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 is a collaboration with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra and it takes place in the National Concert Hall in Dublin on Tuesday, December 8th. For tickets, please go to

    Sunday Miscellany 22 November 2015


    Sunday Miscellany 22 November 2015

    New short essays:

    In the Beginning by John F. Deane

    Last Thing a poem by John Conroy

    Phenomenal Frozen by Caroline Carey Finn

    Wilfred Patrick Thesiger, 1910-2003, Carlow’s Bedouin by Kevin McDermott

    Sunday in Meath a poem by Gerard Smyth

    The Weather Forecast by Mary O’Malley

    Desktop a poem by Paddy Bushe


    ‘Liebesleid’ by Fritz Kreisler played on violin by Itzak Perlman with Samuel Sanders on piano

    ‘Hail Bright Cecilia’  by Purcell performed by the Taverner Choir.

    ‘Marshmallow Attack’ by Christophe Beck from the soundtrack to the movie, Frozen.

    ‘On One Wing’  by Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh performed by ‘This is How We Fly’.

    ‘So Ro, Godt Barn- Rest now Sweet Child’  sung by Trio Mediaeval

    ‘Leaving the West’ written and performed by Gerry O’Connor


    Podcast: Sunday 22 November, 2015

    New short essays: In the Beginning by John F. Deane: Last Thing a poem by John Conroy; Phenomenal Frozen by Caroline Carey Finn; Wilfred Patrick Thesiger, 1910-2003, Carlow's Bedouin by Kevin McDermott; Sunday in Meath a poem by Gerard Smyth; The Weather Forecast by Mary O'Malley; Desktop a poem by Paddy Bushe

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