Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany Sunday 10 January 2021

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

New Writing:

Miracles and Cures and Healing Wells, by Conall Hamill;
Snow White, by Deirdre McQuillan; 
The Great Inventor, by Brian Leyden;
Urbi et Orbi, a poem by AM Cousins; 
Wearing Vintage, by Denise Blake; 
And
Winter Garden, a poem by Dónal Ryan

Music:

The King of the Fairies, by Seán Maguire on fiddle;
Moon River, by Henry Mancini and his Orchestra;
Perpetuum Mobile, by Penguin Café Orchestra; 
Schumann's Kindersenzen, fourth movement, played on piano by Angela Hewitt;  
and
Oh You Pretty Things, by David Bowie

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 10th January 2021

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 10th January 2021

Miracles and cures and healing wells... the problem of perpetual motion... what does vintage really mean? and the story of an Irish fashion trailblazer, Carmel Snow. With Conall Hamill, Deirdre McQuillan, Brian Leyden, AM Cousins, Denise Blake and Dónal Ryan

Miracles and Cures and Healing Wells, by Conall Hamill

Miracles and Cures and Healing Wells, by Conall Hamill

On folk cures, superstitions, and belief in liminal forces

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Snow White, by Deirdre McQuillan

Snow White, by Deirdre McQuillan

The remarkable career of Dalkey-born Carmel Snow, mid-century editor of Harper's Bazaar

The Great Inventor, by Brian Leyden

The Great Inventor, by Brian Leyden

An affectionate portrait of the writer's grandfather, Henry Joe, small farmer and inventor extraordinaire

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Urbi et Orbi, a poem by AM Cousins

Urbi et Orbi, a poem by AM Cousins

"It was Christmas - or maybe, Easter - when the National broadcaster beamed Giovanni Montini into our kitchen. We knelt with our mother for his blessing in front of the new television..."

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Wearing Vintage, by Denise Blake

Wearing Vintage, by Denise Blake

On fashion rotations and quiet braveries

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Winter Garden, a poem by Dónal Ryan

Winter Garden, a poem by Dónal Ryan

"That I neglect my garden is a lie - Abandoned it is closer to the truth; a poem by Dónal Ryan

Photo: Anthony Woods

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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

King Of The Fairies

King Of The Fairies

Seán Maguire

3:08

Moon River

Moon River

Henry Mancini

2:40

Perpetuum Mobile

Perpetuum Mobile

Pengui Cafe Orchestra

4:49

Kindersenzen, 4th Movement

Kindersenzen, 4th Movement

Angela Hewitt (Piano)

0:45

Oh You Pretty Things

Oh You Pretty Things

David Bowie

3:11

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