St. Valentine’s Day 2019 in Millstreet was truly celebrated when the generosity demonstrated to a fundraiser was most impressive. To illustrate this we visited the special fundraising Coffee/Tea Morning at Herlihy’s Centra in aid of Millstreet Day Care Centre – we viewed the teddy-bear/floral display at Supervalu and we observed the many wonderfully decorated windows celebrating 14th Feb. 2019. We share some eleven images. Click on the pictures to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “St. Valentine’s Day 2019 in Millstreet”
The monthly meeting at the House of Prayer in Cloghoulabeg, Millstreet was coordinated by Tom and Mairéad Dennehy with Mass on this occasion (Wednesday, 13th Feb. 2019) celebrated by Fr. Seán Tucker. Here we share six images from the special event. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)Here below we feature pictures from a previous meeting. [read more …] “House of Prayer Monthly Meeting at Cloghoulabeg Millstreet”
The Annual General Meeting 2019 of Millstreet Community Council took place at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Tuesday night, 12th Feb.. The dedication and commitment of M.C.C. is truly inspirational in that so many praiseworthy events are organised annually, numerous deserving causes are supported and the uplifting image of Millstreet and its environs is consistently promoted. Every success in the year ahead. Míle buíochas for your wonderful work – the Community greatly appreciates such sincere generosity of time, talent and dedication. Click on the images below which illustrate those who participated in the A.G.M. at the Wallis Arms Hotel. (S.R.)
[read more …] “A.G.M. of Millstreet Community Council at Wallis Arms Hotel”
Our 10pm interview tonight takes us back to Moneygall in 2012 (Two scheduled interviews re Junk Kouture 2019 and Shirley O’Regan of Air Ambulance Project – are deferred until a later date) where we chat with Henry Healy – a cousin of Barack Obama and we listen to CCÉ music at the Moneygall Festival -on Cork Music Station Also in tonight’s “Radio Treasures” we include musings, music and songs galore. And we chat
about the many items illustrated below. Click on the images to enlarge. And we hear about our first Podcast – our recent Interview now available thanks to the excellent work of Bernard Crowley. Feel most welcome to make contact by logging into our “Seán Radley” Facebook chat page or by texting 086 825 0074. One may also email us on millstreetmuseum @eircom.net – Happy Listening!
Two wonderfully talented Groups from Millstreet Community School will be sharing their superbly creative designs in Limerick at the Regional Final of the Annual Bank of Ireland sponsored Junk Kouture 2019. One of the Groups was recently presented with a prestigious Silver Ticket to the Regional Final by Sportsperson Supreme, Briege Corkery (winner of 18 All Irelands!). Here we share images from Briege’s recent visit to the School. A special recording of the occasion will be broadcast on Cork Music Station on this Tuesday, 12th Feb. 2019 at 10pm. Click on the images to enlarge. We thank Art Teacher, Sandra Moynihan, for background information which we share in the “Read More” section of our feature below. (S.R.) [read more …] “Two Magnificent Designs Through to Regional Finals of Junk Kouture 2019”
We wish to extend our sincere sympathy to the Relatives of the late Matron Eileen (Nellie) Barrett of Kanturk who was laid to rest today (Sunday, 10th Feb. 2019). R.I.P.. Her wonderful dedication as Matron of St. Joseph’s Community Hospital in Millstreet for many years was truly inspirational. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam dílis. (S.R.)
Irish Mountain Runners Association Millstreet was the true focal point for numerous energetic Athletes from 6:00 am until Sat. Night when no less that three highly regarded Mountain Races took place. The first group of Athletes were transported to Kealkil in West Cork where at 8am they began their journey to Millstreet. Gavin Byrne of Dublin was the first to reach the finishing flag just before 3pm. A second group were transported to Ballyvourney from where they set off for Millstreet. Official tracking was provided where one could follow on a special phone app at what stage the various participants were. And at 1pm a group of almost one hundred climbed Clara Mountain. Here we share some 24 images from what was a wonderfully sporting occasion in Millstreet. Splendid refreshments were provided in Millstreet GAA Community Hall. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
INTERMEDIATE FOOTBALL LEAGUE
on THIS SUNDAY 10th Feb. 2019
We thank Sharon for the Notice. (S.R.)
Chairman Noel Buckley extends on behalf of Millstreet Community Council sincere congratulations to O’Flynn Medical on receiving their highly prestigious Award at the recent major Award Ceremony in Cork.
We thank Presenter John Greene for the following advance information on this Sunday’s C103 Programme at 7pm – 10th Feb. 2019. (S.R.)
In the beginning he was living in the shadow of his older and more famous brother Nathan, but now Jake Carter is a performing artist in his own right.
