From Sunday Miscellany on RTÉ Radio 1: in times of uncertainty, John Toal takes comfort in the hopeful message of Dóchas Linn, Naomh Pádraig...

"I re-read the hymn we learned in school, Dóchas Linn, Naomh Pádraig, recently. And it got me thinking about hope. Because when you look around you and listen to the radio and read the papers, hope can be hard to find. We’re like little corks, bobbing about on an ocean whose waves are being whipped up by forces on other shores. We almost haven’t time to hope…"

Sunday Miscellany, RTÉ Radio 1, Sunday, 9.10 - 10am - listen back here: