Christmas Trees for Sale at The Square Millstreet in December

Christmas Trees for Sale in The Square Millstreet at these times in December 2020 
 Saturday Dec 5th 12-2
 Tuesday Dec 8th 2-4
 Thursday 10th 12-2 
 Friday 11th 3-5 
 Saturday 12th 12-2
 Delivery if required 🚚
 Outside of these times please contact Dubby on 087 9255151 
 Wishing you all a very happy and healthy Christmas!🎄

Historical Reenactment Group’s Tribute to Captain Paddy McCarthy

On Sunday afternoon, 29th Nov. 2020, a very impressive Historical Reenactment Group having travelled from the Kilmichael Site visited Millstreet to pay tribute at Mill Lane to the memory of Captain Paddy McCarthy the centenary of whose death in 1920 occurs about this time.  A superbly dignified ceremony took place by the Group who came from Cork City and County.   Following an uplifting introduction the Proclamation was read with great feeling.   Appropriate prayers were recited.   Seán Ó Cróinín from Cork City delivered an excellent speech regarding the life and death of Captain Paddy McCarthy.   A gentleman with beautiful native Irish sang in a magnificent manner “Mo Ghile Mear” and “Amhrán na bhFiann”.  The Organisers recognised that due to COVID-19 the event could not be advertised but hoped that in time to come a much bigger Tribute Event could take place with a far bigger attendance – at a time when COVID-19 will be a memory.   Here we share a selection of images from Sunday’s event and we thank Seán Ó Cróinín for sharing two images recorded at Kilmichael over the weekend.  (S.R.)

Kilmichael Ambush Site Reenactment

[read more …] “Historical Reenactment Group’s Tribute to Captain Paddy McCarthy”

Spectacular Bealach Images Above the Fog Today

As we all experienced on this Sunday, 29th Nov. 2020 a Foggy Day in Millstreet Town (!) it was quite a different story on the wonderful heights of Bealach area above Ballydaly.   And we’re most fortunate that some six superb images have been shared by Mary, Dan and John O’Riordan of Ballydaly where we note a beautiful sunny day above the fog which gives the impression that one is almost observing the sea below the trees and fields.  Sincere thanks to our Friends for sharing. Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)  More splendid images to follow later. [read more …] “Spectacular Bealach Images Above the Fog Today”

“Lunchtime Favourites” After 11.30 a.m. Mass on CMS Sunday 29th Nov. 2020 Until 1.30pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 29th Nov. 2020) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast directly after our transmission of the celebration of 11:30 am Mass from 12:10pm until 1.30pm.   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.  (S.R.)

On this Sunday’s programme we include our popular “Take the Floor” feature for our Superb Dancers

And we chat about the following pictorial feature with lots of Festive Images.  Tap on the pictures to enlarge:

The Square, Millstreet – Christmas 2020.

St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet awaiting the return of congregations this coming week.

[read more …] ““Lunchtime Favourites” After 11.30 a.m. Mass on CMS Sunday 29th Nov. 2020 Until 1.30pm”

This Week’s Schedule of Religious Broadcasts on Cork Music Station

Our schedule this week regarding the broadcast on Cork Music Station of Mass from St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet is as follows:

Sunday, 29th Nov. 2020 at 11.30 a.m..

Monday, 30th Nov. 2020….No Mass 

Tuesday, 1st Dec. 2020 at 10.00 a.m.

Wednesday, 2nd Dec. 2020 at 10.00 a.m.

Thursday, 3rd Dec. 2020 at 10.00 a.m. 

Friday, 4th Dec.  2020 at 10.00 a.m. 

Broadcast of Mass on Cork Music Station will continue until

the Live Streaming Service begins.

Millstreet Parish Newsletter 29th November 2020

PARISH NEWSLETTER

BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET

First Sunday of Advent

29th November  2020

Canon John Fitzgerald P.P.   

Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948

Email:  millstreet @dioceseofkerry.ie    www.dioceseofkerry.ie

PARISH OFFICE OPENING HOURS 

MONDAY-TUESDAY- WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY

10.00a.m.-1.00p.m. & 2.00p.m.-5.00p.m.

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of the following:  

RECENT DEATHS:   Donal McSweeney, Knocknageeha; John Anthony O’Sullivan, Ballydaly; Josie Healy, Church Street & England.

