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 the next live event:

    The next Sunday Miscellany Live event is a special Christmas event in collaboration with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra at the National Concert Hall in Dublin on the 2nd of December.  Tickets are available through the National Concert Hall Box Office.

    Sunday Miscellany 6 July 2014

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    Sunday Miscellany 6 July 2014

    This live recording was a collaboration between Sunday Miscellany and  University College Cork to mark the acquisition by the university of the Great Book of Ireland and the exhibition then running at the Lewis Glucksman Gallery: FACING PAGES – The Art of The Great Book of Ireland.

    New Short writing written especially for this programme was contributed by Thomas McCarthy, Michaelle McAdoo, Mathew Sweeny, Dorothy Cross and Michael Coady

    Music:

    Vellum for The Great Book performed by Cork Gamelan Ensemble with Ilse De Ziah directed by Mel Mercier

    Irene and Linda Buckley performed Malam

    Matt Cranitch played Amhrán na Leabhar on Fiddle

    Iarla Ó Lionaird sang and performed on the Shruti Box: Táim Curtha Ó Bheith I’m Aonair I’m Luí (I’m Weary from lying Alone) from the singing of Elizabeth Cronin

    Jim Lockart’s Theme from The Great Book of Ireland arranged by Fiachra Ó Corragáin and performed by him on Harp, with Geraldine O’Callaghan (fiddle) and Mel Mercier (bodhrán)

    The producer would like to thank Crónán Ó Doibhlin, Mel Merciar and the staff of the Glucksman Gallery UCC for all their assistance in preparing this programme.

     

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    Podcast: Sunday Miscellany 6 July 2014

    New Short writing written especially for this programme was contributed by Thomas McCarthy, Michaelle McAdoo, Mathew Sweeny, Dorothy Cross and Michael Coady

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