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Sunday Miscellany Sunday 22 November 2020

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Bloody Sunday remembered, a special programme on the day of bloodshed that was 21 November, 1920 in Dublin, supported by the GAA Museum at Croke Park, with Chris Shouldice, Michael Foley, Anthony Ryan, Anne Dolan, Paul Rouse and Louise Hogan

The letters mentioned by Louise Hogan in her script form part of the GAA Museum's Remembering Bloody Sunday exhibition -- which honours the victims and tells their stories -- alongside other documents, objects and personal items.  Currently closed to visitors, the Museum will reopen safely when Government Covid restrictions allow

Music:

The Battle of Aughrim, played by Mary McNamara on concertina; 
 
The Wounded Hussar, played by Anna Ludlow on fiddle; 

Sliabh Gallon Braes, played by Liam O'Flynn on tin whistle; 

Benjamin Britten’s Cello Suite no. 3 opus 87, Street Song, played by the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Gennadi Rozhdestvensky; 

Billy’s Death, from Billy the Kid by Aaron Copland also performed by the London Symphony Orchestra, and conducted by Antal Doráti

Sunday Miscellany Podcast 22nd November 2020

Sunday Miscellany Podcast 22nd November 2020

Bloody Sunday remembered, a podcast of the special programme on the day of bloodshed that was 21 November 1920 in Dublin, supported by the GAA Museum at Croke Park, with Chris Shouldice, Michael Foley, Anthony Ryan, Anne Dolan, Paul Rouse and Louise Hogan

The Sunday of Blood, November 1920, by Chris Shouldice

The Sunday of Blood, November 1920, by Chris Shouldice

The writer's father, Jack Shouldice, organised the match at Croke Park that day

Reflections on the Bloodied Field, by Michael Foley

Reflections on the Bloodied Field, by Michael Foley

On honouring the victims of the Croke Park massacre, and the GAA graves project

My Father, Tommy Ryan, by Anthony Ryan

My Father, Tommy Ryan, by Anthony Ryan

A Tipperary player and IRA Volunteer's account of the day, as retold by his son

Voices from Bloody Sunday Morning, by Anne Dolan

Voices from Bloody Sunday Morning, by Anne Dolan

The morning's bloodshed, and its reverberations through the decades

Grief and History, by Paul Rouse

Grief and History, by Paul Rouse

'The events of Bloody Sunday quickly took on a significance that occluded the suffering of the bereaved.'

Letters for Mick, by Louise Hogan

Letters for Mick, by Louise Hogan

Michael Hogan's grand-niece on the outpouring of sympathy to her family on his loss, 100 years ago

About The Show

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

Music Played on the Show

The Battle Of Aughrim

The Battle Of Aughrim

Mary Mcnamara

1:45

The Wounded Hussar

The Wounded Hussar

Anna Ludlow

2:32

Sliabh Gallon Braes

Sliabh Gallon Braes

Liam O'Flynn (Whistle)

1:53

Cello Suite No. 3, Cello Suite No. 3 Op. 87

Cello Suite No. 3, Cello Suite No. 3 Op. 87

London Symphony Orchestra

0:35

Billy's Death

Billy's Death

London Symphony Orchestra

1:10

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