We invite you to tune into www.corkmusicstation.com this evening for our weekly “Radio Treasures” Show from 9:30 to 11:00. Our featured Guest Interview at 10pm is with Mario Remon Cobeta who is a Eurovision Enthusiast Supreme! Mario will be tuned in from Spain this evening. And of course we have our usual mixture of wonderful music and interesting musings. We have lots of updates including additional information relating to the famous Writer who once lived at Dooneen. Feel most welcome to contact the programme live either on the “Seán Radley” Facebook chatline or by texting 00353 86 825 0074 (from overseas) or 086 825 0074 (from Ireland). We now share a selection of images of Mario on the Sunday (30th July 2017) when he visited Millstreet. Happy Viewing and Happy Listening! (S.R.) [read more …] ““Radio Treasures” Tonight Features Eurovision Enthusiast from Spain – Mario”
Auditions for Grease Lightning: Due to over whelming demand for the return of Youth Theatre in Macroom, Lee Valley Enterprise Board are delighted to invite all youths over 12 years of age from the Lee Valley region to participate in our specially created song and dance production of Grease Lightning, directed by Margo Carlisle of Carlisle Stage School, Cork with musical director, Macroom’s own Ann Buckley. This will be an amazing opportunity for young people to develop their artistic skills as they enjoy vocal training, acting, choreography as well as socialise and work as a team on and off the stage. Auditions (12 years of age plus) will take place on Sunday 20th August at 5:00pm at Riverside Park Hotel. You will be required to sing any song of your own choice from a musical and may be required to read lines for character parts. Performacnes will take place on October 6th, 7th & 8th.
Auditions for ‘Sir Henry’: Auditions for the exciting new musical ‘Sir Henry’, written by Alan Kiely and Kevin Connolly & directed by Cathal MacCabe (RTE), will take place on August 27th at 5:00pm in Riverside Park Hotel Macroom. All are welcome to attend, please spread the word!! Based on true events, this show tells the farcical story of the misadventures of Sir Henry Browne Hayes, the notorious play boy who sought to gain the hand of the young heiress Mary Pike as a sure cure to his financial woes, this story caused scandal throughout the British Empire in 1797. Performance will take place on October 27th,October 28th, October 29th, November 4th & November 5th.
All queries to Ann Dunne at <email>.
Any profits the Lee Valley Enterprise Board make from these shows will go back into local projects, including the restoration of the Church of Ireland in Macroom to create a cultural & tourism amenity.
Dia is Mhuire diobh go leir a cairde and welcome to my weekly report. On this beautiful Autumn Day, The Feast of the Assumption of Our Blessed Lady. A Holy Day of obligation and as always church services are as for weekends.
The Church gate collection this weekend Aug. 19/20 will be in aid of Sr. Consilios Cuan Mhuire in Farnanes. This relatively local facility treats girls with addiction problems. And please support it well.
Our local Herlihy’s Centra Store at the West End are holding a 12 hour Spinathon on this Friday August 18th in aid of Irish Cancer. Starting at 8am. Call in today and sign up your name for this important event.
And still with cancer support the Millstreet Vintage Club will host a fun day for all the Family in our Town Park on Sunday August 27th in aid of Cancer Connect Services. Contact Mike for details at 087 292 94 30. And please take note in order to facilitate this event, the Town Park will be closed on Saturday and Sunday Aug 26th. Don’t miss this great day out for young and not so young, and support a great cause.
Ballinagree Vintage Club will hold their big Day on August 20th. with many added attractions.