We extend sincere thanks to the many people from home and abroad who have expressed their delight on watching Episode One of the excellent TG4 Documentary which was first broadcast on Wednesday, 9th Nov. at 9.30pm. This first Episode presented by Diarmuid Ó Drisceoil (very often from his canoe while travelling the course of the River Blackwater) begins at its source near Ballydesmond where he meets with Pádraig Ó Súilleabháin, moves along to Ballydesmond where John Walsh sings and hears great Sliabh Luachra music in Kiskeam, meets with Journalist Donal Hickey in Knocknagree and with Con Houlihan at Duarigle Castle. Then proceeding to the Boeing at Dooneen before travelling to Millstreet. Our 27 still images from the wonderful Documentary illustrate the remainder of the journey to the end of Episode One. The Documentary is being repeated tonight (Sunday, 13th Nov. 2022) at 11.00pm on TG4. One may also access Episode One on this link and if you wish to skip to the section from Duarigle Castle to the end of the Episode just skip along the timeline to 25 minutes. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “Repeat of “Cois Móire” on TG4 this Sunday at 11pm”
“Cois Móire” on TG4 Tonight at 9.30 to Feature Millstreet
Based on the book “Cois Móire” from the 1960s Episode One of the TG4 Documentary will be broadcast tonight 9.30 to 10.30 (9th Nov. 2022) with a repeat showing on Sunday night at 11.00 on TG4. We thank Marie Casey for sharing three images of the much sought after book by Annraoi Ó Liatháin. Episode One, we believe, travels from the Blackwater’s source in Ballydesmond…Millstreet scenes included…. and ends with arrival in the Rathcoole area with Episode Two beginning at Banteer. Tap on the images below to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] ““Cois Móire” on TG4 Tonight at 9.30 to Feature Millstreet”
“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 – 21st March 2021 at 7pm on C103. (S.R.)
Where The Road Takes Me
Sixteen TV dishes attached to the walls and chimney of our house, eighteen remote controls, a television in every room and we still complain about nothing on Television.
This week on Where the road takes me, John Greene invites three guests to talk about the blissful days of the one and two-channel era.
Former presenter of ‘Nationwide’ Mary Kennedy, Singer-Songwriter Tim O’Riordan and Aidan o’Rourke from Newcestown reminisce on the likes of ‘Green Acres’, Mr. Ed., Kojak, ‘Get Smart’ Wanderley Wagon’, ‘The Virginian‘, ‘The All Ireland Finals’, rented televisions that almost filled a room, the famous blue paper and the rabbit’s ears.. (No animal cruelty was involved in the latter.) [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm this Sunday on C103″
Shandrum Céilí Band on Television on St. Patrick’s Day 2021
The Shandrum Céilí Band will be featured in the virtual St. Patrick’s Day celebrations taking place this week. Their slot is on Wednesday at 2pm on 17th March 2021 and will be aired on the Oireachtas TV Channel. It will also be available at this link https://www.
“Radio Treasures” Tonight Features Interview with “Winnie” from “Mrs. Brown’s Boys”
Our 10pm Interview this week on “Radio Treasures” Tonight Features Interview with “Winnie” from “Mrs. Brown’s Boys” – Eilish O’Carroll which we recorded in June at John Paul O’Shea’s “Hooley in the Hall” just before his term as Cork Co. Mayor ended. The very interesting chat gives us a truly wonderful insight into the making and the development of the hugely popular “Mrs. Brown’s Boys”. To access our complete programme tonight from 9:30 to 11:00pm please log into www.corkmusicstation.com And of course we have our usual mix of great music and lots of musings. We now share some of the many images from the superb “Hooley in the Hall” in June 2016. (S.R.)
[read more …] ““Radio Treasures” Tonight Features Interview with “Winnie” from “Mrs. Brown’s Boys””