Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany 10 November 2013

Sunday Miscellany

The programme's new radio essays and occasional poems, interspersed with complementary music, capture our times, passions and curiosities.  The content is selected mostly from open submission, with some commissions. Submissions are welcome from new and established writers alike.

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 many thousands across Ireland and more around the world.

Details of next live event:

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

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Producer: Sarah Binchy

Broadcasting Co-ordinator: Geralyn Aspill

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