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 4 August 2013


    Sunday Miscellany 4 August 2013

    New short essays:

    The Last Corncrake by John MacKenna

    Aunt Theresa by Brian Leyden

    The Flight of The Earls By Éamonn Ó hUallacháin

    The Ballad of the Sad Café by Christina Hunt Mahony

    Kilkenny Design Workshops: 50 years on by Gerry Moran

    And Harpenden Hearts by Joe Kearney


    On Wings of Song by Mendelssohn performed by Geraldine and David O'Doherty, and Moya O'Grady

    Gardens by Marc Olivier Dupin

    Marchshlua Ui Néill Performed by Ceoltóirí Cualainn

    Don't Get Around Much Anymore performed by Duke Ellington and band.

    And L'Escarpolette by Bizet

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