School: Bennekerry, Carlow

Location:
Bennekerry, Co. Carlow
Teacher:
Liam Ó hAodha

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eye, every time she went over the gap she left a bit of her tail in a trap.
Ans: Needle and thread.

As round as an apple, as deep as a cup, and all the kings horses could not draw it up.
Ans: A well.

Made long ago yet made today. Employed while others sleep what few would like to give away and none would wish to keep.
Ans: A bed.

What tree would be sure to lose a race.
Ans: Sloe.
What is full and holds more?
Ans: A pot of potatoes when water is poured in.
What has a red head and a wooden body.
Ans: A match.
Patch upon patch without any stitches riddle me that and I'll buy you a pair of breeches.
Ans: A head of cabbage.

Collector
Seán Mc Dermott
Gender
male
Address
Carlow, Co. Carlow
Language
English