Anniversaries: Denis Murphy,Gurranecarney (Month’s Mind); Margaret O’Byrne, West End; Garrett Hickey, West End; Joan Healy, Minor Row; Philip Cronin & Sheila O’Callaghan, Pound Hill;  Denis O’Shea, Pound Hill;  Julia & John C. O’Leary, Adrivale;  John & Norrie Guerin, Ballydaly; Maura, Tom & the deceased members of the Cronin family, Knockduff; Peggy Cronin, Cullen; Jackie & Mary Anne Murphy, Laharn East, Boherbue; Nora Burke, Kilnamartyra; Marty Healy, Carriganima; Anna Dimmock, Aubane & London.                                   

THE FOLLOWING IS THE SCHEDULE OF MASSES FOR THE WEEK – FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING MASS WILL BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

SUNDAY 29th November: Denis O’Rahilly, Murphy’s Terrace at 11.30a.m.

No Mass on Monday 30th November

TUESDAY 1st December: Mass for Private Intentions at 10.00a.m

WEDNESDAY 2nd December:   Mass for Private Intention at 10.00a.m.

THURSDAY 3rd December: Mass for William O’Brien, Nohovaldaly at 10.00a.m.

FRIDAY 4th December: Mass for R.O.C.S. at 10.00a.m.

SATURDAY 5th December : Mass for Frank & Margaret Reen, Main Street at 6.30p.m.

SUNDAY 6th December:  Mass for Denis & the deceased members of the Cashman Family, Tullig; John B. “The Shamrock” Murphy, West End.

ALTAR SOCIETY for 6th & 13th December:  Group A 

Broadcast of Mass on Cork Music Station will continue until

the Live Streaming Service begins.

SEASON OF ADVENT

This weekend we begin the season of Advent which is a time of waiting for the great event – the coming of Christ.  Pope Francis has described the Advent season as a time of conversion to make space in one’s heart for Christ to come and fill it with joy. Vigilance, he continued, means “paying attention to our neighbor in difficulty and allowing their need to draw us in, without waiting for him or her to ask us for help.”  May we continue to be vigilant to the needs of our family members, our neighbours and our community as we journey through these challenging times. [read more …] “Millstreet Parish Newsletter 29th November 2020”

Artist Supreme Bertie’s Window Display in Kanturk

Magnificent Artist, Bertie Buckley has alerted us to his upcoming Christmas Window Display at Corkery’s Bar, Strand Street, Kanturk where one may view a selection of his original Line Drawings and Paintings as well as Laminated Prints of the Originals.   All will be for sale and the splendid Display will continue throughout December 2020.  Bertie may be contacted on 087 679 3841….or on email at buckleybertie49 @gmail.com.   Special thanks to Dan Twomey of Corkery’s Bar for his very kind cooperation.   Here we share a selection of Bertie’s Line Drawings and Paintings.   Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)Artist Supreme, Bertie Buckley

[read more …] “Artist Supreme Bertie’s Window Display in Kanturk”

The Magic of Christmas Colour Arrives at The Square

We thank Niamh Twomey of “Wordsworth” for sharing this first glimpse of Christmas Magic at the Square, Millstreet…..put in place this Thursday, 26th Nov. 2020 by the combined  excellent Millstreet Branch of Cork Co. Council and the splendid Local Volunteers.  Lots more images to follow in the days to come. Sincere congratulations to the wonderfully dedicated Christmas Lights Committee for further enhancing the superbly colourful spectacular Christmas Display. We hope to have a Virtual Launch of the Lights on www.corkmusicstation.com on “Radio Treasures” at 10pm on this coming Tuesday.  Tap on the image to enlarge.. (S.R.)

John Anthony O’Sullivan Snr., Ballydaly

The death has occurred of John Anthony O’Sullivan, Snr., Ballydaly, Rathmore, Co. Kerry.

Passed away, peacefully, after a short illness. Sadly missed by his wife Anne (nee Dunlea), children Denis, Kay, Hugh, John and Willis, daughters-in-law Carla, Mary and Orla, son-in-law Ger, grandchildren Nigel, Jonathon, Shane, Helena, Cian, Oisín, Sorcha, Joshua, Michael, William, Anthony and Julian, brothers Tagdhie, DD and Raymond, sisters-in-law, Catherine, Margaret, Sheila, Nancy and Anne, cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends. Predeceased by his brothers Michael and Seamus and daughter-in-law Deborah.

May He Rest in Peace

A private family funeral Mass will take place in accordance with the current government guidelines on Friday at 9am in St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet, followed by burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

House private, please.

Messages of sympathy may be left HERE which links to rip.ie.  [read more …] “John Anthony O’Sullivan Snr., Ballydaly”

This Week’s Schedule of Religious Broadcasts on Cork Music Station

Our schedule this week regarding the broadcast on Cork Music Station of Mass from St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet is as follows:

Sunday, 22nd Nov. 2020 at 11.30 a.m..

