The late and much-missed writer and critic Eileen Battersby, who died in a car accident just before Christmas, built up a remarkable archive in a short space of time with RTÉ Radio 1’s Sunday Miscellany.

She wrote authoritative, perceptive scripts for Miscellany on all sorts of subjects: not just literature, but music, history, botany, horses...

Here’s the first piece she broadcast with Sunday Miscellany, Her Broken Heart, a profile of Jane Austen, which went out around the time of the 200th anniversary of Austen’s death, in July 2017.