School: Dromad (roll number 16781)

Location:
Drumod, Co. Leitrim
Teacher:
Millicent "Nuabhroinn"

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Local Beliefs Regarding the Weather

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0214, Page 013

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When Aurora Borealics is seen it brings destruction. March winds and April showers brings forth May flowers.
A red sky at night is the sailor's delight a red sky in the morning is the sailor's warning.
When the ash buds before the oak there will surely be a soak. When the oak buds before the ash there will surely be a splash.

Collector
Susan Crowe
Gender
female
Age
14
Informant
James Crowe
Gender
male
Age
66
Occupation
farmer
Address
Drumod Beg, Co. Leitrim
Language
English