Monday, 23rd Nov. 2020….No Mass 

Tuesday, 24th Nov. 2020 at 10.00 a.m.

Wednesday, 25th Nov. 2020 at 10.00 a.m.

Thursday, 26th Nov. 2020 at 10.00 a.m. 

Friday, 27th Nov.  2020 at 9.00 a.m.  (Funeral Mass)

Since March 2020 we, here at Cork Music Station, have been delighted to broadcast the weekend, daily and Funeral Masses.   We thank Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P., for his much appreciated kind words in this week’s Parish Newsletter.   We shall continue to provide our audio broadcasts until the upcoming new Audio-visual Streaming Service is fully in place at St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet.   We extend sincere thanks to the many Loyal Listeners who have been tuned in on a global level since March and we are most grateful for the very kind comments which we have been receiving as people express their joy at being able to join our local Church for these important transmissions.   Special thanks also to the Fitzgerald Family in Cullen – William, Ita and John – for having originally established the much listened to Cork Music Station.   Míle buíochas.  (S.R.)

St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet, Co. Cork in November 2020. Tap on the image to enlarge.

Donal McSweeney, Knocknageeha, Cullen.

The death has occurred of Donal McSweeney, Knocknageeha, Cullen, Co. Cork.

Unexpectedly at his residence, predeceased by his parents Dan Joe and Mai. Loving brother of Debbie, Denis, Dermie, Phyllis, Kathleen, Noel, Marian and Carmel and much loved uncle and grand-uncle. Deeply regretted by his loving family, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, grand nephews, grand nieces, cousins and friends.

In accordance with government and H.S.E. guidelines, Donal’s Funeral Mass will take place privately in the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Cullen on Friday at 12 noon, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. Messages of sympathy may be left HERE.

Magnificent “Movember Twelve” on Final Week of Fundraiser

We thank Coordinator supreme, Jimmy Murphy, for the much appreciated update on the wonderfully praiseworthy Movember Fundraising Project 2020.  (S.R.)   Jimmy writes:
“Hi Everyone. We’re heading into the final week and our St John’s 12 are like over- grown hedges 😁😁 In fairness they’re giving it a great try. Please try to support best you can it all helps. Just click on the link below.
Thanks to everyone and local businesses for support so far. It’s greatly appreciated. Oh and no truth in rumours that Local Chemists are sold out of beard growing cream. Our St John’s 12 would never use any growth enhancement 😁😁 Keep the great growing up lads!
Ye’re doing St John’s proud!   One may Donate Here…Support Greatly Appreciated.  Just click on the highlighted link above.”
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“Radio Treasures” On Air Tonight on CMS from 9.30 to 11.00

“Radio Treasures” is on air tonight (Tues., 24th Nov. 2020) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.00.   We feature our regular items with a splendid blend of uplifting songs and music… tonight we feature a selection of songs and music with lots of variety as well as lots of interesting musings and words of wisdom.   Included in tonight’s programme: 

  1.   Our 10pm feature tonight places focus on the Virtual Launch  of the hugely impressive Millstreet Community School App.  We chat with School Principal, Pól Ó Siodhcháin and Deputy Principal, Frances Moynihan.
  2. We chat about a fascinating collection of 1962 images relating to Kilcorney very kindly presented by Bernard Spain of Corbally in Limerick.
  3. We celebrate the Millstreet connection with Tipperary Star Footballer, Colin O’Riordan….and we listen to his inspiring after match interview at 9.45pm.
  4. We salute the new American President Elect and Vice President.
  5. We feature Alan Finn’s new magnificent musical collection with his Group.
  6. We hear some lesser known interesting facts about Ireland.
  7. We share Fr. Jim Kennelly’s A.L.T.A.R. approach to Prayer.
  8. We repeat highlights of the excellent interview between Donie Lucey and William Fitzgerald from last Thursday’s Show relating to three praiseworthy fundraisers.  (S.R.)
    All ready to begin the Autumn Vintage Car Run 2018 – From left: Patrick W. O’Leary, Louisville, Kentucky,USA; Ita Fitzgerald, Cullen; Donie Lucey, Derrinagree.

    Millstreet prepares for Christmas 2020.

