School: Ráth Coille (roll number 15705)

Location:
Ráth Coill, Co. Mhaigh Eo
Teacher:
Aindrias Ó Mórdha
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  1. If the sun sets in a bank of clouds, with rays of light shooting upwards from it and a red or copper-coloured sky around it, it is a sure sign of wet weather.
    When the curlew has a double whistle, it is a sign that rain is approaching.
    When you see mountain sheep lowering down the hill-side to the low-lying lands, rain usually follows.
    When you see the dust rising off the road it is a sign of roughness.
    When you hear a badger barking up on
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    Topics
    1. seánra
      1. seanchas aimsire (~6,442)
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Emily Joyce
    Gender
    Female
    Address
    Gleann Aibhne, Co. Mhaigh Eo
    Informant
    Peter Joyce
    Relation
    Parent
    Gender
    Male
    Address
    Gleann Aibhne, Co. Mhaigh Eo