School: Soran, Longford (roll number 14683)

Location:
Soran, Co. Longford
Teacher:
Wilfred O'Callaghan

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0759, Page 147

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it is a sign of bad luck around the place where the bird is caught.
When a flock of wild geese flies roaring in the shape of the letter "S" it is a sign of snow storm.
If a party of geese fly up a field it is a sign of good weather for about a week in that district.
The crows sit on a bush very quiet if there is going to be rain. They sit facing in the direction which the rain is to come from and they point out the rain with their beaks to anyone who is passing by.

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Collector
Albert Murphy
Gender
male
Address
Soran, Co. Longford
Informant
Mrs Rourke
Relation
relative (other than parent or grandparent)
Gender
female
Age
71
Address
Soran, Co. Longford
Language
English