[read more …] ““Radio Treasures” On Air Tonight on CMS from 9.30 to 11.00″

Tipperary’s Colin O’Riordan Shares Millstreet, Boherbue and Banteer Connections

We are most grateful to Joan Galwey of Kilkenny (née Corkery of Ballydaly, Millstreet) for alerting us to the fact that Tipperary Footballer supreme, Colin O’Riordan has direct connections with Millstreet, Boherbue and Banteer.  (S.R.)     Joan writes as follows:
“While the hopes of Cork football were dashed in Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Sunday, one Tipperary native who was crucial to Tipperary’s success has strong ancestral connections with Boherbue, Banteer and Millstreet. 
Colin O’ Riordan  played a key role in helping Tipperary win the Munster Championship for the first time in 85 years, and earned the respect of the nation in his post match interview (which we share below). As the surname O’ Riordan might suggest, some of his ancestors originated in  Co. Cork. Colin’s grandfather, Tim O’ Riordan, left Farrendoyle, Boherbue, as a young man and settled in Fethard. Both Tim O’ Riordan and his brother Michael O’ Riordan made Tipperary their home, but never forgot their Cork roots. He would have been a very proud grandfather on Sunday, had he lived to see his grandson return from playing AFL in Sydney, to play his part in this historic win for his adopted county.

Colin O’ Riordan’s g-g-grandmother was born in Coomlogane, Millstreet, about 1853. She was Julia Corkery, sister of Big Jerh, and she marrried James Twohig of Banteer in 1884. Their daughter, Ellen Twohig married Thomas O’ Riordan of Farrendoyle in 1918. Ellen and Thomas O’ Riordan had 11 children, and are both buried in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Millstreet.Colin’s gran-aunt, Julia, became a nun and was known as Sr. Agnes in Drishane Convent. Sr. Denise (Noreen) O’Riordan, was another gran-aunt of Colin O’ Riordan. Sr. Denise was a member of the Sisters of the Incarnate Word, Ohio, for 72 years and her passing earlier this year aged 87, marked the end of an era for that generation of the O’ Riordan family.  Congratulations and continued success to Colin, his parents Michael and Imelda, and the extended O’ Riordan family in Farrendoyle and Tipperary.”

Colin’s wonderfully inspiring words following the historic win by Tipperary on Sunday, 22nd Nov. 2020:

“I can’t put it into words. It’s an emotional day for me. A few weeks ago I didn’t think I’d be here and just to be out there with the lads giving it your all for the sake of Tipperary, I can’t put it into words.

It’s the best feeling I’ve had in many years. It just fills me with pride so much, I get emotional even thinking about it. To me, it’s one of the best days of my life…

We’ve put in stepping stones with Tipp for a long time. Obviously I wasn’t there for the last few years, playing with Sydney or whatever. To come back to the stepping stones that these boys have out in for the last five years since I’ve been away.

This isn’t about me. It isn’t about Colin O’Riordan coming out to give interviews, it’s about the boys out here. To me, it means so much to be able to put on the Tipp jersey. It’s something I will never take for granted, it’s something I’ll respect to the day I die, that I had the opportunity to wear the jersey.

It’s a massive opportunity for me. I just want to say that I’m extremely thankful to Sydney for giving me the opportunity to play this game.

They were 100 per cent within their rights to say no to me and refuse me permission to play. They had no problem. John Longmire and all these lads over there with the Sydney Swans are an incredible organisation.”  

[read more …] “Tipperary’s Colin O’Riordan Shares Millstreet, Boherbue and Banteer Connections”

Seáno Shares Important Information Relating to Captain Paddy McCarthy

We are most grateful to Seáno Murphy of Knocknagree and formerly of Mill Lane, Millstreet for sharing a very important memory and two historic images relevant to the recent Centenary Commemoration of the death of Captain Paddy McCarthy at Mill Lane on 22nd Nov. 1920.  Seáno writes:

“Seán, in keeping with your report on Paddy McCarthy’s death I have to mention the story my mother Katty Dineen told me about the night he was shot by the side of Lena and Agnes Dennehy’s house.   She (my mother) and her mother moved three doors down to Neily Hickey’s garage for safety.   Paddy’s body was brought down and laid in front of mother’s window where he died the following morning.   My mother had to wash away his blood from under the window.   I am sending two photos to illustrate the exact location of that very window where he died and also of the  back of Lena Dennehy’s house where he was shot.”

An image from the 1950s showing Seán Casey of Cloghoula taken in Mill Lane with Lena Dennehy’s house in the background outside which Captain Paddy McCarthy was shot. At that time the entrance to Mill Lane from Main Street was much narrower. Tap on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

Taken in 1947Seáno’s brothers – Jim and Frank outside their home in Mill Lane. It was by the window on the right where Captain Paddy McCarthy died one hundred years ago on 22nd Nov. 1920.

