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 5 January 2014

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    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

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    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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