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 3 August 2014

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    Sunday Miscellany 3 August 2014

    As part of RTÉ’s marking of World War 1 from an Irish perspective this morning’s Sunday Miscellany is a recording of an event which was part of the World War 1 Roadshow held in Trinity College Dublin last month.

    Contributors on this morning’s programme, recorded as part of a Trinity College, National Library of Ireland and RTÉ World War 1 Roadshow, were:

    Maurice Cashell, Sally Neary, Mary Morrissy, Gerard Smyth, Sabina Purcell and John MacKenna

    Music on the programme was:

    Lamento di Tristano palyed by Laoise O’Brien (recorder)

    Táimse I Mo Chodladh played by Ailbhe McDonagh( cello)

    Sonata in D Minor by Handel played by Laoise O’Brien (recorder) and Michael O’Toole (guitar)

    John Condon sung by Niamh Parsons accompanied on guitar by Graham Dunne

    Sarabande from Cello Suite No 1 by Johann Sebastian Bach played by Ailbhe McDonagh( cello)

     

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    Podcast: Sunday Miscellany 3 August 2014

    Contributors on this morning's programme, recorded as part of a Trinity College, National Library of Ireland and RTÉ World War 1 Roadshow, were: Maurice Cashell, Sally Neary, Mary Morrissy, Gerard Smyth, Sabina Purcell and John MacKenna

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