Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

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Sunday Miscellany Sunday 17 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:

Friendly Front Door at University Hospital Waterford, by Lani O’Hanlon;
Steamboat, by Andrew Doherty;
Baby Clothes, a poem by AM Cousins;
Learning to Drive, by Ian Maleney;
And
Those Summer Nights of Long Ago at the Céilí, by Catherine Foley

Music:

You’ve Got A Friend, by Carole King, performed by the Kalimbas: Cathy Forristal and Clíodhna Gahan on vocals and Damien Kehoe on guitar and vocals;
The Steam Packet and Miss McLeod’s Reel, played on uileann pipes by David Power;
A Stór Mo Chroí, played on tin whistle also by David Power;
Living in Yesterday, composed and performed by the Kalimbas;
And The Drops of Brandy, a slip jig, played by David Power on uileann pipes with Benny McCarthy on button accordion, Brendan Clancy on fiddle and Dónal Clancy on guitar

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 17th November 2019

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 17th November 2019

On this morning's programme, we heard: Friendly Front Door at University Hospital Waterford by Lani O'Hanlon; Steamboat by Andrew Doherty; Baby Clothes, a poem by AM Cousins; Learning to Drive by Ian Maleney; and Those Summer Nights of Long Ago at the Céilí by Catherine Foley

Friendly Front Door at University Hospital Waterford by Lani O'Hanlon

Friendly Front Door at University Hospital Waterford by Lani O'Hanlon

A visit to Waterford Hospital

Steamboat by Andrew Doherty

Steamboat by Andrew Doherty

Driftnet fishing in Waterford Estuary

Baby Clothes, a poem by AM Cousins

Baby Clothes, a poem by AM Cousins

The heart-stopping day a birth mother came to visit her child

Learning to Drive by Ian Maleney

Learning to Drive by Ian Maleney

Failing the driving test - not just once!

Those Summer Nights of Long Ago at the Céilí by Catherine Foley

Those Summer Nights of Long Ago at the Céilí by Catherine Foley

Lining up to dance at the Ring céili

About The Show

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

Music Played on the Show

You've Got A Friend

You've Got A Friend

The Kalimbas

4:30

The Steam Packet And Miss Mcleod’S Reel

The Steam Packet And Miss Mcleod’S Reel

David Power (Uilleann Pipes)

2:41

A Stór Mo Chroí

A Stór Mo Chroí

David Power - Whistle

2:27

Living In Yesterday

Living In Yesterday

The Kalimbas

3:46

The Drops Of Brandy, A Slip Jig

The Drops Of Brandy, A Slip Jig

David Power On Uileann Pipes With Benny Mccarthy On Button Accordion, Brendan Clancy On Fiddle And Dónal Clancy On Guitar

2:01

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