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:

    Sunday Miscellany’s next Live event takes place in the Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire on Sunday 14 September at 11.30am as part of the Mountains to Sea DLR Festival 2014. Contributors include writers Enda Wyley, Anthony Glavin and Liz Nugent as well as musicians Malachy Robinson, Dermot Dunne and Catherine Hunka.

    Tickets for this event can be purchased through the website http://www.mountainstosea.ie/  or via the Pavilion Theatre Booking Office (01 231 2929)

    SEPTEMBER SUNDAYS – as heard on Sunday   Miscellany is a new book with a selection of images and accompanying CD. Click here for more information

    Sunday Miscellany 15 December 2013

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    Sunday Miscellany 15 December 2013

    New short essays:

    The Exteriors of Wilhelm Hammershoi – a poem by Vona Groarke

    Generations by Christina Hunt Mahony

    Forever by the Sea by Harriet Parsons

    Patrick Leigh Fermor by Roslyn Dee

    The Interiors of Wilhelm Hammershoi – another poem by Vona Groarke

    The Dominicans by Cathleen Brindley

    Good King Wenceslas by Pat Dunne

    Music:

    Menuet 1 from Suite No. 1 in G Major by JS Bach performed on Cello by Maria Kliegel

    Cór an Earraigh performed by Peadar Ó Riada, Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh and Martin Hayes

    Chinese Dance from The Nutcracker by Tchaikovsky performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

    Fireflies by Deirdre McKay performed by Clíona Doris (Harp)

    Benidicamus Domino (anonymous) sung by Al Qantarah

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    Sunday Miscellany 15 December 2013

    New short essays: The Exteriors of Wilhelm Hammershoi - a poem by Vona Groarke; Generations by Christina Hunt Mahony; Forever by the Sea by Harriet Parsons; Patrick Leigh Fermor by Roslyn Dee; The Interiors of Wilhelm Hammershoi - another poem by Vona Groarke; The Dominicans by Cathleen Brindley; Good King Wenceslas by Pat Dunne

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