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 08_004

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

When the waves break over Locha Griobthín making a great noise which can be heard a long distance it is a sure sign of rain.
There is a rock in Ballyheigue Bay known as Mucallach, and when the waves are seen dashing over

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Collector
Nora Lawlor
Gender
female
Address
Ballylongane, Co. Kerry
Informant
Frank Casey
Gender
male
Age
63
Address
Ballylongane, Co. Kerry
Language
English