School: Valleymount

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

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Signs of a Snow-Storm

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0917, Page 042

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Signs of a Snow Storm

1. Smoke:- Smell of smoke from Dublin because the wind is coming from the north.

2. Birds:- When birds shelter in houses.
3. Badgers:- When birds and badgers are fat in October.
4. Foxes:- When foxes bark in October.
5. Clouds:- When the clouds are of a slaty blue colour and are low in the sky.
6. Wind:- When the wind comes from the north or north-east.
7. Guinea Hens:- When guinea hens cackle

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