Silver Surfer Award for Seán

Update: Added audio of the George Hook interview and more photos below
2014-10-20 Seán Radley wins the Hobbies on the Net Award at the Silver Surfer Awards at Google Headquarters in Dublin - photo by HannelieCongratulations to Sean Radley winner of the Hobbies on the Net Award at the Age Action Ireland Silver Surfer Awards at Google Headquarters in Dublin today October 20th.

Seán was later interviewed by George Hook (Newstalk 104-106) and some of that interview was aired just before 7pm this evening. listen to the interview and there’s more photos below:

It should also be noted that Paddy Buckley from Banteer was nominated in the overall category of Silver Surfer.

There’s lots of nice comments to Seán on Facebook, and some more photos below:

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Photos above thanks to Louise Burke, Hannelie O’Connor & Age Action Ireland (via Twitter / Facebook)

From: Age Action Ireland’s report on the 2014 Google Silver Surfer Awards with Age Action:


Hobbies on the Net

Sean Radley, Millstreet, Co. Cork

For Sean Radley, IT is a passion, particularly when it comes to his enthusiasm and drive in his local community. From Millstreet, County Cork, Sean founded the community website which documents the life of the local community and keeps north Cork up to date with all the latest news from the surrounding area.

Sean was also instrumental in the launch of the local community TV station LTV and LTV2 and regularly produces and presents numerous programmes on the channel’s schedule. As well as being an Arts and culture lover, Sean is also a music aficionado.

As a member of the Millstreet Gramaphone Club, Sean uses his IT skills to download and create CDs of the old music for the club’s members.

He was nominated by Louise Bourke of IRD Duhallow, a Rural Development Company, Sean has been described as a man before his time for his vision, passion, enthusiasm and drive in local community communications.


In the media:

Tech-savvy granny ‘uses internet every day for everything – Irish Examiner (21st Oct)

Winners of 2014 Silver Surfer Awards announced –

Silver Surfers aim for Gongs – the Corkman (16th Oct)

Millstreet’s Silver Surfer is an example to all – the Cork News

George Hook has a new appreciation for how some members of his own generation have developed a mastery of computers and the Internet that could put their grandchildren to shame – theCorkNews

IT man Sean nabs Google surf gong – A silder surfer who is a dab hand at leaping on the information superhighway as he is updating his local Millstreet website was duly honoured at the Google building in Dublin… – the Corkman (23rd Oct)


He made front page of the Corkman (Oct 23rd 2014) this week too 🙂

2014-10-23 The Corkman Front Page - Sean Radley article (start)

2014-10-23 The Corkman Front Page - Sean Radley

4 thoughts on “Silver Surfer Award for Seán”

  1. Congratulations Sean. It is so nice to see all your wonderful work for the local community being recognised. You are an inspiration!

  2. Brother Andrew …. thanks a million for this wonderfully uplifting greeting which you have kindly sent to our website: “Congratulations Seán for an award that is richly deserved. You have made an enormous contribution to promoting Millstreet and the countryside around it with all means of communication. This award was designed for you. You did a great interview with George Hook! Brother Andrew Hickey.”

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