Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany 4 June 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 Live at the Red Line Book festival at the Civic Theatre in Tallaght at 6pm on 15 October, with writers Dermot Bolger, Eileen Battersby, Eileen Casey, Cyril Kelly, Rosaleen McDonagh and Sara Shine, and music from the Far Flung Trio and Crash Ensemble flautist Susan Doyle and clarinetist Deirdre O'Leary. Tickets are available here: https://redlinebookfestival.ticketsolve.com/shows/873578913

Sunday Miscellany 4 June 2017

The second of two special programmes recorded at the Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, to mark the bicentennial of Dún Laoghaire Harbour, and supported by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council. 

New essays:

The Metals, by Tim Carey

On Belonging, by Julie Parsons

Liberation and the Train to Belfast, by Nuala Hayes

The Bonny Shoals of Herring, by Leo Cullen 

The music was:

The Road Home, by Tríona Marshall on harp and Martin Tourish on accordion, composed by Martin Tourish;

Allegro Molto from from Dmitri Shoshtakovich’s String Quartet no. 8 in C Minor, played by the  RTÉ Contempo Quartet;

Sally MacLennane, by Shane MacGowan, sung by Barry Gleeson;

February, composed and performed on piano by Conor Linehan.

 

Podcast: Sunday Miscellany 4 June 2017

Part 2 marking 200 years of Dun Laoghaire Harbour: The Metals, by Tim Carey; On Belonging by Julie Parsons; Liberation and the Train to Belfast by Nuala Hayes; Bonny Shoals of Herring by Leo Cullen

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