School: Stonetown, Louth (roll number 16431)

Stonetown Lower, Co. Louth
P. Ó Dubháin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0668, Page 230

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hot day.
Red sky or rainbow in the evening.

Heralds of storm.
Blue flame in the fire.
Cats sits on the hearth with his back to the fire.
Heralds of frost.
The train is heard plainly far away.
The ring of the blacksmith's anvil is heard plainly some distance away.

My mother's father when cutting turf in Annamarron bog, between Leege and Annaheam near the Ardee Carrickmacross road, found an elk's skull and horns. It was down deep in turf. It is roughly about 40 years since it was found. A landlord's agent named Gibbons took it to the Landlord, Shirley of Loughfea near Carrickmacross.