School: Gort na Díogha (roll number 15587)

Location:
Gort na dTíobh Thiar, Co. na Gaillimhe
Teachers:
Séamus Ó Dochartaigh Bean Uí Dhochartaigh
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0016, Page 070d

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    Sending for Midwife
    When people would be sending for a midwife they would bring an ass and cart with them. She would sit with her back turned to the ass coming on the call.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. When soot falls we are to have rain.
    When the blaze in the fire is blue we are to have rain.
    Frost or snow when the wind is from the north.
    When the sun goes down in a cloud we will have rain.
    When the dog eats grass we are to have rain.
    When the cat begins scratching a door, chair of wood this signifies a storm.
    When the smoke goes up straight out of the chimney we are to have rain.
    When a frog is yellow - good weather.
    When he's of a black colour rain is foretold.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.