Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

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Sunday Miscellany 30 August 2015

Miscellany50. a series celebrating 50 years of Sunday Miscellany, is currently going out on RTÉ Radio 1 on Saturday evenings at 7pm. An anthology from the series is also on sale, published by New Island Books.

Sunday Miscellany 30 August 2015

New short essays: 

The Pre-electric picnic by Pat Boran

Boarding School Payphone a poem by James Harpur

Gallipoli’s Long Shadow by Dorcha Lee

That Summer of Rain by Enda Coyle-Greene

The First Day by A. M. Cousins

Exploring Fair Head by John Horgan

 Music:

‘Try a little Tenderness’ performed by Florence and the Machine

The 4th movement from Five easy pieces for piano, four hands by Stravinsky performed by Katia and Marielle Labeque

The vivace-adagio from Beethoven’s piano Sonata No. 30 in E played by Andras Schiff on piano

La Valse des Jouets by Michel Faubert played by Dermot Byrne on accordion and Floriane Blancke on harp

My Aunt Jane and Fair Rosa sung by Davy Hammond accompanied by Donal Lunny

Podcast: Sunday Miscellany 30 August, 2015

New short essays: The Pre-electric picnic by Pat Boran; Boarding School Payphone a poem by James Harpur; Gallipoli's Long Shadow by Dorcha Lee; That Summer of Rain by Enda Coyle-Greene; The First Day by A. M. Cousins; Exploring Fair Head by John Horgan

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New writing for radio, accompanied by complementary music, broadcast every Sunday morning since 1968.

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