Sunday Miscellany

    Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

    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.

    Details of next Live event:

    The next Sunday Miscellany Live will take place in the Peacock Theatre on Easter Monday, April 6th at 1pm as part of The RTÉ Road to the Rising' event which is happening in O'Connell Street and surrounding areas that day.  Tickets are free but booking is recommended and you can book in advance through the Abbey Theatre or through


    Sunday Miscellany 29 March 2015


    Sunday Miscellany 29 March 2015

    New short essays:

    Still Life a poem by John F. Deane

    Dan O’Connell and John Elliott by Christopher Fitzsimon

    Fr. Mathew by Colette Sheridan

    Moving House a poem by Denise Blake

    Changing Times by Pat Dunne

    Ile de la Cité a poem by Catherine Phil McCarthy

    John McGahern in the Springtime’ by Eamon Maher


    ‘Duo for two cellos’ by Martinu played by Steven Isserlis on cello and Thomas Ades on piano

    ‘Waltz In E 'Sehnsuchts Walzer' by John Field played by Miceal O’Rourke
    ‘Princes Street’ by John Spillane

    ‘Davenport Blues’ by Bix Beiderbecke played by Ry Cooder with David Sherr, Harvey Pittel, Tom Collier and Tom Pedrini.

    ‘The Times they are a Changin’ by Bob Dylan

    ‘Menuet sur le nom d'Haydn’ by Ravel played by Steven Osborne on piano

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