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Take on Nature: Arrival of the whooper heralds autumn’s swan song

Stephen Colton
AT THE same time as storm Ophelia was making landfall along the Cork and Kerry coastline recently, my eyes were drawn skyward towards a 20-plus flock of whooper swans, also about to make landfall, after an exhausting journey from their breeding grounds in Iceland.

Carlow Autumn Walking Festival

Carlow’s majestic Blackstairs Mountains and River Barrow together with the charming villages of Myshall and Borris will feature in this year’s Carlow Autumn Walking Festival which takes place from Friday October 6 to Sunday October 8.

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