School: Colehill (C.), Mullingar (roll number 14673)

Location:
Colehill, Co. Longford
Teacher:
Kathleen Morris

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Weather-Lore

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0750, Page 185

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When we see Moses horns from the sun or when the sun is watery and if it sets in black clouds it will surely rain, but when it goes down in a ball of fire the following day will be good When there is a circle around the moon it is a sign of rain, but the farther the circle the nearer the fall and the nearer the circle the further the fall When we see the shadow of the old moon in the new it is a sign of hard weather and when the moon is on its it denotes hardship When the stars shine very brightly it is a sign of frost and shooting stars are a a sign of rain A mackerel sky is a sign of rain A mackerel sky is a sign of rain but if it disappears it is going to be a good day The rainbow is a proof of Gods promise that he would

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Collector
Anna Maura Cummins
Gender
female
Age
circa 13
Informant
Mrs Boyce
Relation
grandparent
Gender
female
Age
67
Address
Carrickedmond, Co. Longford
Language
English