School: Cluain Uamha (C.) (roll number 12828)

Cluain, Co. Chorcaí
E. Geeleher
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0394, Page 240

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    It is said that if the swallows fly low, it is a sign of wet weather, and if they fly high it is a sign of fine weather.
    If a flock of birds is seen flying from east to west, and if they alight half-way, it is said that bad weather may be excepted.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. Quest., What tree bears the most fruit in town?
    Ans., The axle-tree of a cart.
    Quest., What is all over the world?
    Ans., The sky.
    Quest., It hops here, it hops there, it hops all around the world
    Ans., Rain.
    Quest., If you fell from the round tower what would you fall against?
    Ans., Your will.
    Quest., On a hill there is a house, in the house there is a cup, in the cup there is a sup and everyone must taste it?
    Ans., Death.
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    Annie Doolin
    James Doolin
    Baile Uí Mhaolmhuaidh Mór, Co. Chorcaí