Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

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Sunday Miscellany Sunday 7 July 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

New Writing:

On this morning’s programme, we heard:
Summer in Andorra by Michael O’Loughlin
Twenty-two Houses by Tim Carey
Land Love by Mary O’Donnell
The Moderately Distinguished Angela Thirkell by Emer O’Kelly
And
In the Levant by Justin MacCarthy

Music:

The music was: 
Lili Marleen sung by Marlene Dietrich
Look at Me by John Lennon
The Monaghan Jig played by Cormac de Barra on harp, with Fionán de Barra on guitar and Mario nGoma on percussion
And
Play, Orchestra, Play, by Noel Coward and Gertrude Lawrence

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 7th July 2019

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 7th July 2019

On this morning's programme we heard: Summer in Andorra by Michael O'Loughlin; Twenty-Two Houses by Tim Carey; Land Love by Mary O'Donnell; The Moderately Distinguished Angela Thirkell by Emer O'Kelly; and In the Levant by Justin MacCarthy

Summer in Andorra

Summer in Andorra

Michael O'Loughlin and his wife meet some of the locals while cat-sitting in Andorra

Twenty-Two Houses

Twenty-Two Houses

Tim Carey has a problem filling in the Garda Vetting Form.

Land Love

Land Love

Mary O'Donnell remembers her childhood summers spent happily in the fields of Monaghan

The Moderately Distinguished Angela Thirkell

The Moderately Distinguished Angela Thirkell

Angela Thirkell, a self-confessed snob, was horrified at the thought that her friends might read her books

In The Levant

In The Levant

Justin MacCarthy's childhood sojourn in the Lebanon

About The Show

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

Music Played on the Show

Lili Marlene

Lili Marlene

Marlene Dietrich

2:55

Look At Me

Look At Me

John Lennon

2:49

The Monaghan Jig

The Monaghan Jig

Cormac De Barra (Harp)

3:19

Play, Orchestra, Play

Play, Orchestra, Play

Noel Coward/Gertrude Lawrence

1:27

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