Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

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Sunday Miscellany 10 December 2017

Sunday Miscellany 10 December 2017

New writing:

Culchie Day in the Big Smoke, by Robert Higgins

Midwinter Festivals, by Dympna Murray Fennell

Santa is on the Agenda: How Children Celebrated Santa Claus in Communist Hungary, by Bernadett Buda

Elegy, for Aodán Mac Póilín, a poem by Gerald Dawe

Christmas Truce, Ardoyne, 1914, by Louise Kennedy

From the Chicago Diaries: the El, by John F Deane

Music:

Rocky Road To Dublin, by Luke Kelly;

O Christmas Tree/ O Tannenbaum, by the London Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Christopher Warren-Green;

Hungarian Melody in B minor (D817) by Franz Schubert, played on piano by Alfred Brendel;

How Happy for the Little Birds, by Laoise O’Brien;

Ave Maria, sung by John McCormack.

*The late Dympna Murray Fennell, who contributed that essay Midwinter Festivals to this week’s programme, was a regular and valued contributor to Sunday Miscellany over the years, right up until her recent death. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam dílis.

 

Podcast: Sunday Miscellany 10 December 2017

Culchie Day in the Big Smoke, by Robert Higgins; Midwinter Festivals, by Dympna Murray Fennell; How Children Celebrated Santa Claus in Communist Hungary, by Bernadett Buda; Elegy, for Aodán Mac Póilín, a poem by Gerald Dawe; Christmas Truce, Ardoyne, 1914, by Louise Kennedy; From the Chicago Diaries: the El, by John F Deane.

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