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:

    A Sunday Miscellany Live event takes place on Sunday 5 October at 3pm in the Abbey Arts Centre, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal, as part of the Donegal Bay and Blue Stacks Festival 2014, in association with the Sandhouse Hotel, Rossnowlagh.

    Contributors include musicians Maireád Ní Mhaonaigh, Maire Askin and Martin McGinley and writers Moya Cannon, Alan McMonagle, Pat Boran and Siobhan McNamara. For tickets contact 071-9851375 or info@abbeycentre.ie

     

    Easter Sunday Miscellany 20 April 2014

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    Easter Sunday Miscellany 20 April 2014

    New short essays:

    The Good Friday Pictures by Joe Kearney

    Time Past by John F Deane

    From the programme archive - Pascal Fire by the late David Sowby - remembering the long time contributor to Sunday Miscellany who died recently

    No Strings Attached – a poem by Deirdre Cronin

    Easter in Florence by Sheila Smith

    Sun Dancing by Catherine Ann Cullen

    Music:

    The Swallow’s Nest / The Tenpenny Bit performed by Redmond O’Toole

    The Hawk of Ballyshannon by Ruaidhrí Dall Ó Catháin performed by Laoise O’Brien and friends

    Acclamation / Gloria in Excelsis from the Cathederal of Benevento

    Allegro from Sonata in G Minor by Giuseppe Tartini performed by David O’Doherty and Moya O’Grady and Geraldine O’Doherty

    Off to Puck Fair performed by Mick Moloney

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    Podcast: Easter Sunday Miscellany 20 April 2014

    New short essays: The Good Friday Pictures by Joe Kearney: Time Past by John F Deane; From the archives - Pascal Fire by the late David Sowby - remembering the long time contributor who died recently; No Strings Attached - a poem by Deirdre Cronin; Easter in Florence by Sheila Smith; Sun Dancing by Catherine Ann Cullen

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