Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany 30 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

Sunday Miscellany

A mix of 'music and musings'

Sunday Miscellany 30 June 2013

New short essays:

Across the Pond by Sue Norton

All that Glitters by Colette Olney

Jarheads by Bert Wright

Meeting Solti by Grace Wells

Dublin Hurling: 1938 by William Nolan

Music:

Bookends by Simon and Garfunkel

Beyond Bach improvised and performed by Gabriela Montero

Twenty Men From Dublin Town by Arthur Griffith in an arrangement by Col. CF Sauerzweig performed by The Band of The Defence Forces School of Music

My Wild Irish Rose performed by Keith Jarrett

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Producer: Sarah Binchy

Broadcasting Co-ordinator: Geralyn Aspill

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