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.

Coming up: Sunday Miscellany Live at the Red Line Book festival at the Civic Theatre in Tallaght at 6pm on 15 October, with writers Dermot Bolger, Eileen Battersby, Eileen Casey, Cyril Kelly, Rosaleen McDonagh and Sara Shine, and music from the Far Flung Trio and Crash Ensemble flautist Susan Doyle and clarinetist Deirdre O'Leary. Tickets are available here: https://redlinebookfestival.ticketsolve.com/shows/873578913

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: Geralyn Aspill

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