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:

    Sunday Miscellany’s next Live event takes place in the Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire on Sunday 14 September at 11.30am as part of the Mountains to Sea DLR Festival 2014. Contributors include writers Enda Wyley, Anthony Glavin and Liz Nugent as well as musicians Malachy Robinson, Dermot Dunne and Catherine Hunka.

    Tickets for this event can be purchased through the website http://www.mountainstosea.ie/  or via the Pavilion Theatre Booking Office (01 231 2929)

    SEPTEMBER SUNDAYS – as heard on Sunday   Miscellany is a new book with a selection of images and accompanying CD. Click here for more information

    Sunday Miscellany 13 July 2014

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    Sunday Miscellany 13 July 2014

    New short essays:

    Fernhill by Ruth O’Connor

    Where the Rhododendrons Grew by Pat Dunne

    The Boyhood of Raleigh by Declan Collinge

    Uncle Jimmy’s Garters by Fidelma Mahon

    St Stephen’s - a Speculation – a poem by Moya Cannon

    Master Willie by Karl O’Neill

    Music:

    Rondino on a theme of Beethoven by Kreisler performed by Catherine Leonard and Hugh Tinney

    Doonaree sung by Ruby Murray

    Máirséal MacMahon performed by Martin Hayes, Caoimhin Ó Raghallaigh and its composer Peader Ó Riada

    Kyerie from Misa Flamenca by Paco Pena, performed by The Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chorus conducted by Laszlo Heltay

    North Circular by Donnacha Dennehy performed on piano by Michael McHale

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    Podcast: Sunday Miscellany 13 July 2014

    New short essays: Fernhill by Ruth O'Connor; Where the Rhododendrons Grew by Pat Dunne; The Boyhood of Raleigh by Declan Collinge; Uncle Jimmy's Garters by Fidelma Mahon; St Stephen's - a Speculation - a poem by Moya Cannon; Master Willie by Karl O'Neill

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