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 and RTÉ 1916

    As part of RTÉ 1916,  RTÉ’s programme of events marking the centenary of the 1916 Rising, Sunday Miscellany will be hosting a special live event in the National Opera House in Wexford on Saturday, March 12th.

    Sunday Miscellany 14 February 2016

    Sunday Miscellany

    New short essays: 

    My First Valentine by Gerry Moran

    The Irish Whip by Oliver O’Hanlon

    Fuarán- Fountain a poem by Louis de Paor- recorded at the Shorelines Arts Festival last September.

    Nursing Home Bold Boy by Áine Ryan

    Connect a poem by Jean O’Brien

    South Wall by Judith Mok

    Music:

    ‘I say a little prayer’ by Burt Bacharach and Hal David, sung by Aretha Franklin

    The finale from ‘An Cóitín Dearg ‘ by Aloys Fleischmann played by the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra.

    ‘La Plus Que Lente’ by Debussy played by David O’Doherty on violin and Catherina Lemoni on piano

    ‘Margaret’s Waltz’ played by Aly Bain on fiddle

    Etude no.11 in E flat major by Chopin played by Valentina Lisitsa

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