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 12 January 2014


    Sunday Miscellany 12 January 2014

    New short essays:

    Marrying Nan Kinsella by  John MacKenna

    January Winds by Patricia Byrne

    Get the Last of the New, New by Cyril Kelly

    The Curse of St. Munchin by Mae Leonard

    Stories from the Typewriter by Caroline Carey Finn

    Music :

    Pal of My Cradle Days sung by Sean Dunphy

    Slow Air/ Enchanted Valley, a traditional air arranged and performed by Micheál Ó hEidhin and Friends

    New Year’s Dream by Ciaran, Siobhan & Martin Tourish, arranged for orchestra by Martin Tourish and performed by the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, conductor David Brophy with Ciaran Tourish (tin whistle) and Richie Tourish (boy soprano)

    Slán le Máigh sung by Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh


    Sunday Miscellany 12 January 2014

    New short essays: Marrying Nan Kinsella by John MacKenna; January Winds by Patricia Byrne; Get the Lad of the New, New by Cyril Kelly; The Curse of St. Munchin by Mae Leonard; Stories from the Typewriter by Caroline Carey Finn

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