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 23 June 2013


    Sunday Miscellany 23 June 2013

    New short essays:

    Crow – a poem by John MacKenna

    Every Cottage Had Its rose by Grace Wells

    Little Johnny by Cyril Kelly

    Hand to Hand by Colbert Kearney

    My Nephew Myles by Phil Herbert

    The 3rds and The Grail by Bert Wright


    Air in G – Improvisation after Bach by Gabriela Montero (piano)

    Ronnie’s Theme composed and performed by Colm Mac Con Iomaire

    Le Tien by Cavelli performed by Stephane Grappelli

    Catherine by Marc Robine

    All things That You Are by Kern and Hammerstein, arranged by Joe Csibi, performed by Gerald Peregrine ( cello)with Karen Dervan ( viola) and Geraldine O’Doherty ( harp).

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