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 next live event:

    Date: Sunday, September 20th 
    Time: 11.45AM (Sharp)
    Venue: Christ Church, Portumna
    Tickets: €10
    Doors: Close @ 11.45am as recording begins @ 12PM sharp - latecomers CANNOT be admitted

    Tickets can be purchased through the Festival website;

    For over forty years, Sunday morning on RTÉ Radio 1 has meant Sunday Miscellany.  Each week, the programme presents a selection of new writing from both established writers and new voices, woven together with complimentary music. Shorelines is delighted to host this morning’s live recording of Sunday Miscellany which will feature a mix of new voices and well known writers as well as live music.

    It will be presented by the programme’s producer, Aoife Nic Cormaic.

    As the recording will begin at 12 noon, we would ask you to please be seated by 11.45am as latecomers cannot be admitted.

    Sunday Miscellany 17 March 2013

    Sunday Miscellany 17 March 2013

    New Short essays:

    1964 by John MacKenna

    A 60’s Emigrant Returns to Ireland by Marie MacSweeney

    Saint Patrick’s Day Céilí by Deirdre Kirwan

    The Hospital at St Lo by Monica Henchy

    The Geansaí by Mae Leonard

    The Dog Man by Pat Boran

    Music :

    A hAon is a hAon arranged by Tadhg Mac Donnagáin and John Ryan

    Mise Éire: Múscailt by Seán Ó Riada

    An Oíche Roimh Ré / Fionnuala’s New Hat performed with Steve Larkin by composer Aoife Nic Cormaic

    Closing Theme from Year of The French from The Chieftains

    Roseville Fair sung by Liam Clancy and Gemma Hayes


    Sunday Miscellany 17th March 2013

    Featuring new essays: 1964 by John MacKenna, A 60's Emigrant Returns to Ireland by Marie MacSweeney, Saint Patrick's Day Céilí by Deirdre Kirwan ,The Hospital at St Lo by Monica Henchy, The Geansaí by Mae Leonard and The Dog Man by Pat Boran

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