School: Ceathrú na hAille (Carnahallia) (roll number 7416)

Cahernahallia, Co. Tipperary
Máirtín Ó Madadhain
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0540, Page 362

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0540, Page 362

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  1. 1. A still gray with a flaxsew tail and a brass boy driving. A needle, thread and thimble.
    2. Long legs, crooked thigh, small head and no eyes. A tongs
    3. 'tis black and white and red all over. What is it? a newspaper
    4. riddle me riddle me randy o, my father gave me some seeds to sow, the seeds were black and the ground was white, riddle me that before tonight. A newspaper.
    5. ink ank under a bank. ten drawing four. A girl milking a cow.
    6. A man without eyes went out to view the skies, he saw a tree with apples on: he took no apples, he ate no apples and still he left no apples on. Answer: A one eyed man: the tree had two apples, he took one.
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        1. riddles (~7,209)