School: Tulach an Iarainn (B.)

Location:
Tallow, Co. Waterford
Teacher:
Proinnsias Ó Laoghaire

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Riddles

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0639, Page 107

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1. Patches upon patches without any stitches.
A head of cabbage.
2. What would you fill a barrel with to make it light?
With holes.
3. What goes round and round the wood and still it never gets into the wood?
The bark of a tree.
4. What's full and holds more?
A pot of potatoes when you pour water in.
5. Ink ank under the bank ten drawing four?
Milking the cow.

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