“Radio Treasures” on C.M.S. On Air Tonight from 9.30 to 11.00pm

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You are very welcome to tune tonight (Tuesday 13/1/’15) into “Radio Treasures” on C.M.S. from 9.30 until 11.00pm onwww.corkmusicstation.com    Tonight’s programme features a special interview recorded last week near Grafton Street, Dublin with Máire Úna Ní Bheaglaoich (pictured above with Ray Flanagan) at 10pm and we listen to some of their wonderful traditional music.  We also get to hear about the “LAMA” Awards.  And there’s lots of musical gems.   All this and more!  (S.R.)2Ceol ón Sráid 2015 -800

LAMA Awards Newspaper Coverage

Today saw coverage of the upcoming LAMA (Local Authority Members Association) Awards in both the “County” of the “Irish Examiner” by Eoin Gubbins and in the “Evening Echo” by Audrey Ellard Walsh.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)1LAMA Awards 2015 Coverage -8005LAMA Awards 2015 Coverage -800And we continue the [read more …] “LAMA Awards Newspaper Coverage”

Colin’s story of Fat to Fit in a year goes viral

2015-01-13 Colin Mullane - from fat to fit in a yearA huge congratulations must go to Colin Mullane from Rathcoole, who lost an amazing six stone as he transformed his lifestyle and his body in the past year. There’s lots of us that could take inspiration from his efforts.

His story has gone viral since it was broken first by the Irish Mirror on Jan 9th, and has been taken up by lots of newspapers (Irish Mirror, the Mirror, RSVP , Celeb News …) and radio stations (RedFM, C103…).

Listen below to the audio of his interview with Neil Prenderville of RedFM (from 9:25 to 20:35), and he will be interviewed by Patricial Messenger on C103 on tomorrow Wednesday Jan 14th (Now added below).

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A Snowy Morning – wind, rain, and cold to come

2015-01-13 Snow on Mushera this morning - traditionally the coldest day of the year - Hillary's Day - photo by Donal Cashman
Snow on Mushera this morning – photo by Donal Cashman

Today is St. Hilary’s feast day, traditionally the coldest day of the year. So it was not unexpected that we awoke to a blanket of snow in town as well as the hills around us (it’s the second snowy morning this winter). We may get a few more flurries as the day goes on, but it could also be rain :-/.

But please be aware that the forecast for the next few days isn’t great. Tomorrow afternoon until Thursday is going to be very windy and wet too, and after that it will get cold barely getting above freezing during the day, and getting even colder at the weekend. More details below:

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Regional Report 1249 – 13th January 2015



Eily Buckley

Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a cairde and welcome to news report 1249 from Millstreet Fondest greetings dear friends and I wish you all the very best on this rather wintery Tuesday morning with a drizzle of snow on the ground and more on the way, by all accounts.

Many features are resuming this week following the lovely Christmas break. On Monday night the popular sponsored Weigh In started off again in Cullen. Ltv2 camera crew were there to highlight the occasion. Please support it well for the next six weeks, and its all in aid of their Special Needs Association.

Our monthly Gramaphone Circle  meeting will be held this Friday night Jan. 16th at the Canon O Donovan Centre. Starting at 8.15 and all are welcome Presenter Con Kelleher.

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Death Notice: Eily O’Riordan, Meenskehy

O’RIORDAN (Meenskehy, Cullen, Mallow): On January 12, 2015, peacefully, surrounded by her family, in the loving care of the staff at Teach Altra Nursing Home, ELLEN (EILY) (née Morley), beloved wife of the late Andrew and adored mother of Mary, Shelagh (McDonnell), Anne (Derenda) and Andrew. Will be greatly missed by her beloved grandchildren Daniel, Ellen, Barbara and Grace, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law and sisters- in-law. Deeply regretted by her nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Removal from her home on tomorrow, Wednesday, at 7pm to the Church of the Presentation of Our Lady, Derrinagree for Reception Prayers at 7.30pm. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 11am, followed by funeral to Cullen Cemetery.