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 6 October 2013


    Sunday Miscellany 6 October 2013

    This morning’s edition of Sunday Miscellany was recorded during the DLR Mountains to Sea Miscellany Live Event in the Pavilion which took place last month.  The artists have given their permission to publish their performance of the music on the web on this occasion.

    New short essays:

    Lonely and Bored by Gemma Tipton

    Wonder by Sean Moffatt

    Forty Specimen Essays by Leo Cullen

    Rikki The Meerkat by Bairbre O’Hogan


    Empty World and Waiting by Josh Johnston (piano)

    The Gregory Walkers with Laoise O’Brien, Francesco Turrisi and Malachy Robinson performed Seebouni na yas ( Sebúní Na Yas),

    Two Ricercares (Two Richycars) by Diego Ortiz ( ÓrtÍz),

    and In May, When Nightingales Sing Clear by Colin Muset (Colin Musé)


    Sunday Miscellany 6 October, 2013

    New short essays: Lonely and Bored by Gemma Tipton; Wonder by Sean Moffatt; Forty Specimen Essays by Leo Cullen; Rikki The Meerkat by Bairbre O'Hogan; Music: Josh Johnston (piano); and The Gregory Quartet with Laoise O'Brien, Francesco Turrisi and Malachy Robinson

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