Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany 13 April 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.

Details of next live events:

Sunday Miscellany at Strokestown International Poetry Festival takes place on the May bank holiday, Monday 1 May at 12 noon, at Scoil Mhuire, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. Writers from the festival and the locality will read their work, accompanied by a truly diverse range of live music. For tickets see:   or you can ring the Festival office to book tickets on: 071 9633759

And Sunday Miscellany: a special recording marking the 200th anniversary of Dún Laoghaire Harbour takes place at the Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin on Tuesday 23 May at 8pm. We’ll have essays and poetry about the harbour and associated themes, and live music with the RTÉ Contempo Quartet and more. For tickets, see:

Sunday Miscellany 13 April 2014

New short essays:

The Night itself – a poem by Peter Fallon

Spacers by Gillian Grattan

April is the Cruellest Month by Cyril Kelly

God’s Music by Chuck Kruger

Memories on a Birthday by Des Kavanagh

Michael Collins’ Hairbrush by Fidelma Mahon


Lent et Grave from Trois Gymnopédies by Erik Satie performed by Klara Körmendi

The Discovery by Marc-Olivier Dupin

Once Upon a Valley by Didier Goret

An Die Musik by Franz Schubert performed by Moya O’Grady and Geraldine O’Grady

Aineis by Denis Carey

Podcast: Sunday Miscellany 13 April 2014

New short essays: The Night itself - a poem by Peter Fallon; Spacers by Gillian Grattan; April is the Cruellest Month by Cyril Kelly; God's Music by Chuck Kruger; Memories on a Birthday by Des Kavanagh; Michael Collins' Hairbrush by Fidelma Mahon



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Broadcasting Co-ordinator: Geralyn Aspill


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