“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 – 27th Sept. 2020 at 7pm on C103.  (S.R.)

On ‘Where the road takes me’ this Sunday evening, both presenter and guest share some common ground to begin their conversation.  Both have strong Bere Island connections. 

Arguably the GAA’s most famous general practitioner, Dr. Con Murphy joins John Greene to chat about life in the Cork hurling and football dug-out for over forty years. 

In a two part programme, former Cork goalkeeper and coach Billy Morgan, former Midleton and Cork senior hurler Kevin Hennessy, and former Meath coach Seán Boylan also contribute to the programme.  [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm this Sunday on C103″

Donal Bourke, Bolomore, Rathcoole, Co. Cork

Bourke (Bolomore, Rathcoole, Co. Cork) on September 26th 2020, peacefully, in the presence of his loving family and in the exceptional care of the staff of Teach Altra Nursing Home, Newmarket, Donal, beloved husband of the late Mary (née O’Flynn), father of the late Pat, dear father of John, Michael, Donal, Seamus, Eileen (O’Callaghan) and Frances (Guerin), adored grandfather of Tadhg, Donal, Doreen, Louise, Marie, Frances, Michelle, Donal P, Olivia, Daniel, Miriam, James, Don, Seán, Micheál and Saoirse and great-grandfather to nine great-grandchildren. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his daughters-in-law Mary, Ina Mary, Breda and Eileen, sons-in-law John and Brendan, relatives and neighbours.

Reposing at McCarthy’s Funeral Home, Banteer on Sunday from 2:30pm to 5:00pm. In accordance with HSE guidelines Donal’s Funeral Mass will take place on Monday at 12 noon in St John’s Church, Dromagh for family and friends. Mass will be live streamed on www.liveconnect.ie. Burial afterwards in St Patrick’s Cemetery, Kanturk.

Funeral cortege will travel from Dromagh Church via Sandpit House, Rathcoole & Bolomore.

Messages of condolence may be left here.

Safe in the arms of Jesus

“Lunchtime Favourites” After 11.30 a.m. Mass on CMS Sunday 27th Sept. 2020 Until 1.30pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 27th Sept. 2020) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast directly after our transmission of the celebration of 11:30 am Mass from 12:10pm until 13:30.   Just email your requests anytime either to corkmusicstation @gmail.com OR to millstreetmuseum @gmail.com or text/WhatsApp to 086 825 0074

Millstreet Church Virtual Choir will begin this Sunday singing the entrance and recessional hymns while Deirdre Tracey will play two organ tunes during the celebration of Mass.

A new dimension to our weekly “Lunchtime Favourites” Show is being introduced this Sunday.   It all emerges from a suggestion we received from Millstreet Active Retirement Association:  It is very creatively suggested that we introduce the new idea in the following manner:  “A very special welcome today to all our Friends in Millstreet Active Retirement Association who because of the present Covid restrictions in place cannot resume the weekly dancing and yoga in the chair classes we all enjoyed so much.
So, my dear friends, like Din Joe in The Good Old Days, I invite you all to Take The Floor and dance, march and exercise to your heart’s content over the next hour of our weekly “Lunchtime Favourites”.
Let’s start the ball rolling with a selection of lively marches. Here we go….”  And I can promise you a wide variety of wonderfully rhythmic tunes – where one will wish to dance, waltz and relax.

We shall be chatting about the images below and referring to an upcoming interview with Stefan Healy and also the creative and very useful invention recently launched in Dungarvan.   And of course we shall be playing the very best of songs and musical selections for our global audience.   This week we also continue our focus on songs from around Ireland on our “Grand World Musical Tour of Ireland”  Tap on the pictures to enlarge.  Happy Listening!  (S.R.)

St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet from where we broadcast Sunday Mass live at 11.30am.
Liam Flynn using the Fogger to sanitise the closed Church following Mass. We shall upload a full feature later on this very impressive procedure.
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.)
The wonderful newspaper promotion regarding our weekly broadcast shared in the “Corkman” by Correspondent and Photographer supreme – John Tarrant….Our programme now extended to 1.30pm from the original 1.15pm.

