“Radio Treasures” Tonight Features A Preview of Maurice O’Keeffe Traditional Weekend

On this Tuesday – 26th March 2024 … preceded by “Jimmy Reidy & Friends” with a wonderful programme (no. 88) from the  splendid Archival Series where the focus is on Hospital, Co. Limerick  at 8pm (the repeat of which one may hear on Sunday night at 10pm) we invite you to also tune into “Radio Treasures” this Tuesday from 9.15 to 11.30pm on Cork Music Station.    At 10.00pm we feature very interesting Interviews with lots of people associated with the upcoming Maurice O’Keeffe Traditional Weekend in Kiskeam and Ballydesmond.  Lots more of our regular items also.   Feel very welcome to contact the live programme by emailing corkmusicstation @gmail.com or texting 086 825 0074 – One may also WhatsApp that number.   Tap on the images below to enlarge.  (S.R.)

The very impressive range of wonderfully talented Musicians participating at the Official Launch on 16th March of the Maurice O’Keeffe Traditional Weekend taking place over the Easter Weekend 2024.
From left: Pat Fleming, Coordinator; Elmarie O’Dwyer, M.C., Singer; Anita Bennis, All-Ireland Whistler Champion & Musician.
Meadhbh Walsh, singer/musician and Cllr. Bernard Moynihan, Coordinator.
Seán Murphy, MC recording the superb singing of Liam Roche at St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Carriganima on 16th March 2024.
This wonderful young participant in the Carriganima Parade 2024 seems to be quite fascinated by the very fine singing of Liam Roche!!

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Eily’s Report – 26th March

Dia is mhuire díobh go léir a cáirde and welcome to my Report.

Holy Week, the last week of Lent. The very thought fills us with joy and the expectation of a glorious Easter with the Sun dancing in the early morning sky.   But before all of that let us stop and think of the rest of  this week. The week when Christ died for us on the Cross on Calvary. The past five weeks of Lent have dragged by as we made our sacrifices whether big or small in preparation for the death of Jesus on Good Friday and now with only a few days to go let us up our efforts for the one last heartfelt push in His name before we let it all hang out again and feast on our goodies, go back to the smoke or tipple or whatever, happy in the thought that we did our bit.

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