School: An Clochar, B'l'Áthan Ríogh

Location:
Athenry, Co. Galway
Teacher:
An tSr. M. Treasa Ní Bhriain

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Weather

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0003, Page 102

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Weather
Signs of bad weather
1. To see a cat sitting with his back to the fire.
2. When the moon is on its back.
3. When there is a blue flame in the fire.
4. When soot falls from the chimney.
5. When the sea-gulls are on the land.
6. When the swallows are flying low

Signs of fine weather
1. When the smoke goes up straight from the chimney.
2. A rainbow at night.
3. To see a ring around the moon.
4. A heavy dew in the evening.

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Collector
Bridie Moloney
Gender
female
Address
Raheen, Co. Galway
Informant
Mrs Moloney
Gender
female
Address
Raheen, Co. Galway
Language
English