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- (continued from previous page)sign of fine weather and frost.
When the mountain seems near itis the sign of wet weather.
When there are bars of blue and white and red in the sky, it is the sign of a windstorm.
White wooly patches in the sky are the sign of rain.
When the gnats and winged mites are in countless numbers, tormenting, stinging and biting. It is the sign of rain.
When there are streamers out of the sun in the West, it is the sign of rain.
A circle of black around the moon, is said to be the sign of rain.
If the wind is North, it is the sign of frost.
If the wind is North-east it is the sign of snow.
If the wind is Southwest it is the sign of rain.
When the birds are on the tops of the trees in the morning, it is the sign of a fine day.
When a dog eats grass it is a sign of rain.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- There was a man named Martin Sweeney living in Crimlin near Moneygall about 30 years ago. He was a very strong man. One day he lifted a horse power (threshing machine)(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.