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

     

    Sunday Miscellany 15 June 2014

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    Sunday Miscellany 15 June 2014

    New short essays:

    Prophetic Dubliners by Val O’Donnell

    Boarding School – a poem by James Harpur

    Dave by John Lombard

    I was Born ‘neath a Wandering Star by Leo Cullen

    Happy Birthday Bloomsday by Frances Browner

    Arriving at Boarding School – a poem by James Harpur

    Music:

    The Lion Tamer by Esben Tjalve and Ross Hughes

    Sparkplug Minuet by Mark Mothersbaugh

    The Little Shepherd by Claude Debussy performed on piano by Mieczyslaw Horszowski

    The Kathleen Waltz performed by Peadar Ó Riada, Caoimhín Ó Rathallaigh and Martin Hayes

    My Pretty Jane (The Bloom is in the Rye) words by E. Fitzball and music by HR Bishop and sung by Kevin McDermott with Ralph Richy on piano.

     

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    Podcast: Sunday Miscellany 15 June 2014

    New short essays: Prophetic Dubliners by Val O'Donnell; Boarding School - a poem by James Harpur; Dave by John Lombard; I was Born 'neath a Wandering Star by Leo Cullen; Happy Birthday Bloomsday by Frances Browner; Arriving at Boarding School - a poem by James Harpur

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