When the robin shelters itself under a bush it is a sign of rain.
When the frog is dressed in a bright brown coat it is a sign of fine weather
When the goats come home from the hill it is a sure sign of bad weather.
When the crows fly hither, and thither it is a sign of a storm.
When the swallows fly low it is a sign of rain
When the curlews are crying in the evening we are sure to have bad weather
"Dearg aniear grian amaireac."
If the sky in the west lit up with (with) a reddish light when the sun goes down in the evening, it is a sign of good weather.
In the morning if the sky is red, and if it falls it is a sign that we will have rain
When the sky looks scattered with blue, and white clouds on a sunny day old people say that there is what they call a brush in the sky then, and gener-
- Mrs de Lacey
- Kilmeadan, Co. Waterford