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 info@abbeycentre.ie

     

    Sunday Miscellany 31 March 2013

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    Sunday Miscellany

    New short essays:

    Easter at Coole Park by Hedy Gibbons Lynott

    Herod in Exile by Cathleen Brindley

    Alter Boy at Easter John MacKenna

    Latter Day Lear by Cyril Kelly

    Waking on Sunday Morning by Michael O’Loughlin

    Musée des Beaux Arts by Oliver Sears - The “Musée des Beaux Arts” by WH Auden, used by permission of Curtis Brown, Ltd. Copyright 1938. All Rights Reserved.

    Music:

    Amazing Grace performed by The Kronos Quartet

    Andanté from Fauré’s Requiem performed by the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra

    Dance by Roger Doyle from the soundrack to the film Budawanny

    Echoes of Spring performed on Piano by Peter O’Brien

    Holy is The Lord Our God sung by The Russian Patriarchate Choir, director Anatoly Grindenko

     

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    Sunday Miscellany 31 March 2013

    New short essays: 'Easter at Coole Park' by Hedy Gibbons Lynott, 'Herod in Exile' by Cathleen Brindley, 'Altar Boy at Easter' by John MacKenna, 'Latter Day Lear' by Cyril Kelly & 'Waking on Sunday Morning' by Michael O'Loughlin

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