School: Collon (roll number 14579)

Collon, Co. Louth
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0676, Page 211

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he is sure to rise with a watery head, which meant that the next day would be wet.
When the wind blows from the south-west or west we are sure to have rain. When the wind blows from the east the water is blackened, and this is supposed to be with the smoke of England. When the curlews call and the swallows fly low it is a sign of rain. Before a storm, the sheep eat greedily, while the cattle seek shelter behind the hedges. Also the sky becomes dull, and black clouds float through it quicker than usual.

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A rainbow at morn is a sailor's warn.

A rainbow at morn is a sailor's warn.
A rainbow at night is a sailor's delight.

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Kitty Halpin
Collon, Co. Louth