School: Shanakill, Roscrea

Location:
Shanakill, Co. Tipperary
Teacher:
Seán Ó Ceallaigh
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0547, Page 136

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0547, Page 136

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  1. Bird-Lore (continued)

    The swallow is a slate-coloured brid with blue feathers near her tail...

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    the curlew is always with us in the Winter because when it is going to rain they start looking up in the sky and begin to baul. We don't see them very often in Summer.
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  2. Bird-Lore

    The Swallow, the robin, the blackbird, the thrush and the sparrow...

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    Topics
    1. agents (~1)
      1. animal-lore (~1,185)
        1. bird-lore (~2,478)
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Nicholas Fanning
    Gender
    Male
    Address
    Gortnagowna, Co. Tipperary
    Informant
    Mr Fanning
    Relation
    Parent
    Gender
    Male
    Address
    Gortnagowna, Co. Tipperary
  3. Bird-Lore

    The Swallow, the robin, the blackbird, the thrush and the sparrow...

    Robins, Wrens, Yellow Hammers, Crows, Seaagulls, Magpies, Willy wagtails, Thrushes, Blackbirds, Curlew, Cranes, Bats, Swallows, Daws and lark, these are the names of local birds.
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  4. Bird-Lore

    Robins, Wrens, Yellow-hammers, Crows, Seagulls, Magpies, Willy-wagtails, Thrushes, Blackbird, Curlew, Cranes, Bats, Swallows, Daws and larks...

    To hear a seagull crying it is the sign of a storm. When you hear a lot of curlews bawling it is the sign of rain.
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