School: Cuinche

Location:
Quin, Co. Clare
Teacher:
Ss. Ó Gríobhtha

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Cuinche | The Schools’ Collection

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0595, Page 196

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Sun. When the sun is cloudy it is a great sign of rain.
Moon. When there is a ring around the moon it is also a great sign of rain.
Stars. When a lot of stars appear in the sky it is a great sign of frost.
Clouds. When there are big clouds in the sky it shows signs of rain.
Rainbow. Rainbow in the morning is the shepherd's warning. Rainbow in the night is the shepherd's delight.
Cat. When the cat scrapes sticks and the crow begins to fly it is a sign of storm.
Wind. The wind that comes from the south is the wind that brings

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Collector
Maureen Scanlon
Gender
female
Informant
James Scanlon
Gender
male
Age
60
Address
Rinneen, Co. Clare
Language
English