Sunday Miscellany

    Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

    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.

    Sunday Miscellany and RTÉ 1916

    As part of RTÉ 1916,  RTÉ’s programme of events marking the centenary of the 1916 Rising, Sunday Miscellany will be hosting a special live event in the National Opera House in Wexford on Saturday, March 12th.

    The programme is seeking submissions specifically  for this event.   We are looking for essays or poems which relate in some way to the events of 1916.

    The standard submission rules apply and full details can be found here- http://www.rte.ie/radio1/sunday-miscellany/features/2011/1018/349833-2011-10-183/

    The work must not have been previously published and writers must be prepared to read their essays in front of a live audience on the evening of the 12th of March in Wexford.

    The closing date for submissions for this event is Monday, February 8th.

    Please send submissions to sundaymiscellany@rte.ie and mark them ‘RTÉ 1916’.

    Sunday Miscellany 1 June 2014

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    Sunday Miscellany 1 June 2014

    New Short essays:

    Last Revision – a poem by James Harpur

    Familial Love by Kate Kerrigan

    My Grandmother by John MacKenna

    Famous for all the Wrong Reasons by Maurice Cashell

    Cruinniú na bhFlúit by Evelyn Conlon

    Examination Time – a poem by James Harpur

    Music:

    Allegro moderato from Sonata for Viola Da Gamba - No 1 in G Major by  - JS Bach performed by Yuko Innoe (viola) and Kathron Sturrock(piano) 

    An Buachaill Caol Dubh from a live performance recording by Seán Ó Riada (piano)

    Secret Garden by Judy Collins performed by Shawn Colvin

    Con Moto from ‘The Kruetzer’ Sonata by Leos Janacek performed by the Brodsky Quartet

    No Train to Cavan written and performed by Lisa ONeill

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    Podcast: Sunday Miscellany 1 June 2014

    New short essays: Last Revision - a poem by James Harpur; Familial Love by Kate Kerrigan; My Grandmother by John MacKenna; Famous for all the Wrong Reasons by Maurice Cashell; Cruinniú na bhFlúit by Evelyn Conlon; Examination Time - a poem by James Harpur

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