Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sundays • 9:10 - 10:00

Sunday Miscellany Sunday 18 April 2021

Sunday 20 June: A father's hands, a grandfather's feet, a new pair of Docs and the late, great Con Houlihan remembered... with Bernard Dunleavy, Dermot Bolger, Colin Regan, Niamh Guckian, Harry Crosbie and Clare Lynch

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Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

New Writing:

The End of the Lockdown, by Mark Brennock;
The Black Box, by Olivia O'Leary;
In Love With Anne, by Gerald Dawe;
Legends, by John Toal
And
Windows Between Worlds: On The Belfast Blitz, by Lucy Caldwell

Music:

Miss Sarajevo, by U2 and Brian Eno, featuring Luciano Pavarotti;
Amhrán Na Leabhar, by Tomás Rua Ó Suilleabháin, sung by Éilis Kennedy;
Chopin's Etude Op. 25 no. 1 in A flat Major played by Vladimir Horowitz;
And
May We Never Have To Say Goodbye, the Athletes Song of the 2003 Special Olympics, composed by Shaun Davey and Noel Eccles, performed by the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra under David Brophy, featuring Rita Connolly, Ronan Tynan, the Special Olympics Choir and many other artists

Podcast, 18th April 2021

Podcast, 18th April 2021

The end of the Sarajevo lockdown, the 80th anniversary of the Belfast Blitz, and the enduring power of music and song, with Mark Brennock, Olivia O'Leary, Gerald Dawe, John Toal and Lucy Caldwell

The End of the Lockdown, by Mark Brennock

The End of the Lockdown, by Mark Brennock

Witnessing the joyful return to normality in Sarajevo, September 1995

The Black Box, by Olivia O'Leary

The Black Box, by Olivia O'Leary

On a mother's knowledge and love of music, passed on through the Pye record player

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In Love With Anne, by Gerald Dawe

In Love With Anne, by Gerald Dawe

A beloved family friend, and Belfast in a certain time and place

(Gerard 3rd from left, Anne on far right)

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Legends, by John Toal

Legends, by John Toal

An occasional songwriter is a victim of his own success

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Windows Between Worlds: On The Belfast Blitz, by Lucy Caldwell

Windows Between Worlds: On The Belfast Blitz, by Lucy Caldwell

Our "now" and their "then" meet in April-to-May 2020, and April-to-May 1941

About The Show

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

Music Played on the Show

Crybaby

Crybaby

Noel Hogan & Bronagh Gallagher

3:49

Miss Sarajevo

Miss Sarajevo

U2 /Eno/Pavarotti

4:26

Amhrán Na Leabhar

Amhrán Na Leabhar

Eilís Ní Chinnéide

3:06

Etude Op. 25 No. 1 In A Flat Major

Etude Op. 25 No. 1 In A Flat Major

Vladimir Horowitz

3:06

May We Never Have To Say Goodbye

May We Never Have To Say Goodbye

Rté National Symphony Orchestra And Guests

4:05

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