Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

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Sunday Miscellany Sunday 11 August 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:

California, 1969 by Jonathan White;
The Child on the Strand by AM Cousins;
The Life of Frank Du Bedat by Tim Carey;
Forget-Me-Not Times by Mae Leonard
And
The World from a Backyard in Callan, Co. Kilkenny: the Wisdom and Humanity of Thomas Kilroy by Emer O’Kelly

Music:

For What It’s Worth by Buffalo Springfield;
Nora sung by Ronnie Drew;
The Man Who Broke The Bank At Monte Carlo, written by Fred Gilbert and sung by Frank Dunne with Pádhraic Ó Cuinneagáin on piano;
And
Where Have All The Flowers Gone, written by Pete Seeger, arranged by Burt Bacharach and sung by Marlene Dietrich

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 11th August 2019

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 11th August 2019

On this morning's programme we heard: California, 1969 by Jonathan White; The Child on the Strand by AM Cousins; The Life of Frank Du Bedat by Tim Carey; Forget-Me-Not Times by Mae Leonard And The World from a Backyard in Callan, Co. Kilkenny: the Wisdom and Humanity of Thomas Kilroy by Emer O'Kelly

California 1969 by Jonathan White

California 1969 by Jonathan White

A memorable childhood visit to Los Angeles

The Child on the Strand, by AM Cousins

The Child on the Strand, by AM Cousins

A lost child is found, and found again

The Life of Frank du Bedat by Tim Carey

The Life of Frank du Bedat by Tim Carey

A colourful Dublin stockbroker's reversals of fortune over a century ago

Forget-Me-Not Times, by Mae Leonard

Forget-Me-Not Times, by Mae Leonard

Questing for wildflowers along by Athlunkard Boat Club

The World from a Backyard in Callan, Co. Kilkenny: the Wisdom and Humanity of Thomas Kilroy

The World from a Backyard in Callan, Co. Kilkenny: the Wisdom and Humanity of Thomas Kilroy

A profile of the great playwright Thomas Kilroy

About The Show

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

Music Played on the Show

For What It's Worth

For What It's Worth

Buffalo Springfield

2:32

Nora

Nora

Ronnie Drew

4:05

The Man Who Broke The Bank At Monte Carlo

The Man Who Broke The Bank At Monte Carlo

Frank Dunne (Tenor), Padhraic O'Cuinneagain (Piano)

2:41

Where Have All The Flowers Gone

Where Have All The Flowers Gone

Marlene Dietrich, Studio Orchestra

3:52

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