School: Ballyporeen (roll number 15134)
- Ballyporeen, Co. Tipperary
- L. Ó Conchubhair
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When rain is near the sun is pale and the sky looks dark and cloudy. It is a great sign of rain when there is a big halo of light around the moon. When rain is near the clouds move very fast. There is a saying "a rainbow in the morning is a shepherd's warning a rainbow at night is a shepherd's delight. This means that if there is a rainbow in the morning it is a shepherd's warning of rain. When the south west winds blow they bring rain. When sea gulls are seen about some say it is a coming storm.
- James Wall
- Lisfunshion, Co. Tipperary
People say that when the sun goes down red that it is a sign that the following day will be fine. When the sun sets with rays from it which are known as Moses horns it is a sign of rain. When a large ring is seen around the moon it is a sign of rain. When the sky is covered early in the night it is sure that there is frost about and it is a sign of rain. When the clouds are big and black it is a sign of rain. If a rainbow spans the sky in the morning it is a sign of rain before evening.