Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

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Sunday Miscellany Sunday 30 June 2019

Tickets for next year's recording at the Ennis Book Club Festival in Glór, Ennis, Co. Clare, have just gone on sale

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.  

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

On this morning’s programme, we heard:

New Writing:

A Dog Barking in the Darkness, by JM Dolan;
Patrick Leigh Fermor, Restless Romantic, by Roslyn Dee;
Friendship and Family, by Rosaleen McDonagh, read by Kathleen Lawrence;
The Art Police, by Chris McHallem,
The Last Peacock, a poem by Gerald Dawe;
And
A Hot Day on the Gower, by Lani O’Hanlon

Music:

Love’s Old Sweet Song, sung by Thomas Allen accompanied by Malcolm Martineau on piano;
Triantafylla Ekatofylla, by Manos Hadjidakis;
Here Comes the Sun, by George Harrison, sung by Nina Simone;
Watching the Detectives, by Elvis Costello;
And
Caprice No 14 in E Flat Major by Paganini, played on violin by Julia Fischer

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 30th June 2019

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 30th June 2019

On this morning's programme, A Dog Barking in the Darkness by JM Dolan; Patrick Leigh Fermor, Restless Romantic, by Roslyn Dee; Friendship and Family by Rosaleen McDonagh, read by Kathleen Lawrence; The Art Police by Chris McHallem, The Last Peacock, a poem by Gerald Dawe; And A Hot Day on the Gower, by Lani O'Hanlon

A Dog Barking in the Darkness

A Dog Barking in the Darkness

JM Dolan recalls the day his life changed forever

Patrick Leigh Fermor, Restless Romantic

Patrick Leigh Fermor, Restless Romantic

Roslyn Dee salutes the stellar travel writer

Friendship and Family

Friendship and Family

Rosaleen McDonagh on family, friendship and Pride. (Read by Kathleen Lawrence)

The Art Police

The Art Police

Chris McHallem gets a cultural going-over

The Last Peacock

The Last Peacock

A poem by Gerald Dawe

Hot Day on the Gower Peninsula

Hot Day on the Gower Peninsula

Lani O'Hanlon sits out storms and heatwaves, waiting for a grandchild to be born

About The Show

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

Music Played on the Show

Love’S Old Sweet Song

Love’S Old Sweet Song

Thomas Allen (Baritone), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)

3:46

Triantafylla Ekatofylla

Triantafylla Ekatofylla

Manos Hadjidakis

1:05

Here Comes The Sun

Here Comes The Sun

Nina Simone

3:47

Watching The Detectives

Watching The Detectives

Elvis Costello

3:57

Caprice No 14 In E Flat

Caprice No 14 In E Flat

Julia Fischer (Violin)

1:12

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