School: Ballyjamesduff Convent

Ballyjamesduff, Co. Cavan
Sr. Mary Theresa

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Local Riddles
Q. What goes up when the rain falls?
A. An umbrella.
Q. What side o the cup is the handle on?
A. On the outside.

Weather Lore.
When the new moon has two sharp points it is a sign of storm, and when there is a ring round it, it is a sign of rain.
When the wind blows from the north it is a sign of snow, when the hens go to roost early it is a sign that the next day will be good.


A Funny Story
Once upon a time there was a party of Gentlemen in a farmer's house. The conversation started about their servant boy between three

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