Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany Sunday 27 December 2020

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

New Writing:

From Screen to Street, by Colin Murphy
Sweet Revenge, by Lourdes Mackey 
Auntie Terry, by Nollaig Rowan 
Refuge of the Records, by Aoife Barry 
Kevin Barry in the Umbrella Stand, by Síofra O'Donovan 
And 
The Winter Pony, a poem by Mary O’Donnell

Music:

The Auld Triangle, sung by Luke Kelly

An extract from The Burning of Cork, Paul Frost’s new orchestral suite, performed by the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, conducted by David Young and featuring Mia Cooper on solo violin

When The Lights Go On Again, sung by Vera Lynn

Amelia, by Joni Mitchell, from her album Hejira

And
Kevin Barry, sung by Paul Robeson

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 27th December 2020

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 27th December 2020

Birthdays at Christmas time; tumultuous happenings of a century ago; and the things that got us through the year that was, with Colin Murphy, Lourdes Mackey, Nollaig Rowan, Aoife Barry and Síofra O'Donovan

From Screen to Street, by Colin Murphy

From Screen to Street, by Colin Murphy

"Amidst the tragedy, there was also solidarity and empathy and innovation and imagination. That we had to do things in these ways was an affront to our dignity. But we did them, and embraced them, and brought dignity to them."

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Sweet Revenge, by Lourdes Mackey

Sweet Revenge, by Lourdes Mackey

"Next day, Sir Hamar Greenwood, Chief Secretary for Ireland, denied police involvement and instead suggested that the citizens of Cork had set fire to their own city."

Auntie Terry, by Nollaig Rowan

Auntie Terry, by Nollaig Rowan

'"You'll survive this," she reassured me, "it won't last too long. The war lasted six years . though we thought it'd be over sooner." This, although meant as reassurance didn't calm me...'

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Refuge of the Records, by Aoife Barry

Refuge of the Records, by Aoife Barry

"Musically, Joni Mitchell's album Hejira is full of space, and yet there are strange nooks and crannies in there too..."

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Kevin Barry in the Umbrella Stand, by Síofra O'Donovan

Kevin Barry in the Umbrella Stand, by Síofra O'Donovan

Síofra O'Donovan on the inescapable presence of her great-uncle, Kevin Barry

The Winter Pony, a poem by Mary O'Donnell

The Winter Pony, a poem by Mary O'Donnell

A poem by Mary O'Donnell

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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

The Auld Triangle

The Auld Triangle

Luke Kelly/The Dubliners

3:18

The Burning Of Cork

The Burning Of Cork

Rte Concert Orchestra

4:07

When The Lights Go On Again

When The Lights Go On Again

Vera Lynn

1:38

Amelia

Amelia

Joni Mitchell (Vocal), Victor Feldman (Vibes)

6:00

Kevin Barry

Kevin Barry

Paul Robeson (Vocal)

170:00

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