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 the next live event:

    The next Sunday Miscellany Live takes place at the Donegal Bay and Blue Stacks Festival in Ballyshannon on Sunday, October 4th.   Guests on the date will include Nuala Ní Chonchúir,  Little John Nee, Frank Galligan, Martin McGinley, Denise Blake, Mary O’Donnell, Dave McHugh, Colette Ní Ghallchóir, Joe Brennan and Olive Travers with music from The Henry Girls, Amy Gillen, Seamie O’Dowd, Aidan O’Donnell and Danny Meehan. 
    The event will take place in the Abbey Arts Centre in Ballyshannon at 3pm sharp and latecomers will not be admitted.  (Approx duration 2 hours).  Tickets are free but booking is recommended at

    Sunday Miscellany 4 October 2015


    Sunday Miscellany

    New short essays:

    An Imperial Flying Visit by Paul Moore

    I am a Skype Granny by Maeve Edwards

    The Aran Sweater by Michael O’Loughlin

    Hissing from the Gallery by Karl O’Neill

    Her Own a poem by Jane Clarke

    Norris Davidson and Damhsa Árainn by Deirdre Ní Chonghaile


    ‘Samba Novo’ by the Brazilian composer Baden Powell performed by The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet 

    ‘Bygdsiljum’ by TC Kelly performed by Jonas Knutsson and Johan Norberg

    ‘The Parting Glass’ sung by The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem.

    ‘Daisy Belle’ arranged by Harry Dacre

     ‘Just in Time’ played by the Oscar Peterson trio

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