Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany 10 November 2013

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 events:

Sunday Miscellany at Strokestown 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 10 November 2013

New short essays:

Eucalyptus by John F Deane

What a Difference a Year Makes by Patrick E Walsh

Y Cemetery by Tom Clonan

Uncle Bill and World War 1 by Patrick Dawson

Remembrance Day by Vivien Igoe

Music:

A Tune for The Throstle performed by Laoise O’Brien (soprano recorder)

Autumn Dream composed and performed by Denis Carey (piano)

Ae Fond Kiss performed by The West Ocean String Quartet

Gigue from Suite No 5 in C Minor by JS Bach performed by Paul Tortelier ( Cello)

 

 

 

Sunday Miscellany 10 November 2013

New short essays: Eucalyptus by John F Deane; What a Difference a Year Makes by Patrick E Walsh; Y Cemetery by Tom Clonan; Uncle Bill and World War 1 by Patrick Dawson; Remembrance Day by Vivien Igoe

Twitter

Facebook

Contact the Show

sundaymiscellany@rte.ie

Producer: Sarah Binchy

Broadcasting Co-ordinator: Geralyn Aspill

Schedule

Ways to Listen

Radio
Mobile
Internet
Radio Player
Podcasts
TV