Remembering Captain Paddy McCarthy on 1920 Centenary

On this Sunday morning, 22nd November 2020 a special Committee assembled at Mill Lane, Millstreet to commemorate the late Captain Paddy McCarthy – a native of Meelin – who lost his life on this exact date one hundred years ago at Mill Lane.   A wreath was placed by Tim Murphy and a prayer was recited to honour the hero of the War of Independence.   Here we share a selection of images including a picture of the permanent plaque at the entrance of Mill Lane.   Tap on the images to enlarge.  A feature on the “Corkman” by John Tarrant will appear shortly. (S.R.)

Captain Paddy McCarthy
Jerry Lehane very kindly presented to Millstreet Museum after the Commemoration a wonderfully historic 1932 Fianna Fáil official receipt relating to a fundraiser.

Remembering 22nd Nov. 1920 in Millstreet 

[read more …] “Remembering Captain Paddy McCarthy on 1920 Centenary”

“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 – 22nd Nov. 2020 at 7pm on C103.  (S.R.)

Saturday November 28th next is the centenary of the Kilmichael Ambush, an event that would prove to be not only militarily significant, but historically as well. 

Where the road takes me remembers the event as John Greene is joined by Historian and author Meda Ryan and Joe Creedon from Inchigeelagh. 

Local filmaker Brendan Hayes from Dunmanway talks about his documentary –  ‘Here’s to the Boys – Kilmichael – One hundred years later’.

Because of Covid 19, Brendan has had to scupper his plans to Launch and show the documentary to the public on the weekend of the centenary.  It will be shown at a later and appropriate date.  [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm this Sunday on C103″

“Lunchtime Favourites” After 11.30 a.m. Mass on CMS Sunday 22nd Nov. 2020 Until 1.30pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 22nd Nov. 2020) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast directly after our transmission of the celebration of 11:30 am Mass from 12:10pm until 1.30pm.   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.  (S.R.)

On this Sunday’s programme we include our popular “Take the Floor” feature for our Superb Dancers

And we chat about the following images:

Presentation Day 2020 at Presentation Cemetery, Millstreet.  Tap on the image to enlarge.

Millstreet Calendar 2021 now on sale in local shops.  Paul O’Connor’s magnificent image “View from Clara at Dawn” appears on the cover with a great variety of Photographers’ pictures featuring throughout the very colourful Calendar 2021.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Mary Kelleher wearing her Cork Mask in advance of today’s Cork v. Tipperary Game.
Issue 30 of “Discover Duhallow” magazine is now available in local outlets.
Remembering 22nd Nov. 1920 in Millstreet and in Dublin.

[read more …] ““Lunchtime Favourites” After 11.30 a.m. Mass on CMS Sunday 22nd Nov. 2020 Until 1.30pm”

Millstreet Parish Newsletter 22nd November 2020

PARISH NEWSLETTER

BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET

Our Lord Jesus Christ – King of the Universe

22nd November  2020

Canon John Fitzgerald P.P.   

Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948

Email:  millstreet @dioceseofkerry.ie    www.dioceseofkerry.ie

PARISH OFFICE OPENING HOURS (Working Behind Closed Doors):

MONDAY-TUESDAY- WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY

10.00a.m.-1.00p.m. & 2.00p.m.-5.00p.m.

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of the following:  

RECENT DEATH:  Sheila Hickey-O’Leary, (nee Hickey), Killarney & Mill View Millstreet.

Anniversaries: Mary & Denis O’Regan, Station Road; Nellie Kelleher, Lackabawn; Mary Guiney, Drishane Road; Aidan Burke, Drishanemore; Sheila Sherlock, Drishane View; Tommy O’Connor, Minor Row; David Dowling, Murphy’s Terrace; Julia Cronin, Murphy’s Terrace; Tim Buckley, Murphy’s Terrace; Denis O’Rahilly, Murphy’s Terrace; Margaret O’Connor, Kilmeedy; Hugh & Catherine Kelleher, Cloghoulabeg; Mary O’Connor, Dromsicane; Der Kiely, Lislehane; Padraig & Phyllis O’Connor, Lisnasheershane; Phil Cremin, Church Hill; Maura Cronin, Knockduff; Thomas Kelleher, Knockduff; Jerh Fitzgerald, Knocknageeha; Eileen Moynihan, Coalpits; Nell Donnelly, Derragh;  Peter O’Riordan, Donoughmore; Batt & Julia Cronin, Tureencahill.

