Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

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Sunday Miscellany Sunday 20 October 2019

Sunday Miscellany live from the Imagine Arts and Waterford Writers Festival in the Theatre Royal Waterford will be broadcast on Sunday 17th November. The writers are 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, and Benny McCarthy, Brendan Clancy and Dónal Clancy. (John MacKenna's script from the same event, An Afternoon in November, has already been broadcast on 3 November.) To see some atmospheric pictures from the concert please click here


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:

On this morning’s programme: 
Nights At The Lobby Bar by Aoife Barry
Are You Single? by Patrick Hull
Sorolla, Master of Light, by Sharon Hogan
Me and Samuel Beckett by Tim Carey
And
Crossing the Border by Éilis Ní Dhuibhne

Music:

Between The Bars by Elliott Smith;
There Is No Greater Love by Isham Jones, arranged and played on double bass and saxophone by Conor and Michael Murray; 
Tango No. 2, Op. 165, by Isaac Albéniz, played on guitar by Pepe Romero;
And
On the Sunny Side of the Street, by Jimmy McHugh, performed by Sidney Bechet, from the album Sidney Bechet And His American Friends

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 20th October 2019

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 20th October 2019

On this morning's programme: Nights At The Lobby Bar by Aoife Barry; Are You Single by Patrick Hull; Sorolla, Master of Light by Sharon Hogan; Me and Samuel Beckett by Tim Carey; And Crossing the Border by Éilis Ní Dhuibhne

Nights At The Lobby Bar by Aoife Barry

Nights At The Lobby Bar by Aoife Barry

A music loving teenager's favourite haunt

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Are You Single by Patrick Hull

Are You Single by Patrick Hull

A job interview with a difference in Croatia!

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Sorolla, Master of Light, by Sharon Hogan

Sorolla, Master of Light, by Sharon Hogan

Sharon Hogan's tribute to the artist whose exhibition of paintings is currently on view in the National Gallery

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Me and Samuel Beckett by Tim Carey

Me and Samuel Beckett by Tim Carey

A tribute to Samuel Beckett from one of his greatest fans

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Crossing the Border by Éilis Ní Dhuibhne

Crossing the Border by Éilis Ní Dhuibhne

Stopping at the border for British Customs was part of the ritual of going to Donegal in the 60s

About The Show

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

Music Played on the Show

Between The Bars

Between The Bars

Elliott Smith (Vocal, Guitars)

2:20

There Is No Greater Love

There Is No Greater Love

Conor And Mícheál Murray

2:53

Tango No. 2, Op. 165

Tango No. 2, Op. 165

Pepe Romero (Guitar)

2:13

On The Sunny Side Of The Street

On The Sunny Side Of The Street

Sidney Bechet

8:23

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