We thank Niamh of Wordsworth, The Square, Millstreet for the following important appeal re Air Ambulance. Tap on the image to enlarge (S.R.)
We thank Principal, Pól Ó Síodhcháin for sharing this Friday evening (10th Jan. 2020) images from the BTYSTE 2020 at the RDS in which MCS features in a number of Award Winning Projects. Sincere congratulations to All the Students who participated and a special mention to the Award Winning Projects. Well done also to the Staff Members who have been wonderfully supportive. One of the brilliant MCS Projects featured in today’s front page of the “Irish Examiner”. Tap on the various images to enlarge. (S.R.) Pól has just shared the following update: “What a proud night for MCS at BTYSTE! In total 5 group awards: 3rd for Harry, Donagh and Darragh in social and behavioural sciences; 2nd for Omar, Darren & Bevin in biological and ecological sciences and a special award from Teagasc. 2 highly commended Awards for Orlaith and Jenny and Eabha, Fia and Taragh. Tremendous achievement! Thanks Seán for helping to create such a positive atmosphere & work ethic in MCS! (It was an honour to be involved in this year’s brilliant event, Pól) We celebrate this amazing success as a whole school community.” During our radio interviews with the Students and Teachers they all emphasised how grateful they were to Millstreet Community Council for the annual much appreciated financial support given for the important BTYSTE experience. (S.R.)
Tune into www.corkmusicstation.com for “Radio Treasures” from 9:30pm (7th Jan. 2020) where we focus on stories relating to the attached ten images and we celebrate the 85th Birthday of Elvis who would have been 85 tomorrow. All this and much more tonight on Cork Music Station . Also in tonight’s “Radio Treasures” we include musings, music and songs galore. We remember our Faithful Departed. And we chat about such a variety of topics as illustrated above – Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.) Feel most welcome to make contact by logging into our “Seán Radley” Facebook chat page or by texting 086 825 0074 or use Whatsapp using ther same mobile number. One may also email us on millstreetmuseum @eircom.net – Happy Listening! Click here to tune into tonight’s Show. (S.R.)
We thank Jimmy Murphy, Carriganima for alerting us to the fact that at 20 seconds past 8:20pm nightly throughout 2020 the time with year reads as follows: 20:20:20 2020 ! Now is not that quite magical?! (S.R.)
We thank Presenter, John Greene for advance information on this Sunday evening’s programme – 5th Jan. 2020. (S.R.)
It was certainly debatable, but they were heralded as the greatest group since the Beatles.
A bunch of scruffy youngsters from Edinburgh called ‘The Bay City Rollers’ became a tartan teen sensation in the 1970s.
By the late 70s, Rollermania followed and Les McKeown, Alan Longmuir, Derek Longmuir, Stuart ‘Woody’ Wood and Eric Faulkner were known worldwide.
Songs like ‘Remember’, ‘Shang-a-Lang’ and ‘All of me loves all of you’ were top ten hits, while ‘Bye Bye baby’ remained at No 1 in the UK charts for six weeks in 1975. [read more …] ““Where the Road Take Me” – Bay City Rollers – C103 7pm Sunday”
We thank Eilín Kiely of Millstreet for sharing these three brilliant images of the recent “Flying Saucer” style cloud formation observed over Millstreet Parish. This sequence of pictures was captured from Station Road, Millstreet. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “Station Road Images of Unusual Cloud Formation”
Radio Treasures Now On Air Until 11pm
- Millstreet Pipe Band is scheduled to welcome the New Year at The Square, Millstreet 7pm on this New Year’s Eve. Always a welcoming and uplifting occasion.
- “Radio Treasures” will be broadcast on Cork Music Station tonight 9:30 to 11:00pm featuring the very best of music and song as well as focusing on the Years of the Zero from 1920 to 2010 as we enter 2020 – a Leap Year and the Year of the Olympics.
- Boherbue’s Music Room begins its first programme on this Thursday, 2nd Jan. 2020 with Listeners’ Choice where people are encouraged to bring along a Music CD or two for inclusion in this annual presentation.
