School: Eaglais

Burren, Co. Mayo
S. Ó Mongaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0089, Page 142

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Years ago in Rahenbar there was alot of fairies heard in a cave. They used to be heard at night spinning with woolen wheels and they used to be seen at night singing and playing.
Down in Turlaugh bogs, there used to be er[?] fairy lights seen.

What is that which is full of holes and yet holds water
(A Sponge)

Black we are but much admired.
Men seek for us untill there tired.
We tire hores but confort men.
Guess me this riddle if you can.