School: Carysfort, Arklow

Location:
An tInbhear Mór, Co. Chill Mhantáin
Teacher:
T. E. McAdoo
Browse
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0923, Page 118

Archival Reference

The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0923, Page 118

Image and data © National Folklore Collection, UCD.

See copyright details.

Download

Open data

Available under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

  1. XML School: Carysfort, Arklow
  2. XML Page 118
  3. XML “Birds”

Note: We will soon deprecate our XML Application Programming Interface and a new, comprehensive JSON API will be made available. Keep an eye on our website for further details.

On this page

  1. Birds. When the swallows fly high it is a sign of good weather, when the swallows fly low it is the sign of a storm.
    When the curlews whistle it is the sign of rain.
    When the sea-gulls whistle it is a sign of a storm
    When the blackbirds chirrup loudly it is a sign of hard weather
    Dan Nuzum 24th of November 1938
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Topics
    1. seánra
      1. seanchas aimsire (~6,442)
    2. gníomhairí (~1)
      1. seanchas ainmhithe (~1,185)
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Dan Nuzum
    Gender
    Male
    Address
    An tInbhear Mór, Co. Chill Mhantáin