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 132

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A noise in the fire is a sign of storm.

A noise in the fire is a sign of storm
When the sparks fly out of the fire it is a sign of rain.
If the weather is fine and if the sky is red when the sun goes down it is the sign of fine weather.
If the weather is bad and the sky is red after the sun goes down it is the sign of bad weather
A rainbow was never seen in Carrigrour that it would not rain.
If the first few days of the new moon are fine or wet the whole

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