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 014

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Aurora borealis brings disaster.
A red sky in the night is a shepherd's delight, a red sky in the morning is a shepherds warning. If the oak before the ash we will only have a splash. If the ash before the oak we will surely have a soak.

Collector
Albert Sloane
Gender
male
Age
10
Address
Drumod, Co. Leitrim
Informant
John Sloane
Gender
male
Age
55
Occupation
postman
Address
Drumod, Co. Leitrim
Language
English