Archive for category The Calendar Road

The Calendar Road January, 2015.

January SkyJanuary went by with wild winds, snow and hail.  Sinéad takes to the road on a quieter day with a light dusting of snow underfoot to talk about our weather, the rain and water as a once revered resource.

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The Calendar Road December, 2014

Frosty day December 2014Sinéad rings the changes, on the last day of December 2014 and the eve of New Year.  With a look back over the year along the Calendar Road and a chat about the lapwings who have returned to winter here.

 

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The Calendar Road November 2014

CR River NovemberIt’s November on the Calendar Road and Sinéad takes a walk out at night to talk about the longer nights as winter approaches.

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The Calendar Road September, 2014

Forest WalkThe last day of September and Sinéad takes a walk through a forest for autumn to talk about conifer plantations and whether they help or disturb biodiversity in Ireland.

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The Calendar Road August 2014

Autumn Sun on Keash CorranThe last day of August and Sinéad feels that autumn has come to the Calendar Road. She talks about The Festival of Lunása and the Sun God Lugh, as the wind blows gently through the trees.

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The Calender Road July, 2014.

Grasshopper

There has been warm, humid weather along the Calendar Road in July and all sorts of insects are buzzing about enjoying the weather.  Sinéad talks about some of the ones she’s spotted this month.

 

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The Calendar Road June 2014

Sunflower - June 2014This months show is all about our wildflowers and plants.  It’s late June on the Calendar Road and most of these plants are coming into flower.  With bees buzzing and birds singing, Sinéad walk along by the hedgerows that border the road to pick out the most important plants, that some term ‘weeds’ but others lament for their medicinal properties.

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The Calendar Road April 2014

Sunset April 29th 2014Dear Diary.

It’s April 30th, 2014 and Sinéad reflects on the month by remembering some of the day to day details of the warmest month so far this year.

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The Calendar Road March, 2014.

Bunch of DaffsSpring is in the air, an evening stroll on The Calendar Road, after the clocks have gone forward and the brighter evenings are full of birdsong.  Sinéad talks about the signs of spring on this months podcast.

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The Calendar Road February, 2014.

The Bridle Path taken in early summerThe last day of February sees Sinéad take a walk midway along the Calendar Road and a detour takes her into a forested area, here she talks about the benefits of one of the most prolific plants that grows along the road.

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