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.

    Details of the next live event:

    The next Sunday Miscellany Live takes place at the Donegal Bay and Blue Stacks Festival in Ballyshannon on Sunday, October 4th.   Guests on the date will include Nuala Ní Chonchúir,  Little John Nee, Frank Galligan, Martin McGinley, Denise Blake, Mary O’Donnell, Dave McHugh, Colette Ní Ghallchóir, Joe Brennan and Olive Travers with music from The Henry Girls, Amy Gillen, Seamie O’Dowd, Aidan O’Donnell and Danny Meehan. 
    The event will take place in the Abbey Arts Centre in Ballyshannon at 3pm sharp and latecomers will not be admitted.  (Approx duration 2 hours).  Tickets are free but booking is recommended at

    Sunday Miscellany 25 August 2013


    Sunday Miscellany 25 August 2013

    New short essays:

    Charlotte Bronte’s Honeymoon by Pat Dunne

    Goodbye Mike, Goodbye Pat by Leo Cullen

    The C.A.O. is in the Air by Cyril Kelly

    The Hal’penny Bridge by Tim Carey

    Only a Game by Maurice Cashell

    Buzzard – a poem by Mary O’Donnell


    Isabella Valse by George William Osborne performed by Una Hunt (piano)

    Goodbye Mike, Good bye Pat sung by Delia Murphy

    King of The Fairies (traditional) performed by Siobhan Armstrong (Early Irish Harp) and Francesco Turrisi (percussion)

    Landscapes of Vermeer by Denis Levaillant

    Les íles de la Madeleine performed by the West Ocean Quartet

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