School: Eaglais

Location:
Burren, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
S. Ó Mongaigh

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Riddles

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0089, Page 109

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Where did Moses strike the first nail in the Ark.
(On the head)

A round as an apple as plump as a ball would climb the church over steeple and all
(The sun)
Patch upon patch without any stitches. Riddle me that and I will buy you a pair of breeches.
(A Cabbage plant)
Twenty white bullocks abroad in the hall. In comes the red one and licked them all.
(The tongue and the teeth)
Where was Moses when the light went out.
(In the dark)

Collector
Cáitlin Ní Nádhraigh
Gender
female
Address
Sheeans, Co. Mayo
Informant
Mrs Michael Neary
Gender
female
Age
52
Language
English