Jane Carmody Cullen Pipe Band winner of the under 18 piping competition at the Irish Piping Society annual competition held at the Firgrove Hotel Mitchelstown on Saturday last 2nd February.
Our 10pm interview tonight on Cork Music Station will focus on three areas – TR Dallas and Musician Joe King in Carriganima – A truly magnificent and moving version of “Sweet 16” and we hear “You are my sunshine” which was signed for the hearing challenged at Rathmore’s 2019 Pantomime “Rapunzel”. Also in tonight’s “Radio Treasures” we include musings, music and songs galore. And we chat about the many items illustrated below. Click on the images to enlarge. And we hear about our first Podcast – last week’s Interview now available thanks to the excellent work of Bernard Crowley. Feel most welcome to make contact by logging into our “Seán Radley” Facebook chat page or by texting 086 825 0074. One may also email us on millstreetmuseum @eircom.net – Happy Listening!
What’s the secret to staying card sharp as you approach your 100th birthday? For Cullen man Paddy O’Mahony, the answer is to eat well, enjoy lots of fresh air — and play a sociable game of cards three times a week.
And he’s a good man for the advice, as his great-granny lived to 103, and his 94-year-old sister is a card player too! Paddy, who was 99 on Christmas Day, lives in Cullen, near Millstreet. He and his late wife, Mary, from Kerry, had four children, Bridie, Thade, Noel and Siobhan.
He plays cards every week in Cullen, Castleisland and Ballydesmond and says: “My father played the game of 45 and 31. He taught me how to play cards at the age of five.” Paddy’s card-playing partner, Betty, has been alongside him for 30 years, and he also stays active by minding the animals at the home farm at Meenaglóherane … read the very interesting full article on EchoLive.ie
Dia is Mhuire díobh go léir a chairde, and welcome to my report.
Despite the weather warnings of many colours, we have come to the first week in February relatively unscathed by any adverse weather conditions.
And the Wheel of Millstreet keeps on turning, with the likes of O’Flynn Medical being awarded the Cork Chamber SME Company of the Year 2019 .
Young Ciarán O Sullivan, from Cullen, making waves in the field of Soccer.
We have news of a new business starting up in the Square, and some vacant premises being snapped up. It all helps to put us in a positive mood for the year ahead.
The AGM of our Community Council will be held on Tuesday night February, 12th), of next week. New members welcome to come to this meeting and become members. It starts at the Wallis Arms Hotel at 8 pm, and all are welcome. [read more …] “Eily’s Report – 5th February”
Full-time working couple looking for house to rent in the Banteer, Kanturk and Mallow area’s. Please phone Stephen on 086 780 5920.