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.

    Sunday Miscellany 1 March 2015


    Sunday Miscellany 1 March 2015

    New short essays:

    Deasghnátha an Earraigh/Rites of Spring, a poem by Declan Collinge

    Kafka in Manhattan by Christopher Fitzsimon

    The Dragon Slayer by Mae Leonard

    Sir William Wilde, Oscar’s Brilliant Father by Gerard Hanberry

    An Modh Díreach by Declan Collinge

    The Matching of Words by Evelyn Conlon


    ‘Dansa Brasileira’ by Guarnieri performed by Yo Yo Ma and Kathryn Scott.

    ‘Chelsea Morning’ sung by Joni Mitchell

    The 3rd movement from Handel’s Harp Concerto in B flat performed by Cliona Doris on harp with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra.

    ‘Mazurka- étude’ by William Vincent Wallace played on piano by Michael McHale

    ‘Deilbhide 'Teacht Slán as Anfa' by Daire Bracken

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