School: Teampall Mhuire

Location:
Carbad Beg, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Eithne, Bean Uí Mhaonghaille

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Teampall Mhuire | The Schools’ Collection

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0144, Page 161

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When the rain is coming it is known by the birds. All the birds of the seashore flock in large numbers inland, searching for food they cannot get anything in the sea, because the fish are gone to the bottom.

In summer when the swallows are in Ireland they give us signs. When the swallows fly high it is the sign of good weather and when they are flying low it is the sign of bad weather. When the

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Collector
Margaret Rogers
Gender
female
Address
Rathbaun, Co. Mayo
Language
English