Sunday Miscellany

    Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

    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.

    Details of the next live event:

    The next Sunday Miscellany Live takes place at the Donegal Bay and Blue Stacks Festival in Ballyshannon on Sunday, October 4th.   Guests on the date will include Nuala Ní Chonchúir,  Little John Nee, Frank Galligan, Martin McGinley, Denise Blake, Mary O’Donnell, Dave McHugh, Colette Ní Ghallchóir, Joe Brennan and Olive Travers with music from The Henry Girls, Amy Gillen, Seamie O’Dowd, Aidan O’Donnell and Danny Meehan. 
    The event will take place in the Abbey Arts Centre in Ballyshannon at 3pm sharp and latecomers will not be admitted.  (Approx duration 2 hours).  Tickets are free but booking is recommended at

    Sunday Miscellany 3 February 2013


    Sunday Miscellany Feb 3rd 2013

    On today’s programme you heard:

    “My Encounter With the Third Reich” by Terry Mooney

    “The Price of A Dream” by Fiona O’Donovan

    “Raspberry Ripple” by Marie Noonan

    “Breedlove” by David McCormack


    First Time Buyers by Miriam Dunne

    The musical pieces were:

    An extract from “ A German Requiem” by Johannes Brahms , performed by The Schutz Choir of London and The London Classical Players,

    “The Sound of Water” from the Methany Mehldau Quartet

    “The Old Bush and The Bucks of Oranmore” from Paddy Glackin and Paddy Keenan


    “Antonella’s Birthday” composed and played by Tommy Emmanuel

    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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