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Voices from Ireland

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Voices from Ireland

    Sean Og and the Hag

    Sean Og and the Hag

    Sean Og and The Hag is a story set in 1799 in County Longford, Ireland. It does not take long for Sean Og Mc Donagh to discover that the beautiful young lady who finds him out in the dark of an Irish halloween is not what she appears to be but what can he do to get out of her clutches as he makes his way home on a dark October night?  Sean Og and The Hag was written and narrated by Jho Harris for Podcasts.ie especially for Halloween and we take another listen each year just before the eve of Samhain.

     

    The Calendar Road January, 2015.

    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.



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    The Calendar Road December, 2014

    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.

     

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    The Calendar Road November 2014

    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.



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    The Calendar Road October 2014

    The Calendar Road October 2014

    On 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

    The Calendar Road September, 2014

    The 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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