THE FOLLOWING IS THE SCHEDULE OF MASSES FOR THE WEEK AHEAD WHICH WILL BE CELEBRATED BY FR. FITZGERALD BEHIND CLOSED DOORS & TRANSMITTED ON OUR CHURCH TV AND CORKMUSICSTATION.COM

SUNDAY 22nd  November: Jerome & Kax O’Hare, Coole and their son Denis at 11.30a.m.

No Mass on Monday 23rd

TUESDAY 24th Mass for Margaret O’Connor, Kilmeedy at 10.00a.m.

WEDNESDAY 25th: Mass for Private Intention at 10.00a.m.

THURSDAY 26th: Mass for the Holy Souls at 10.00a.m.

FRIDAY 27th: Mass for Aidan Burke, Drishanemore at 10.00a.m.

SUNDAY 29th for Denis O’Rahilly, Murphy’s Terrace at 11.30a.m.

ALTAR SOCIETY for 29th November:  Group F 

Thought for the week ahead

Christianity is not merely belief.

It is the practice of that belief by active charity. (Frank Duff)Saturday 21st November celebrates the feast day for the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and celebrates when Mary was asked to be the mother of the Jesus. Her response, “Let it be done to me,” was a great act of faith as she placed her whole self at the service of God.

This weekend we say a special prayer for mothers everywhere and ask the Blessed Virgin Mary to protect them and guide them in these challenging times.

As a mark of respect to the sisters of the Presentation Order a wreath was laid in the Presentation Cemetery by the Girls National School and the Community School in recognition of the service the sisters have given to our Parish. [read more …] “Millstreet Parish Newsletter 22nd November 2020”

Noreen Lucas (née Duggan) Cullen & Switzerland Acknowledgement & First Anniversary

Noreen Lucas (née Duggan),
Lisnaboy, Cullen
& Lausanne, Switzerland

Acknowledgement and 1st Anniversary
20th November 2019

The family of the late Noreen Lucas , née  Duggan , of Lisnaboy, Cullen and Lausanne, Switzerland wish to thank most sincerely all those who sympathised with them on the death of Noreen.   
We are deeply grateful to our extended family, friends and neighbours, for their support, kindness and generosity. Thanks to those who attended Noreen’s Memorial Mass in Cullen, those who telephoned and to those who sent mass cards, sympathy cards and many lovely letters. Our sincere thanks to Canon John Fitzgerald who celebrated Noreen’s Mass and to Joan and Sharon for their invaluable help. As it would not be possible to thank everybody individually, please accept this acknowledgement as an expression of our gratitude and appreciation to all. The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass will be offered for your intentions.

St. John’s Football Club “Movember Twelve” Update

Tap on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

We thank Jimmy Murphy of Carriganima for the following update:

“Hi Everyone. We’re over halfway in Movember and our St John’s 12 doing their best😆.   This week for a bit of fun we want you to guess The Mo . Our St John’s 12 are Pa Rohan. Adrian Sheahan. Conor Healy. Andrew O’Connor. Paddy O’Keeffe. Huey Sheahan. Denis O’Keeffe. Kevin Sheahan. Denis Kelleher. Jerry Kelleher. Jimmy Murphy and Jamie Kelleher. You can put your guess on the comments below. Thanks for your support so far it’s really appreciated. Don’t forget to donate on the link below. As the 12 are always singing “Let it grow let it grow let it grow”….” 😆😆  We very much encourage donations to this wonderfully praiseworthy Annual Movember Fundraiser which benefits so many.  Sincere congratulations to the Mighty Movember Twelve on their truly valiant effort for such a great cause.  (S.R.)  https://ie.movember.com/mospace/14371248?mc=1&fbclid=IwAR1HEYHM1w36-MLK6aLUX6NMbSMh9W2AunUpDQD6Jq-umyVDbQ5-WLH9T8s&utm_medium=share&utm_source=dynamic&utm_campaign=copy-clipboard

“Radio Treasures” On Air Tonight on CMS from 9.30 to 11.00

“Radio Treasures” is on air tonight (Tues., 17th Nov. 2020) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.00.   We feature our regular items with a splendid blend of uplifting songs and music… tonight we feature a selection of songs and music with lots of variety as well as lots of interesting musings and words of wisdom.   Included in tonight’s programme: 

