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;

     http://www.shorelinesartsfestival.com/sunday-miscellany.html

    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 7 July 2013

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    Sunday Miscellany 7 July 2013

    New short essay:

    Return of The Salmon - after Ted Hughes’s poem Night Arrival of Sea-Trout by Grace Wells

    Meeting Pete Seeger by John MacKenna

    Hay Days by Theresa McKenna

    Haste to the Wedding by A.M. Cousins

    The Ship Surgeon’s Hobby by Sara Baume

    Winter in July by Caroline Carey Finn

    Music:

    Evening Dew, Morceau de Salon by George Alexander Osborne performed by Una Hunt (piano)

    My Rainbow Race by Pete Seeger

    People by Styne and Merrill performed by Gerald Peregrine(cello)

    Heath and Bernie’s Half Road – Reel for Jim DeWan by Liz Carroll, followed by Capaillín Dubh ina Thaibhreamh by Steve Cooney - both performed by Zoe Conway (violin) and John McIntyre (guitar)

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