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 4 August 2013

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    Sunday Miscellany 4 August 2013

    New short essays:

    The Last Corncrake by John MacKenna

    Aunt Theresa by Brian Leyden

    The Flight of The Earls By Éamonn Ó hUallacháin

    The Ballad of the Sad Café by Christina Hunt Mahony

    Kilkenny Design Workshops: 50 years on by Gerry Moran

    And Harpenden Hearts by Joe Kearney

    Music:

    On Wings of Song by Mendelssohn performed by Geraldine and David O'Doherty, and Moya O'Grady

    Gardens by Marc Olivier Dupin

    Marchshlua Ui Néill Performed by Ceoltóirí Cualainn

    Don't Get Around Much Anymore performed by Duke Ellington and band.

    And L'Escarpolette by Bizet

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