School: Valleymount

Location:
Valleymount, Co. Wicklow
Teacher:
Dll. Ó Cochláin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0917, Page 037

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1. Crows:- When crows fly off early in the mornings.

2. Sheep: - When sheep are to be seen grazing in the fields in the morning.
3. Crows:- When crows are seen alighting in a field in the evening.
4. Crows:- When crows come home late in the evening from the hills, because they are trying to get in a store of food for the following day in case that they might not be able to go out the following day.
5. Cricket:- When the cricket sings or chirps is another sign of rain.
6. River:- When the river rattles against the stones at the weirs.
7. Leaves of trees:- When the leaves turn up in the wind and rattles.

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Collector
John Byrne
Gender
male
Address
Boystown or Baltyboys Upper, Co. Wicklow
Informant
James Byrne
Gender
male
Age
42
Occupation
farmer
Address
Boystown or Baltyboys Upper, Co. Wicklow
Language
English