Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany 18 May 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 18 May 2014

New short essays:

A Tale of Two Bridges by Mary Mulvihill

May 20th, 1864 by John MacKenna

Later on in Monaghan by Evelyn Conlon

Light (in the Sorrow Field) - a poem by Peter Fallon

The Long Courtship by Andrea Ward

King’s Confessor by Maurice Cashell

Music:

Sonate de Voyage by Gerard de Torikien

Fuga from Hercules Dux Ferrariae by Séan Ó Riada performed by the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Robert Houlihan

The Music Box by John Gibson

Cuimhne  - composed, arranged and produced by Máire Breatnach

Another Life by Didier Goret

 

Podcast: Sunday Miscellany 18 May 2014

New short essays: A Tale of Two Bridges by Mary Mulvihill; May 20th, 1864 by John MacKenna; Later on in Monaghan by Evelyn Conlon; Light (in the Sorrow Field) - a poem by Peter Fallon; The Long Courtship by Andrea Ward; King's Confessor by Maurice Cashell

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Producer: Sarah Binchy

Broadcasting Co-ordinator: Geralyn Aspill

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