School: Clochar na Trócaire, An Clochán

Clifden, Co. Galway
An tSr. M. Peadar
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0004, Page 412

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  1. 1. When the swallows fly low rain is approaching
    2. When the swallows fly high fine weather is to be expected
    3. When the crows fly in "rings" a storm is near
    4. It is a sign of storm to hear the sea birds screeching and to see them flying inland
    5. If the robins go into the house a snowstorm is near
    6. The sheep gather into valleys when a storm is approaching
    7. If rain falls on St. Swithen's day it will rain every day for forty days
    8. If the hills are visible in the distance this a sign of fine weather
    9. If a cow is seen on the top of a mountain fine weather may be expected
    10. It is a sign of good weather to hear the crickits singing
    11. Good weather may be expected if the bees are humming
    12. A rainbow in the morning indicates a storm a rainbow in the evening is a sign of fine weather
    13. If the moon has a ring around it this is a sign of bad weather
    14. White fleecy clouds are a sign of fine weather
    15. The local believe is, if a farmer has an extra heavy
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    Mary Gibbons
    Clifden, Co. Galway