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 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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