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 16 February 2014

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    Sunday Miscellany 16 February 2014

    New short essays:

    A Riddle from Alice and Wonderland by Des MacHale

    Remembering Mount Carmel by Julia Kelly

    Kitchens by Dympna Murray Fennell

    No. 5 by Bert Wright

    Battle of Clontarf by Joe O’Toole

    Music:

    Fascination by James T Johnson performed by Peter O’Brien (piano)

    An Bonnán Buí  – arranged and performed by Seán Potts, remembering the musician who died this week.

    String Quartet in F Major (second Movement) by Maurice Ravel from the Ysaye Quartet

    Just a Mood  composed by performed by Harry James and Friends

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    Sunday Miscellany 16 February 2014

    New short essays: A Riddle from Alice and Wonderland by Des MacHale; Remembering Mount Carmel by Julia Kelly; Kitchens by Dympna Murray Fennell; No. 5 by Bert Wright; Battle of Clontarf by Joe O'Toole

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