RTÉ Radio One's Sunday Miscellany programme will feature writers and musicians from the University of Limerick in a part broadcast. The first programme will air from 9.10am - 10am on RTÉ Radio One, Sunday the 13th of May and will also be available on the RTÉ radioplayer (available here).
The recording of the programme took place at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick, as part of the UL Frank McCourt Creative Writing Festival in association with Shannon Airport on May 6th, 2018.
This performance featured writers Joseph O’Connor, Donal Ryan, Martin Dyar, Sarah Moore Fitgerald, Mary O’Malley, Eoin Devereaux, Patrick Griffin, Ilyana Kuhling, Vivien Mc Kechnie, Mae Leonard and musicians Boris Hunka, Diane Daly, Seamus Fogarty, Rosemary Heredos, Blackie O'Connell, Siobhan Peoples, Niall Keegan, Conal O'Kane and Alec Brown.
Reportage, appreciations, memory pieces, poetry, travel writing and personal accounts of events and happenings are the stuff of Sunday Miscellany. The programme has been a much beloved part of Sunday mornings since 1968. It is essential listening to many thousands across Ireland and more around the world.
The second Sunday Miscellany featuring the University of Limerick will be broadcast on Sunday 10th June, RTE Radio 1.
For more information on the UL Frank McCourt Creative Writing Festival click here.