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 20 October 2013


    Sunday Miscellany 20 October

    New short essays:

    The Talking Shrub by Maeve Flanagan

    Square Wireless by Cyril Kelly

    Travellers by John F Deane

    Clothes by Gemma Tipton

    Benedict Kiely aka Patrick Lagan by Jack Harte


    Wild Fiddler’s Rag performed by The Brock McGuire Band

    Allegro ma non tanto from Sonata No. 1 in G Major by JS Bach performed by Yuko Inoue ( viola) and Kathron Sturrock( piano)

    One Alone sung by Richard Tauber

    Allegro from Sonata for Clarinet and piano by Francis Poulenc performed by Victoria Soames (clarinet) and Julius Drake ( piano)



    Sunday Miscellany 20 October 2013

    New short essays: The Talking Shrub by Maeve Flanagan; Square Wireless by Cyril Kelly; Travellers by John F Deane; Clothes by Gemma Tipton; Benedict Kiely aka Patrick Lagan by Jack Harte

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