Líon iontrálacha sa taifead staire: 1
ball sinsearach (stair)
Q. In yonder green meadow there is a gisatt.
Four and twenty carpenters working at that.
Some with straw bonnets and more with rush hats.
I'll give you two hours to riddle me that.
A. A bees' nest.Q. A little wood, a little wire.
A little house without a fire.
A. A bird's cage.Q. If Luke has it in front, Paul has it behind and Paddy Mulligan has it twice in the one place. What is it?
A. The letter L.Q. The night man in a hospital met the head-man and said "I was dreaming about you all night." Immediately the head-man went and sacked him. What did he sack him for?
A. For sleeping at his post.Q. "Over there in the bog it was seen.
In a beautifu suit of green.
Now it's at home in a suit of white.
And serves us for a candle light.
A. A peeled rush dipped in grease, used for a candle in olden days.Q. Said a child to it's father. "How does it come,
That you are my father and I am not your son.
A. Because the child was his daughter.Q. What stands, wags it's tail and runs.
A. A Pump