School: Ráth Mhór (B.) (roll number 16987)

Rathmore, Co. Kerry
Diarmuid Ó Cróinín
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0451, Page 064

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  1. (continued from previous page)
    Q. What is it that goes round the world and never leaves the corner.
    A. A stamp
    Q. I have a round and white house, full of meat, without doors or windows to let me into eat.
    A. An Egg
    Q. Two rows of white cows, tied in a stall, up comes a red one and licked them all
    A. The teeth and the tounge
    Q. Water will wash it, but the sun won't dry it.
    A. Butter
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. "Bean fhada uasal ag scuabadh an Chaisleáin
    Gan craobh, gan cuaille gan scuab, gan scothán"
    An Ghaoth

    Tá tig bán thiar annsan agus tig buidhe istig ann
    'S ní féídir leat dul ar an dtig mbuidhe
    Gan an tig bhan do bhriseadh.

    Lán na páirce de gamhnaibh bána
    Aguys gamhain dearg eathorra istig.
    (continues on next page)
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
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      1. verbal arts (~1,483)
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    Diarmuid Ó Cróinín
    Meentoges, Co. Kerry