Regional Report 1020 – 6th July 2010

Regional Report 1020 by Eily Buckley

Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a cairde and welcome to news report 1020 from Millstreet.

Fondest greetings dear listeners and I wish you all the very best on this lovely Tuesday morning.

The Faith ‘n Light group led by Mrs. Nessa Lucey, Macroom paid their annual visit to Tubrid well on Saturday. Local volunteers saw to it that their every need is met when these special people came. Peter Roche  always takes the necessary seating to the well-side for the Mass. And their beautiful singing fills the afternoon air. Following the Mass the hundred or so special people along with their minders and parents, some from as far away as Tipperary, made their way to our Community Hall   for teas and other refreshments which were prepared by local ladies and FÁS workers. There was a time when this group went to Lourdes, but on discovering the wonders of  Tubrid Holy Well, they never went to Lourdes again. Mrs. Lucey wants to say a very sincere word of thanks to everybody who made them so welcome on Saturday.

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To John Ryan

I knew him in my school going days a few years younger than I
With foxy hair and fairly tall he was a hardy boy
In Cockhill he grew into a man two miles from Millstreet Town
Yet the undulating roads he walked on before he’ll never again walk up and down.
From that green countryside by the Boggeragh hills his journey through life began
John Ryan went to live in England when he was a young man
The wanderlust was in him and as many others had done before
He left for to seek his fortune on the big sister shore. [read more …] “To John Ryan”