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-

    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 and mark them ‘RTÉ 1916’.

    Sunday Miscellany 2 March 2014


    Sunday Miscellany 2 March 2014

    New short essays:

    God’s Sneeze – a poem by Chuck Kruger

    Sailing Out by Fidelma Mahon

    Thar Spás Amach by Marcus MacConghail

    Trees by Mary O’Malley

    Patrick Scott and the Dancers by Deirdre Mulrooney


    Back to the Island by Phil Coulter

    Mothersbaugh’s Canon by Mark Mothersbaugh

    Chris Hatfield singing David Bowie’s Space Oddity

    Als ick u winde by Hubert Waelrant performed by Laoise O’Brien and friends



    Sunday Miscellany 2 March 2014

    New short essays: God's Sneeze - a poem by Chuck Kruger; Sailing Out by Fidelma Mahon; Thar Spás Amach by Marcus MacConghail; Trees by Mary O'Malley; Patrick Scott and the Dancers by Deirdre Mulrooney

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