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 takes place at the Rolling Sun Book Festival on Sunday 16th November in Hotel Westport. Contributors include Hilary Fannin, Anne Chambers, Seán Lysaght, Áine Ryan and Ger Reidy.

    The recording will begin at 12 noon, doors close at 11.45am. Cost €10.

    For tickets contact 098 28088

    Sunday Miscellany 27 July 2014

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    Sunday Miscellany 27 July 2014

    New short essays:

    City Grass – a poem by Gerard Smyth

    Once Upon a Time in the West by Karl O’Neill

    Showtime by Roslyn Dee

    Shakespeare and Company by Colette Sheridan

    Write on the Tip of My Tongue by Sue Norton

    The Book Palace on Thomas Street – a poem by Gerard Smyth

    Music:

    ‘The Arrival of Man’ from Black in the Earth, a musical composition by Adele O’Dwyer performed by the composer on cello with Ioana Petcu-Colon (violin), Dermot Dunne(accordion) and Bernard Reilly (percussion)

    The Man with the Harmonica from the film ‘Once Upon a Time in the West’ performed by Franco de Gemini, composed, arranged and conducted by Ennio Morricone

    Vanitas Vanitatum (mit humor) by Robert Schumann performed by Martha Argerich (piano) and Misha Maisky (cello)

    Ist Movement from Andante grazioso, quasi allegretto from 7 Bagatelles by Beethoven performed by Melvyn Tan (piano)

    A Fancy by John Dowland performed by O’Dette (flute)

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    Podcast: Sunday Miscellany 27 July 2014

    New Short essays: City Grass - a poem by Gerard Smyth; Once Upon a Time in the West by Karl O'Neill; Showtime by Roslyn Dee; Shakespeare and Company by Colette Sheridan; Write on the Tip of My Tongue by Sue Norton; The Book Palace on Thomas Street - a poem by Gerard Smyth

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