School: Killinaboy (roll number 12557)

Killinaboy, Co. Clare
Donncha Ó Céilleachair

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0614, Page 284

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Why does the sea roar?
(Because there are crabs underneath it)
Over fire and under fire and never touches the fire?
(A loaf of bread baking.)
What is full and holds more?
(A pot full of potatoes when your pour water in.)
How many feet have forty sheep, the shepherd, and his dog?
(Two feet)

Collected by: - Eamonn Ó Riain Crossard
Told by: - George Ryan Crossard (his father)
(55 years)

Sicily Sage she lived in a cage, five yards below the well,
her children died with the length of age but herself is living still?
(A haw bush)
As I went out a slippery gap, I met a boy with a red cap a stone in his belly, a stick on

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