School: Gleann Doire (C.) (roll number 10404)

Location:
Glenderry, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Cáit Bean Uí Gléathabhúir

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Signs of Rain

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 02_006

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(1) There is a place in the sea about a mile out from the shore called the Church banks and when the waves break when crossing this it is a sure sign of rain.

(2) When the waves break over Loca Gribhthín making a great noise which can be heard a long distance, it is another sign of rain.
(3) There is a rock in Ballyheigue Bay about a mile from this school known as Muchallach

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Collector
Mary Flahive
Gender
male
Address
Glenderry, Co. Kerry
Informant
Ned Flahive
Gender
male
Address
Glenderry, Co. Kerry
Language
English