Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany 16 June 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: http://www.strokestownpoetry.org/   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:  http://www.paviliontheatre.ie/events/view/sunday-miscellany1

Sunday Miscellany 16 June 2013

New short essays:

Yes I said yes I will yes by Martina Devlin

Valentina by Rita Crampton

Past Projections by Cyril McHale

Yerra! by Maurice Cashell

Bloomsday Predictions by Val O’Donnell

In Christchurch the Baker – a poem by Grace Wells

Music:

Love’s Old Sweet Song; Daire Halpin (vocalist) and Pádhraic Ó Cuinneagáin( piano)

Skirting by Michael Nyman

Cascade performed by Scott Joplin

Anois Theacht an Earraigh; Emer Mayock (flute), Donal Siggins(guitar) and Robbie Harris(percussion)

The Man Who Broke The Bank at Monte Carlo; Frank Dunne (vocalist) and Pádhraic Ó Cuinneagáin (piano)

Sunday Miscellany 16 June 2013

New short essays: Yes I said yes I will yes by Martina Devlin Valentina by Rita Crampton Past Projections by Cyril McHale Yerra! by Maurice Cashell Bloomsday Predictions by Val O'Donnell In Christchurch the Baker - a poem by Grace Wells

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Producer: Sarah Binchy

Broadcasting Co-ordinator: Geralyn Aspill

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