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. Sunday Miscellany and RTÉ 1916 As part of RTÉ 1916, RTÉ’s programme of events marking the centenary of the 1916 Rising, Sunday Miscellany ...
On Friday's show.... Alan Corr joins us with the latest arts news, Mary McGill is here to chat about Patti Smith's new book M Train, Sophie Gorman reviews Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard, and Seona MacReamoinn bring us her thoughts on Dance Hall, a show devised by choreographer Emma Martin and composer Andrew Hamilton at the Samuel Beckett Theatre. Also on the show, Aoife Barry and John Meagher share their thoughts on new albums from John Grant, Hurts, and Rudimental.
on Friday's show, with Jim Lockhart....the latest albums from New Order, The Dead Weather and Dave Gilmour, in the Dublin Theatre Festival Conor McPherson returns with "The Night Alive" and in "By Heart" we come to understand the importance of communication and memory and the best of humanity through the prism of tragedy in author Bill Clegg's debut novel "Did You Ever Have A Family?"
on Thursday's show, with Jim Lockhart....films reviews include Anton Corbijn's "Life", coping with the loss of a parent in "Mia Madre" and Toni Collette and Drew Barrymore in the drama "Miss You Already", poet and novelist Karl Parkinson and Bollywood comes to Ireland in the 6th Indian Film Festival