Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany 30 March 2014

SUNDAY MISCELLANY GOES TO LIMERICK

Presented by RTÉ Radio One, Irish World Academy and Creative Writing at the University of Limerick, our next live recording is at 12.00 p.m. on Sunday 6th May.

This performance will feature writers including Joseph O’Connor, Donal Ryan, Martin Dyar, Sarah Moore Fitgerald and Mary O’Malley, and musicians Boris Hunka, Diane Daly, Seamus Fogarty and more.

Tickets priced at €15 are available from http://www.uch.ie/event/rte-ones-sunday-miscellany/

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.

Sunday Miscellany 30 March 2014

New short essays:

Lisheen by Andrea Ward

Kurt Cobain and the  No. 75 bus to Dun Laoghaire by Sinéad Gleeson

Your Soft Inner Child by Leo Cullen

My Mother Was a Dancer by Kim Pinto Williams

Falling in Love with My Mother by Kate Kerrigan

Facing the Truth: Remembering John McGahern by Brian Leyden

Music:

A Tune for the East India Nightingale performed by Laoise O’Brien

All Apologies performed by Nirvana

Generations by Sylvie Grossetete and Philip Guibert

The Dublin Saunter sung by Noel Purcell

The Wedding Waltz by John Gibson

Sunday Miscellany 30 March 2014

New short essays: Lisheen by Andrea Ward; Kurt Cobain and the No. 75 bus to Dun Laoghaire by Sinéad Gleeson; Your Soft Inner Child by Leo Cullen; My Mother Was a Dancer by Kim Pinto Williams; Falling in Love with My Mother by Kate Kerrigan; Facing the Truth: Remembering John McGahern by Brian Leyden

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Producer: Sarah Binchy

Broadcasting Co-ordinator: Carolyn Dempsey

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