Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

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Sunday Miscellany Sunday 9 June 2019

Sunday Miscellany live from the Imagine Arts and Waterford Writers Festival in the Theatre Royal Waterford will be broadcast on Sunday 17th November. 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, and Benny McCarthy, Brendan Clancy and Dónal Clancy.  To see some atmospheric pictures from the concert please click here


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

On this morning’s programme:

Saint Patrick’s: the Cathedral That Withstood Oliver Cromwell and a Six-Lane Highway by Emer O’Kelly;
Soyez Sauvage, a poem by Vincent Woods;
Winning Hearts and Minds in Vietnam by Justin Kilcullen;
Blue as the Sea off Arranmore, a poem by Denise Blake;
The Gathering of Ghosts by John MacKenna;
And
Leaving Cert Days by Mae Leonard

Music:

Zadok the Priest by Handel, sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey with the English Concert Orchestra, conducted by Simon Preston;
Tae Pot Wood, a waltz by Christy McNamara;
Joxer Goes To Stuttgart by Christy Moore;
Blue Horizon by Sidney Bechet;
And
Which Way You Goin’ Billy by the Poppy Family

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 9th June 2019

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 9th June 2019

On this morning's programme, St Patrick's: the Cathedral That Withstood Oliver Cromwell and a Six-Lane Highway by Emer O'Kelly; Soyez Sauvage, a poem by Vincent Woods; Winning Hearts and Minds in Vietnam by Justin Kilcullen; Blue as the Sea off Arranmore by Denise Blake; The Gathering of Ghosts by John MacKenna; and Leaving Cert Days by Mae Leonard

Saint Patrick's: the Cathedral That Withstood Oliver Cromwell and a Six-Lane Highway

Saint Patrick's: the Cathedral That Withstood Oliver Cromwell and a Six-Lane Highway

Emer O'Kelly on the fighting spirit of two deans of St Patrick's Cathedral

Soyez Sauvage, a poem by Vincent Woods

Soyez Sauvage, a poem by Vincent Woods

A poem for Christy McNamara by Vincent Woods

Winning Hearts and Minds in Vietnam

Winning Hearts and Minds in Vietnam

Justin Kilcullen watches the 1988 European Championship final in a changing Vietnam

Blue as the Sea off Arranmore

Blue as the Sea off Arranmore

Blue as the Sea off Arranmore, a poem by Denise Blake

The Gathering of Ghosts

The Gathering of Ghosts

John MacKenna is visited by old ghosts on a visit to a record shop

Leaving Cert Days

Leaving Cert Days

Mae Leonard recalls the pivotal summer of her life, the year she did her Leaving Cert

About The Show

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

Music Played on the Show

Zadok The Priest (Coronation Anthem No. 1)

Zadok The Priest (Coronation Anthem No. 1)

Choir Of Westminster Cathedral

1:55

Tae Pot Wood

Tae Pot Wood

Christy Mcnamara

1:50

Joxer Goes To Stuttgart

Joxer Goes To Stuttgart

Christy Moore

5:05

Blue Horizon

Blue Horizon

Sidney Bechet (Soprano Sax)

3:00

Which Way You Goin Billy ?

Which Way You Goin Billy ?

The Poppy Family

3:19

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