School: Breac-chluain

Location:
Brackloon South, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Liam Mac Gabhann

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Breac-chluain | The Schools’ Collection

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0107, Page 064

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If you see two rainbows at once we will have rain soon.
The sky being red in a certain place is the sign of cold weather.
If the wind blows from the north we will soon have snow.
If the fog falls in harvests we will have rain and if it goes up in the air we will have a fine day.
The fog rising in a lake or river is the sign of rain.

Collector
Eileen Maguire
Gender
female
Address
Brackloon South, Co. Mayo
Informant
Kate Maguire
Relation
unknown
Gender
female
Age
80
Address
Brackloon South, Co. Mayo
Language
English
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The swallows flying low is a sign of rain.
The moon going pale to bed is the sign of rain.