When Bees Swarm

by Bernadette Weyde | March 22, 2015 11:56 am

It’s a sign of death, mmm…yes it is. For there was three swarms came them three years, one after another, into the chimley of the house, an’ I lost three, one after the other; a big lump of a boy and two gells. It was a terrible loss.

Do you remember the year Parson died? Well, Tom was goin’ to work one morning, and he toul me as he was goin’ along he saw a swarm of bees go down the Parson’s chimley. I said to him, ‘there’ll be a death there soon’. Sure enough, the Parson died that year.”

(source: Yn Lioar Manninagh[1] Vol 2; photo[2])

  1. Yn Lioar Manninagh: http://bit.ly/12ckpqe
  2. photo: http://bit.ly/1eboG0s

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