Sunday Miscellany Sunday 21 July 2019
Tickets for the next live performance of Sunday Miscellany, which takes place at the Ennis Book Club Festival in Glór, Ennis, Co. Clare on 8 March 2020, are now on sale.
A new book celebrating 50 years of Sunday Miscellany has recently 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.
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,
Bloody Friday by Olive Travers
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
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
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New writing for radio, accompanied by complementary music, broadcast every Sunday morning since 1968.