New short essays: On the Waterfront by Karl O’Neill Cycling in Dublin by Patrick Hull Let’s Talk about Mary by Evelyn Conlon The Tree House by Evan Costigan On Sand Key Beach by Kevin Dawson Moonbow on Cape Clear Island by Chuck Kruger Music Leonard Bernstein's 'Cab and Bedroom' by Leonard Bernstein performed by the Orchestra of St Luke Melancholy Hill by Gorillaz Mary Tonduit by Jenne Kelson Menuet from Partita No.4 in D Major by JS Bach played by Malcolm Proud( harpsichord Move on – a traditional tune performed by David Agnew (oboe), produced by David Downes.
Sunday mornings mean Sunday Miscellany Its new radio essays and occasional poetry followed by complementary music capture our times, passions and curiosities. The contributor led content is selected from open submission and commissioned writing presented by new voices and established names. Reportage, appreciations, memory pieces, poetry, travel writing and personal accounts of events and happenings are the stuff of Sunday Miscellany. The programme is part of Sunday mornings since 1968. It is essential listening to thousands across Ireland and the world.
WE WANT TO HEAR YOUR STORIES Have you got a story to tell? An issue you want to air publicly? If you’d like to talk to Joe on-air about an issue that concerns you then we want to hear from you. You can email the programme at any time to firstname.lastname@example.org, call the office at 01 208 3263 / 2984 / 2980 or 3438 (or out of office hours and leave a message) or on 1850 715 815, Monday to Friday from 12.30pm – 3.15pm. All topics are considered and all calls are welcome
Discussion and debate with Joe Duffy Barbara talks about the extra journeys she has to make with her disabled daughter because the local bridge in Connemara has had a weight restriction put on it. The crisis in equine cruelty and the difficulty in adopting abandoned animals is discussed. The dangers of cycling and walking are discussed again. Mark is blind and is worried about getting around Dublin city centre. Mary calls in to talk about the positive work done by the CRC , her daughter attended with great sucess a number of years ago and she wanted to appeal for people no to ...
Paul Kimmage is in studio to talk about his life during and after cycling. He is known for his dogged pursuit of those responsible for doping in cycling. This year he was vindicated when Lance Armstrong was stripped of all 7 of his Tour de France titles and given a lifetime ban. He tells of being made redundant from the Sunday Times in January 2012 and what he has been doing since.