This week on ‘Where the road takes me’, John Greene chats to him about his Liverpool upbringing, and the mandatory and expected love of the Beatles and Liverpool Football club.
We hear about his Irish Granny who doubles up as a groupie, while also instilling a love of Irish music in all of the young Carters.
Accompanied by his trusted guitar, he sings a few of his favourite songs, while there’s also time to chat about life on the road, wanting to be his own man, and plans for the future. [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” Features Jake Carter Sunday at 7pm C103″
Following the annual Christmas Morning Mushera Climb 2018 the proceeds amounted to the wonderfully impressive amount of €2,000.00. A cheque for this uplifting amount was presented on Thursday night (7th Feb. 2019) in Aubane Community Centre to Shirley O’Regan of Youghal – the Irish Community Rapid Response by Land & Air Representative – in aid of the new Air Ambulance which will be based in Rathcoole. MC, John F. Kelleher, expressed thanks to the many dedicated people who helped to make this very praiseworthy project such a great success again this year. Shirley outlined the importance of such fundraising for the all-important developing Air Ambulance Service and provided an update on the progress of the overall project…with special reference to Rathcoole. A brief interview with Shirley may be heard on Cork Music Station this Tuesday, 12th Feb. at 10pm in the “Radio Treasures” programme. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
Tim Murphy of Boherbue is the Presenter at tonight’s (7th Feb. 2019) Music Room in the Pearse Memorial Hall, Boherbue at 8pm. All are very welcome.
Millstreet Gramophone Circle’s Presenter on Friday, 15th Feb. 2019 at 8:15pm in Millstreet Day Care Centre will be Dermot Kiely of Cullen. Everyone is very welcome. (S.R.)
Staff Nurse Required
Millstreet Community Hospital
Tel: 029 70003 Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
We thank Patricia for the Notice. (S.R.)
The death has occurred of Jerry O’Donoghue
Cullen, Co. Cork
Passed away peacefully at his residence following a short illness bravely borne. Deeply regretted by his wife Joan, his daughter Cathy, brother Anthony, in-laws, relatives and friends.
Lying in Repose at Tarrants Funeral Home, Millstreet on Thursday evening from 6pm to 8pm, followed by removal to the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Cullen. Requiem Mass on Friday at 12 noon, burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to the Oncology unit CUH.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis. [RIP]
Our 10pm interview tonight on Cork Music Station will focus on three areas – TR Dallas and Musician Joe King in Carriganima – A truly magnificent and moving version of “Sweet 16” and we hear “You are my sunshine” which was signed for the hearing challenged at Rathmore’s 2019 Pantomime “Rapunzel”. Also in tonight’s “Radio Treasures” we include musings, music and songs galore. And we chat about the many items illustrated below. Click on the images to enlarge. And we hear about our first Podcast – last week’s Interview now available thanks to the excellent work of Bernard Crowley. Feel most welcome to make contact by logging into our “Seán Radley” Facebook chat page or by texting 086 825 0074. One may also email us on millstreetmuseum @eircom.net – Happy Listening!
During the recent Funeral Mass of the late Con O’Sullivan of Carriganima Village who was known far and wide as a true gentleman, a wonderfully dedicated Postman supreme and one who fulfilled many hugely impressive roles – a magnificent tribute was delivered by members of Con’s Family. Here we share the beautiful feature which appeared in last week’s “Corkman” in the Clondrohid Notes. We thank Con’s Daughter, Mary (who so superbly supported Con especially in his later years within a very welcoming home setting) for also sharing a number of images showing Con in his renowned Postman’s role and also his great love and care of pet dogs. We extend our sincere sympathy to the entire O’Sullivan Family on the sad departure of Con to his Eternal Reward. R.I.P.. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
Sincere thanks to Cullen’s Ciarán O’Sullivan’s mother, Maria and also to Millstreet Community School Principal, Pól Ó Síodhcháin for the following updates (received this evening – Sunday, 3rd Feb. 2019) and images of how very impressively Ciarán has been playing in Europe. Writes Maria from Europe: “Ire v Spain 1-1 lost in penalties. Ire v Holland 2-2 lost on penalties started in the match and stood with team line out for national anthem . Third game came on at 40 mins and played great 3-0 win against Hungary. Fai.ie for all factual information.
Thanks a millionWe are delighted
We thank Presenter, John Greene, for advance information on this Sunday evening’s programme. (S.R.)
Favoured by walkers and surfers, but unsafe for bathers, the Long Strand near the village of Rathbarry has a reputation of being an outdoor enthuasist’s Heaven.
