School: Knockminna (roll number 12720)

Cnoc Maoineach, Co. Shligigh
Máire Ní Scannláin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0183, Page 496

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  1. Games I Play
    The old Fenian soldier
    Several games are played indoors. Some are exactly the same except for a change of words. Yes or no is not allowed for any answer and certain colours are not allowed either. For example The old Fenian soldier is proposed by one member as a game. The questioner first puts the question.
    What will you give the old soldier?
    The person questioned answers
    A blue coat of clothes
    What will you give him for dinner?
    Two pullets and a black hen
    The questioner keeps on until he has one person well sifted. Then he questions another who must add something else to the rhyme after saying the whole thing off.
    What will you give for my lord's supper?
    (continues on next page)
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. gníomhaíochtaí
      1. gníomhaíochtaí sóisialta (~7)
        1. siamsaíocht agus caitheamh aimsire (~5,933)