Sunday Miscellany

    Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

    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 30 August 2015

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    Sunday Miscellany

    New short essays: 

    The Pre-electric picnic by Pat Boran

    Boarding School Payphone a poem by James Harpur

    Gallipoli’s Long Shadow by Dorcha Lee

    That Summer of Rain by Enda Coyle-Greene

    The First Day by A. M. Cousins

    Exploring Fair Head by John Horgan

     Music:

    ‘Try a little Tenderness’ performed by Florence and the Machine

    The 4th movement from Five easy pieces for piano, four hands by Stravinsky performed by Katia and Marielle Labeque

    The vivace-adagio from Beethoven’s piano Sonata No. 30 in E played by Andras Schiff on piano

    La Valse des Jouets by Michel Faubert played by Dermot Byrne on accordion and Floriane Blancke on harp

    My Aunt Jane and Fair Rosa sung by Davy Hammond accompanied by Donal Lunny

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