[read more …] ““Lunchtime Favourites” After 11.30 a.m. Mass on CMS Sunday 27th Sept. 2020 Until 1.30pm”

Millstreet Parish Newsletter – Sunday 27th Sept. 2020

 NEWSLETTER
BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET
Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 27th Sept., 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:

Mass Intentions this Weekend:

Saturday 26th September:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. The deceased members of the O’Connor Family, Kippagh

Sunday 27th September:

Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.   Donagh O’Leary, Ballydaly

Cullen      10.15 a.m.     Dolly, Patie & Denis McSweeney, Meenskehy;

Annie Murphy, Mologhroe & her sister Mary (recently deceased)

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.   Mick, Bill & the deceased members of the

Kelleher Family, Killowen;  Kitty O’Donoghue, Macroom

 Anniversaries:      Margaret O’Shea, Killowen; Tadhg O’Driscoll, The Square; Tom Murphy, Main Street; Mary Dineen, Knocknapogue; Hannah Mary O’Sullivan, Derragh; Mary O’Keeffe, Glountane & Boherbue; Catherine Dineen, Carrigaline; Mary Collins, Fedamore; Helen O’Shea-Rampellberg, Murphy’s Terrace & Belgium; Tim Dennehy, Knockraha; Denis & Nora O’Sullivan, Inches. [read more …] “Millstreet Parish Newsletter – Sunday 27th Sept. 2020”

Judy Cronin’s Month’s Mind Mass on CMS Friday Night

The celebration of the Month’s Mind Mass for the late Judy Cronin of Church Street, Millstreet at St. Patrick’s Church will be broadcast on Cork Music Station on this Friday (25th Sept. 2020) at 7.30pm.   It will be preceded by a special programme beginning at 7pm of Judy’s favourite songs and music.  (S.R.) 

St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet from where we shall broadcast Judy’s Month’s Mind Mass at 7.30pm.

Liscahane Grotto Original Drawing Plan Presented to Museum

We thank Mary Fahy of Murphy’s Terrace, Millstreet for a wonderful selection of historic items which she has very kindly presented to Millstreet Museum.  Included are many historic receipts, documentation relating to the CYMS Millstreet Branch plus the original drawing plan for the Liscahane Grotto which was officially blessed and opened in the late 1950s.   It was Mary’s father – the late Jackie Forde of Church Street, Millstreet who created the plan for the Grotto.   Jackie was gifted as a superb Craftsman and completed many beautifully designed inlaid tabletops which would be quite similar to the Religious Bookstand which has also been donated to Millstreet Museum.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Cornelius Forde completing a magnificent painting of the very same beautiful Grotto at Liscahane in recent years.

Seán Murphy on C103 Regarding the Reopening of “The Pub”

Seán Murphy of The Pub in Carriganima was interviewed by Patricia Messinger on C103’s “Cork Today” on Tuesday morning (22nd Sept. 2020) before 11am in regard to the Reopening of The Pub following the COVID-19 shutdown since March 2020.   The excellent Interview may be heard hereSeán’s Interview begins 33 minutes into the Podcast….after the ad!  Seán is pictured wearing the visor in our photo below. (S.R.)

Mary Berry Enjoys a Picnic at Kerryman’s Table on BBC2

Filming for Mary Berry’s BBC2 Food Programme in Ireland appears to have taken place in the Autumn of 2019.   She arrived in style on a fairly wet day at Mushera and enjoyed a delicious picnic while sitting on the famous Kerryman’s Table.   Here we share some of the images from tonight’s showing of the excellent programme on BBC2 (23rd Sept. 2020).   Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.) [read more …] “Mary Berry Enjoys a Picnic at Kerryman’s Table on BBC2”

Kerryman’s Table on the Butter Road on BBC2 Television Tonight at 8

We thank Geraldine Houlihan of Duarigle and Denis Kelleher of Aubane for alerting us to the upcoming programme on BBC2 television tonight (23rd Sept. 2020) at 8pm when renowned “Bake Off” Judge, Mary Berry visited the Kerryman’s Table at Mushera for one of her very popular programmes.  (S.R.)

