“Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm this Sunday on C103 Features “The Butter Road”

We thank Presenter, John Greene for advance information on this Sunday evening’s programme – 17th Jan. 2021 at 7pm on C103.  (S.R.)

On this week’s edition of ‘Where the road takes me’,  John Greene concludes the two part programme on the Cork Butter Road and the elusive man who built it in 1747.  Kilcummin based genealogist Rachel Foley traces  the background to John Murphy from Castleisland. 

Singer Seán Ó Sé wonders if his Grandfather was the first courier in Irish history.  (Carrying butter to the Cork Buttermarket for his neighbours from the Beara peninsula with horse and cart.) 

And after thriving worldwide as an industry for 150 years, the Cork Butter market unbelievably failed to move with the times and paid the price for it.  [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm this Sunday on C103 Features “The Butter Road””

“Lunchtime Favourites” Sunday 17th Jan. 2021 – 12.30 to 1.30pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 17th Jan. 2021) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast today from 12:30pm until 1.30pm.   This is our third Lunchtime programme of the New Year where our songs and music are full of variety.  Just email your requests anytime either to corkmusicstation @gmail.com OR to millstreetmuseum @gmail.com or text/WhatsApp to 086 825 0074.   Or check out the Seán Radley Facebook Page.  And we chat about the images below during our Show. (S.R.)

Two panoramic scenes as we view Millstreet Town and also Drishane from the O’Riordan Family Farm in Lackabawn when in 2004 LTV’s Dan Joe Kelleher, Carriganima and I were testing the Television Signal for Local Television coverage. These two images are from the Pictorial Archives of Millstreet Museum. Tap on the pictures to enlarge. (S.R.)