It’s been 80 years since the founding of Cullen Pipe Band. To mark the historic 80th Anniversary in 2021 a very special short video has been superbly produced by “Molscéal” Productions. Thanks to permission by Con Houlihan we share not only the link to this magnificent Video but also som 36 still images from the Production which was filmed at the Kiskeam Annual Commemoration for Seán Moylan in 2021. Tap on the images to enlarge….And tap on the following link which brings you to Facebook to view the excellent Video (S.R.):
The wonderful weather this last fortnight has encouraged us all to get out and enjoy the fine weather while it lasted. A local cyclist took this nice video of a cycle on the outskirts of Millstreet Country Park, starting at Knocknakilla, and finishing at Clochaneer Cross on the Butter Road – taken with a Garmin VIRB mounted on his helmet.
Video of Millstreet Country Park with Isla Grant singing “My Homeland” in the background. She is playing in the Glen Theatre this coming Saturday night at 8:30pm
A short video of the construction site of the huge new wind turbines on Curragh Mountain which can be seen clearly from the Macroom Road. The video was taken from the older Gneeves wind farm. (video by Dan Casey)
This was taken as Kilmeedy Bridge Millstreet of the Tour of Ireland cycle race, 22nd of August 2009.(Saturday) – sent in by John Casey Carrigacooleen
RTE are showing highlights of the Tour of Ireland are showing highlights from each day in the evenings. They are also putting the highlights programs onto their website. The one from yesterday (Saturday) is here: http://www.rte.ie/player/#v=1054085. For the parts of the highlights around Millstreet, the times are outlined below:
BEFORE jetting off to the New York Film Academy, Millstreet film maker Steven O’Riordan will host a special three-night screening of his documentary, ‘The Forgotten Maggies’, this weekend at The Glen Theatre in Banteer.
This searing documentary will be screened on national TV in September but has only been shown in public once before — in Galway during their recent film festival. Since then, however, it has received waves of interest nationally and internationally.
‘The Forgotten Maggies’ tells the stories of Kathleen Legg, Maureen O’Sullivan, Mary King and Mary Collins; four women indelibly marked by Ireland’s Magdalene laundries …
The above is a stub from an article published on Thursday August 13th the Corkman newspaper. The full article can be read here: http://www.corkman.ie/entertainment/special-screening-of-forgotten-maggies-in-banteer-1858763.html
Trailer for the film “The Forgotten Maggies”