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 10 November 2013

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    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)

     

     

     

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    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

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