Sunday Miscellany

    Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

    Sunday mornings mean 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:

    A Sunday Miscellany Live event takes place on Sunday 5 October at 3pm in the Abbey Arts Centre, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal, as part of the Donegal Bay and Blue Stacks Festival 2014, in association with the Sandhouse Hotel, Rossnowlagh.

    Contributors include musicians Maireád Ní Mhaonaigh, Maire Askin and Martin McGinley and writers Moya Cannon, Alan McMonagle, Pat Boran and Siobhan McNamara. For tickets contact 071-9851375 or


    Sunday Miscellany Sunday 6 January 2013


    Sunday Miscellany

    A mix of 'music and musings'.

    “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.

    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.


    Sunday Miscellany 6th January 2013 (repeat)

    '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 and 'Salt and History' by Colbert Kearney. 




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