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.

    Sunday Miscellany 29 December 2013

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    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)

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    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

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