Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany 6 January 2013

Sunday Miscellany

The programme's new radio essays and occasional poems, interspersed with complementary music, capture our times, passions and curiosities.  The content is selected mostly from open submission, with some commissions. Submissions are welcome from new and established writers alike.

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 many thousands across Ireland and more around the world.

Details of next live events:

Sunday Miscellany at Strokestown International Poetry Festival takes place on the May bank holiday, Monday 1 May at 12 noon, at Scoil Mhuire, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. Writers from the festival and the locality will read their work, accompanied by a truly diverse range of live music. For tickets see: http://www.strokestownpoetry.org/   or you can ring the Festival office to book tickets on: 071 9633759

And Sunday Miscellany: a special recording marking the 200th anniversary of Dún Laoghaire Harbour takes place at the Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin on Tuesday 23 May at 8pm. We’ll have essays and poetry about the harbour and associated themes, and live music with the RTÉ Contempo Quartet and more. For tickets, see:  http://www.paviliontheatre.ie/events/view/sunday-miscellany1

Sunday Miscellany 6 January 2013 (repeat)

New short essays:

Ways of Seeing by Anne Sharpe

The Secret Life of Richard Crosbie by Brian MacMahon

A Place in the Bronx by Iggy McGovern

Walking into History: Richard the Broken-Backed Irishman by James Harpur

The Round Window by Karl O'Neill

Salt and History by Colbert Kearney 

Music :

What a Difference a Day Makes performed by Stephane Grappelli

La Capriosa by Ries performed by the young Yehudi Menuhin

American Theme from Long Journey Home composed by Brian Keane and performed by the Irish Film Orchestra

Je veuil Chanter De Cuer Joyeux by Gillaume Dufay performed by Frances Kelly

November by Piotr Moss

 

This programme was first broadcast on Jan 17th 2010

 

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Producer: Sarah Binchy

Broadcasting Co-ordinator: Geralyn Aspill

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