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Riddles

Abstract: Story collected by Teresa Mulcahy, a student at Árd-achadh (C.) school (Ardagh, Co. Limerick) from informant Michael Mulcahy.

Original reference: 0487/2/46

Loading...School Árd-achadh (C.) [Vol. 0487, Chapter 0002]

County The Schools' Manuscript Collection : County Limerick Schools

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Riddles [duchas:4913228]

Why is a weaver a good correspondent?
Because he drops a line at every post
What turns without stirring?
The road.
What is like half the moon?
The other half.
What is always behind time?
The back of a clock.

Origin information
Ardagh, Co. Limerick
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
p. 092
Volume 0487
Note
Collected as part of the Schools' Folklore scheme, 1937-1938, under the supervision of teacher Máire Ní Mhadagáin.
Languages
English  
Genre
Folktale
Subject
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles--Tomhaiseanna
School location
ArdaghArdachArdaghArdaghShanidLimerick
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4935200
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0487/2/46

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_4935200>
Note
Collected as part of the Schools' Folklore scheme, 1937-1938, under the supervision of teacher Máire Ní Mhadagáin.
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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