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 the next live event:

    The next Sunday Miscellany Live event is a special Christmas event in collaboration with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra at the National Concert Hall in Dublin on the 2nd of December.  Tickets are available through the National Concert Hall Box Office.

    Sunday Miscellany 16 November 2014

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    Sunday Miscellany 16 November 2014

    New short essays:

    The Shadow of the Guillotine by Pat Dunne

    Dylan and Caitlin Thomas- A Child’s Perspective by Nerys Williams

    Respite by Catherine Foley

    Holiday Snaps by John MacKenna

    Falling – a poem by Michael O’Loughlin

    Up Peig! by Louise Lyons

    Music:

    The first movement from Handel’s Oboe concerto no 3 in G minor performed by Heinz Holliger and the English Chamber Orchestra.

    ‘Bard’ composed and performed by Brad Mehldau

    ‘Golden Pond’ composed and performed by Chris Thile

    ‘The White Rose of Athens’ sung by Nana Mouskouri

    ‘Falling, Catching’ written and performed by Agnes Obel

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    Podcast: Sunday Miscellany 16 November 2014

    New short essays: The Shadow of the Guillotine by Pat Dunne; Dylan and Caitlin Thomas- A Child's Perspective by Nerys Williams; Respite by Catherine Foley; Holiday Snaps by John MacKenna; Falling - a poem by Michael O'Loughlin; Up Peig! by Louise Lyons

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