Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany 16 March 2014

Sunday Miscellany

The programme's new radio essays and occasional poems, interspersed with complementary music, capture our times, passions and curiosities.  The content is selected mostly from open submission, with some commissions. Submissions are welcome from new and established writers alike.

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 many thousands across Ireland and more around the world.

Coming up: Sunday Miscellany Live at the Red Line Book festival at the Civic Theatre in Tallaght at 6pm on 15 October, with writers Dermot Bolger, Eileen Battersby, Eileen Casey, Cyril Kelly, Rosaleen McDonagh and Sara Shine, and music from the Far Flung Trio and Crash Ensemble flautist Susan Doyle and clarinetist Deirdre O'Leary. Tickets are available here: https://redlinebookfestival.ticketsolve.com/shows/873578913

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

 

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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Producer: Sarah Binchy

Broadcasting Co-ordinator: Geralyn Aspill

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