School: Cill Bheoláin (B.), Áth an Mhuilinn, Ráth Luirc

Location:
Kilbolane, Co. Cork
Teacher:
Tadhg Ó Séaghdha

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0369, Page 109

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If a farmer "raised" ten acres of wheat in dry weather, what would he "raise" in wet weather? = His umbrella.

As I was going through a field of wheat, I met a thing that you could eat. It was neither flesh, fish, feather nor bone & after a time it walked home? = A nest of eggs.
It went upstairs black & white & it came down-stairs read all over? = A newspaper.

What goes round the table, is always cut but never eaten? = A pack of cards.

As round as a marble, as flat as a pan, the head of a woman & the whole of a man? = A penny.

"Hoddy , doddy.
With a round, black body
And a big, flat hat". = A pot.

A flock of white sheep on a red hill -
Here they go, there they go,
Now they stand still. - - = Teeth.

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Collector
Matthew O' Connell
Gender
male
Address
Coolnagour, Co. Cork
Informant
Mr John D. O' Connell
Gender
male
Age
60
Address
Coolnagour, Co. Cork
Informant
Mrs John D. O' Connell
Gender
female
Age
50
Address
Coolnagour, Co. Cork
Language
English