“Radio Treasures” 9.30 to 11.00 This Tuesday Night on CMS

Tonight…on this Tuesday, 22nd Sept. 2020… on “Radio Treasures” broadcast on Cork Music Station 9:30 to 11:00pm we feature our regular items with a splendid blend of uplifting songs and music… tonight we feature a selection of songs and music relating to a Tour of Ireland as well as a variety of interesting musings and words of wisdom.  Included in tonight’s programme:

  1.  Our 10pm Interview is in Rossbeigh.
  2. We also visit the First Night of “The Pub” reopening at Carriganima.
  3. We chat about all the images below: “Radio Treasures” 9.30 to 11.00 This Tuesday Night on CMS

[read more …] ““Radio Treasures” 9.30 to 11.00 This Tuesday Night on CMS”

Millstreet Community Singers at Tubrid Holy Well

To celebrate the recent Culture Night 2020 – the very talented Millstreet Community Singers presented a superb performance of “Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory” in the exquisite setting of Tubrid Holy Well.   Special thanks to Coordinator Marie Twomey, James O’Sullivan whose very kind assistance providing power at Tubrid was greatly appreciated and I was privileged to record the wonderful occasion on a recent day blessed with glorious weather.  Enjoy the brief recording which was marvellously edited by the CETB Team.  We shall be referring to this and the overall Culture Night on “Radio Treasures” tonight (22nd Sept. 2020) on Cork Music Station. (S.R.)

Family of Niall Buckley Expresses Sincere Thanks

Niall Buckley BDSNUI

We would like to thank the Dromtariffe, Millstreet and Cullen communities for rallying around us for the last few weeks. 
On Monday morning 3rd August, people streamed into our house and stayed with us for those 4 difficult days. Preparing our house, bringing food and drink, setting up tables and chairs, directing traffic and most importantly of all, sitting for a chat.
We are blown away by the kindness of everyone. We are truly blessed to live in such a wonderful community. From Dromtariffe Hall to Rathcoole Rovers and Dromtariffe GAA who walked with us as we left Derrinagree Church on Niall’s final Journey. The road was lined from Derrinagree to Millstreet with our wonderful neighbours, friends and relatives, who carried us through that heart-breaking journey. We would like to thank every one of you for taking part in that lovely tribute. We really appreciate all your hard work, thoughtfulness and kindness.
For those of you who couldn’t make it, but sent flowers, a Mass card or lovely letter, your kind words mean so much.

A golden heart stopped beating,
Hard working hands at rest,
God broke our hearts to prove to us,
He only takes the best.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.

Jillian and The Buckley Family.

“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 – 13th Sept. 2020 at 7pm on C103.  (S.R.)

The four part series ‘The Makers and Collectors’ continues this Sunday on Where the road takes me at 7.

The series looks at the musicians, composers and collectors who have contributed to the survival of Traditional Irish Music down through the years.

In Part 3, John Greene visits Ardgroom on the Beara peninsula and the town of Skibbereen to find out more about Canon James Goodman.

Goodman who was a Church of Ireland Rector, was also a staunch Unionist.

This amazing man who was a fluent Irish speaker and lecturer, managed to collect and catalogue over 2,300 Irish tunes and songs during the latter half of the 19th Century. [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm this Sunday on C103″

“Lunchtime Favourites” After 11.30 a.m. Mass on CMS Sunday 20th Sept. 2020 Until 1.30pm

Due to transmission problems on this Sunday (20th Sept. 2020) at CMS this afternoon’s Show was much interrupted.  Sincere apologies but it was beyond our control.   Thankfully full transmission is now restored and hopefully broadcasts will not be affected in the future.  (S.R.)

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 13th Sept. 2020) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast directly after our transmission of the celebration of 11:30 am Mass from 12:10pm until 13:30.   Just email your requests anytime either to corkmusicstation @gmail.com OR to millstreetmuseum @gmail.com or text/WhatsApp to 086 825 0074.  We shall be chatting about the images below and referring to Saturday’s First Holy Communion ceremony in Millstreet, the new Historical Cullen Co. Cork Facebook feature, an afternoon in Rossbeigh, special Birthdays and Friday’s Culture Night activities.  And of course we shall be playing the very best of songs and musical selections for our global audience.   This week we focus on songs from around Ireland on our “Grand World Musical Tour of Ireland”  Tap on the pictures to enlarge.  Happy Listening!  (S.R.)

Scoil Mhuire, Millstreet BNS at their First Holy Communion in St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet on Sat. 19th Sept.2020.
Girls from Presentation N.S.,Millstreet at their First Holy Communion in St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet on Sat. 19th Sept.2020.
St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet from where we broadcast Sunday Mass live at 11.30am.
Liam Flynn using the Fogger to sanitise the closed Church following Mass. We shall upload a full feature later on this very impressive procedure.
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.)

