Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany Sunday 23 June 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:

The Junior and Leaving Cert are over by Rachael Hegarty;
Fair Play To John The Baptist by Conall Hamill;
The Reeds at Runnymede by Justin MacCarthy;
Exile by Carol Nicholas;
Postcard from Santorini, a poem by Lani O’Hanlon;
And
Clover by Joe Taylor

Music:

Forever Young, by Joan Baez;
Mountain Tay (Hills of Connemara), by the Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem;
Summer Is Icumen In, played on trumpets and organ by Mark David, Andrew Millington and Alistair Mackie; 
O Store of my Heart, played on accordion by Tony MacMahon
And
Theme from Zorba the Greek, by Mikis Theodorakis

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 23rd June 2019

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 23rd June 2019

On this morning's programme: The Junior and Leaving Cert are over by Rachael Hegarty; Fair Play To John The Baptist by Conall Hamill; The Reeds at Runnymede by Justin MacCarthy; Exile by Carol Nicholas; Postcard from Santorini, a poem by Lani O'Hanlon; and Clover by Joe Taylor

The Junior and Leaving Cert Are Over

The Junior and Leaving Cert Are Over

Rachael Hegarty celebrates the end of the Junior and Leaving Cert

Fair Play to John the Baptist

Fair Play to John the Baptist

St John's Eve bonfires in Connemara by Conall Hamill

The Reeds at Runnymede

The Reeds at Runnymede

Justin MacCarthy's early life in England

Exile

Exile

Carol Nicholas reminisces on her Dad's love of golf as an escape from his life as a Catholic in County Down

Postcard from Santorini

Postcard from Santorini

A Poem by Lani O'Hanlon

Clover

Clover

Joe Taylor's father gives comfort for a condemned prisoner in Mountjoy long ago

About The Show

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

Music Played on the Show

Forever Young

Forever Young

Joan Baez

3:35

The Hills Of Connemara

The Hills Of Connemara

Clancy Brothers And Tommy Makem

2:08

Summer Is Icumen In

Summer Is Icumen In

Mark David, Andrew Millington And Alistair Mackie

1:08

O Store Of My Heart

O Store Of My Heart

Tony Macmahon (Accordian)

1:32

Zorba The Greek

Zorba The Greek

Theodorakis, Mikis

4:39

Twitter

Facebook

Contact the Show

sundaymiscellany@rte.ie

Producer: Sarah Binchy

Broadcasting Co-ordinator: Carolyn Dempsey

Schedule

Ways to Listen

Radio
Mobile
Internet
Radio Player
Podcasts
TV