Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

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Sunday Miscellany Sunday 14 July 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:

On this morning’s programme:
Bouncing on the Moon, by Monica Corish;
Bastille Day 1979, by Conall Hamill;
The Fields in his Eyes, by Lani O’Hanlon;
Irish Queen of Wimbledon, by Tommy O’Rourke;
Rivers of Life, by James Harpur,
And
Soul/ Anam, a poem in English and Irish, by Vincent Woods

Music:

Moonglow, played by Artie Shaw and his Orchestra;
L’Accordioniste, by Edith Piaf;
Dancing in the Moonlight, by Thin Lizzy;
Lawn Tennis, composed by Wilhelm Peterson-Berger and played on piano by Stig Ribbing;
And
After the Gold Rush by Neil Young

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 14th July 2019

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 14th July 2019

On this morning's programme, we heard: Bouncing on the Moon by Monica Corish; Bastille Day 1979 by Conall Hamill; The Fields in his Eyes by Lani O'Hanlon; Irish Queen of Wimbledon by Tommy O'Rourke; Rivers of Life by James Harpur and, Soul/ Anam, a poem in English and Irish, by Vincent Woods

Bouncing on the Moon

Bouncing on the Moon

Monica Corish stays up late for the moon landing

Bastille Day 1979

Bastille Day 1979

Conall Hamill on two contrasting national day celebrations in Paris

The Fields in his Eyes

The Fields in his Eyes

Lani O'Hanlon tries not to tame a feral cat

Irish Queen of Wimbledon

Irish Queen of Wimbledon

Tommy O'Rourke on Lena Rice, Ireland's only female Wimbledon champion

Rivers of Life

Rivers of Life

James Harpur on the break with the sacred that polluted rivers signify

Soul / Anam

Soul / Anam

A poem in English and Irish, by Vincent Woods

About The Show

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

Music Played on the Show

Moonglow

Moonglow

Artie Shaw

3:26

L’Accordioniste

L’Accordioniste

Edith Piaf

3:07

Dancing In The Moonlight

Dancing In The Moonlight

Thin Lizzy

3:20

Frösöblomster I, For Piano, Op. 16: Iii. Lawn Tennis

Frösöblomster I, For Piano, Op. 16: Iii. Lawn Tennis

Stig Ribbing

2:19

After The Gold Rush

After The Gold Rush

Neil Young

3:43

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