School: Gráinseach, Cill Mocheallóg (roll number 9970)

Location:
Grange, Co. Limerick
Teacher:
Tomás Ó Loínsigh

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Weather-Lore

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0516, Page 290

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I/ If a hen picks herself rain will follow soon
II/ If the waters of the Lough Gur are bright and clear fine weather will follow
3/ If the waters of Lough Gur are dark or muddy bad weather will follow
4/ If it rains on Friday it will rain on Sunday
5/ If a cat sits with his back to the fire we will have rain shortly afterwards
6/ If the swallows fly low we will have rain
7/ If the sun shines very early in the morning we will have rain.
8/ If you see a rainbow in the evening the following day will be fine
9/ When swallows fly high we will have fine weather
10/ When a blue clear light appears in the fire we will have snow.
11 When the smoke goes straight up into

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