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

We thank Presenter, John Greene for advance information on this Sunday evening’s programme – 28th Feb. 2021 at 7pm on C103.  (S.R.) 

Where The Road Takes Me

After an horrific road accident in Iraq cut short his career as a trauma surgeon,  Dr. Mike Ryan joined the World Health Organisation in 1996 and went to work in their newly opened unit, dealing in epidemics and infectious diseases.

Born in County Sligo, but raised in Charlestown,  County Mayo, he comes from farming and merchant stock. This Sunday evening he speaks to John Greene on Where the road takes me. 

While we hear about life in war-torn countries fighting Ebola and SARS, the vast majority of the conversation turns to Covid 19. 

He is strong in the belief that, despite several warnings, we had our heads in the sand as to the seriousness of this disease.

How ‘Lockdowns’ should be a last resort if we have no other options and how there’s much more to fighting Covid-19 than getting our own doorstep clean.  [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm this Sunday on C103″

“Lunchtime Favourites” Sunday 28th Feb. 2021 – 12.30 to 1.30pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 28th Feb. 2021) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast today from 12:30pm until 1.30pm.  This is our nineth Lunchtime programme of 2021 where our songs and music are full of variety.   Our main focus on today’s Show is on a wonderful selection of Irish Songs and Music from the Showband era.

We feature songs by Breeda Tarrant (one we recently discovered recorded at Tarrant’s Bridge Bar in 2012), Jim Lyons, Colin Paul, The Taylor Brothers, Mallow’s Thomas Davis Pipe Band…plus the music of the Alan Finn Group, André Rieu, James Last, Mantovani and lots more.  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 these images below from the years 1991, 2000 and 2021 (sourced from Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives) during our Show. Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Pictured in 1991 at Presentation Convent on St. Patrick’s Day, Millstreet….From left: Fr. E. Corridan, Sr. Agatha Quirke, Sr. Christina O’Sullivan, Sr. Emilian Carroll, Sr. Rosario Hourigan, Sr. Mercedes Behan and Sr. Patricia O’Shea.
National Press Photographer of many years – Mark Condren captures at Minor Row in 2000 a truly historic moment in the life of the Barrett Family, Aubane/Mushera.
Photographed in 1991 on a snowy day from Clara Road looking at Molex Factory before Mount Leader Estate was built.
A fundraising Cake Sale at Millstreet International Show in Green Glens in 1991.
Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P. celebrating Saturday Vigil Mass at St. Patrick’s Church on 27th Feb. 2021 – during the current COVID-19 Lockdown era.

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