When the hens pick themselves it is the sign of rain.
If a person's left ear is hot it is the sign somebody is talking bad about him.
If a person's right ear is hot it is the sign somebody is talking good about him.
When a sod in the fire falls on the hearth it is the sign a stranger is coming.
If a picture falls it is the sign of a death in that house.
If a person cuts a lone bush it is said that the fairies would bring that person.
If you have a garment on inside out it is a sign of good luck.
If you are on a journey and if you turn back it is a sign of bad luck.
To hear a cock crowing at midnight is the sign of a death.
To see two hens fighting its the sign of strangers coming to visit.
If a hen with a straw on her leg come around the door it is the sign of a death.
It is unlucky to see a robin coming
- Lucy Martin
- Newtown, Co. Galway