Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany 10 July 2016

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.

Coming up: Sunday Miscellany at Culture Night, Friday 22 September, 7.15pm, Dublin Castle Chapel. Admission is free, but tickets must be pre-booked. 

And the programme will also be at the Red Line Book festival at the Civic Theatre in Tallaght on 15 October. Tickets are available here: https://redlinebookfestival.ticketsolve.com/shows/873578913

Sunday Miscellany 10 July 2016

New short essays:

In the Meadow by Grace Wells

Postcards from a Hospital by Doireann Ní Ghríofa

The Bookcase by Denis Sampson

Four Stories Up a poem by Jane Clarke

Rock Candy by Eileen Casey

Lemon Season a poem by Denise Blake

Music:

‘Blackbird’ by Lennon and McCartney performed by Brad Mehldau

‘Estonian Lullaby’ by Arvo Part sung by the Girls Choir of the Vilnius Choir Singing School

The 2nd movement from Clarinet Concerto No.1 in C minor by Louis Spohr played by Michael Collins on clarinet with the Swedish Chamber Orchestra.

‘Swimming Song’ sung by Kate and Anna MacGarrigle

‘The Girl From Ipanema’ sung by Amy Winehouse

The 4th movement from Violin Sonata in C –opus 5 Number 3 by Corelli played by Catherine Mackintosh on violin with the Purcell Quartet

Podcast: Sunday Miscellany 10 July 2016

New short essays: In the Meadow by Grace Wells; Postcards from a Hospital by Doireann Ní Ghríofa; The Bookcase by Denis Sampson; Four Stories Up a poem by Jane Clarke; Rock Candy by Eileen Casey; Lemon Season a poem by Denise Blake

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Producer: Sarah Binchy

Broadcasting Co-ordinator: Geralyn Aspill

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