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


    Sunday Miscellany 17 November 2013


    Sunday Miscellany 17 November 2013

    New short essays:

    I Sing America by Denise Blake

    June 1963 by Owen Hickey

    The News from the Kumtong by Leo Cullen

    Wexford 1963 by A.M. Cousins

    Pink by Roslyn Dee

    Music :

    American Collection Theme by John Williams performed by YoYo Ma (cello)

    My Wild Irish Rose by Chauncey Olcott in a version by Keith Jarrett (piano)

    Forever Young by Bob Dylan

    The Minstrel Boy – a version of the song by Joe Strummer and The Mescaleros


    Sunday Miscellany 17 November 2013

    New short essays: I Sing America by Denise Blake; June 1963 by Owen Hickey; The News from the Kumtong by Leo Cullen; Wexford 1963 by A.M. Cousins; Pink by Roslyn Dee

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