Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sundays • 9:10 - 10:00

Sunday Miscellany Sunday 2 May 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:

Granted: One Phone Call, by Peter Trant
Chernobyl, by Joe Hayes
Painting Farewell to Childhood, by Angela Keogh
Teaching 2 D, by Catherine Foley
Hug Fest, by Gerry Moran
And
Housework, by Gerald Dawe

Music:

Telephone and Rubber Band, by Penguin Café Orchestra

Can't Run But, by Paul Simon

Waltz no. 3 in G sharp minor by Brahms, played by Antti Siirala

The Whistling Gypsy, by the Clancy Brothers

And
Unchained Melody, by the Righteous Brothers

Podcast, 2nd May 2021

Podcast, 2nd May 2021

A life changing phone call, a hug-fest, and watching the Chernobyl disaster unfold from the Irish Embassy in Moscow with Peter Trant, Joe Hayes, Angela Keogh, Catherine Foley, Gerry Moran and Gerry Dawe

Granted: One Phone Call, by Peter Trant

Granted: One Phone Call, by Peter Trant

A miraculous happening in a London phone box

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Chernobyl, by Joe Hayes

Chernobyl, by Joe Hayes

A call came through from Dublin. 'ABC News is carrying a report of a nuclear explosion in the Soviet Union? Do you know anything about it? What steps are you taking to safeguard the Irish community?' My heart stopped..."

Painting Farewell to Childhood, by Angela Keogh

Painting Farewell to Childhood, by Angela Keogh

"When we moved into the new house, the walls were bare. We took up brushes and paint and rushed to stay a step ahead of the tilers. Those were momentous days for all of us..."

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Teaching 2 D, by Catherine Foley

Teaching 2 D, by Catherine Foley

The delights being a very young teacher with a roomful of schoolboys......

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Hug Fest, by Gerry Moran

Hug Fest, by Gerry Moran

"The inscription on the greeting cards reads: 'The average person needs 300 hugs each month to remain healthy, happy and secure,' and inside, in my friend's handwriting: 'Good luck with that, Gerry! Stay safe...'"

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Housework, by Gerald Dawe

Housework, by Gerald Dawe

By habit I fold your things away - freshly laundered and neat as a pin, my inconsequential start to the day is really a love token, I should say, after all this time, between one thing and another..." , a poem by Gerald Dawe

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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

Telephone And Rubber Band

Telephone And Rubber Band

Penguin Cafe Orchestra

2:31

Can't Run But

Can't Run But

Paul Simon

3:25

Waltz No. 3 In G Sharp Minor

Waltz No. 3 In G Sharp Minor

Antti Siirala

0:48

The Whistling Gypsy

The Whistling Gypsy

The Clancy Brothers

3:08

Unchained Melody

Unchained Melody

The Righteous Brothers

3:49

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