Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany Sunday 3 November 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:

Remembering John McGahern, by Eamon Maher;
The Witch and the Eternal Lamp, by Clare O’Dea; 
An Afternoon in November, by John MacKenna; 
Making Marmalade, a poem by Mary O’Malley;
And 
Starlings, a poem by John F Deane

Music:

Schubert’s Serenade, played on cello and violin by Julian Lloyd Webber
You Put A Spell on Me, by Nina Simone;
Inisheer, by Thomas Walsh, played on accordion, fiddle and guitar by Benny McCarthy, Brendan Clancy and Dónal Clancy

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 3rd November 2019

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 3rd November 2019

On today's programme: Remembering John McGahern by Eamon Maher; The Witch and the Eternal Lamp by Clare O'Dea; An Afternoon in November by John MacKenna; Making Marmalade, a poem by Mary O'Malley; Funeral Crosses in the Sceach by AM Cousins And Starlings, a poem by John F Deane

Remembering John McGahern by Eamon Maher

Remembering John McGahern by Eamon Maher

A tribute to the late John McGahern

The Witch and the Eternal Lamp by Clare O'Dea

The Witch and the Eternal Lamp by Clare O'Dea

Historical tales from the central Swiss canton of Glarus

An Afternoon in November by John MacKenna

An Afternoon in November by John MacKenna

A young John MacKenna's visit to the confessional

Making Marmalade by Mary O'Malley

Making Marmalade by Mary O'Malley

a poem by Mary O'Malley

Funeral Crosses in the Sceach by A M Cousins

Funeral Crosses in the Sceach by A M Cousins

When television cameras come to town, some things may not be what they seem

Starlings, a poem by John F Deane

Starlings, a poem by John F Deane

A poem by John F Deand

About The Show

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

Music Played on the Show

Serenade

Serenade

Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)

3:38

I Put A Spell On You

I Put A Spell On You

Nina Simone

2:47

Inisheer

Inisheer

Benny Mccarthy, Brendan Clancy And Dónal Clancy

2:20

Sonata In A Major, Op. 3, No. 1

Sonata In A Major, Op. 3, No. 1

Aniello Desiderio

1:15

When The Saints Go Marching In

When The Saints Go Marching In

Louis Armstrong (Trumpet, Vocals)

2:42

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