Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany 17 March 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:   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:

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

A mix of 'music and musings'

Sunday Miscellany 17 March 2013

New Short essays:

1964 by John MacKenna

A 60’s Emigrant Returns to Ireland by Marie MacSweeney

Saint Patrick’s Day Céilí by Deirdre Kirwan

The Hospital at St Lo by Monica Henchy

The Geansaí by Mae Leonard

The Dog Man by Pat Boran

Music :

A hAon is a hAon arranged by Tadhg Mac Donnagáin and John Ryan

Mise Éire: Múscailt by Seán Ó Riada

An Oíche Roimh Ré / Fionnuala’s New Hat performed with Steve Larkin by composer Aoife Nic Cormaic

Closing Theme from Year of The French from The Chieftains

Roseville Fair sung by Liam Clancy and Gemma Hayes

Sunday Miscellany 17th March 2013

Featuring new essays: 1964 by John MacKenna, A 60's Emigrant Returns to Ireland by Marie MacSweeney, Saint Patrick's Day Céilí by Deirdre Kirwan ,The Hospital at St Lo by Monica Henchy, The Geansaí by Mae Leonard and The Dog Man by Pat Boran



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Broadcasting Co-ordinator: Geralyn Aspill


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