School: Naomh Pádraig, Carn Domhnaigh (roll number 14359)

Carndonagh, Co. Donegal
Eoghan Ó Gallchobhair
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1115, Page 20

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1115, Page 20

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  1. 1. To see the cat sit closely to the fire is a sign of coldness.
    2. If you see the dog eating grass you may be expecting plenty of rain.
    3. When you see the sheep lying close to a ditch you may be awaiting a great storm of rain, wind and snow.
    4. To hear the ducks quack loud it is a sign of rain.
    5. When you see the geese flying about a raging wind-storm is in store.
    6. When the day is very hot it is a sign of rain.
    7. When the hills look near it is a sign of rain.
    8. When the stones of an out-house get damp it is also a sign of rain.
    9. "When the north winds does blow"
    "We shall have snow".
    10. When you see a rainbow it is the sign of rain.
    11. Seagulls flying inland is a sign of a sea-storm.
    12. When the sea looks blue its a sign of good weather.
    13. If you see a thick mist in summer it is a sign of heat.
    14. When the cat claws at leg of a table is a sign of rain.
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    Cornelius Mac Cauley
    Dennis Bradley
    Carndonagh, Co. Donegal