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:

    A Sunday Miscellany Live event takes place on Sunday 5 October at 3pm in the Abbey Arts Centre, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal, as part of the Donegal Bay and Blue Stacks Festival 2014, in association with the Sandhouse Hotel, Rossnowlagh.

    Contributors include musicians Maireád Ní Mhaonaigh, Maire Askin and Martin McGinley and writers Moya Cannon, Alan McMonagle, Pat Boran and Siobhan McNamara. For tickets contact 071-9851375 or info@abbeycentre.ie

     

    Sunday Miscellany 27 October 2013

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    Sunday Miscellany 27 October 2013

    New short essays:

    Richard Henry Geoghegan, Irish Linguist by Rita Crampton

    Marathon Story by Paul Thornton

    Poetic Justice by Pat Dunne

    In the Margins by John F. Deane

    Late in the Evening by John MacKenna

    Music:

    All God’s Chillun’ Got Wings by Edward Collins performed by Earl Wild (piano).

    Gavotte en Rondeau from Partita No 3 by JS Bach performed by Maya Homburger (violin).

    The Living Sculptures of Pemberley by Dario Marianelli performed by Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano) with the English Chamber Orchestra.

    The Court of New Town performed by Colm Mac Con Iomaire and guest musicians.

     

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    Sunday Miscellany 27 October 2013

    New short essays: Richard Henry Geoghegan, Irish Linguist by Rita Crampton; Marathon Story by Paul Thornton; Poetic Justice by Pat Dunne; In the Margins by John F. Deane; Late in the Evening by John MacKenna

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