Archive for category The Calendar Road

The Calendar Road August 2011

August on the Calendar Road and Sinéad takes a walk to look at some of the native berries that are coming to fruition on the hedgerow as nature welcomes Autumn on this Irish rural byway.  A selection of which are pictured below.

    

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The Calendar Road July 2011

It’s the blustery last day of July and Sinéad talks about how the landscape has been enhanced by the arctic winters of late and how the harvest is already beginning along this stretch of Irish roadway.

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The Calendar Road June 2011

There’s a special tradition in June that once was well celebrated along the Calendar Road, but this tradition centered around Midsummer is largely dying out, on this month’s show Sinéad talks about Bonfire Night or as it is also known Oiche Feile Eoin.

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The Calendar Road May 2011

It’s May on The Calendar Road and the Irish weather is unseasonably inclement.  Sinéad dodges the biting midges to talk about birds, three types in particular, who are enjoying the nesting season in rural Ireland in her monthly podcast for nature lovers. 

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The Calendar Road April 2011

On this months show Sinéad brings us on a walk near the end of the Calendar Road to discover the impact of season a warm April has on this Irish rural byway as part of her monthly walk with nature.

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The Calendar Road March 2011

It’s late March on the Calendar Road.  Sinéad takes a walk into some of the evergreen forestry that grows all along thisIrish  rural byway.  Although this type of forestry is not the most popular type of woodland in Ireland, at least for this walk can Sinéad find any redeeming features?                 

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The Calendar Road – February 2011

Our Irish nature lovers podcast is as always brouight to you at the end of each month, Sinéad took a walk along The Calendar Road and this month talks about local Irish dialect and vernacular, words often used in this region only, but some may strike a chord with you too. 

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