Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany Sunday 1 September 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:

Dublin Drive For Five by David Herlihy;

The Many Posts of Sam Maguire by Lourdes Mackey;

Ersatz Kerryman in Dublin by Mark O’Connell; 

Of Mist, a poem by Lani O’Hanlon; 

Rocky Road to Dublin by Mary Lavery Carrig;

And

Vae Victis by Cyril Kelly

Music:

The Likes of Heffo’s Army, written by Mick Swan and Daire Doyle and performed by The Memories, and featuring the voice of commentator Michael O’Hehir;

Ríl an Phiano, composed and played by Peadar Ó Riada;

Junior Crehan’s Favourite / Corney is Coming, by Planxty; 

Indigo Sky, by Sharon Shannon and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra; 

And 

Rocky Road to Dublin, by the Dubliners

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 2nd September 2019

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 2nd September 2019

On today's programme: Dublin's Drive For Five by David Herlihy; The Many Posts of Sam Maguire by Lourdes Mackey; Ersatz Kerryman in Dublin by Mark O'Connell; Of Mist, a poem by Lani O'Hanlon; Rocky Road to Dublin by Mary Lavery Carrig; And Vae Victis by Cyril Kelly

Dublin's Drive for Five by David Herlihy

Dublin's Drive for Five by David Herlihy

A son's loyalty to his Kerry father is on the line as Kerry meet Dublin in the All Ireland Final

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The Many Posts of Sam Maguire by Lourdes Mackey

The Many Posts of Sam Maguire by Lourdes Mackey

Sam Maguire's revolutionary career

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Ersatz Kerryman in Dublin by Mark O'Connell

Ersatz Kerryman in Dublin by Mark O'Connell

Complicated county loyalties

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Of Mist

Of Mist

A poem by Lani O'Hanlon

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Rocky Road to Dublin by Mary Lavery Carrig

Rocky Road to Dublin by Mary Lavery Carrig

The Dubs come to Kerry

Vae Victis by Cyril Kelly

Vae Victis by Cyril Kelly

A Kerryman's remembers teaching his Dublin pupils how to lose gracefully! How wrong was he.

About The Show

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

Music Played on the Show

The Likes Of Heffo’S Army

The Likes Of Heffo’S Army

The Memories

3:13

Ríl An Phiano

Ríl An Phiano

Peadar Ó Riada

2:27

Junior Crehan’S Favourite

Junior Crehan’S Favourite

Planxty

2:35

Indigo Sky

Indigo Sky

Sharon Shannon And The Rte Concert Orchestra

2:11

Rocky Road To Dublin

Rocky Road To Dublin

The Dubliners

3:40

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Producer: Sarah Binchy

Broadcasting Co-ordinator: Carolyn Dempsey

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