Take a walk along "The Calendar Road"

Sinéad McClure takes us on a monthly walk down the "Calendar Road" -- a typical rural Irish byway, revealing the seasonal changes and introducing us to the wildlife she encounters along the way. (Brought to you in association with Podcasts.ie)

The Calendar Road: January 2015

January 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. Brought to you in association with…

The Calendar Road: December 2014

Sinéad 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. Brought to you in association with…

The Calendar Road: November 2014

It’s November on the Calendar Road and Sinéad takes a walk out at night to talk about the longer nights as winter approaches. Brought to you in association with…

The Calendar Road: August 2014

The 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. Brought to you in association with…

The Calendar Road: July 2014

This 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. […]

The Calendar Road: June 2014

This 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. […]

The Calendar Road: April 2014

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. Brought to you in association with…

The Calendar Road: March 2014

Spring 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. Brought to you in association with…

The Calendar Road: February 2014

The 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. Click play in the audio player  below to listen to April’s Calendar Road podcast here — or […]

The Calendar Road: January 2014

The last day of January sees another wet start to the day, the fields around the Calendar Road are looking worse for wear, muddy and wet.  On this months show Sinéad talks about birds that call the Calendar Road home. And welcomes the Spring with some optimism despite the wet, chilly weather. Click play in […]

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