Sunday Miscellany

    Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

    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 the next live event:

    The next Sunday Miscellany Live takes place at the Donegal Bay and Blue Stacks Festival in Ballyshannon on Sunday, October 4th.   Guests on the date will include Nuala Ní Chonchúir,  Little John Nee, Frank Galligan, Martin McGinley, Denise Blake, Mary O’Donnell, Dave McHugh, Colette Ní Ghallchóir, Joe Brennan and Olive Travers with music from The Henry Girls, Amy Gillen, Seamie O’Dowd, Aidan O’Donnell and Danny Meehan. 
    The event will take place in the Abbey Arts Centre in Ballyshannon at 3pm sharp and latecomers will not be admitted.  (Approx duration 2 hours).  Tickets are free but booking is recommended at

    Sunday Miscellany 8 December 2013


    Sunday Miscellany 8 December 2013

    New short essays: 

    Adeste Fideles by Colbert Kearney

    No Birdies – Just Cold Turkey by Gabriel McDonnell

    Driftwood by Leo Cullen

    Red or Dead by Roslyn Dee

    Holy Mary by Bairbre O’Hogan


    Adeste Fideles sung by the Choir of New College Oxford

    Darling Girl from Clare and Turkey in The Straw performed by the Brock McGuire Band

    Nicht Schnell from Märchenbilder for Viola and Piano by Johannes Brahems performed by Nobuko Imai (viola) and Roger Vignoles (piano)

    You’ll Never Walk Alone sung by Tommy Flemming


    Sunday Miscellany 8 December 2013

    New short essays: Adeste Fideles by Colbert Kearney; No Birdies - Just Cold Turkey by Gabriel McDonnell; Driftwood by Leo Cullen; Red or Dead by Roslyn Dee; Holy Mary by Bairbre O'Hogan

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