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 04_006

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(1) There is a place in the sea about a mile out from the shore known as the "Church Banks" and when the waves break when crossing this place it is a sure sign of rain.
(2) When the waves break over Loca Tribhthín making a great noise which can be heard a long distance, it is another sign of rain.
(3) There is a rock in Ballyheigue about a mile from this school known as Muchallach, and when the waves are seen dashing over this rock it is a sure sign of rain.

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Collector
Bridie Laide
Gender
female
Address
Dromatoor, Co. Kerry
Informant
Michael Laide
Gender
male
Age
54
Address
Dromatoor, Co. Kerry
Language
English