Millstreet Community Gym

It is with a heavy heart that we have to announce the temporary closure of our gym, beginning 9pm on Wednesday 21st October in response to the Governments decision to move to Level 5 of the national COVID 19 plan. All memberships will be frozen from the time we close our doors until the day we reopen.

We look forward to seeing everybody again once we are permitted to re open for business. Until then, we ask that everybody please stay safe, stay active and stay healthy. However, we will not be going quiet on social media. We will still be providing you with home workouts, tasty recipes and quick tips to help still progress while at home. If anybody would like a custom program made for them that utilises the equipment they have available to them, please get in touch and we will arrange something for you free of charge. This will be a challenging time for some people, so please stay in touch, check in with each other and reach out if you find that you are struggling. We are all in this together.


Eily’s Report – 20th October

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

Prayers were never so needed as we sink down further into the abyss that is Corona Virus. Prayer is a wonderful prop when there is nothing better to be had. From where I’m standing and looking back at the years that have gone, prayer was vitally important. If somebody, a family member, a neighbour, a friend’s friend was sick, perhaps waiting for an X-Ray result or facing an operation, then those close to her/him would engage in extra prayers, Novenas, Masses that the Good Lord would make them better. But this time it’s different, we are all in there. All in the same boat, needing so many different things for so many different people so the best thing for it is to have we all put our shoulders to the wheel, both for ourselves and for those around us. There is no need to be sad or morose about it.

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Information on family genealogy required

My Great Gran emigrated to New Zealand from Millstreet in c1882, her
mother was Mary Murphy (nee Riordon) husband Cornelius Murphy. Mary died in Millstreet on the 6th of November 1896 and her daughter Margaret
Corkery was present at her death. Margaret was my Great Gran Honoria’s
sister and I have had contact with her family one came to New Zealand
other sisters Ellen Hickey (daughter came to New Zealand) and Mary
McGuane want to the USA.

What I would like to know please if any one has
any info on the other brothers and sisters, Bridget Murphy b 1851,
Johanna b 1852. Julia b 1856, and Cornelius 1858, they were born in
Boherbue but shifted to Millstreet.

Thank you John Scott NZ

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“Radio Treasures” 9.30 to 11.00 This Tuesday Night on CMS

Tonight…on this Tuesday, 20th Oct. 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… tonight we feature a selection of songs and music with lots of variety as well as lots of interesting musings and words of wisdom.  

We had such a wonderful response to last week’s “Radio Treasures” Show when we featured the voice of the late Conchubhar Ó hÉalaithe from a 2008 recording of Jimmy Reidy’s “Round the Fireside”.   Tonight we feature from that same recording the voice of Joan O’Mahony superbly relating the story of Fr. Breen in the Millstreet of the Fight for Independence.   We also feature a very moving poem recited by Tim Looney….All this at 10pm on tonight’s programme which also includes Songs by Charley Pride, Nana Mouskouri, Jim Reeves, Joan O’Leary, Neil Diamond, Mario Lanza …. and so many more!   We hear about James Wickham‘s creative suggestion for a  really interesting competition!   And we explore a treasury of quotes on the importance of Laughter in our lives….especially in the times we presently experience.   And we chat about these images:

We thank Patricia Hick for sharing this most interesting phenomenon….which occurs on Tuesday, 20th Oct. 2020 at 20:20:20 (twenty seconds past twenty past eight).   So the full number feature should read 20:20:20 20 10 2020 !! Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
From left: Marie Casey and Joan O’Mahony at Christmas 2019 on the day Joan retired as Principal at Presentation N.S., Millstreet. Joan features on our “Radio Treasures” programme tonight (20th Oct. 2020) at 10pm.
Meeting Radio Presenter Jimmy Reidy at C103 Centre in Mallow some months ago. Jimmy’s Moday night Archival Programmes on C103 are proving hugely popular – every Monday 10 to 11pm.  (Photo by William Fitzgerald)
Superb feature by Alan Finn on “The Vale Star” kindly shared by Journalist Rosario Buckley.

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