[read more …] ““Lunchtime Favourites” After 11.30 a.m. Mass on CMS Sunday 20th Sept. 2020 Until 1.30pm”

Millstreet Parish Newsletter – Sunday 20th Sept. 2020

 NEWSLETTER
BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET
Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 20th Sept., 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:  Bridie Horan (nee Horgan), Ballydaly & Rathmore 

Mass Intentions this Weekend:

Saturday 19th September:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Alan & Tommy O’Connor, Minor Row

Sheila Cronin, Main Street

Sunday 20th September:

Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.

Cullen      10.15 a.m.             Pat, Hugh & Mary O’Keeffe, Glountane &

J.J., Kathleen & James O’Mahony, Clonakilty

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.   Den Joe Kelleher, Station Road

Anniversaries:      Joan Daly, The Bridge; John Cronin, Murphy’s Terrace; Eddie O’Mahony, Murphy’s Terrace; Paddy & Julia Buckley, Carrigacooleen; Patrick, Margaret & Maura Buckley, Ballyvouskil; Bill Kelleher, Killowen; Andrew Lynch, Ballydaly; Joan Cronin, Coolinarne; Johnny & Mary Twomey, Rathduane;  Hannah O’Sullivan, Two Gneeves; Pat Kelleher, Lisnaboy; Jackie Donnelly, Derragh; Pat Joe Fleming, Meenagloherane; Tom & Hannah Sheahan, Glenleigh; Hannah Cronin, Muingyroogeen; Edmond Burke, Shanballymore. [read more …] “Millstreet Parish Newsletter – Sunday 20th Sept. 2020”

Culture Night 2020 on Friday 18th Sept.

In the promotion for this year’s quite different Culture Night on Friday, 18th Sept. 2020 Millstreet Community Singers feature in a superb sequence at Turbrid Holy Well where we listen to a splendid track from the CD “Together” which contains a magnificent selection of songs performed by Millstreet Community Singers.   We share a number of links here to enable everyone to access the huge variety of activities which one may access on Culture Night and (in some cases) before then.  We shall also recall Millstreet’s truly excellent Culture Night 2019 later.  (S.R.)

To access the video, the link is: https://youtu.be/pPBfdvAqiLs

On the National site, the listing is here: https://culturenight.ie/event/cetb-across-the-distance/

On the County site, the listing is here: http://culturenightcorkcounty.ie/events/across-the-distance/

The video is part of the overall playlist for Culture Night, accessible here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmgwAZsvbibmbQkVtg0pZbRyyFRA3hDVm [read more …] “Culture Night 2020 on Friday 18th Sept.”

“Radio Treasures” 9.30 to 11.00 This Tuesday Night on CMS

Tonight…on this Tuesday, 15th Sept. 2020… on “Radio Treasures” broadcast on Cork Music Station 9:30 to 11:00pm we feature our regular items with a splendid blend of uplifting songs and music… tonight we feature a selection of songs and music relating to “Birds” as well as a variety of interesting musings and words of wisdom.  Included in tonight’s programme:

  1.  Our 10pm Interview is with Paul Bowen of JB Roche, Cork who manufactured the two new most impressive Outdoor Canopies just installed in Millstreet.
  2.  A very special feature on Mick Delahunty 1915 – 1992.  We thank John Radley of Cappagh, Dungarvan for superb assistance in this feature.
  3.  We chat about the pictures below Tap on the images to enlarge.
    Paul Bowen of JB Roche, Cork reviewing the magnificent new Outdoor Canopy at West End, Millstreet.

    Mick Delahunty and Orchestra feature at 10.10pm.
    Frank’s new “Mercedes” arrives!

    Denis Hickey, Coordinator, Drishane Region Project  today expressed sincere thanks to Pat Lane following his three superb years of inspiring commitment to this most praiseworthy project. Pat always made sure that Millstreet Town Park was at its very best with excellent landscaping and grass control.

