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 October 2014

Ink Caps in OctoberOn the eve of Samhain Sinéad talks about the preparations for winter along the Calendar Road and how the wildlife is benifitting from a glut of wild berries.

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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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Busy, busy, busy

Plenty of news today: firstly we want to remind you that this weekend sees many commemorations to mark the start of World War 1 and we want to bring you attention to The Mayo Commemoration Day & Associated Events
Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd August.  Including exhibitions, public lectures, drama and much more.  You can get more information at www.mayopeacepark.ie and if you are unable to make any of the events you can listen to our podcast about The Mayo Peace Park by clicking here.  Those of you more associated with the east coast might find our podcast on The Bray War Memorial of interest too by clicking here.

Podcasts.ie are delighted to sponsor a brand new music show on Radio Vera which will feature a mix of Irish and international contemporary music.  the show will be streamed on Radio Vera on Thursdays at 9pm and again on Monday at 6pm Irish time of course.  We hope you can make it,  Radio Vera  is available 24 hours a day everyday on line or through their App.

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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Lucy Montague-Moffat

Lucy Montague-Moffatt With BG

Lucy Montague-Moffatt is a 24 year old writer and comedian from Dublin.   Lucy was a winner of the Fishamble: Tiny Plays competition and is the Writer-in-Residence for the Inchicore College Theatre Studies Department. She has written and performedcomedy shows as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival  and was a Funny Woman Competition 2012 finalist.

‘If you see her, say hello’  is a story about a twenty-something guy who has just moved to New York to make money for his family and is doing so in an unusual line of work.  It contains some but not much adult language

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