Notice from Aubane Community Alert

The Committee of Aubane Community Alert Group would like to thank all the People who have signed up to there Text Alert Service for the 2020/2021 period,the new listing is now gone Live so if you have not yet Subscribed for the Coming Year ahead you wont receive any Text Alert Updates from now on,if you still wish or intend to join up for the year ahead you are more than welcome still to do so and you can be added on to the new list,Fee is 10 Euro and as before you can drop in the Fee along with your Name and Mobile Number to the Post Box next to Noreen Kelleher`s House at Aubane Cross, or you can Contact Bernard Crowley on 087 7924406 or any one of the Community Alert Group if you require anymore information.

Many Thanks from Aubane Community Alert Group.

“Radio Treasures” Travels Back to 1980 Tonight on CMS

“Radio Treasures” is on air tonight (Tues., 8th Dec. 2020) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.00.   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.  Feel most welcome to contact the Show on corkmusicstation …. On Facebook (Seán Radley) …Or WhatsApp or text 086 825 0074.   Happy Listening!  (S.R.) Highlights of tonight’s programme:

  1.  Our 10pm Main Feature tonight brings us back to Monday, 17th March 1980 for the official Opening of Millstreet Museum – Listen to recordings from that morning’s St. Patrick’s Day Mass, the Parade (including the drumming of the late John “Sing” O’Sullivan).  That afternoon we hear our introduction to the historic event where we greet “The Millstreet Rovers”, Cork Co. Librarian – Pádraig Ó Maidín who officially opened the Museum, Fr. John B. O’Sullivan who blessed the Museum.  All recordings from 40 years ago!  And we remember the late Catherine Tarrant one of the Founder Members of Millstreet Museum who was laid to rest this afternoon.  R.I.P..
  2. We listen to the musical hits of 1980 including Frank Sinatra, ABBA, Dolly Parton and more.
  3. We recall the many famous people who have visited our Museum over the past 40 years – illustrated below.
  4. And we chat about the images which we now share:
    Carnegie Hall 1980 – home of Millstreet Museum and (below) the very same location four decades later! Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

    Just some of the many important young Visitors outside the Museum in the 1980s.
    Inside the Museum….no social distancing necessary then!
    Renowned Cork Actor and Author – James N. Healy at the Museum.
    Actor supreme Brian Dennehy spent two hours at the Museum in 1990.
    Christmas at Tubrid Holy Well…Many thanks to the Loyal Visitor to Tubrid for sharing this golden image of Christmas at this Haven of Peace.

    Piper Supreme, Con Houlihan played a superb musical tribute to the late Catherine Tarrant at her Funeral this afternoon. 

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Eily’s Report – 8th December

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

December 8th.  A  Magic day, the Feast Day of the Immaculate Conception of Our Blessed Lady.  A Holy Day of Obligation. It was a day when schools were closed and after early Mass, everybody headed off the  cities and towns to do the all important Christmas shopping, not for food, but for all the little surprises, that would go as stocking fillers  for Christmas morning. That important list filled in utter secrecy, (or their wouldn’t be a surprise from Santa on Christmas morning.) The  young adults of the family needed to buy things of their own choice  with the  pennies and pounds which they had saved during the year. The mind boggles at the thought of some of the ensembles   which  were  brought  home. It’s a hard time in life when parents have to give in to the fact that little Jimmy or Mary is growing up. Up ‘til then their minds are fully taken up with meeting the  every day costs and trying to make ends meet.  Then all of a sudden, the little offspring  has a mind of its own and cash enough of its own to put you out of the business of choosing for them and joined by a sibling or school friend they will sally forth to the shops while you go and get yourself and himself something nice to wear for Christmas. At the appointed time everybody meets up at the car or bus or train, weighed down with bags and head for home, all broke and tired but full of stories of the events of the day. Those were the days when Dad drove the car, mom in the passenger seat with the youngest on her lap and all the others squeezed into the back. Long before the birth of seatbelts. Everybody joined in the singing which  shortened  the journey.  It’s only when you get home ,and all the purchases  were put on view, that you realise that your little ones have moved up a gear.   Words like, ’Oh my God, surely you’re not going to go out in that’, comes out of you before you can help it.  But no amount of objections will work, you have to give in and next time when they’re all dressed up  for the dance, ready to go out you find yourself  even if a bit ice tone, saying That’s Nice. Mind ye’re  selves.

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Magnificent Response to Carriganima’s Appeal for “Cork Penny Dinners”

Fantastic response once again to tonight’s collection for Penny Dinners.
It’s just brilliant to see just how good people are. Thanks so much.
Also Special Thanks to everyone that helped and Thanks to Seán and Matt

for the lovely Christmas Lighting. In these difficult times for them they’re still putting in a great effort to light up the village for Christmas.

We thank Jimmy Murphy of Carriganima for the update to this very praiseworthy Fundraiser. (S.R.)
We’ll be back collecting next Friday, December 11th 8 to 9pm.
Final Collection Next Sunday December 13th 6 to 7pm.
If these times don’t suit pm us and we’ll do our best to arrange a time that will suit.