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 3 November 2013

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    Sunday Miscellany 3 November 2013

    New short essays:

    George Bernard Shaw by Gerry Moran

    Rhubarb by Maeve Flanagan

    Apple Picking by John MacKenna

    Vintage Crop by Mae Leonard

    The Grave Keeper by Julie Parsons

    Music:

    Grá by Elliot Carter performed by Paul Roe (clarinet)

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

    Scrapple from the Apple composed and performed by Charlie Parker

    One o’clock Jump written and performed by Count Basie

     

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    Sunday Miscellany 3 November 2013

    New short essays: George Bernard Shaw by Gerry Moran; Rhubarb by Maeve Flanagan; Apple Picking by John MacKenna; Vintage Crop by Mae Leonard; The Grave Keeper by Julie Parsons

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