Sunday Miscellany Sunday 12 January 2020
An anthology celebrating 50 years of Sunday Miscellany has recently been published by New Island Books. The scripts from the book were first read at Miscellany50, a live event of words and music at the Project Arts Centre in Dublin in late 2018.
The Greatest by JM Dolan;
Mending Our Ways by Margaret Hickey;
Island Devotions, a poem by Geraldine Mitchell
Death in West Cork by Jody Clarke
Veronica McSwiney: How to Celebrate Eight Decades at the Piano by Emer O’Kelly
And Your Youth is Behind You by Kate Kerrigan
Stand by Me, sung by Ben E King;
If I Were A Carpenter, sung by Johnny Cash and June Carter;
Saarella Palaa (Fire on the Island), by Sibelius, sung by the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conducted by Heikki Seppanen;
The Kelly Ó Ríada March, by John Kelly and Seán Ó Ríada, played by Eamon McGivney and John Kelly on fiddles with Peadar Ó Ríada on accordion;
and Tarantella for Two Pianos by Shostakovich, played by Veronica McSwiney and John O’Conor at the National Concert Hall earlier this week
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