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.

    Sunday Miscellany 14 December 2014

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    Sunday Miscellany 14 December 2014

    New short essays:
     
    The Three Dark Kings by Máiríde Woods

    Your Own Front Door by Joe Kearney

    Lull/Suaimhneas a poem by Doireann Ní Ghríofa

    A Place to Call Home by Adrienne Czerwin Abbott

    The Darkest Morning in December by A.M. Cousins

    Bosun by Hilary Fannin

    Music:

    ‘The Corpus Christi Carol’ by Benjamin Britten.....sung by Jeff Buckley

    ‘Nuits sur les Champs Elysees’ by Miles Davis played by Miles Davis and Kenny Clark on drums.

    ‘ Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy’ by Tchaikovsky performed by the RTÉ Concert Orchestra.

    ‘I’ll walk beside you’ sung by John McCormack

    ‘The Darkest Midnight’ ....one of the Kilmore carols....performed by Nóirín Ní Riain and the Monks of Glenstal Abbey.

    Hilary Fannin’s piece ‘Bosun’ was recorded recently in the National Concert Hall at ‘Sunday Miscellany Live at Christmas’. And you can hear more from that evening’s concert....which was a collaboration with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra.....on next Sunday’s programme and on Christmas Day.

     

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    Podcast: Sunday Miscellany 14 December 2014

    New Short Essays: The Three Dark Kings by Máiríde Woods; Your Own Front Door by Joe Kearney; Lull/Suaimhneas a poem by Doireann Ní Ghríofa; A Place to Call Home by Adrienne Czerwin Abbott; The Darkest Morning in December by A.M. Cousins; Bosun by Hilary Fannin

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