Sunday Miscellany

    Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

    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.

    Sunday Miscellany and RTÉ 1916

    As part of RTÉ 1916,  RTÉ’s programme of events marking the centenary of the 1916 Rising, Sunday Miscellany will be hosting a special live event in the National Opera House in Wexford on Saturday, March 12th.

    The programme is seeking submissions specifically  for this event.   We are looking for essays or poems which relate in some way to the events of 1916.

    The standard submission rules apply and full details can be found here- http://www.rte.ie/radio1/sunday-miscellany/features/2011/1018/349833-2011-10-183/

    The work must not have been previously published and writers must be prepared to read their essays in front of a live audience on the evening of the 12th of March in Wexford.

    The closing date for submissions for this event is Monday, February 8th.

    Please send submissions to sundaymiscellany@rte.ie and mark them ‘RTÉ 1916’.

    Sunday Miscellany 24 August 2014

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    Sunday Miscellany 24 August 2014

    A selection of new and archive contributions from Sunday Miscellany:

    New short essays:

    Dublin on a Sunny Morning by Mae Leonard

    Prague by Cyril Kelly

    House Moves by John MacKenna

    Little Brown Jug by Pat Boran

    The Orient Express by Roslyn Dee

    Music:

    The Dublin Saunter sung by Noel Purcell

    Sunrise for Sofie performed by 3Epkano

    Song Without Words: No 3 by Mendelssohn played by Antonio Meneses(cello) and Gerard Wyss Wis (piano)

    Little Brown Jug performed by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra

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    Podcast: Sunday Miscellany 24 August 2014

    A selection of new and archive contributions from Sunday Miscellany: Dublin on a Sunny Morning by Mae Leonard; Prague by Cyril Kelly; House Moves by John MacKenna; Little Brown Jug by Pat Boran; The Orient Express by Roslyn Dee

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