School: Eaglais

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0089, Page 139

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What makes more noise than a pig in a sty
(Two Pigs.)

Why are beggars similar to fishermen and shephards
(Because they live by hook and by crook)
If you shot at twelve birds and killed two how many would remain.
(Two, the rest would fly away)
Which would travel the faster a man with one sack of flour or a man with two sacks
(A man with two sacks if they were empty)
What does a stone become in the water
(Wet)

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Hurly Burly Thromp a Thray

Hurly Burly Thromp a Thray.
The cow tied up in the market day.
Simon Hally, hurt the buck.
How many horns stand up.

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