School: Mountmellick Convent (roll number 7183)

Location:
Mountmellick, Co. Laois
Teacher:
Sr E. Clarke

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Weather-Lore

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0824, Page 076

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1; When the sun shines brightly early in the morning it is a sign the day will end in rain.
2; When the sun is very red at setting it is a sign of good weather.
3;When the stars are very bright it is a sign that frosty weather will follow.
4; A rainbow seen in the sky in the evening is a sign of good weather,but if one is seen in the morning it is a sign rain will follow.
5; If the sky looks dull and cloudy it is a sign of rain,
6; When a halo is seen round the moon it is a sign of rain.
7; If the sun looks watery it is a sign of rain.
8; The south west wind causes the most rain in this county.

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Collector
Mabel Geoghegan
Gender
female
Informant
Mrs Geoghehan
Gender
female
Address
Mountmellick, Co. Laois
Language
English