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.

    Sunday Miscellany and RTÉ 1916

    As part of RTÉ 1916,  RTÉ’s programme of events marking the centenary of the 1916 Rising, Sunday Miscellany will be hosting a special live event in the National Opera House in Wexford on Saturday, March 12th.

    The programme is seeking submissions specifically  for this event.   We are looking for essays or poems which relate in some way to the events of 1916.

    The standard submission rules apply and full details can be found here- http://www.rte.ie/radio1/sunday-miscellany/features/2011/1018/349833-2011-10-183/

    The work must not have been previously published and writers must be prepared to read their essays in front of a live audience on the evening of the 12th of March in Wexford.

    The closing date for submissions for this event is Monday, February 8th.

    Please send submissions to sundaymiscellany@rte.ie and mark them ‘RTÉ 1916’.

    Sunday Miscellany 23 February 2014

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    Sunday Miscellany 23 February 2014

    New short essays:

    Call of Concrete by Áine Ryan

    The Night Cassius Dropped us to our Knees by Tom Rowley

    A Leap of Faith by John Lombard

    The Magic Boy by Kate Kerrigan

    Bowling and the Bandon Road Aqueduct by Des MacHale

    Music:

    Allemende from Suite No 2 in D Minor by J. S. Bach performed by Maria Kliegel (piano)

    Cuán Beag composed and performed by Aoife Nic Cormaic with Steve Larkin and friends

    I Can’t Get Started performed by Benny Berrigan (trumpet) and his Band

    Evening from Fantasy Pieces by Robert Schumann performed by Fiachra Garvey (piano)

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    Sunday Miscellany 23 February 2014

    New short essays: Call of Concrete by Áine Ryan; The Night Cassius Dropped us to our Knees by Tom Rowley; A Leap of Faith by John Lombard; The Magic Boy by Kate Kerrigan; Bowling and the Bandon Road Aqueduct by Des MacHale

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