School: Slieverue (roll number 12476)

Location:
Slieveroe, Co. Kilkenny
Teacher:
John Carey

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Weather-Lore

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0844, Page 207

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1. To hear a cock crowing is a sign of fine weather

2. Wild geese herald bad weather
3. If you see birds flocking together it's a sign of bad weather
4. Evening and morning grey,
Sets the traveller on his way
5. A rainbow in the morning is the sheperd's warning
A rainbow in the night is the sheperds delight
6. A train screeching is a sign of rain
7 When the smoke goes straight it is

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Collector
Ailís Ní Chaisín
Gender
female
Address
Slieveroe, Co. Kilkenny
Language
English