School: An Gleann Garbh (roll number 2379)

Location:
Glengarriff, Co. Cork
Teacher:
Caoimhín Ó Séaghdha

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0279, Page 125

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If the red in the sky is going down to-wards the mountain, it is a sign of rain.

If the red in the sky is going down to-wards the mountain, it is a sign of rain.
If a star falls into the sea it is a sign of rain.
When Bearradh na gCaorach is in the sky in the summer it is a sign of rain.
When there is a ring around the moon it is a sign of rain.
When a star falls to the south, it is a sign of rain.
When a star falls to the north it is a sign of frost.
The mackeral sky is a sign of rain.

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Collector
Pádraig Ó Súilleabháin
Gender
male
Address
Derrynafulla, Co. Cork
Language
English