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Riddles

Abstract: Story collected by Brigid O' Brien, a student at Moynalvey school (Moynalvy, Co. Meath) from informant Hugh O' Brien.

Original reference: 0689/4/11

Loading...School Moynalvey [Vol. 0689, Chapter 0004]

County The Schools' Manuscript Collection : County Meath Schools

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Riddles [duchas:4966870]

"As I went up Tara hill,
Tara hill was shaking,
A thousand bulldogs came along
Ripping up the nation."
A harrow.

"Twenty sheep went out a gap,
Twenty more followed that,

Riddles [duchas:4966871]

Six and seven, twice eleven
Two and three, How many is that.?
Five.

Origin information
Moynalvy, Co. Meath
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
p. 216-217
Volume 0689
Note
Collected as part of the Schools' Folklore scheme, 1937-1938, under the supervision of teacher Mrs Bridget M. Kelly.
Languages
English  
Genre
Folktale
Subject
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles--Tomhaiseanna
School location
MoynalvyMaigh nAilbheMoynalvyKilmoreDeece UpperMeath
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5108288
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0689/4/11

Suggested credit
"Riddles"in "The Schools' Manuscript Collection," held by University College Dublin, National Folklore Collection UCD. © University College Dublin. Digital content by: Glenbeigh Records Management, published by UCD Library, University College Dublin <https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5108288>
Note
Collected as part of the Schools' Folklore scheme, 1937-1938, under the supervision of teacher Mrs Bridget M. Kelly.
Funding
Supported by funding from the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht (Ireland), University College Dublin, and the National Folklore Foundation (Fondúireacht Bhéaloideas Éireann), 2014-2016.
Record source
Metadata creation date: 2014/2016 — Metadata created by Fiontar, Dublin City University, in collaboration with the National Folklore Collection UCD and UCD Library. Original Fiontar metadata converted into MODS by UCD Library.

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