Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

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Sunday Miscellany Sunday 21 July 2019

Miscellany50 Live from the Project. Last winter 10 concerts were recorded in the Project Arts Centre, Dublin, to mark 50 years of Sunday Miscellany, on air since 1968.  Contributors had as their starting point a year since 1968 when Sunday Miscellany started to broadcast. If you would like to listen back to any of the concerts or the archive programmes which aired prior to the concerts, do click here

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

New Writing:

On this morning’s programme, we heard: 
The Short Cut by Grace Wells;
The Magic of the B-Side by John MacKenna; 
The Festival by Carol Nicholas;
In Search of Ancestors, a poem by Kevin Mc Dermott;
Scouting For Boys by Chris McHallem;
Scáthanna/ Shadows, a poem in Irish and English, by Catherine Foley, 
and 
Bloody Friday by Olive Travers

Music:

On The Road Again by Willie Nelson; 
What’s The Difference (Chapter 1) by Scott McKenzie; 
Tommy Lord’s/Paddy Cronin’s/The Hermit From Kilkenny (polkas), by Ré
Waltz No. 2 in E Major by Brahms, played on piano by Antti Siirala; 
Football Crazy by Robin Hall and Jimmy McGregor;
Gráinne by Pádraig Ó Miléadha, sung by Cór Fear na nDéise, directed by Darren Ó Droma; the soloist was Cárthach MacCraith, and that was recorded at last year’s Sunday Miscellany Live at the Theatre Royal, Waterford

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 21st July 2019

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 21st July 2019

On this morning's programme, we heard: The Short Cut by Grace Wells; The Magic of the B-Side, by John MacKenna; The Festival by Carol Nicholas; In Search of Ancestors, a poem by Kevin Mc Dermott; Scouting For Boys by Chris McHallem; Scáthanna/ Shadows, a poem in Irish and English by Catherine Foley, and Bloody Friday, by Olive Travers

The Short Cut by Grace Wells

The Short Cut by Grace Wells

Grace Wells goes on a mission to find a short cut from Clare to Clonmel

The Magic of the B-Side by John MacKenna

The Magic of the B-Side by John MacKenna

John MacKenna on the magic of the B-Side

The Festival

The Festival

Carol Nicholas remembers a long day at a dancing festival

In Search of Ancestors by Kevin Mc Dermott

In Search of Ancestors by Kevin Mc Dermott

A poem by Kevin McDermott

Scouting For Boys by Chris McHallem

Scouting For Boys by Chris McHallem

Chris McHallem is talentspotted by a football scout

Scáthanna/Shadows by Catherine Foley

Scáthanna/Shadows by Catherine Foley

A poem in Irish and English

Bloody Friday by Olive Travers

Bloody Friday by Olive Travers

Olive Travers recalls how as a teenager, she got caught up in the terrible day of bombing in Belfast that was Bloody Friday

About The Show

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

Music Played on the Show

On The Road Again

On The Road Again

Willie Nelson

2:52

What's The Difference

What's The Difference

Scott Mckenzie

2:08

Tommy Lord’S/Paddy Cronin’S/The Hermit From Kilkenny

Tommy Lord’S/Paddy Cronin’S/The Hermit From Kilkenny

3:26

Waltz No. 2 In E Major

Waltz No. 2 In E Major

Antti Siirala

1:29

Football Crazy

Football Crazy

Robin Hall & Jimmy Macgregor

2:16

Gráinne

Gráinne

Cór Fear Na Ndéise

2:16

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