School: Tullamore (St. Brigid's)

Tullamore, Co. Offaly
P. Sheehy
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0806, Page 65

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  1. In Tullamore many people believe in signs which are supposed to foretell what kind of weather there is going to be the next day. If a person has a corn and it begins to pain him it is a sign of coming rain. If the sky is red in the evening it is a fine day. When soot falls down the chimney it is also a sign of rain. When the seagulls are flying high it is a sign of rain and if they fly low it is a sign of fine weather. When the spiders keep in their webs its going to rain and when they come out of them its going to be fine.
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    Michael Conroy
    Kilbride Street, Co. Offaly