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:

    Sunday Miscellany’s next Live event takes place in the Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire on Sunday 14 September at 11.30am as part of the Mountains to Sea DLR Festival 2014. Contributors include writers Enda Wyley, Anthony Glavin and Liz Nugent as well as musicians Malachy Robinson, Dermot Dunne and Catherine Hunka.

    Tickets for this event can be purchased through the website http://www.mountainstosea.ie/  or via the Pavilion Theatre Booking Office (01 231 2929)

    SEPTEMBER SUNDAYS – as heard on Sunday   Miscellany is a new book with a selection of images and accompanying CD. Click here for more information

    Sunday Miscellany 7 July 2013

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    Sunday Miscellany 7 July 2013

    New short essay:

    Return of The Salmon - after Ted Hughes’s poem Night Arrival of Sea-Trout by Grace Wells

    Meeting Pete Seeger by John MacKenna

    Hay Days by Theresa McKenna

    Haste to the Wedding by A.M. Cousins

    The Ship Surgeon’s Hobby by Sara Baume

    Winter in July by Caroline Carey Finn

    Music:

    Evening Dew, Morceau de Salon by George Alexander Osborne performed by Una Hunt (piano)

    My Rainbow Race by Pete Seeger

    People by Styne and Merrill performed by Gerald Peregrine(cello)

    Heath and Bernie’s Half Road – Reel for Jim DeWan by Liz Carroll, followed by Capaillín Dubh ina Thaibhreamh by Steve Cooney - both performed by Zoe Conway (violin) and John McIntyre (guitar)

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