Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany 7 May 2017

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 7 May 2017

New essays and poetry:

Let's Pretend, by Lani O'Hanlon

Lady Louisa's Bonnets, by Pat Dunne

Teaching 2D, by Catherine Foley;

A Photograph from the Funeral of Bobby Sands, by Brian Farrell

Fergus the Camper Van, by Kate Kerrigan

Three Triads for Ethan's Communion, a poem by Mary O'Malley

Music:

Here Comes The Sun by George Harrison, played on guitar by Goran Sollscher; 

Cantata 182: King of Heaven, Welcome, by Johann Sebastian Bach, performed by Bach Collegium Japan and conducted by Masaaki Suzuki; 

The Whistling Gypsy, by the Clancy Brothers;

Ceo an Mhuisere/ Fog on Mushera, by Matt Cranitch on fiddle and Jackie Daly on accordion; 

and Somewhere Over the Rainbow, by Israel Kamakawiwo'Ole. 

 

Podcast: Sunday Miscellany 7 May 2017

New essays and poetry: Let's Pretend, by Lani O'Hanlon; Lady Louisa's Bonnets, by Pat Dunne; Teaching 2D, by Catherine Foley; A Photograph from the Funeral of Bobby Sands, by Brian Farrell; Fergus the Camper Van, by Kate Kerrigan; Three Triads for Ethan's Communion, a poem by Mary O'Malley.

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Producer: Sarah Binchy

Broadcasting Co-ordinator: Geralyn Aspill

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