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:

    The next Sunday Miscellany Live will take place in the Peacock Theatre on Easter Monday, April 6th at 1pm as part of The RTÉ Road to the Rising' event which is happening in O'Connell Street and surrounding areas that day.  Tickets are free but booking is recommended and you can book in advance through the Abbey Theatre or through rte.ie/1916

    This event is now fully booked however, there may be some cancellations on the day.

    Sunday Miscellany 25 August 2013

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    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

    Music:

    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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