Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany Sunday 11 April 2021

Sunday 9 May 2021: an emergency pet passport, close encounters with the art police, the remarkable story of Father Joseph Mallin, son of a 1916 leader, and more, with Tom Clonan, Clodagh O'Donoghue, Chris McHallem, Nell Regan, JM Dolan and Vincent Woods.

Nell Regan and James Hadley's book A Gap in the Clouds is published by Dedalus Press; JM Dolan's film A Father's Letter can be viewed on the IFI player

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

New Writing:

Yuri Gagarin by Michael O'Loughlin
The True Ulysses Goose by Nuala O’Connor
Why I Travel Alone by Rory Gleeson
Searching for Rabbits by Denise Blake
Dawn Chorus, a poem by Grace Wells
And
The Day Gerrit Van Gelderen Stepped Onto Planet Finglas, by Brian Farrell

Music:

Telstar, by the Tornados
Love's Old Sweet Song, sung by Daire Halpin with Pádhraig Ó Cuinneagáin on piano
Downtown Train, by Tom Waits
Min Rastas Raataa (Where The Thrush Toils), by Sibelius, sung by the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir conducted by Heikki Seppanen
And
Run, Rabbit, Run by Flanagan and Allen

Miscellany Podcast, 11th April 2021

Miscellany Podcast, 11th April 2021

Yuri Gagarin's extraordinary achievement... olfactory adventures in inter-railing... James Joyce's own favourite, feathery Barnacle goose.... birdwatching with Gerrit Van Gelderen --and James Joyce's own favourite, feathery Barnacle goose: with writers Michael O'Loughlin, Nuala O'Connor, Rory Gleeson, Denise Blake, Grace Wells and Brian Farrell

Yuri Gagarin by Michael O'Loughlin

Yuri Gagarin by Michael O'Loughlin

A space-obsessed schoolboy researches the first man in space

The True Ulysses Goose by Nuala O'Connor

The True Ulysses Goose by Nuala O'Connor

On James Joyce's own favourite Barnacle goose

Why I Travel Alone by Rory Gleeson

Why I Travel Alone by Rory Gleeson

A poignant and pungent Interrailing tale

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Searching for Rabbits by Denise Blake

Searching for Rabbits by Denise Blake

On black rabbits spotted in a Ramelton garden

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Dawn Chorus, a poem by Grace Wells

Dawn Chorus, a poem by Grace Wells

"It was the first bird that called me her one note like a waking bell..."

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The Day Gerrit Van Gelderen Stepped Onto Planet Finglas by Brian Farrell

The Day Gerrit Van Gelderen Stepped Onto Planet Finglas by Brian Farrell

The great wildlife expert goes exploring with a group of schoolboys

About The Show

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

Music Played on the Show

Telstar

Telstar

The Tornados

3:30

Love’S Old Sweet Song

Love’S Old Sweet Song

Daire Halpin (Soprano)

2:11

Downtown Train

Downtown Train

Tom Waits

4:02

Min Rastas Raataa

Min Rastas Raataa

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir,

2:41

Run Rabbit Run

Run Rabbit Run

Flanagan And Allen

2:44

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Producer: Sarah Binchy

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