  1.   Our 10pm feature is a further Virtual Book Launch linking London (Jack Lane) and Ballydaly (Fr. Seán Tucker) regarding John Minahane’s  new publication about a very famous Poet of the 1300s who lived in Ballydaly  “The Poems of Gofraidh Fionn Ó Dálaigh”.   And Breaking News – we shall also be hearing from Author supreme, John Minahane live from Bratislava, Slovakia.
  2. We chat about Geraldine Goggin’s presentation of two fascinating Millstreet related Posters from the 1960s and 1970s.
  3. We celebrate Cullen Pipe Band’s Successes since the official opening of the very impressive Band Room in 2013.
  4. We salute the new American President Elect and Vice President.
  5. We feature Alan Finn’s new magnificent musical collection with his Group.
  6. We hear some lesser known interesting facts about Ireland.
  7. We share Fr. Jim Kennelly’s A.L.T.A.R. approach to Prayer.
  8. We celebrate 35 years of Twinning with Pommerit-le-Vicomte.
  9. And we feature your Requests.   Tap on the images below to enlarge.  (S.R.)
    The late Michael Riordan – our wonderfully popular Jeweller of past decades.
    Tullig Cross, Millstreet 2010 as a wind turbine was being transported.

    Comics to evoke wonderful memories.

    Location of the original Star Ballroom, Millstreet.

[read more …] ““Radio Treasures” On Air Tonight on CMS from 9.30 to 11.00″

“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 – 15th Nov. 2020 at 7pm on C103.  (S.R.)

On this week’s ‘Where The Road Takes Me’,  John Greene puts the finishing touches to ‘The Christy Ring Story’, continuing and concluding with the final part, in what was a two part programme. 

Just like the death of President John F. Kennedy in 1963, most people also remember where they were when news of Christy Ring’s death broke.  Contributors to the programme recall how they received the sad and tragic news……… 

And…..

Mr. Sherif Sultan, a professor of vascular surgery based at the Galway Clinic, looks at some of the possibles, as to why a seemingly fit, strong and healthy man, who never smoked or drank,  suffered a fatal cardiac arrest at the age of 58.  [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm this Sunday on C103″

“Lunchtime Favourites” After 11.30 a.m. Mass on CMS Sunday 15th Nov. 2020 Until 1.30pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 15th Nov. 2020) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast directly after our transmission of the celebration of 11:30 am Mass from 12:10pm until 1.30pm.   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.  (S.R.)

On this Sunday’s programme we include our popular “Take the Floor” feature for our Superb Dancers

We very especially celebrate 35 years of superb  Twinning with Pommerit le Vicomte.   In this week’s “Corkman” John Tarrant shared this truly magnificent feature recalling this wonderful international friendship.  We listen to some excellent Breton music during today’s programme.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

We feature a very fine selection from Cullen Pipe Band.   We remember the late Michael Murphy of Minor Row and how he arranged the appearance of the famous Anne Shelton at “The Star” Ballroom in the 1960s.  We listen to Neily O’Connor’s superb version of “Eileen McMahon”.

And we feature lots of cheerful songs from the 1960s as well as two special songs for our young Listeners.   From Paddy Murphy‘s Music and Song Website we feature Breeda Tarrant’s wonderful version of “Donegal Shore”.

The Millstreet Studio of Cork Music Station from where we broadcast our weekly Sunday Mass and “Lunchtime Favourites” Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
John Tarrant’s superb promotion in the weekly “Corkman”.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
St.Patrick’s Church, Millstreet from where we broadcast Sunday and Daily Masses during the week.

[read more …] ““Lunchtime Favourites” After 11.30 a.m. Mass on CMS Sunday 15th Nov. 2020 Until 1.30pm”

This Week’s Schedule of Religious Broadcasts on Cork Music Station

Our schedule this week regarding the broadcast on Cork Music Station of Mass from St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet is as follows:

Sunday, 15th Nov. 2020 at 11.30 a.m..

Monday, 16th Nov. 2020….No Mass 

Tuesday, 17th Nov. 2020 at 10.00 a.m.

Wednesday, 18th Nov. 2020 at 10.00 a.m.

Thursday, 19th Nov. 2020 at 10.00 a.m. 

Friday, 20th Nov.  2020 at 10.00 a.m.

Millstreet Parish Newsletter 15th November 2020

PARISH NEWSLETTER

BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET

Thirty Third Sunday in Ordinary Time –

15th November  2020

Canon John Fitzgerald P.P.   

Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948

Email:  millstreet @dioceseofkerry.ie    www.dioceseofkerry.ie

PARISH OFFICE OPENING HOURS (Working Behind Closed Doors):

MONDAY-TUESDAY- WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY

10.00a.m.-1.00p.m. & 2.00p.m.-5.00p.m.

