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 22 June 2014

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    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

     

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    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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