Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany 22 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.

Details of next live events:

Sunday Miscellany at Strokestown International Poetry Festival takes place on the May bank holiday, Monday 1 May at 12 noon, at Scoil Mhuire, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. Writers from the festival and the locality will read their work, accompanied by a truly diverse range of live music. For tickets see: http://www.strokestownpoetry.org/   or you can ring the Festival office to book tickets on: 071 9633759

And Sunday Miscellany: a special recording marking the 200th anniversary of Dún Laoghaire Harbour takes place at the Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin on Tuesday 23 May at 8pm. We’ll have essays and poetry about the harbour and associated themes, and live music with the RTÉ Contempo Quartet and more. For tickets, see:  http://www.paviliontheatre.ie/events/view/sunday-miscellany1

Sunday Miscellany 22 September 2013

New short essays:

The Mayo Dubliner by Chris Shouldice

Mayo Again by Art Ó Súilleabháin

The Mighty Mulleek Men by Olive Travers

Páidí Ó Sé by Joe Ó Muircheartaigh

September 1982 by Paul Rouse

Wearing the Blue by Tim Carey

Lining Out – a poem by Pat Boran

Music:

Excerpts from Sonata de Voyage by Gerard de Torikian

Green and Red of Mayo by the Saw Doctors

An excerpt from An Ciarraíoch Mallaithe performed by Seamus Begley,Triona Ni Dhomhnaill and Jim Murray

Molly Malone – a version by Fiffin Market

Sunday Miscellany 22 September 2013

New short essays: The Mayo Dubliner by Chris Shouldice; Mayo Again by Art Ó Súilleabháin; The Mighty Mulleek Men by Olive Travers; Páidí Ó Sé by Joe Ó Muircheartaigh; September 1982 by Paul Rouse; Wearing the Blue by Tim Carey; Lining Out - a poem by Pat Boran

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Producer: Sarah Binchy

Broadcasting Co-ordinator: Geralyn Aspill

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