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 11 August 2013


    Sunday Miscellany 11 August 2013

    New short essays:

    The sunny Land of Spain by Claire Lyons

    Graffitti at New Grange was by Enda Coyle Green

    Grandmother by Sharon Hogan

    Tortillas was by Cathy Power

    Please insert another shilling was by Cyril Kelly

    The House of Lords was by Eve Devereux

    J.G. Farrell by Colette Olney


    Serende by Elgar

    Butterflies by Gerard Torikian

    J'y suis Jamais allé by Yann Tiersen

    The discovery by Marc Olivier Dupin

    Les Espalier by Didier Goret

    The Coulin performed by Geraldine O'Grady

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