School: Mohill (2) (roll number 8673)

Mohill, Co. Leitrim
Éamonn Bairéad
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0215, Page 130

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  1. Sun: Streamers from the sun; rain
    Red sun in morning; rain
    Red sun at evening; fine
    A glaring sun after showers; more rain
    Sun shining on the rocks; rain
    Moon: A halo round the moon; storm
    Red moon; fine cold weather
    Good weather with a moon will last that quarter.
    Stars: Twinkling stars; rain
    Sky: "Mackerel" sky; wind
    Rainbow; more rain
    Fog & Frost: Fog low along the river; fine weather
    White frost; rain
    Wet stones in front of cattle in byre; rain
    Sight & Sound: When you can see the houses on Corn Hill; rain
    When you can hear the river roaring at Belscara; fine weather
    Birds: When the curlews cry and when the seagulls come inland; storm
    When the cranes fly for Cloone; fine weather
    Crows flying high; rain. Low; fine.
    Birds in the centre of bushes; storm
    Wild geese calling; storm
    Cranes flying from place to place round the bogs; rain
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
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      1. weather-lore (~6,442)
    George William Duke
    Tamlaght Beg, Co. Leitrim