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 next live event:

    Date: Sunday, September 20th 
    Time: 11.45AM (Sharp)
    Venue: Christ Church, Portumna
    Tickets: €10
    Doors: Close @ 11.45am as recording begins @ 12PM sharp - latecomers CANNOT be admitted

    Tickets can be purchased through the Festival website;

    For over forty years, Sunday morning on RTÉ Radio 1 has meant Sunday Miscellany.  Each week, the programme presents a selection of new writing from both established writers and new voices, woven together with complimentary music. Shorelines is delighted to host this morning’s live recording of Sunday Miscellany which will feature a mix of new voices and well known writers as well as live music.

    It will be presented by the programme’s producer, Aoife Nic Cormaic.

    As the recording will begin at 12 noon, we would ask you to please be seated by 11.45am as latecomers cannot be admitted.

    Sunday Miscellany 6 January 2013


    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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