[read more …] ““Radio Treasures” 9.30 to 11.00 This Tuesday Night on CMS”

Splendid First Holy Communion Ceremony for Cloghoula N.S. on Saturday

The three children from Cloghoula N.S. – Cai, Victoria and Ellen – who received their First Holy Communion at the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes in Ballydaly on Saturday, 12th Sept. 2020. Also included in our picture – Principal, Mary Murphy and Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P., Millstreet. Tap on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

“Lunchtime Favourites” After 11.30 a.m. Mass on CMS Sunday 13th Sept. 2020 Until 1.30pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 13th Sept. 2020) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast directly after our transmission of the celebration of 11:30 am Mass from 12:10pm until 13:30.   Just email your requests anytime either to corkmusicstation @gmail.com OR to millstreetmuseum @gmail.com or text/WhatsApp to 086 825 0074.  We shall be chatting about the images below and referring to our new magnificent 1890 Mural which features four different animals…..a bird, a dog, several donkeys and two hens!!   And of course we shall be playing the very best of songs and musical selections for our global audience.   This week we focus on songs from around the world on our “Grand World Musical Tour”  Tap on the pictures to enlarge.  And we shall pay a special tribute to the late Broadcaster Supreme, Seán Hurley of Radio Kerry.  (S.R.)

Completed Magnificent Mural of 1890 at Main Street, Millstreet.
St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet from where we broadcast Sunday Mass live at 11.30am.
Liam Flynn using the Fogger to sanitise the closed Church following Mass. We shall upload a full feature later on this very impressive procedure.
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.)
We shall be chatting about the 1974 Drishane Film “In this House of Brede” which starred many local ladies.   The Principal Actor of the hugely popular Hollywood Film was Dame Diana Rigg who during this past week at the age of 82 went to her Eternal Reward – God rest her.
A most colourful sunset viewed from our CMS Studio in Mount Leader, Millstreet during the past week.
James O’Sullivan and son Matt on a visit to Millstreet Museum during the week.
Splendid new outdoor Canopy at The Square – one of two installed in Millstreet during the week.

[read more …] ““Lunchtime Favourites” After 11.30 a.m. Mass on CMS Sunday 13th Sept. 2020 Until 1.30pm”

Millstreet Parish Newsletter – Sunday 13th Sept. 2020

 NEWSLETTER
BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET
Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 13th Sept., 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 and for those whose anniversaries occur around this time:  

RECENT DEATHS:  Donal Lynch, Kippagh & Killarney; Sheila Murphy, Lyreaoune; Joan O’Rahilly (nee Creedon), Ballyvouskil & New Jersey; Peggy Healy, Lombardstown.

Mass Intentions this Weekend:

Saturday 12th September

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Mary Ann, Dan & Peter Kelleher, Gneeves

Tadhg, Timmy & Kathleen Moynihan, Ballydaly

Sunday 13th September:

Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.         Joan & Denis Cronin, Coolinarne

Cullen      10.15 a.m.           Mass for First Holy Communion Class

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.         Kathleen Murphy, Drishane Road

Anniversaries:      Peter & Joanne O’Connor, Minor Row; Dick Barrett, The Square;  Paddy Healy, Pound Hill; Peter Desmond, Pound Hill; Denis J. Kelleher, Station Road; Christy Kelleher, Kilmeedy; Dan & Nora O’Mahony, Cloghoulabeg;  Dan Lehane, Tullig; Ellen O’Riordan, Tullig; Con & Kate Murphy, Shanaknuck; Kathleen O’Donoghue, Aubane; Eugene Cronin, Cullen; John & Joan O’Riordan, Two Gneeves; Peggie O’Sullivan, Two Gneeves; Annie Murphy, Mologhroe; Donncha Vaughan, Vancouver; Margaret O’Connor, Rathcoole & Dublin [read more …] “Millstreet Parish Newsletter – Sunday 13th Sept. 2020”

Dame Diana Rigg who Starred in Drishane Feature Film Dies at 82

Dame Diana Rigg – Star of the famous television series “The Avengers” and who was principal actor in the 1970s feature film “In This House of Brede” made at Drishane Convent and Estate has died at the age of 82.   We thank Jerry Doody and also Joe Fitzgerald for bringing this to our attention.  Here we share some of the images relating to that very special era at Drishane when quite a number of local ladies became “nuns” for a brief period and people such as the late Dan Lehane also appeared in the production.   One may view the feature film “In this House of Brede” on this link.   Tap on the images to enlarge.   God rest Dame Diana Rigg who made many Friends in Millstreet in the 1970s.  R.I.P..   (S.R.) [read more …] “Dame Diana Rigg who Starred in Drishane Feature Film Dies at 82”

“Radio Treasures” 9.30 to 11.00 This Tuesday Night

Tonight…on this Tuesday, 8th Sept. 2020… on “Radio Treasures” broadcast on Cork Music Station 9:30 to 11:00pm we feature our regular items with a splendid blend of uplifting songs and music as well as a variety of interesting musings and words of wisdom.  Included in tonight’s programme:

