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 10 August 2014

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    Sunday Miscellany 10 August 2014

    The short essays on today’s Sunday Miscellany - marking the Fleadh Ceoil na hÉireann 2014 taking place in Sligo from today until 17 August - were by Brian Leyden, Gregory Daly, Fionnuala Maxwell and Martin Enright and the poems The Leitrim Thrush and McKenna’s Tunes were by Vincent Woods

    Music:

    Mrs Kenny’s Barndance played by Michael Coleman (recorded in 1929)

    Why Wouldn’t I compose and sung by Charlie McGettigan

    Roscommon Reels played by John McKenna (flute) and Arthur McKenna (piano)

    As I Roved Out / Joe O’Dowd’s Barndance sung by Mary McPartlan with Shamie O’Dowd,

    Liam Kelly, Tom Morrow, Cathal Hayden, Danny Byrt, Mary Staunton and Martina Goggin

    Memories of Ballymote / Gurkin Cross performed by Ben Lennon( fiddle), Séamus Quinn fiddle/piano ) and John Carty (Tenor banjo)

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    Podcast: Sunday Miscellany 10 August 2014

    The short essays on today's Sunday Miscellany - marking the Fleadh Ceoil na hÉireann 2014 taking place in Sligo from today until 17 August - were by Brian Leyden, Gregory Daly, Fionnuala Maxwell and Martin Enright and the poems The Leitrim Thrush and McKenna's Tunes were by Vincent Woods

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