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:

    A Sunday Miscellany Live event takes place on Sunday 5 October at 3pm in the Abbey Arts Centre, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal, as part of the Donegal Bay and Blue Stacks Festival 2014, in association with the Sandhouse Hotel, Rossnowlagh.

    Contributors include musicians Maireád Ní Mhaonaigh, Maire Askin and Martin McGinley and writers Moya Cannon, Alan McMonagle, Pat Boran and Siobhan McNamara. For tickets contact 071-9851375 or info@abbeycentre.ie

     

    Sunday Miscellany 17 August 2014

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    Sunday Miscellany 17 August 2014

    A selection of new and archive contributions from Sunday Miscellany:

    New short essays:

    A Hospital in Amsterdam – a poem by Michael O’Loughlin

    The Emperor of Ice-cream by Iggy McGovern

    Endings by Susan Stairs

    King Billy’s Horse by Mae Leonard

    Schrodinger’s Cat Entanglement – a poem by Jean O’Brien

    Forging a Memory by Cyril Kelly

    Music:

    3 Pieces for Guitar by Frank Corcoran performed by Benjamin Dwyer (guitar)

    Breeze by Frederich Loth

    A Tisket, A Tasket performed by The Oscar Peterson Quartet

    Indifference played by the Máirtín O’Connor Band

    Scherzo from Death and The Maiden by Schubert performed by the Orlando Quartet

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    Podcast: Sunday Miscellany 17 August 2014

    A selection of new and archive contributions from Sunday Miscellany: A Hospital in Amsterdam - a poem by Michael O'Loughlin; The Emperor of Ice-cream by Iggy McGovern; Endings by Susan Stairs; King Billy's Horse by Mae Leonard; Schrodinger's Cat Entanglement - a poem by Jean O'Brien; Forging a Memory by Cyril Kelly

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