Sunday Miscellany

    Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

    Sunday mornings mean Sunday Miscellany

    Its new radio essays and occasional poetry followed by complementary music capture our times, passions and curiosities. The contributor led content is selected from open submission and commissioned writing presented by new voices and established names.

    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 thousands across Ireland and the world.

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    Sunday Miscellany 27 January 2013


    Sunday Miscellany 27th January 2013

    On today’s programme you heard:

    “Snow Time” by Pat Dunne

    “A Lesson In Dignity” by Norman Freeman

    “The Boots” a poem by Brigid Molloy

    “Life review In The Mirror” by Bruce Pierce

    “Ghost Estate” by Sara Keating


    “A Child’s Sandal” by Pat Hynes ( to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day)

    The music was :

    “Snowfall Cha Cha” / Billy May and his Orchestra

    “Ragas In Minor Scale” / Ravi Shankar and Philip Glass

    “Boots Of Spanish Leather” / Bob Dylan

    Part of the Second movement of “Reflection 1” by John Kinsella played by Anthony Byrne on Piano


    “On Camber Sands” / Gordon Giltrap

    A podcast of the speech content of the programme is available on

    The broadcast co-ordinator was Geralyn Aspill and

    The programme was produced by Aonghus McAnally

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