarter, Co. Donegal
Informant
Hannah Sweeney
Gender
female
Address
Castlequarter, Co. Donegal
Language
English