School: Ráth Coille (roll number 15705)

Rathkell, Co. Mayo
Aindrias Ó Mórdha
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0149, Page 161

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  1. When a flock of starlings are seen around the house it is the sign of roughness.
    If seagulls are coming in, in flocks from the sea it is the sign of dry weather and if they are going out towards the sea we will have wet -weather.
    If the wild-geese appear and go to the mountains very early in winter it is a sure sign that we will have a bad rough winter.
    When a dog is seen eating grass or drinking water it is the sign of rain.
    A halo around the moon is a sure sign of rain. If the halo is far from the moon the rain
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    Loretta O' Malley
    Killeen, Co. Mayo