Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

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Sunday Miscellany Sunday 27 October 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:

The Coastal Path Home by Gerard Beirne;
The Manorhamilton Fort by Brian Leyden;
Hiraeth, Carrickarnon, by Louise Kennedy;
Rain and Sunshine, a poem by Denise Blake, 
and 
Lessons from Leitrim’s Coastal Frontier by Colin Regan

Music:

Síos an Sliabh, sung by Ellie Nic Fhionngaile
Two Highlands, introduced by Tara Connaghan and played by herself and Ellie Nic Fhionngaile on fiddles;
On Lying, a song written and performed by Sarah E Cullen;  
An instrumental interlude by Hatchlings
And
Choir in the Belly, also by Hatchlings, and Hatchlings are a multi-instrumentalist and multi-vocal ensemble: Eamon Travers, Niall Quinn, Peter Kelly, Jamie Bishop and Conor Cunningham

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 27th October 2019

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 27th October 2019

On today's programme recorded live in Ballyshannon: The Coastal Path Home by Gerard Beirne; The Manorhamilton Fort by Brian Leyden; Hiraeth, Carrickarnon, by Louise Kennedy; Rain and Sunshine, a poem by Denise Blake, and Lessons from Leitrim's Coastal Frontier by Colin Regan

The Coastal Path Home by Gerard Beirne

The Coastal Path Home by Gerard Beirne

A chance meeting with Brian Friel has a happy ending

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The Manorhamilton Fort by Brian Leyden

The Manorhamilton Fort by Brian Leyden

The story of the star-shaped fortress overlooking the town of Manorhamilton

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Hiraeth, Carrickarnon by Louise Kennedy

Hiraeth, Carrickarnon by Louise Kennedy

Memories of moving south in the 70s at the height of the Troubles

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Rain and Sunshine, a poem by Denise Blake

Rain and Sunshine, a poem by Denise Blake

A Poem by Denise Blake

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Lessons from Leitrim's Coastal Frontier by Colin Regan

Lessons from Leitrim's Coastal Frontier by Colin Regan

Stories from Leitrim's 3-mile coastline

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About The Show

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

Music Played on the Show

Síos An Sliabh

Síos An Sliabh

Ellie Nic Fhionngaile

2:24

Two Highland Dances

Two Highland Dances

Tara Connaghan And Ellie Nic Fhiongaile

2:26

On Lying

On Lying

Sarah E Cullen

3:00

Instrumental Interlude

Instrumental Interlude

Hatchlings

0:42

Choir In The Belly

Choir In The Belly

Hatchlings

3:00

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