School: Eaglais

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

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Eaglais | The Schools’ Collection

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0089, Page 161

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Its on the door
It is not on the latch
It is on the floor
It is not on the table
It is on the window
It is not on the fire
It is on the smoke
And It is not on the thatch
(The letter o)

The man that makes it does not wear it
The man that wears it does not see it
(Coffin)
What walks with its head down
(A Nail in your boot)

Collector
Nóra Ní Cuinneogáin
Gender
female
Informant
Mr Cunningham
Gender
male
Age
60
Address
Commauns, Co. Mayo
Language
English

Time enough lost the duck
As long as the fox goes, he gets caught at last

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