Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany Sunday 25 August 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:

The Man Who Shook The Hand of Buffalo Bill, by Jonathan White;
The Men Who Captured Irish Soul in Paint: Walter Osborne and John Lavery, by Emer O’Kelly;
A Matter of Time, by Conall Hamill;
Writing ‘The First Rose of Tralee’, by Patricia O’Reilly;
And
The Queen and the Good China, by Alison Healy

Music: 

The Algonquin Bounce by Mark Isham;
Beau Soir by Claude Debussy, played on violin by Kyung Wha Chung with Philip Moll on piano;
We Have All The Time In The World, by Louis Armstrong;
And
The Rose of Tralee, sung by Kenneth McKellar

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 25th August 2019

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 25th August 2019

On today's programme we hear: The Man Who Shook The Hand of Buffalo Bill by Jonathan White; The Men Who Captured Irish Soul in Paint: Walter Osborne and John Lavery, by Emer O'Kelly; A Matter of Time by Conall Hamill; Writing 'The First Rose of Tralee' by Patricia O'Reilly; And The Queen and the Good China by Alison Healy

The Man Who Shook The Hand of Buffalo Bill by Jonathan White

The Man Who Shook The Hand of Buffalo Bill by Jonathan White

Playwright and performer Marc Connelly, a member of the Algonquin Round Table, remembered

The Men Who Captured Irish Soul in Paint: Walter Osborne and John Lavery, by Emer O'Kelly

The Men Who Captured Irish Soul in Paint: Walter Osborne and John Lavery, by Emer O'Kelly

The Men Who Captured Irish Soul in Paint: Walter Osborne and John Lavery

A Matter of Time by Conall Hamill

A Matter of Time by Conall Hamill

Retirement meditations after forty years of teaching

Writing 'The First Rose of Tralee' by Patricia O'Reilly

Writing 'The First Rose of Tralee' by Patricia O'Reilly

A historical novelist explores the tragic story behind the ballad

The Queen and the Good China by Alison Healy

The Queen and the Good China by Alison Healy

Dreams of a royal visit, and a dark day in Co. Sligo 40 years ago

About The Show

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

Music Played on the Show

The Algonquin Bounce

The Algonquin Bounce

Mark Isham

1:55

Beau Soir

Beau Soir

Kyung Wha Chung (Violin), Phillip Moll (Piano)

2:24

We Have All The Time In The World

We Have All The Time In The World

Louis Armstrong

3:25

The Rose Of Tralee

The Rose Of Tralee

Kenneth Mckellar

3:11

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