Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany 13 July 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.

...Announcing the first of our Sunday Miscellany Live series in the new year... We're delighted to be taking part in the Ennis Book Club Festival for the first time on the morning of Sunday 4 March, when we'll record a full programme with a mix of writers from the festival and the locality, and a wide range of music. Join us! Tickets for the event at Glór are now on sale here.  

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

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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Producer: Sarah Binchy

Broadcasting Co-ordinator: Carolyn Dempsey

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