Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a Cairde and welcome to News Report 1070 from Millstreet.
Fondest greetings dear listeners and I wish you all the very best on this nice seasonal Tuesday morning.
The beautiful weather over the weekend made all the difference to the many outdoor activities that were held around the area. The Corpus Christi parade was held through the town immediately after 11oclock Mass on Sunday. It was well attended. The Pipe band played and the choir sang at the Benediction at the Alter in the town Square.
PA provided as always by John A O Sullivan.
The choir is now on it’s Summer break and will resume in September.
Sligo may have Yeats, England may have Wordsworth … but Millstreet is doubly blessed to have two such gifted Poets as Karen O’Connor (Mulqueen) in Tralee and Francis Duggan in Australia, both of whom are supremely proud of their Millstreet roots and are truly marvellous Ambassadors not only for Millstreet but for the Irish nation. Cullen, of course, are blessed to have renowned poet Bernard O’Donoghue who works in Oxford. With Doghouse Publication’s splendid MC, Noel King who has edited Karen’s two books it was a wonderful [read more …] “Official Launch of Karen O’Connor’s Magnificent Book of Poetry”