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 30 June 2013


    Sunday Miscellany 30 June 2013

    New short essays:

    Across the Pond by Sue Norton

    All that Glitters by Colette Olney

    Jarheads by Bert Wright

    Meeting Solti by Grace Wells

    Dublin Hurling: 1938 by William Nolan


    Bookends by Simon and Garfunkel

    Beyond Bach improvised and performed by Gabriela Montero

    Twenty Men From Dublin Town by Arthur Griffith in an arrangement by Col. CF Sauerzweig performed by The Band of The Defence Forces School of Music

    My Wild Irish Rose performed by Keith Jarrett

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