School: Gormanstown, Árd Fhíonáin (roll number 5615)

Location:
Baile Uí Ghormáin, Co. Thiobraid Árann
Teacher:
Peadar de Mhóiréis
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  1. Riddles
    What part of a cow goes out over the fence first. Answer. Her breath.
    As I went up a slippery gap, I met my uncle David. I cut off his head and left his body easy. Answer. A head of cabbage.
    As I went into a corn field,
    I picked up something that you could eat. It was neither fish, flesh or bone.
    Answer. An egg.
    Niddy, Noddy , round body,
    three feet and a wooden hat.
    Answer. A Pot
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
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    Language
    English
    Informant
    Mr Patrick Ryan
    Gender
    Male
    Address
    Baile Uí Ghormáin, Co. Thiobraid Árann