School: Coolfancy, Tinahely

Coolafancy, Co. Wicklow
Dll. Ó Conaill
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0922, Page 042

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  1. Red, blue, orange and green
    The king can't touch it
    Neither can the queen
    The Pope in Rome could touch it as soon
    So riddle me that from morn till noon.
    - A rainbow.
    As black as ink, as white as milk
    And hops on the road like a hailstone.
    - A magpie
    What is the softest county in Ireland?
    - Co. Down
    I have a little house and a mouse could not live in it
    and all the men in Dublin could not count the windows in it.
    - A thimble
    I killed my mother, buried my father, married my sister, and committed no sin?
    - A clergyman
    What has only one leg?
    -A stocking
    (continues on next page)
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. genre
      1. verbal arts (~1,483)
        1. riddles (~7,209)
    Alice St Leger
    Coolroe, Co. Wicklow