School: An Clochar, Carraig Thuathail

Location:
Carraig Thuathail, Co. Chorcaí
Teacher:
An tSr. Celestine
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0385, Page 270

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  1. In summer if at sunset there is a thick fog it means heat on the following day.
    If you could look straight at the sun in bad weather without hurting your eyes it means a continuation of rain
    The sun is supposed to shine every Saturday in the year except one
    It is also a bad sign to see the moon on its back.
    If a star is seen near the moon it means rain while if a circle or halo it means, "the nearer the moon the nearer the rain".
    "A rainbow in the morning is a shepherd's warning, a rainbow in the night is a shepherd's delight." If the rainbow sometimes described as "the Bow that bridges heaven" bridges at particular houses
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