Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany 8 September 2013

Sunday Miscellany

The programme's new radio essays and occasional poems, interspersed with complementary music, capture our times, passions and curiosities.  The content is selected mostly from open submission, with some commissions. Submissions are welcome from new and established writers alike.

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 many thousands across Ireland and more around the world.

Coming up: Sunday Miscellany Live at the Red Line Book festival at the Civic Theatre in Tallaght at 6pm on 15 October, with writers Dermot Bolger, Eileen Battersby, Eileen Casey, Cyril Kelly, Rosaleen McDonagh and Sara Shine, and music from the Far Flung Trio and Crash Ensemble flautist Susan Doyle and clarinetist Deirdre O'Leary. Tickets are available here: https://redlinebookfestival.ticketsolve.com/shows/873578913

Sunday Miscellany 8 September 2013

New short essay:

The Hurler by John Conroy

The Clare Shout by Joe O Muircheartaigh

Over the Bar by Mary O’Malley

Hurling in Africa by Alan Titley

The Clash of The Ash by Mae Leonard

Rebels on The Double by Bert Wright

Music:

Darling Girl from Clare (an excerpt) from the Brock Maguire Band

Boil the Breakfast Early from The Chieftains

My Lovely Rose from Clare sung by Paddy Reilly

Boys of Fair Hill sung by Jimmy Crowley

Genevieve’s Waltz by Manus McGuire

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

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Producer: Sarah Binchy

Broadcasting Co-ordinator: Geralyn Aspill

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