School: Pollréamoinn (Buachaillí)

Pollremon, Co. Galway
Pádraig Ó Duibhghiolla
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0014, Page 126

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    iamstown named James Parsons about twenty years ago he was a great turf cutter he could keep cutting turf a whole day and would stop about five minutes to eat a pot of potato cake and a jug of milk and he could cut as much turf in a day as would do him six months. He was also a great runner because he once caught a hare. While he was running he fell and got up again and caught the hare.
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  2. 1. On yonder hill there lies a deer with silver horns fresh and dear neither feather, flesh, or bone on yonder hill she lies . Answer the Sun.
    2. Fire under it and fire over it and dosen't catch it at all Answer: A cake in an oven.
    3. What has an eye and cannot see Answer: A needle.
    4 What has teeth and cannot bite
    Answer: A rake.
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