School: Ráth Coille (roll number 15705)

Location:
Rathkell, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Aindrias Ó Mórdha

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Weather-Lore

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0149, Page 165

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If the sun sets in a bank of clouds, with rays of light shooting upwards from it and a red or copper-coloured sky around it, it is a sure sign of wet weather.
When the curlew has a double whistle, it is a sign that rain is approaching.
When you see mountain sheep lowering down the hill-side to the low-lying lands, rain usually follows.
When you see the dust rising off the road it is a sign of roughness.
When you hear a badger barking up on

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Collector
Emily Joyce
Gender
female
Address
Glenavenew, Co. Mayo
Informant
Peter Joyce
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Address
Glenavenew, Co. Mayo
Language
English