Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany 3 August 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 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)

 

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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