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.

    Details of next live event:

    Sunday Miscellany will be celebrating the life and work of  W B Yeats with a special live programme in Drumcliffe Church in Sligo on Saturday, July 25th as part of Tread Softly 2015.


    Sunday Miscellany 26 July 2015


    Sunday Miscellany

    New short essays:

    Centurian of Clew Bay by Áine Ryan

    Strange Fruit by Bert Wright

    Psychopomp a poem by Michael O’Loughlin

    Baby Things by Pauline Bosch

    Irish Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela by Michael Fewer

    Graonlannaigh - Greenlanders a poem by Gabriel Rosenstock


    ‘Lord McDonald’ played by Matt Molloy on flute with Arty McGlynn on guitar.

    ‘Strange Fruit’ sung by Billie Holiday

    Five Melodies- No. 2 Lento, ma non troppo by Prokoviev played by Alina Ibragimova on violin and Steven Osborne on piano.

    ‘Seothín Seó’ sung by Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh

    O Quam Gloriosum by Tomas Luis de Vittoria performed by the Monteverdi Choir conducted by John Eliot Gardiner.

    Sunday Miscellany

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