Sunday Miscellany, the hugely popular RTE Radio 1 program, recently held another very successful recording during the Donegal Bay and Bluestacks festival. This recording was will be broadcast now as two programs on Sunday Oct 12th and Oct.19th.
This Donegal themed show created a wonderful weave of writers and musicians under the guidance of producer, Cliodhna Ni Anluain.
The writers for the event were; Moya Cannon, Pat Boran, Anthony Glavin, Marie Hannigan, Denise Blake, Winifred McNulty, Alan McMonagle, Siobhan McNamara, Kieran Kelly and Guy Le Jeune.
The wonderful music was performed by; Donegal Camerata String Ensemble, Mairead Ní Mhaonaigh, Martin McGinley, Brian O’Sullivan and Marie Askin.
Sound engineer for the show was well-known local man Jimmy Breslin.
Recent figures for Sunday Miscellany were 230,000 listeners which shows the unique opportunity it is for the broadcast to be made in County Donegal.
For over four decades RTÉ Radio’s Sunday Miscellany has been at the heart of Sunday morning. This wonderful radio experience captures our ever-shifting moods, our obsessions and distractions, our dreams and fears and the intimate details of our lives.
Its distinctive mix of brand new short essays and poetry presented on air by their authors and interspersed with music. Tune into RTE Radio one to hear the terrific selection of writers and musicians hosted by the programmes’s producer and editor, Clíodhna Ní Anluain. With thanks to The Sandhouse Hotel, Rossnowlagh.