School: Teamhair, Áth Treasna

Taur, Co. Cork
Dd. Ó Súillleabháin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0351, Page 454

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  1. "When we have snow and frost in winter we will have a fine summer."
    "A severe Winter is usually followed by a fine Spring and Summer."
    When there is a cap (or fog) on Bo-Cartaigh, if it moves in the direction of Meelin i.e towards the east, the day will be dry, but if it moves toward the south, it is a sure sign of rain.
    "A halo round the moon denotes rain'
    "If the hills look nigh it is a sign of rain.
    If the sun rises bright & very warm in the early morning "The day will not hold." i.e. There will be rain that day
    If the stars shine brightly or glint- Sign of frost.
    Clouds in the South West denote rain
    If clouds are racing across the sky from west to east. Sign of rain
    Fog seen in the north and moving towards the south is a sign of snow.
    Rainbow seen in the west a sign of a wet day.
    " " in the south-west - showery day
    " " in the north-east- snow showers.
    a double rainbow denotes very showery weather.
    Wind. Direction of.
    Wind from West or south-west denotes rain,
    " " North " frost
    " ' ' " " accompanied with fog denotes snow
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