Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany Sunday 12 May 2019

Our next live Sunday Miscellany takes place as part of Imagine Arts and Waterford Writers Festival in the Theatre Royal Waterford on Saturday 26th October at 11.45 a.m. To book phone 051 - 874402 or click here

The writers are John MacKenna, Ian Maleney, Catherine Foley, AM Cousins, Andrew Doherty and Lani O’Hanlon and there’ll be music from piper David Power, folk acoustic trio The Kalimbas, Benny McCarthy, Brendan Clancy, Donnchadh Gough and Dónal Clancy. 


Ticket for Christmas Miscellany in the National Concert Hall on Wednesday, 4th December, are now on sale through the National Concert Hall website.  To book your seat click here


A new book celebrating 50 years of Sunday Miscellany has just been published by New Island Books.  This anthology of essays and poetry were read for the first time at Miscellany50, a live event in the Project Arts Centre last December.  For further information click here

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

New Writing:

You’ll Never Walk Alone, by Mark Brennock,
Hedgehog, by Margaret Hickey;
In Search of the Homeplace, by Kevin McDermott;
In The Name of the Father, by Roslyn Dee; 
And
The 17th of May, 1974, by Rachael Hegarty

Music:

You’ll Never Walk Alone, sung first by the crowd at Anfield last Tuesday night, and then by Gerry and the Pacemakers;
Sugar, Sugar, by the Archies; 
Duetti Irlandesi for Cello and Piano: Im Aonar Seal, composed by Frank Corcoran and played by Martin Johnson on cello with Fergal Caulfield on piano, 
And Midnight Rider, by the Allman Brothers

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 12th May 2019

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 12th May 2019

On today's programme: You’ll Never Walk Alone by Mark Brennock, Hedgehog by Margaret Hickey; In Search of the Homeplace by Kevin McDermott; In The Name of the Father by Roslyn Dee;  and The 17th of May 1974 by Rachael Hegarty

You'll Never Walk Alone, by Mark Brennock

You'll Never Walk Alone, by Mark Brennock

In an extraordinary week for Liverpool Football Club, Mark Brennock explores the story of the song "You'll Never Walk Alone"

Hedgehog by Margaret Hickey

Hedgehog by Margaret Hickey

Margaret Hickey recalls a spectacular culinary disaster

In Search of the Homeplace by Kevin McDermott

In Search of the Homeplace by Kevin McDermott

Kevin McDermott contemplates family roots and a sense of belonging

In the Name of the Father by Roslyn Dee

In the Name of the Father by Roslyn Dee

Roslyn Dee pays tribute to the Dunlop road racing dynasty, ahead of the North West 200

The 17th of May 1974 by Rachael Hegarty

The 17th of May 1974 by Rachael Hegarty

Rachael Hegarty recalls the day of the Dublin/Monaghan bombings

About The Show

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

Music Played on the Show

You'll Never Walk Alone

You'll Never Walk Alone

Gerry And The Pacemakers

2:40

Sugar Sugar

Sugar Sugar

The Archies

2:57

Duetti Irlandesi For Cello And Piano:

Duetti Irlandesi For Cello And Piano:

Martin Johnson On Cello With Fergal Caulfield On Piano

2:42

Midnight Rider

Midnight Rider

The Allman Brothers Band

2:56

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Producer: Sarah Binchy

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