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.

    Sunday Miscellany and RTÉ 1916

    As part of RTÉ 1916,  RTÉ’s programme of events marking the centenary of the 1916 Rising, Sunday Miscellany will be hosting a special live event in the National Opera House in Wexford on Saturday, March 12th.

    The programme is seeking submissions specifically  for this event.   We are looking for essays or poems which relate in some way to the events of 1916.

    The standard submission rules apply and full details can be found here- http://www.rte.ie/radio1/sunday-miscellany/features/2011/1018/349833-2011-10-183/

    The work must not have been previously published and writers must be prepared to read their essays in front of a live audience on the evening of the 12th of March in Wexford.

    The closing date for submissions for this event is Monday, February 8th.

    Please send submissions to sundaymiscellany@rte.ie and mark them ‘RTÉ 1916’.

    Sunday Miscellany 30 June 2013

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    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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