MURPHY (St Luke’s, Cork and late of Minor Row, Millstreet): On February 19, 2016, peacefully, in the exceptional care of the staff at Brookfield Care Centre, surrounded by his family, MICHAEL F. (The Betting King and Roughty Fruit King, The English Market), dearly loved husband of the late Peggy (nee Murphy) and much loved father of Alan, Margo Ann, Garrett and Harriet. Sadly missed by his loving family, brother Mattie, sons-in-law Gerry and Des, daughter-in-law Betty, grand-children Tim, Harriet Clare, Gerry, Claudia, Dessie and Jennifer, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Lying in repose at the Coburg Street Funeral Home of Jerh O’Connor Ltd. Removal on Saturday at 4.30pm to St. Patrick’s Church, Lower Glanmire Road. Requiem Mass at 1pm on Monday. Funeral afterwards to St. Catherine’s Cemetery, Kilcully. “May he rest in peace”
[read more …] “Death Notice: Michael F Murphy, formerly of Minor Row”
It seems odd to have to defend an event that happened 100 years ago, to have to be defensive about it. It seems even odder to have to defend the people and an event that led to the establishment of this state which is now one of the longest established unbroken democratic states in the world. Many states have come and gone since 1916 but this state has maintained itself and it has not succumbed to totalitarianism of the left or right.
Yet the situation is that if we paid too much attention to our media and Emeritus Professors, who should know better, we need to defend the men and women and what they did to set up this state.
There are all sort of question marks put forward about this Rebellion. The main one, we are told, is that it should not have happened because the people concerned did not have a mandate. Indeed they did not have a mandate but no rebellion has ever had a mandate. Rebels cannot announce or advertise their rebellion. They cannot put an ad in The Corkman declaring that they will launch an attack on the state at 12 o’clock tomorrow and ask people to join in … [read more …] “Why We Should Celebrate 1916”
Millstreet Men’s Shed will host the Mayor of County Cork
John Paul O’Shea
who will unveil our new sign and open our new meeting room
at our new shed, the Old Fire Station, on the Macroom Road
on Friday 19th Feb at 7.30pm
[read more …] “County Mayor to Visit our Men’s Shed”