School: Tuairín Chathail (B.) (roll number 10392)

Location:
Tooreencahill, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Diarmuid Ó Cróinín

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The Signs of Bad and Good Weather

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0452, Page 203

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It is said that when the swallows fly low, we are to get bad weather, and when they fly high in the air we are to get good weather.

When the sun shines out early in the morning the day is sure to rain.
If the sun is red when it is setting it's a sign of frost.
When the there is a circle around the moon, we are about to get storm.
At each quarter of the moon we are apt to get a change in the weather.
When the stars are glittering, we are to get frost.
When the clouds become dark, we are the get rain. A rainbow in the morning is a sign of bad weather. A rainbow in the evening is a sign of good weather. The wind from the east

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Collector
Edward Cremin
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male
Address
Lackanastooka, Co. Cork
Informant
Patrick Cremin
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Age
50
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Lackanastooka, Co. Cork
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English