  1.  An audio recording from Millstreet Senior Citizens’ Party on 21st Dec. 1980 from the Audio Archives of Millstreet Museum.
  2. Our 10pm Interview is with Artists supreme Cormac Shiel and Denis O’Reardon who have just completed the 1890 Mural at Main Street, Millstreet.   We also chat with Breeda whose script appears on the title of the Mural.
  3. We feature the 2014 Recording by “The Kelts” of Millstreet’s GAA Victory that year.
  4. We chat about the many images shared.   We meet Niall and Donagh of Myretex in Cork installing the new magnificent Outdoor Canopies coordinated by Cork Co. Council.   We meet Frank Kirke on a recent visit to Millstreet.   We recall a Corpus Christi Procession of the past with Millstreet Church Choir.   We view Kelleher’s very impressive shop window of the past.  Tap on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.)

[read more …] ““Radio Treasures” 9.30 to 11.00 This Tuesday Night”

Millstreet Pitch & Putt Club

Millstreet Pitch & Putt Club
The next competition will be a “3 ball scramble” open to all members. If interested please send your name to 086 8510423 before 6 pm on Sunday 13 September. Teams of 3 players of mixed ability will be drawn and entrants will be informed via WhatsApp . Competitors can play anytime during the following fortnight up to 8pm on Sunday 27 September.
We thank Pat Breen for the Notice.  (S.R.)

Joan O’Rahilly (née Creedon) formerly of Ballyvouskill, Millstreet, Co. Cork

Joan O’Rahilly (née Creedon)

The death has taken place in New Jersey, USA of Joan O’Rahilly (née Creedon) formerly of Ballyvouskill, Millstreet, Co. Cork, after an illness bravely born with great dignity. Joan, predeceased by Erin Ann, passed away, peacefully, surrounded by her loving family. Deeply & deservedly regretted by her heartbroken husband Andreas (formerly of Knocknagree) sons Gerard, Andrew, grandchildren Erin, Aidan Sarah & Ronan, daughters-in-law Michele and Katie, brothers Padraig and Micky (Millstreet), sister Sheila (Kilgarvan) sisters-in-law Noreen and Margaret and in-laws Kathleen, Batt, Denny, Breeda, Nuala, Dan, Tim and Seán and many nieces and nephews.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam.

Requiem Mass and interment will take place in the US. 

To share one’s sympathy in the Condolence Page please click here 

“Lunchtime Favourites” After 11.30 a.m. Mass on CMS Sunday 6th Sept. 2020 Until 1.30pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 6th Sept. 2020) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast directly after our transmission of the celebration of 11:30 am Mass from 12:10pm until 13:30.   Just email your requests anytime either to corkmusicstation @gmail.com OR to millstreetmuseum @gmail.com or text/WhatsApp to 086 825 0074.  We shall be chatting about the images below and referring to our new magnificent 1890 Mural which features four different animals!!   We shall reveal the answer during our programme.  And of course we shall be playing the very best of songs and musical selections for our global audience.   (S.R.)

Completed Magnificent Mural of 1890 at Main Street, Millstreet.
St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet from where we broadcast Sunday Mass live at 11.30am.
Liam Flynn using the Fogger to sanitise the closed Church following Mass. We shall upload a full feature later on this very impressive procedure.
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.)
The wonderful newspaper promotion regarding our weekly broadcast shared in the “Corkman” by Correspondent and Photographer supreme – John Tarrant.
Meeting the “World Famous” Tom Carroll!
Historic Steam Engine Train visits Millstreet Station some decades ago. Note the former Goods Shed. From the Archives of Millstreet Museum. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

[read more …] ““Lunchtime Favourites” After 11.30 a.m. Mass on CMS Sunday 6th Sept. 2020 Until 1.30pm”

“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 – 6th Sept. 2020 at 7pm on C103.  (S.R.)

‘Traditional Irish Music – The Makers & Collectors’, continues on Where the road takes me this Sunday evening. 

In part two, John Greene meets with Rathduff fiddle player supreme Matt Crannitch, former De Danann box player Jackie Daly from Kanturk and the bands co-founder Frankie Gavin.

We also hear how champion tin-whistle player from Dublin Mary Bergin hid her involvement with traditional music in the early days, because of it’s percieved ‘un-coolness’.  [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm this Sunday on C103″