Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Easter Monday Miscellany 1916 (Part 2)

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.

Easter Monday Miscellany 1916 (Part 2)

A special live event recorded at the National Opera House in Wexford. (Part 2)

Rosanna Heffernan, casualty of war by Declan Collinge
1916- A view from Richmond Barracks by Jackie Morrissey 
The Easter Rising’s First Casualties by Kieran Foley 
1996 by Donal Ryan 
Frongoch by Val Mulkerns 

Music:
The second movement from ‘Three Short Pieces for String Quartet’ by Stravinsky played by the RTÉ Contempo Quartet.  
‘Easter Snow’ played on uileann pipes by Jimmy O’Brien Moran
‘The Last Rose of Summer’ from the repertoire of John McCormack sung by Morgan Crowley with Charles Marshall on piano.
An instrumental version of the song ‘James Connolly’ played by the RTÉ Contempo Quartet.  And that arrangement was done especially for this event by Michael Holohan.
A section from ‘Langsamer Satz’ by Anton Webern performed by the RTÉ Contempo Quartet. 
‘Oft in the Stilly Night’ by Thomas Moore from the repertoire of John McCormack sung by Morgan Crowley with Charles Marshall on piano. 

Sound supervision on this morning’s programme was by Tom Norton and Mick McLoughlin. 

Podcast: Easter Monday Miscellany 1916 (Part 2)

Recorded in the National Opera House Wexford - (Part 2): Rosanna Heffernan, casualty of war by Declan Collinge; 1916- A view from Richmond Barracks by Jackie Morrissey; The Easter Rising's First Casualties by Kieran Foley; 1996 by Donal Ryan; Frongoch by Val Mulkerns

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