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


    Sunday Miscellany 2 February 2014


    Sunday Miscellany 2 February 2014

    New short essays:

    Charlie by Karl O’Neill

    Plimsolls by Bert Wright

    Two Years by Kate Kerrigan

    Pete Seeger by John MacKenna – from the programme’s archive, to mark the death of Pete Seeger this week

    Waiting for Brigid by Hedy Gibbons Lynott 


    Chance Meeting from the film Gold Rush with Charlie Chaplin

    Old Shoes (and Picture Postcards) by Tom Waits

    Cór an Earraigh performed by Peadar Ó Riada, Caoimhín Ó Rathallaigh and Martin Hayes

    My Rainbow Race by Pete Seeger

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