School: Inch Island

Location:
Carrickanee, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Pádraig S. Mac Fhinn

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Local Signs which Determine the Weather

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1110, Page 137

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Local Signs which Determine the weather.
When there is a ring around the moon it is the sign of rain.
When you see the rainbow in the sky that it the sign of rain.
When the clouds is black that is the sign of rain.
When you see the seapie coming in that is the sign of a storm.
When the crows is picking sand that is the sign of a storm.
When you hear the sea roaring you know there is going to be a storm.
Pupil Ruby Green, Grange, Inch Island.
Told by Rebecca Green

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Collector
Ruby Green
Gender
female
Address
Grange, Co. Donegal
Informant
Rebecca Green
Gender
female
Address
Grange, Co. Donegal
Language
English