School: Gráinseach, Cill Mocheallóg (roll number 9970)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0516, Page 293

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When sea-gulls flock together a storm will follow shortly afterwards.
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If the sun sets with a pale colour bad weather will follow shortly afterwards.
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If the sheep come down from the hills ~ or the mountains ~ we will have rain.
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If flies fly low in large numbers rain will follow.

Marriage Customs:~::-

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Long ago in this locality the month of May was supposed to be a very unlucky month to get married; for the old people used to say "Marry in May and you will rue the day".
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Shrove, June and November

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