School: Cnoc an Iubhair (B.)

Location:
Kealid, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Pádraig Ó Ceallacháin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0405, Page 143

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1. Hairy in, hairy out, hairy into wolly's mouth.
Ans. A cat eating a mouse.
2. There was a big river running down, and there was a stack of oats at the western side of it. An ass wanted to cross to it. He could not jump it. He could not walk it. And he could not swim it. How did he cross.
Ans. He gave it up.
3. It is as round as a bowel. It is as white as a towel. It is every-one's and no one can eat it.
Ans. A woman's diddy.
4. It is red. It is yellow. It is sparable green. The king can't come at it nor either the queen?
Ans. A rainbow.

Collector
William Hunt
Gender
male
Age
14
Informant
William Murphy
Gender
male
Age
50
Occupation
farmer
Address
Kilmorna, Co. Kerry
Language
English