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Mystic Donegal Postman Predicts What Irish Summer Weather Will Be Like

By Darragh Berry

April 26, 2018 at 9:56am


Does Michael Gallagher ring any bells to you?

And, no, he's not an extra brother belonging to Noel and Liam.

The postman and amature weatherman shot to fame in 2007 when he correctly predicted when Ireland's famous summer of rain would end. 

He has been right on the money in recent years predicting how Ireland's winters and summers would go down and told Neil Prendeville's Show on Cork's Red FMthat this summer is going to be a melter. 

"[The bad weather is] all going to change. The signs are good," 

"I was 48 years a postman in Donegal in the hills, and I listened to these people talking. They always said if you get a very cold winter, and they didn't say it often, and an east wind, it's a sign that our summer is going to be very good.

"We're going to get the sunshine from the west and we're in for a very good summer. We're not even out of the spring yet. The signs are looking up that we will have a good summer and I mean that from the heart out.

"The only blip we might have is a wee bit of thunder. But, the farmers are going to be happy at long last. 

"It will be May anyway [when the good weather starts]. It's difficult to tell. But the beginning of May you'll begin to see a big change in the weather."

"I'm very confident we'll have a nice summer. Everyone will be out and enjoying their summer."

Cold winter weather and an east wind, we'll be praying for that every winter from now on.

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