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of the following:  

RECENT DEATHS:   Noel Doocey, London

Anniversaries: Kathleen & Neily Dineen, Murphy’s Terrace; Arthur O’Keeffe, Mill View; Cormac Dineen, Mill Road;  Hannah Mary Riordan, Main Street;  Sheila Kelleher, The Laurels; Deceased members of the Coleman Family, Minor Row; Mary Fitzgerald, Clara Road; Pat & Breda Broderick, Clara Road;   Mary Murphy, Inchileagh; Willie Cronin, Knocknakilla; Dan & Ellen Harrington & Pat Burke, Knocknakilla; Sheila Barrett, Aubane House; Hannah Tarrant, Liscreagh; Willie Joe & Peggy O’Keeffe, Knockduff; Dan & Mary Buckley, Scartaglin; Gene Sheehan, Dublin;                                   

THE FOLLOWING IS THE SCHEDULE OF MASSES FOR THE WEEK AHEAD WHICH WILL BE CELEBRATED BY FR. FITZGERALD BEHIND CLOSED DOORS & TRANSMITTED ON OUR CHURCH TV AND CORKMUSICSTATION.COM

SUNDAY 15th November: Denis Sheehan, Kanturk at 11.30a.m.

No Mass on Monday 16th

TUESDAY 17th: Mass for Paul, Mary & their son Paul Fitzgerald, Clara Road at 10.00a.m.

WEDNESDAY 18th: Mass for Ned & Nellie Twohig, Aunagloor and their daughter Mary McCarthy at 10.00a.m.

THURSDAY 19th: Mass for the Holy Souls at 10.00a.m.

FRIDAY 20th: Mass for Cormac Dineen, Mill Road at 10.00a.m.

SUNDAY 22nd for Jerome & Kax O’Hare, Coole and their son Denis at 11.30a.m. [read more …] “Millstreet Parish Newsletter 15th November 2020”

St. John’s Football Club Movember Update

Day 11 of The Movember. St John’s 12 😄. Still plenty growing to be done but each and every brave Mo doing there bit for a great cause Dont forget to donate on the link below. More pics next week. Surely The Miracle Grow will have worked wonders by then 😄. Thanks for the support so far and keep supporting our St John’s 12 Mo’s https://ie.movember.com/mospace/14371248?mc=1&fbclid=IwAR1HEYHM1w36-MLK6aLUX6NMbSMh9W2AunUpDQD6Jq-umyVDbQ5-WLH9T8s&utm_medium=share&utm_source=dynamic&

“Radio Treasures” On Air Tonight on CMS from 9.30 to 11.00

Alan Finn (on extreme right) and Music Group whose music will feature on tonight’s programme.

“Radio Treasures” is on air tonight (Tues., 10th Nov. 2020) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.00.   We feature our regular items with a splendid blend of uplifting songs and music… tonight we feature a selection of songs and music with lots of variety as well as lots of interesting musings and words of wisdom.   Included in tonight’s programme: 

  1.   Our 10pm feature is a Virtual Book Launch linking London (Jack Lane) and Kilkenny (Noel Bourke) regarding Noel’s new publication “Millstreet Memories”.
  2. We chat about Geraldine Goggin’s presentation of two fascinating Millstreet related Posters from the 1960s and 1970s.
  3. We celebrate Mark Keane’s amazing last minute Cork goal from Sunday’s game.
  4. We salute the new American President Elect and Vice President.
  5. We feature Alan Finn’s new magnificent musical collection with his Group.
  6. We hear some lesser known interesting facts about Ireland.
  7. And we feature your Requests.   Tap on the images below to enlarge.  (S.R.)
    Historian and Author, Jack Lane at Millstreet Museum in 1998.

    Geraldine Goggin with one of the two hugely important Millstreet Posters which she has kindly presented to Millstreet Museum in memory of the late Michael and Matthew Murphy.
    We believe the year of this magnificent Poster is either 1960 or 1965. Perhaps someone who attended the historic occasion at the “Star” Ballroom might confirm the correct year.
    A wonderful “West End Cinema” Poster from 1973 which was the year that the Cinema closed. For years we were hoping to acquire for Millstreet Museum one of these precious Posters. Earlier Posters were narrower. If anyone finds such Posters we would be so very glad to make a copy of such Posters for archival purposes.   Many thanks to Geraldine Goggin for this great Poster.

    Mark Keane’s truly amazing winning goal for Cork on Sunday.

[read more …] ““Radio Treasures” On Air Tonight on CMS from 9.30 to 11.00″