School: Rosenallis (roll number 5442)

Location:
Rosenallis, Co. Laois
Teacher:
Mrs L. Dagg

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Weather-Lore

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0823, Page 338

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THE SUN;
When there are sun beams from the sun it is a sign it is going to rain.When the sun sets red a sign of a fine day following. A yellow sunset means a wild and wet day following.When the sun shines brightly after a foggy morning it means thunder.
THE MOON;
When there is a circle round the moon means bad weather.When there are horns on the moon it is on its back it means bad weather.
THE STARS;
When the stars are twinkling it means frost. When the milky way is in the sky it means frost.
THE CLOUDS;
"Mares tails make vessels carry low sails. Macherel sky not too wet not too dry.Black clouds means rain.

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Collector
Joseph Egan
Gender
male
Address
Lackan, Co. Laois
Informant
(name not given)
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Address
Lackan, Co. Laois
Language
English