School: Beale (1) (roll number 7660)

Beal, Co. Kerry
Martin Beasley
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0399, Page 011

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    he pulled up his boat and and made it fast. They unloaded the boat and he turned around and made for home. The man that went from Limerick with him stayed there and the next morning there was no sign of Kilstoheen to be seen.
    Martin Leahy, 4.6.1938
    Bromore, Ballybunion.
    Information from my uncle Edmond Leahy, Bromore, Ballybunion. He got this story from his grandfather.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. Why does a hen pick the pot?
    Ans. Because she can't lick it.
    Riddle me riddle me what is that over the head and under the hat
    Ans. The hair of your head.
    Why does a cow look over the fence.
    Ans. Because she can't look under it.
    I went up to the top of a hill as I was coming down I met four and twenty blackbirds tearing up the ground.
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
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      1. verbal arts (~1,483)
        1. riddles (~7,209)
    Hannie Foley
    Derra, Co. Kerry