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 Sunday 30 December 2012


    Sunday Miscellany

    A mix of 'music and musings'

    Books by Evelyn Conlon

    Running by Sheila Maher

    The Kindness of Strangers by Mary O’Malley

    Angel Paz Talks to the Birds – a poem by Mark Roper

    Finding Tarrytown by Bernard Farrell

    An Unexpected Gift by Barbara Scully

    Music :

    Soft Winds performed by Stefan Grappelli

    Early in The Morning performed by len Graham, Gary Ó Briain and Pádraig in Ní Uallacháin

    What’s There to Say performed by Chet Baker

    Apples in Winter : The First Frost is All Over performed by Danú

    Deborah’s Theme from from the Sergio Leone Suite by Ennio Morricone performed by Yo-Yo Ma

    The programme was first broadcast on January 9th 2011.

    It is available on the web and the full programme can be enjoyed on the RTÉ Radio Player. The spoken contributions can be downloaded as a podcast.

    Sunday Miscellany is produced by Cliodhna Ni Anluain and the broadcasting co-ordinator is Laura-Leigh Davies.

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