Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany Sunday 10 November 2019

Sunday Miscellany live from the Imagine Arts and Waterford Writers Festival in the Theatre Royal Waterford will be broadcast on Sunday 17th November. The writers are Ian Maleney, Catherine Foley, AM Cousins, Andrew Doherty and Lani O’Hanlon and there’ll be music from piper David Power, folk acoustic trio The Kalimbas, and Benny McCarthy, Brendan Clancy and Dónal Clancy. (John MacKenna's script from the same event, An Afternoon in November, has already been broadcast on 3 November.) To see some atmospheric pictures from the concert please click here


Ticket for Christmas Miscellany in the National Concert Hall on Wednesday, 4th December, are now on sale through the National Concert Hall website.  To book your seat click here


A new book celebrating 50 years of Sunday Miscellany has just been published by New Island Books.  This anthology of essays and poetry were read for the first time at Miscellany50, a live event in the Project Arts Centre last December.  For further information click here

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

New Writing:

On this morning’s programme, we heard
One for Everybody in the Audience, by John Toal
White Vision by Gail Seekamp
Georges Clemenceau: The Politician Who Hated Nationalism by Emer O’Kelly
A Word With Gay by Patrick Griffin
And Lily Lynch and the Oratory of the Sacred Heart by Tim Carey

Music:

To Whom It Concerns by Chris Andrews
Elgar’s Enigma Variation IX, Nimrod, performed by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Georg Solti
Ravel’s Menuet in C Sharp Minor, played on piano by Steven Osborne
and
Tico’s Tune, the signature tune to the Gay Byrne Hour, and before that, Gay Byrne reading Patrick Griffin’s poem, Gaybo’s Piano Roll Blues

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 10th November 2019

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 10th November 2019

On this morning's programme, One for Everybody in the Audience by John Toal; White Vision by Gail Seekamp;Georges Clemenceau: The Politician Who Hated Nationalism, by Emer O'Kelly; A Word With Gay by Patrick Griffin; And Lily Lynch and the Oratory of the Sacred Heart by Tim Carey

One for Everybody in the Audience by John Toal

One for Everybody in the Audience by John Toal

Affectionate memories of Gay Byrne

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White Vision by Gail Seekamp

White Vision by Gail Seekamp

An uplifting tale for Remembrance Sunday

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Georges Clemenceau: The Politician Who Hated Nationalism by Emer O'Kelly

Georges Clemenceau: The Politician Who Hated Nationalism by Emer O'Kelly

A profile of Winston Churchill's idol, Georges Clemenceau

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A Word With Gay by Patrick Griffin

A Word With Gay by Patrick Griffin

A delighted listener's poem made it to the airwaves

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Lily Lynch and the Oratory of the Sacred Heart by Tim Carey

Lily Lynch and the Oratory of the Sacred Heart by Tim Carey

A peek inside a gem of Celtic art in Dun Laoghaire

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About The Show

New writing for radio, accompanied by complementary music, broadcast every Sunday morning since 1968.

Music Played on the Show

To Whom It Concerns (Late Late Show Theme)

To Whom It Concerns (Late Late Show Theme)

Rte Concert Orchestra

0:19

Enigma Variations Op.36 - Nimrod

Enigma Variations Op.36 - Nimrod

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Cond. By Sir George Solti

3:08

Menuet In C Sharp Minor

Menuet In C Sharp Minor

Steven Osborne (Piano)

0:45

Tico's Tune (The Gay Byrne Show Theme)

Tico's Tune (The Gay Byrne Show Theme)

Manuel

2:32

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