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.

    Sunday Miscellany and RTÉ 1916

    As part of RTÉ 1916,  RTÉ’s programme of events marking the centenary of the 1916 Rising, Sunday Miscellany will be hosting a special live event in the National Opera House in Wexford on Saturday, March 12th.

    The programme is seeking submissions specifically  for this event.   We are looking for essays or poems which relate in some way to the events of 1916.

    The standard submission rules apply and full details can be found here- http://www.rte.ie/radio1/sunday-miscellany/features/2011/1018/349833-2011-10-183/

    The work must not have been previously published and writers must be prepared to read their essays in front of a live audience on the evening of the 12th of March in Wexford.

    The closing date for submissions for this event is Monday, February 8th.

    Please send submissions to sundaymiscellany@rte.ie and mark them ‘RTÉ 1916’.

    Sunday Miscellany 29 December 2013

    Listen

    Sunday Miscellany 29 December 2013

    New short essays:

    The Photograph – a poem by Vona Groarke

    The Christmas Cake by Marguerite MacCurtin

    Old Hat by Colbert Kearney

    The Kilmore Carols by A.M Cousins

    Mindful Walking by Leo Cullen

    Closing Time – another poem by Vona Groarke

    Music:

    Cancion by Frederico Monpou performed by Redmond O’Toole (cello)

    Winter from The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires by Piazzolla, Mia Cooper lead violinist with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, Conductor David Brophy, recorded at the recent Sunday Miscellany Live at Christmas in the National Concert Hall

    Capaillín Dubh Thaibhreach by Steve Cooney performed by Zöe Conway (fiddle) and John McIntyre( guitar)

    Carol for St Stephen’s Day by the Kilmore Carol Singers from the RTÉ Sound Archive

    Bouree, from Lute Suite No. 1 by JS Bach also performed by Redmond O’Toole (guiter)

    Listen

    Sunday Miscellany 29 December 2013

    New short essays: The Photograph - a poem by Vona Groarke; The Christmas Cake by Marguerite MacCurtin; Old Hat by Colbert Kearney; The Kilmore Carols by A.M Cousins; Mindful Walking by Leo Cullen; Closing Time - another poem by Vona Groarke

    Sunday Miscellany

    Latest Show

    Schedule Open Schedule