School: Monaghan (Christian Bros.) (roll number 16723)

Monaghan, Co. Monaghan
M. Ó Floinn
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0957, Page 197

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0957, Page 197

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  1. When the cat washes over her ear.
    When the sun wades.
    A far away ring round the moon is a near-hand storm, and a near-hand ring round the moon is a far away storm.
    When the dog drinks water.
    A red sky in the morning is the shepherd's warning.
    When the dog eats grass.
    When the curlew flies South shouting.
    When the crows fly low.
    When the donkey brays loudly.
    When the frog changes her colour to black.
    It is an old saying that, "if you hear the Ballybay train it's a sure sign of rain.
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