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 22 December 2013

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    Sunday Miscellany 22 December 2013

    New short essays:

    Déjà vu by Cyril Kelly

    Our Year of Scans, Photographs and Images by Denise Blake

    O’Connell Street at Christmas by Maeve Higgins

    Dear Afterlife, In memoriam Dennis O’Driscoll – a poem by Michael Coady

    Music:  

    Finlandia by Sibelius followed by We Wish you a Merry Christmas performed by the RTÉ Concert Orchestra

    Over The Rainbow performed on Trumpet by Niall O’Sullivan with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra

    Les Patineurs by Waldteufel performed by the RTÉ Concert Orchestra

    More from this Sunday Miscellany/ RTÉ Concert Orchestra collaboration can be heard this coming Christmas morning just after 9am.

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    Sunday Miscellany 22 December 2013

    New short essays: Déjà vu by Cyril Kelly; Our Year of Scans, Photographs and Images by Denise Blake; O'Connell Street at Christmas by Maeve Higgins; Dear Afterlife, In memoriam Dennis O'Driscoll - a poem by Michael Coady

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