School: Carraig Árd (roll number 15735)

Location:
Carrickard, Co. Sligo
Teacher:
Máire Ní Tháilliúir

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Weather-Lore

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0181, Page 346

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Weather Lore
When the sun is very watery looking, and the sky gets cloudy, and a rainbow is in the sky it is a sign of rain.
The South wind brings most rain to my district. When the dust blows of the road and the cat washes her face it is a sign of rain.
If the swallows fly low and if you hear the train far away and when the curlews are singing it is a sure sign of rain.
If a hill appears near to you that is far away it is a sign of rain.
If the smoke goes up straight into the sky it is a sign of rain. If the soot comes down the chimney, or if

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Collector
George Reidy
Gender
male
Address
Andresna, Co. Sligo
Informant
Miss Taylor
Gender
female
Language
English