School: Coill na Leac

Location:
Kilnaleck, Co. Cavan
Teacher:
P. Mac Geibheannaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0976, Page 101

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When the robins are at the top of the bushes it is a sign of good weather.

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When the cuckoos come late there is going to be a bad summer.

When the cuckoos come late there is going to be a bad summer.
When the curlews are whistling it is a sign of rain.
When the crows are gathering together, it is a sign of rain.
When the crows fly about in great crowds cawing loudly it is a sign of wet weather.
When the curlews cry at night it's a sign of bad weather.
When the frog changes its brown coat to a rusty colour it is a sign of rain.
When sparrows flock to the house it is a sign of wet cold weather.

Collector
Maggie Coffey
Gender
female
Address
Urney, Co. Cavan
Language
English