Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany 16 November 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.

...Announcing the first of our Sunday Miscellany Live series in the new year... We're delighted to be taking part in the Ennis Book Club Festival for the first time on the morning of Sunday 4 March, when we'll record a full programme with a mix of writers from the festival and the locality, and a wide range of music. Join us! Tickets for the event at Glór are now on sale here.  

Sunday Miscellany 16 November 2014

New short essays:

The Shadow of the Guillotine by Pat Dunne

Dylan and Caitlin Thomas- A Child’s Perspective by Nerys Williams

Respite by Catherine Foley

Holiday Snaps by John MacKenna

Falling – a poem by Michael O’Loughlin

Up Peig! by Louise Lyons

Music:

The first movement from Handel’s Oboe concerto no 3 in G minor performed by Heinz Holliger and the English Chamber Orchestra.

‘Bard’ composed and performed by Brad Mehldau

‘Golden Pond’ composed and performed by Chris Thile

‘The White Rose of Athens’ sung by Nana Mouskouri

‘Falling, Catching’ written and performed by Agnes Obel

Podcast: Sunday Miscellany 16 November 2014

New short essays: The Shadow of the Guillotine by Pat Dunne; Dylan and Caitlin Thomas- A Child's Perspective by Nerys Williams; Respite by Catherine Foley; Holiday Snaps by John MacKenna; Falling - a poem by Michael O'Loughlin; Up Peig! by Louise Lyons

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Producer: Sarah Binchy

Broadcasting Co-ordinator: Carolyn Dempsey

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