Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany Sunday 7 February 2021

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

New Writing:

The Secret Gardens, by Henrietta McKervey
Napoli Bella, by William Wall
Sybil Connolly: Ireland's Forgotten National Treasure, by Deirdre McQuillan
At Ruadhan’s Well, by Donal Ryan
Turf Wars, by John Horgan
And
Lady of the Sands, by Olive Travers

Music:

Being For The Benefit of Mr Kite, by the Beatles
Santa Lucia, sung by Enrico Caruso
Too Marvellous For Words, by Johnny Mercer, sung by Frank Sinatra
From My Irish Sketch Book,  The Rose Tree, by Michele Esposito, played on piano by Míceál O'Rourke
and
The Marino Waltz, played on fiddle by John Sheahan

Sunday Miscellany, 7th February 2021

Sunday Miscellany, 7th February 2021

Neapolitan delights. pyrotechnics in Portobello... turf wars . evolving burial rituals... and remembering designer Sybil Connolly, in her centenary year with Henrietta McKervey, William Wall, Deirdre McQuillan, Donal Ryan, John Horgan and Olive Travers

The Secret Gardens, by Henrietta McKervey

The Secret Gardens, by Henrietta McKervey

A peep into the Portobello Zoological and Pleasure Gardens, a mid-19th century Dublin gem

Napoli Bella, by William Wall

Napoli Bella, by William Wall

Beautiful Naples: falling in love with a fallen paradise

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Sybil Connolly: Ireland's Forgotten National Treasure, by Deirdre McQuillan

Sybil Connolly: Ireland's Forgotten National Treasure, by Deirdre McQuillan

Saluting the pioneering designer in her centenary year

At Ruadhan's Well, by Donal Ryan

At Ruadhan's Well, by Donal Ryan

"The land was opened around Ruadhán's Well/ So a ring fort appeared by the path."

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Turf Wars, by John Horgan

Turf Wars, by John Horgan

As we bid goodbye to the briquette, some recollections on peat and politics

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Lady of the Sands, by Olive Travers

Lady of the Sands, by Olive Travers

On new and old ways of remembering the dead

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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

Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite

Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite

The Beatles

2:34

Santa Lucia

Santa Lucia

Enrico Caruso

4:00

Too Marvellous For Words

Too Marvellous For Words

Frank Sinatra

2:25

My Irish Sketch Book - Five Irish Folk Tunes - The Rose Tree

My Irish Sketch Book - Five Irish Folk Tunes - The Rose Tree

Miceal O' Rourke (Piano)

1:32

The Marino Waltz

The Marino Waltz

John Sheahan (Fiddle)

2:39

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