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 22 March 2015


    Sunday Miscellany 22 March 2015

    New short essays;

    Photographer a poem by John Mac Kenna
    The Shooting of the Admiral by Alannah Hopkin
    In Praise of Peppa by Declan Collinge
    The Wheel of the Wagon by Bernard Farrell
    Two Blaneys by Evelyn Conlon
    The Tap of the Hammer by Joe O’Toole


    'Quatre Etudes Opus 7- 4th movement' by Stravinsky played by Martin Jones on piano.
    ‘An Páistín Fionn’ played by Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin.
    '5th movement' from Mozart’s 'Toy Symphony' played by the Academy of St Martin in the Fields conducted by Neville Mariner.
    ‘The Isle of Capri’ with music by Wilhelm Grosz and lyrics by Jimmy Kennedy..... sung by Frank Sinatra.
    ‘Magee Shuffle’ by Paddy Cole.

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