“Radio Treasures” Tonight Features True Gems – from 9.30 to 11.00 pm on CMS!

Tonight…on this Tuesday, 1st September 2020… on “Radio Treasures” broadcast on Cork Music Station 9:30 to 11:00pm we feature our regular items with a splendid blend of uplifting songs and music as well as a variety of interesting musings.  Tonight’s Show includes:

Recent rainbow at Millstreet Town Park.
  1.  Interview at 10pm with Gillian and Joyce Dennehy – grand daughters of the late great Artist and Craftsman supreme – Den Dennehy of Fitzelle’s Hollow on Drishane Road.  Den was the Chief Designer of the outdoor Millstreet Corpus Christi Altar (pictured below).   And we also talk with
    Maggie Mai Walking Group from Cork and Kerry about to climb Clara Mountain this Tuesday morning.

    Dan Duggan of West End and listen to his memories of Den.  And we look back at Corpus Christi Processions of past decades – especially in 1999.

  2. We hear an amazing film soundtrack of Ireland in 1934.
  3. We listen to the magnificent accordion music of Phil Cunningham thanks to Davy Ryan.
  4. We celebrate significant Anniversaries.
  5. We discuss the many memories evoked by the 19 images below.Feel most welcome to contact the Show on corkmusicstation @gmail.com …. On Facebook (Seán Radley) …Or WhatsApp or text 086 825 0074.   Happy Listening!  (S.R.)
    Gillian and Joyce Dennehy at Millstreet Museum this week.
    We also speak with Dan Duggan (on right) in our 10pm interview.
    Artists supreme Denis and Cormac making great progress on Main Street Mural.

    Fr. Billy Radley featured on the magnificent celebration of Mass from Ballyvourney last Sunday on RTÉ.

    Fitzell’s Hollow on Drishane Road, Millstreet where Den Dennehy lived while his father-in-law Tom Burns lived at Drishane Lodge.
    Corpus Christi Procession of the past at The Square.

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Eily’s Report – 1st September

Dia is Mhuire díobh go léir a chairde, and welcome to my report.

And welcome to the month of September, but with it comes a sting of cold that we didn’t expect,which sent us reaching for our warm fleeces, boots and socks. But every cloud has a silver lining ,they say that a heatwave is on it’s way. So we live in hope.  During this cool spell, it isn’t easy to refrain from  checking the wardrobe and go through all the lovely clothes that we never wore this year. The catchy little two-piece that you bought at the right price for that wedding that was coming up in June, or the few changes for that four-day outing in July.  The strappy sandals that went with everything, still in the box. It all goes to prove that we only dress to impress other people. We went through the past four or five months, with only a few changes of clothes and the plainest ones we had, the reason being that nobody would be seeing them only ourselves.  Well now at least we’ll have to change a little anyway, if we are to get out the warmer things of many colours. Another legacy that we have inherited from Covid19 is that we can no longer lick our fingers, pick a seed from between our teeth or so, because the vile taste of the much used sanitizer prevents us from relishing such simple pleasures. Even the last bite of food into the mouth doesn’t go down without it’s trade mark. Let the assurance that we are doing our bit to keep safe, be our consolation.

September 18 is National Culture Day. It’s that day set aside every year when everybody, or community , or team etc. are invited to put their best foot forward in an effort to portray their own place to the best advantage. Not to be outdone our own Marie Twomey is up there among the best of them with her Community Singers. She never fails to encourage the not-so-young to take an important place in the life of her Community. So she has entered the popular CD which she made with the group some years ago. They asked for more,  so at midday last Saturday she gathered her flock and dressed in smart black/white outfits they performed a rousing version of Glory Glory  at Tubrid well in brilliant sunshine while being expertly filmed by the trusty Sean Radley.  So roll on Culture Day on September 18th, and wish them the best of luck.

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Uplifting Spirit of Wonderfully Successful Fundraiser of 2019

As promised, we feature a further selection of images from the enormously successful fundraiser in memory of Abina Karen O’Keeffe for Marymount Hospice superbly organised by Hannah Crowley and a magnificent Team of Coworkers.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.) [read more …] “Uplifting Spirit of Wonderfully Successful Fundraiser of 2019”