Category: Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany from Ballyshannon – RTE Radio 1 , Oct 25th & Nov 1

Sunday Miscellany recorded from Donegal Bay & Bluestacks Festival will be broadcast Oct 25th and Nov. 1 , RTE Radio 1 at 9:10 – 10:00 am Mary O’Donnell, The Henry Girls, Little John Nee, Nuala Ní Chonchúir, Frank Galligan,                  Aidan O’Donnell, Danny Meehan, Denise Blake, Olive Travers, Read More

Sunday Miscellany Live – Oct 4th – Donegal Bay & Blue Stacks Festival

Sunday Miscellany Live – Donegal Bay and Bluestacks Festival Abbey Arts Centre, Ballyshannon Sunday Oct 4th @ 3:00 pm sharp – tickets are free but booking essential: 071 9851375 Sponsored by The Sandhouse Hotel & Marine Spa, Rossnowlagh…/donegal-bay-… Read More

Letterkenny – I Remember / poem on Soundcloud

Letterkenny – I Remember A poem written for Letterkenny Memories night & Letterkenny Reunion Recorded on my phone   Read More

Sunday Miscellany, Father’s Day

Sunday Miscellany, RTE Radio 1 I was thrilled to have a poem broadcast for my father on Father’s day. This is the  Radio Player link:!rii=9%3A10432076%3A68%3A%3A Read More

Invocation – poem in the Irish Times

I was thrilled to have a poem published in the Irish Times Today: Invocation (after Robert Desnos) I call on those evicted by John George Adair, the breaking down of their doors. I call on soldiers lost in World War 1, families who buried them under the cover of night. I call on the Read More

Sunday Miscellany 18/01/15

I recorded a new memoir piece and three poems for Sunday Miscellany at RTE on the 15th.  This is the link that includes my piece “Tayto Crisps and Maple Syrup”. With thanks to Aoife Nic Cormaic, producer.                 If you missed it : Sunday Miscellany RTE Radio Player!rii=9%3A10363929%3A68%3A18%2D01%2D2015%3A Read More

Sunday Miscellany from Ballyshannon 2014

Sunday Miscellany from the Abbey Arts Centre as part of the Donegal Bay and Bluestacks Festival. Festival Literary Coordinator – Denise Blake readers – Marie Hannigan, Siobhan McNamara, Denise Blake, Moya Cannon, Pat Boran music by Donegal Camerata, Marie Askin, Mairead Ní Mhaonaigh, Martin McGinley & Brian O’Sullivan 2nd broadcast –  Real player link!rii=9%3A10333513%3A68%3A19%2D10%2D2014%3A Read More

This is Donegal- poem on Sunday Miscellany

This is Donegal – poem on soundcloud All Ireland Sunday – Sunday Miscellany 21 September 2014 New short essays: This morning’s programme marked The All-Ireland Football Championship Finals 2014. Contributions were written and read by Tom Rowley, Olive Travers, Cyril Kelly, This is Donegal by Denise Blake and Joe Ó Muircheartaigh. Listen here      Read More

Sunday Miscellany Live at Christmas

Sunday Miscellany Live at Christmas from the National Concert Hall BOOK NOW Tuesday December 10th, 8pm          National Concert Hall       The RTÉ Concert Orchestra      David Brophy, conductor SPECIAL GUESTS INCLUDING: Mary Coughlan     Brendan Graham    Maeve Higgins   Ciaran & Richie Tourish Mia Cooper – violin    Niall Read More

SEPTEMBER SUNDAYS – as heard on Sunday Miscellany edited by Clíodhna Ní Anluain

SEPTEMBER SUNDAYS – as heard on Sunday Miscellany edited by Clíodhna Ní Anluain  is a new book with a selection of images and accompanying CD  published by New Island Books See   Contributors include Theo Dorgan, Conor O’Callaghan, Cyril Kelly, Leo Cullen, Joe O’Toole, Tim Carey, Alan Titley, Cathy Power, Mary O’Malley, Catherine Foley, Joe Read More

Sunday Miscellany All Ireland Sunday Sept 23, 2012

Sunday Miscellany     All Ireland Sunday   Sept 23,  2012   podcast – This programme marks All Ireland Football Championship Sunday 2012 Spoken content: The Big Match by Padraig McGinn    The House of Pain by Tom Rowley Con Houlihan by Cyril Kelly   My First All Ireland by Patrick Coleman Jimmy’s Winning Matches Read More

Irish Writers Centre Blog Interview

Denise Blake: work, read, sprint through poetry Posted on March 28, 2012 by June Caldwell Denise Blake will read this Friday at the Irish Writers’ Centre (1pm) as part of theLunctime Readings. She was born in Lakewood Ohio in 1958 and returned to Ireland with her parents and family to live in Letterkenny, Co. Donegal in 1969. Her first collection Read More

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