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:

    The next Sunday Miscellany Live will take place in the Peacock Theatre on Easter Monday, April 6th at 1pm as part of The RTÉ Road to the Rising' event which is happening in O'Connell Street and surrounding areas that day.  Tickets are free but booking is recommended and you can book in advance through the Abbey Theatre or through rte.ie/1916

     

    Sunday Miscellany 4 May 2014

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    Sunday Miscellany 4 May 2014

    New short essays:

    The Moon in Our Sky by John MacKenna

    Royal Wren – a poem by Cyril Kelly

    What about Count Strzelecki? by Evelyn Conlon

    Observe the Son of Ulster by Rosyln Dee

    Countess Sissi of Austria Éamonn Ó hUallacháin

    The Wild Rover by Denis Sampson

    Music:

    An excerpt from Moonlight Sonata by Beethoven played by David Syme (piano)

    Elephantine by Frederic Loth

    Anima by Philip Hersant

    Chanson du Matin by Edward Elgar performed by the BBC Orchestra

    Solitudes by Piotr

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    Podcast: Sunday Miscellany 4 May 2014

    New short essays: The Moon in Our Sky by John MacKenna; Royal Wren - a poem by Cyril Kelly; What about Count Strzelecki? by Evelyn Conlon; Observe the Son of Ulster by Rosyln Dee; Countess Sissi of Austria Éamonn Ó hUallacháin; The Wild Rover by Denis Sampson

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