On this week’s edition of Where the road takes me, John Greene, accompanied by senior ecologist Kevin Corcoran, discovers that the reputation is well deserved. Cliffs, sand dunes, marine life, a coastline caressed by the pristine waters of the Atlantic Ocean, and a caring local community all contribute to make the Long Strand a breath-taking place of beauty.
And why does the neighbouring light from the Galley Head Lighthouse shine inland as well? [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” This Sunday at 7pm on C103″
Sincere thanks for the wonderfully positive reaction to our 10pm Interviews last night on “Radio Treasures” on Cork Music Station where the focus was on the recent fundraising event by Millstreet Vintage Club in aid of Cork Simon Community. Here we share some seven more images from the very impressive occasion. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
Our 10pm interview tonight on Cork Music Station will focus on Millstreet Vintage Club’s most recent very successful Event in aid of Cork Simon Community – we chat with Chairman of MVC Donie Lucey, Secretary of MVC Dan O’Riordan as well as Pat Bucke and we meet with enthusiast Declan Ryan whose suggestion of Cork Simon Community being chosen as the Group for which the uplifting fundraising was held. And we interview Jason, Eric and Martina from the superb Castlemartyr Vintage Club. Also in tonight’s “Radio Treasures” we include musings, music and songs galore. And we chat about the many items illustrated below. Click on the images to enlarge. Feel most welcome to make contact by logging into our “Seán Radley” Facebook chat page or by texting 086 825 0074. One may also email us on millstreetmuseum @eircom.net – Happy Listening! [read more …] ““Radio Treasures” Tonight from 9:30 to 11:00 Features Millstreet Vintage Club”
Seán Murphy wishes to express sincere thanks to the very many people who attended Friday night’s truly wonderful occasion of splendid songs and music by the ever popular TR Dallas at The Pub in Carriganima. Here we share the first two of some 14 images (12 more in a later post) capturing the very cheerful and uplifting atmosphere in the very welcoming venue. Accompanying TR on keyboard and providing further songs was Joe King from Co. Wexford (first from left). Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
A lively imagination that is deeply immersed in Cork City and County has helped him write over 200 songs.
He describes himself as a musician, songwriter, recording artist, story-teller, poet and dreamer. That’s a lot of character descriptions to have on your CV, but when it’s John Spillane you’re talking about, it’s not very surprising.
On this week’s edition of ‘Where the road takes me’, John Greene sits down with the Cork balladeer to hear his story and his songs.
After his father died in 1962, his mother was left to rear five young boys. However, the West Cork relatives stepped in to help, and during his many visits to Colomane, music became very much a part of his rearing. The rest, as they say, is history. [read more …] “John Spillane on “Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm on C103 This Sunday”
Millstreet Community Student Third Year student, Ciarán O’Sullivan from Mologhroe, Cullen has been called up to the Republic of Ireland Under-15 Squad. They travel to Spain next week for three matches against Spain, the Netherlands and Hungary. Ciarán, who plays with Mallow United, is the sole Cork, and indeed Munster, representative to have been selected for this prestigious tournament and he is expected to earn his first cap for Ireland during the week. On Friday morning (25th Jan. 2019) School Principal Pól Ó Síodhcháin in the presence of the Student Assembly and Staff presented Ciarán with a special certificate on behalf of the school. He had his Ireland jersey with him and some of the School’s own soccer team kitted out for the occasion. Ciarán’s mother, Marie, was also present for the uplifting occasion. We extend sincere congratulations to the wonderfully talented Ciarán on such a magnificent sporting achievement. We thank Principal Pól for alerting us to the presentation and for providing the background information. Here we share a selection of some twelve images from the special event. Even a splendid rainbow appeared over the School following the occasion! Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “MCS Presentation to Soccer Player Supreme Ciarán O’Sullivan of Cullen”
Sincere congratulations to Breeda O’Leary of West End, Millstreet who appeared in a superb feature on this Friday’s “Today with Maura & Dáithí” on RTÉ1 television. Accompanied by daughter, Julie and grand-daughter Neila (who also appeared on the excellent programme) Breeda was interviewed by Dáithí and came across as a true natural on television. Breeda recalled in a moving interview how she first met her late husband Neily and we saw some splendid family photographs during the chat. Then the magnificent makeover was coordinated by a highly professional Team revealing the outstanding success at the end of the Show. We thank Breeda for the two images below which were recorded after the Show. The programme may be viewed on the RTÉ Player (Breeda appears at the very start and the very end of the programme). Click on the images below to enlarge. (S.R.) [RTÉ Player] [read more …] “Breeda O’Leary’s Superb Appearance on RTÉ’s “Today with Maura & Dáithí” This Friday Afternoon”