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:

    Sunday Miscellany’s next Live event takes place in the Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire on Sunday 14 September at 11.30am as part of the Mountains to Sea DLR Festival 2014. Contributors include writers Enda Wyley, Anthony Glavin and Liz Nugent as well as musicians Malachy Robinson, Dermot Dunne and Catherine Hunka.

    Tickets for this event can be purchased through the website http://www.mountainstosea.ie/  or via the Pavilion Theatre Booking Office (01 231 2929)

    SEPTEMBER SUNDAYS – as heard on Sunday   Miscellany is a new book with a selection of images and accompanying CD. Click here for more information

    Sunday Miscellany 16 March 2014

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    Sunday Miscellany 16 March 2014

    New short essays:

    Geography – a poem by Mary O’Malley

    Venice Rhapsody by Roslyn Dee

    Last Years of the Omeath Gaeltacht by Norman Freeman

    Beethoven, Brahms and Beach by Dawn Lowe

    Ireland Ahoy by Chuck Kruger

    The Solitary Reaper by Alan Titley

    De Profundis - dedicated to the memory of Christine Buckley – a poem by Declan Collinge

    Music:

    The Monaghan Jig performed by Cormac De Barra

    Venice composed and performed by John Lewis

    Irish Suite for Strings – Damaer Dance by Arthur Duff

    An Excerpt from Andante from The Gaelic Suite by Amy Beach performed by the Nashville Symphony Orchestra

    The Woods of Kilkenny performed by Laoise O’Brien and Friends

    Bonny Prince Charles performed by The Chieftains

     

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    Sunday Miscellany 16 March 2014

    New short essays: Geography - a poem by Mary O'Malley; Venice Rhapsody by Roslyn Dee; Last Years of the Omeath Gaeltacht by Norman Freeman; Beethoven, Brahms and Beach by Dawn Lowe; Ireland Ahoy by Chuck Kruger; The Solitary Reaper by Alan Titley; De Profundis - dedicated to the memory of Christine Buckley - a poem by Declan Collinge

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