Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany Sunday 28 July 2019

Sunday Miscellany Live at the Blue Stacks Festival, Abbey Arts Centre, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal.Sunday 6 October from 3.00 – 5.00 p.m.
The guests include writers Louise Kennedy, Olive Travers, Denise Blake, Brian Leyden, Gerard Beirne, Little John Nee, and others, with a mixture of music and song from Donegal, including the folk-jazz-choral ensemble, Hatchlings. Tickets free but booking is highly recommended. 
Phone Abbey Arts Centre +353 71 9851375.  email: info@abbeycentre.ie 


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


Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

New Writing:

Ireland Cricket, Michael Cusack, WG Grace And All That by Diarmuid O’Donovan;
My Most Successful Poetry Reading Ever by Michael O’Loughlin;
The Milky Way by Gail Seekamp;
Maeve’s Letter by Catherine Foley;
Everything is Possible by Garrett Igoe;
And The Laughing Chimney Sweep, a poem by Vincent Woods

Music:

When An Old Cricketer Leaves The Crease by Roy Harper;
Poetry in Motion by Johnny Tillotson;
Stardust by Django Reinhardt; 
I Can See Clearly Now by Johnny Nash; 
And Sicilienne in E Flat by Maria Theresia von Paradis, played on cello by Jacqueline du Pré 
with Gerald Moore on piano

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 28th July 2019

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 28th July 2019

On this morning's programme: Ireland Cricket, Michael Cusack, WG Grace And All That by Diarmuid O'Donovan ; My Most Successful Poetry Reading Ever by Michael O'Loughlin; The Milky Way by Gail Seekamp; Maeve's Letter by Catherine Foley; Everything is Possible by Garrett Igoe; and The Laughing Chimney Sweep, a poem by Vincent Woods

Ireland Cricket, Michael Cusack, WG Grace And All That by Diarmuid O'Donovan

Ireland Cricket, Michael Cusack, WG Grace And All That by Diarmuid O'Donovan

Irish cricket takes its place in the world

My Most Successful Poetry Reading Ever by Michael O'Loughlin

My Most Successful Poetry Reading Ever by Michael O'Loughlin

The poet reads his work in exotic locations

The Milky Way by Gail Seekamp

The Milky Way by Gail Seekamp

The glories of the night sky, in Kerry, Jersey, and Sark

Maeve's Letter by Catherine Foley

Maeve's Letter by Catherine Foley

Straight-up advice on writing from the great novelist, Maeve Binchy

Everything is Possible by Garrett Igoe

Everything is Possible by Garrett Igoe

A teenager's unforgettable French exchange in 1973

The Laughing Chimney Sweep by Vincent Woods

The Laughing Chimney Sweep by Vincent Woods

A poem 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

When An Old Cricketer Leaves The Crease

When An Old Cricketer Leaves The Crease

Roy Harper

7:12

Poetry In Motion

Poetry In Motion

Johnny Tillotson

2:42

Stardust

Stardust

Django Reinhardt

2:11

I Can See Clearly Now

I Can See Clearly Now

Johnny Nash

2:40

Sicilienne In E Flat

Sicilienne In E Flat

Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello) And Gerald Moore Piano

2:50

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