Christmas Eve 2019 Midnight Mass (now celebrated at 10pm) in St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet was concelebrated by Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P., Fr. Paddy O’Byrne and Fr. Seán Tucker with the liturgy wonderfully enhanced by Millstreet Church Choir. A special presentation was made to Jane Daly as Director supreme of the Church Choir. Here we share some ten images from the very special annual occasion. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “Christmas Midnight Mass in Millstreet 2019”
On behalf of All at the Millstreet Website – especially Hannelie, Michael, Seán & our supportive Team including Eily and Bernard who are such regular Contributors to our Website– we extend sincere Christmas Greetings to everyone. May a very Bright 2020 bring many Blessings, good Health, Peace and Fulfilment. Nollaig Shona is Athbhlian Fé Mhaise. (S.R.)
Liam Flynn (on right) pointing to his Christmas floral feature outside St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet. Liam arranges on a voluntary basis superb floral arrangements at this location throughout the year splendidly enhancing the appearance of the Church facade. On right is Denis Murphy whose Harmonica playing will feature on “Radio Treasures” on www.corkmusicstation.com at 10pm on Tues., 31st Jan. 2019 when Denis also shares memories of a very popular Local Showband “The Starlighters” of the 1950s and 1960s. There will not be a transmission on this Tuesday (Christmas Eve).
Our 10pm Interview tonight on “Radio Treasures” is with Pat Wade of Castlemartyr who gives us in a bilingual manner a superb insight into the Group called “Gael Taca” based in Cork City which promotes the Irish Language in a most attractive manner allowing each member to progress at his/her own rate. I met with Pat yesterday in the train to Dublin where we are participants in a group of eight Retired Teachers coordinating the Reunion of the Class of 1970 which will take place in St. Patrick’s Training College in August 2020. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
All this and much more tonight on Cork Music Station . Also in tonight’s “Radio Treasures” we include musings, music and songs galore. We remember our Faithful Departed. And we chat about such a variety of topics as illustrated above – Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.) Feel most welcome to make contact by logging into our “Seán Radley” Facebook chat page or by texting 086 825 0074 or use Whatsapp using ther same mobile number. One may also email us on millstreetmuseum @eircom.net – Happy Listening! Click here to tune into tonight’s Show. (S.R.) [read more …] ““Radio Treasures” This Tuesday from 9:30 until 11:00pm with Pictorial Updates and Music Galore”
We thank Maurice Linehan, Liscahane and Dan Duggan, West End for the following most interesting feature relating to St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “Framed Copy of Raphael’s Magnificent Painting In Our Church for More Than 170 Years”
We thank Presenter John Greene for information regarding this evening’s programme. (S.R.)
This Sunday evening on ‘Where the road takes me’, we feature the last journey into the archives covering a period of thirty years.
From May of 1997 during a two day visit to Cape Clear Island, John Greene spoke to retired seaman Connie O’Donoghue and retired pilot Duncan MacLachlainn. Connie had witnessed a number of his colleagues and fellow islanders perish, when a German submarine attacked his convoy off Tory island during WW11.
Duncan who was from East Cork, speaks mainly about his role as Secretery of the island branch of the IFA, and his hopes for the future of islanders and island farmers.
And during a visit to Tralee in 2013 we meet two former showband stars – Paddy Day who was a member of the Jim Cantwell Showband, and Tommy O’Connor from DJ Curtin and the Kerry Blues. [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” 7pm C103 This Sunday”
“All donations were delivered to Cork Penny Dinners Friday night. They were extremely grateful for all the goods dropped off. We would like to say a special thanks to everyone who contributed to the collection”, says Coordinator Jimmy Murphy who along with his Team transported the much appreciated items from The Pub in Carriganima to Cork. Tap on the images below to enlarge. (S.R.)
“Thank you so so much to everyone who has dropped stuff to the Pub in Carriganima for Cork Penny Dinners! We are overwhelmed with the turn out so far! Goods won’t be collected until Friday night so anyone who wants to drop in stuff please have them in by 9pm Friday night at The Pub in Carriganima!” says Coordinator supreme, Jimmy Murphy of Carriganima. The real spirit of Christmas is certainly in evidence there with Jimmy & his Team. Well done indeed to All involved. (S.R.)