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.

    Details of the next live event:

    The next Sunday Miscellany Live takes place at the Donegal Bay and Blue Stacks Festival in Ballyshannon on Sunday, October 4th.   Guests on the date will include Nuala Ní Chonchúir,  Little John Nee, Frank Galligan, Martin McGinley, Denise Blake, Mary O’Donnell, Dave McHugh, Colette Ní Ghallchóir, Joe Brennan and Olive Travers with music from The Henry Girls, Amy Gillen, Seamie O’Dowd, Aidan O’Donnell and Danny Meehan. 
    The event will take place in the Abbey Arts Centre in Ballyshannon at 3pm sharp and latecomers will not be admitted.  (Approx duration 2 hours).  Tickets are free but booking is recommended at

    Sunday Miscellany 22 June 2014


    Sunday Miscellany 22 June 2014

    New short essays:

    Freewheeling by Michael O’Loughlin

    Fire by Carmel Cummins

    Handbags by Katy Hayes

    Coming Home for Good by Denis Sampson

    The Telegraph by Henry Bacík


    Allegro comodo from String Quartet No. 5 by Luigi Boccherini performed by the Esterhazy Quartet

    A Tune a Day by Zbigniew Preisner performed on piano by the Composer

    Presto from Antonio Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons performed by Takato Nishizaki Pronounced: Takato Nishizaki)(violin), and the Capella Istropolitana

    Mystic Slip Jigs by Máire Breatnach and performed by the composer and friends



    Podcast: Sunday Miscellany 22 June 2014

    New short essays: Freewheeling by Michael O'Loughlin; Fire by Carmel Cummins; Handbags by Katy Hayes; Coming Home for Good by Denis Sampson; The Telegraph by Henry Bacík

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