School: Eaglais

Burren, Co. Mayo
S. Ó Mongaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0089, Page 140a

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As fine as silk and as white as milk and it hops in the road like hail-stones
(Ans Magpie)

Round soda cake and a sheetful of crumbs.
Ans The moon and the stars
The king of Continent built a ship an' in his ship his daughter lay, an' I would be killed to tell her name an that is three times I have told you now.
(Ans Ann)
Long legged father, big breasted mother, three little children as big as each other.
Ans The pot and pothooks.
My grand father is in the corner and he has three hundred eyes.
Ans pot of soup.

Máire Ní Mháille

In what place did the cock crow when all the inhabitants of the world heard him?
(In Noah's Ark.)

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