Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sundays • 9:10 - 10:00

Sunday Miscellany Sunday 9 May 2021

Sunday 13 June: Old Dublin gossip and literary feuds... spotting family likenesses in Joyce's Ulysses... a history of the Martello towers and the origins of the first Bloomsday. With Vincent Altman O'Connor, Tim Carey, Jane Clarke, Jimmy Murphy, Éabha Jones and --from the archives -- the late Anthony Cronin.

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Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

New Writing:

How Duke the Dog Became an Italian Citizen, by Tom Clonan
A Friendship Set in Stone, by Clodagh O'Donoghue
The Art Police, by Chris McHallem
100 Japanese Poems, by Nell Regan
A Father’s Letter, by JM Dolan
And
The Laughing Chimney Sweep, a poem by Vincent Woods

Music:

Shaddap You Face, by Joe Dolce;

This Way!/ Journey To Innisfree & Humble Cottage by Victor Young played by the Dublin Screen Orchestra;

Watching The Detectives, by Elvis Costello;

A Japanese lullaby by Akai Tai, the Red Birds,

And

From Four Little Piano Pieces by Liszt, Andantino, played by Paul Lewis

Podcast 9th May 2021

Podcast 9th May 2021

An emergency pet passport . close encounters with the art police. the remarkable life of Father Joseph Mallin, son of a 1916 leader and more, with Tom Clonan, Clodagh O'Donoghue, Chris McHallem, Nell Regan, J M Dolan and Vincent Woods

How Duke the Dog Became an Italian Citizen, by Tom Clonan

How Duke the Dog Became an Italian Citizen, by Tom Clonan

"The car's been stolen. With everything in it. Suitcases, laptops, iPads, 10kg bags of dogfood and our passports. We're shocked into complete silence..."

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A Friendship Set in Stone, by Clodagh O'Donoghue

A Friendship Set in Stone, by Clodagh O'Donoghue

A warm, casual friendship develops between a stonecutter grandfather and the sculptor Oisín Kelly

The Art Police by Chris McHallem

The Art Police by Chris McHallem

"Been trying car door handles have we?" the policeman asked. "No," I said. "I can't drive." "Don't need to drive to steal things from the glove compartment, do you?" the other interrupted. I had to admit he was right..."

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100 Japanese Poems, by Nell Regan

100 Japanese Poems, by Nell Regan

"Translation has been described as an act of patience and love..." Nell Regan on setting about a new translation of a classic Japanese anthology of 100 miniature poems, many composed over a thousand years ago

A Father's Letter, by JM Dolan

A Father's Letter, by JM Dolan

The remarkable life of Father Joseph Mallin SJ, son of 1916 leader Michael Mallin

The Laughing Chimney Sweep, a poem by Vincent Woods

The Laughing Chimney Sweep, a poem by Vincent Woods

"Pure as the driven snow the boy of eight or so is running west fast away from cruel employers in the city running barefoot almost naked sixty miles into Connemara..." a poem by Vincent 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

Shaddup You Face

Shaddup You Face

Joe Dolce

3:11

This Way!/ Journey To Innisfree & Humble Cottage

This Way!/ Journey To Innisfree & Humble Cottage

The Dublin Screen Orchestra

2:18

Watching The Detectives

Watching The Detectives

Elvis Costello

3:57

A Japanese Lullaby

A Japanese Lullaby

Akai Tai/ Red Birds

2:12

Andantino From Four Little Pieces

Andantino From Four Little Pieces

Paul Lewis (Piano)

1:25

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