Donegal postman predicts cold snap to last another few weeks

A postman from Donegal says the freezing conditions will be here for weeks

Michael Gallagher forecasts the weather by spotting signs in nature.

He reckons a horse grazing near the farmhouse means bad weather and the arrival of a robin tells him snow is on the way.

Michael's wife Margaret says he's been telling his customers since early autumn there'll be a white Christmas:

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