Sunday Miscellany 21 August 2016
On this morning’s selection of new writing you heard a selection from past Sunday Miscellany Live events - at the Shorelines Arts Festival in Portumna, the Heinrich Boll Memorial Weekend on Achill Island, the Donegal Bay and Blue Stacks Festival in Ballyshannon and the Easter 1916 event recorded last March in the National Opera House, Wexford.
The contributions you heard were:
Identity Crisis by Anne Marie Kennedy
Ródaideandrain, a poem by Louis de Paor
The Last Move by Anne Shannon
Sun Life of Canada by Bernard O’Donoghue
A Fiddler’s Farewell by Martin McGinley
The Indians of North Mayo by Mike McCormack
‘Three reels from East Galway- the first two by Paddy Fahey and the third one was Paddy Kelly’s- played by Claire Keville on concertina and Breda Keville on fiddle.
‘Romance’ by Shostakovich played by the RTÉ Contempo Quartet
‘The Rising of the Moon’ and ‘Teddy O’Neill’ played by Sean O’Malley of the Achill Pipe Band on highland pipes.
‘Fáinne Gheal an Lae’ sung by Iarla Ó Lionáird with Seathrún Ó Casaide on piano.
‘The Kid on the Mountain’ played by Danny Meehan and Aidan O’Donnell on fiddles.
Sound supervision on these programmes was by John Doyle, Tom Norton, Jimmy Breslin and John Mannion.