Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:
List entitled 'Toimhsegain' [Riddles] including riddles for things such as mist, hens, rainbow and the wind. A few corrections have been made to the text in ink and in pencil.
Poem or tongue-twister beginning 'Ba[th]se oiris is an 'athse bhathanse nam bu t a[th]s i'.
Riddle entitled 'Aiseag na h-Aimhne' in which an old man, an old woman and their two sons arrive at a river but the ferry can only hold a ton. The old man and woman are a ton each and their sons are half a ton each so the listener has to solve the problem of how they all get across.
Riddle entitled 'An Te Rinn Diolanas' in which the nature of the relationship between a groom and a woman going to his wedding has to be ascertained.
Riddle entitled 'An Togsaid' [The Hogshead] in which a hogshead of wine is washed ashore and two men, one with a three gallon vessel and the other with a five gallon vessel are to share it out. The riddle is solved by pouring wine between all three vessels.
Riddle entitled 'Ceistean' about two fishermen in which the listener has to guess the number of fish each man has caught.
Riddle entitled 'Puzzle' probably collected from Andrew Campbell, tinker, Easter Bohespic or Over Bohespic, Siorrachd Pheairt/Perthshire, beginning 'Roughly sits on rocky [Glorum] saw it' ending 'And put it in your pocket'. There are eight lines to the riddle. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Riddle for crab ['a' chrùbag'] which begins 'Fear cruinn cnaparra cruaidh'.
Riddle for a hen beginning 'Cailleach bheag a staigh an dorus'.