School: Loch gCarman (Christian Bros.)

Location:
Wexford, Co. Wexford
Teacher:
Br. Ó Héilighe

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Loch gCarman (Christian Bros.) | The Schools’ Collection

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0881, Page 209

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The change in the weather is known by the sailors and old people of Wexford by different signs such as:-

Signs of Rain:-
(1) A ring around the moon
(2) A red sunrise
(3) A cat sitting with its backs to the fire
(4) Sea-gulls flying over the land.
Signs of a Storm:-
(1) A new moon or half moon on its back.
(2) A "cock's eyes" around the moon.
(3) The curlew's cry at night
(4) Swift clouds

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Collector
Evans Byrne
Gender
male
Address
The Faythe, Co. Wexford
Informant
Mrs Byrne
Gender
female
Age
42
Address
The Faythe, Co. Wexford
Language
English