Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany 22 June 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.

Details of next live event:

Tickets are now on sale for Sunday Miscellany Live at Christmas with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra at the National Concert Hall on Tuesday 12 December. Tickets available here.

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

Music:

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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Producer: Sarah Binchy

Broadcasting Co-ordinator: Geralyn Aspill

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