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 next live event:

    Date: Sunday, September 20th 
    Time: 11.45AM (Sharp)
    Venue: Christ Church, Portumna
    Tickets: €10
    Doors: Close @ 11.45am as recording begins @ 12PM sharp - latecomers CANNOT be admitted

    Tickets can be purchased through the Festival website;

    For over forty years, Sunday morning on RTÉ Radio 1 has meant Sunday Miscellany.  Each week, the programme presents a selection of new writing from both established writers and new voices, woven together with complimentary music. Shorelines is delighted to host this morning’s live recording of Sunday Miscellany which will feature a mix of new voices and well known writers as well as live music.

    It will be presented by the programme’s producer, Aoife Nic Cormaic.

    As the recording will begin at 12 noon, we would ask you to please be seated by 11.45am as latecomers cannot be admitted.

    Sunday Miscellany 5 January 2014


    Sunday Miscellany 5 January 2014

    New short essays:

    Amoroso – a poem by Vona Groarke

    Nobel Silence by Leo Cullen

    The Horticultural Show by Caroline Carey Finn

    Aging by Brian Leyden

    Arapov by Maurice Cashell

    Going Out – a poem by Vona Groarke

    Music :

    Revirado by Astor Piazzolla 

    Melancholy Hill by Gorillaz

    Lago Puelo Jig by Andy Irvine performed by Zoe Conway (fiddle) and John McIntyre( guitar)

    Empty World performed on piano by composer Josh Johnston 

    Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No 1 in B-flat Minor, soloist Vladimir Krainev with the Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra


    Sunday Miscellany 5 January 2014

    New short essays: Amoroso - a poem by Vona Groarke; Nobel Silence by Leo Cullen; The Horticultural Show by Caroline Carey Finn; Aging by Brian Leyden; Arapov by Maurice Cashell; Going Out - a poem by Vona Groarke

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