School: Nuadhchongbháil (Nohoval) (roll number 10326)

An Scairt, Co. Chiarraí
Siobhán, Bean Uí Riada
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0444, Page 208

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0444, Page 208

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    from Listowel. It was placed there by a priest. Attempts have been made to unearth it, bu no one found it by all the people around. The buried treasure consists of a gold chalice, the supposed value was ten pounds.
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  2. Under the fire and over the fire and never touches the fire? A cake of bread baking.
    The man that made it never wore it and the man that wore it never saw it? A coffin
    There is a man in the field and if you shake his hand his nose will bleed? A water pump.
    Once in a minute, twice in a moment, and never in a thousand years? The letter M.
    As I went up a church steeple, I met three christian people, they were neither men, women or children? A man, woman and child
    As round as a marble, as deep as a pan, the king and his men could not get it up. A
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