School: Feilm (roll number 10786)

Location:
Farm, Co. Galway
Teacher:
T. Ó Domhnaill

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0013, Page 024

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We have two cows, five calves, two pigs, a horse and a donkey at home.

When the wild geese come it is the sign of cold weather. When crowds of seagulls lie on the land it is the sign of wet weather.
Some people say that when Our Lord was crucified that the robin was flying by him and a drop of food fell on her and that is why she had a red breast.

Told by
Mrs Glynn (Farmer) Killybannon,
Williamstown, Co Galway
Age 47 years

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Informant
Mrs Glynn
Age
47
Occupation
farmer
Address
Kiltybannan, Co. Galway
Language
English