School: Cavan (1)

Location:
Cavan, Co. Cavan
Teacher:
S. Ní Chiaráin

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Weather Signs

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0975, Page 147

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If a cat sits with her back to the fire it is a sign of rain.

When the dew falls in the morning the day will be fine.
If the sea-gulls fly over the riverit is a sign of rain.
If a robin comes into a house it is a sign of storm.
If a train is heard from a distance it is a sign of frost.
If a dog eats grass it is a sign of rain.
If you see the smoke coming straight out of a chimney the day will be fine.
If the swallows fly low it is a sign of

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Collector
Gladys Moorhead
Gender
female
Address
College Street, Co. Cavan
Language
English