“Lunchtime Favourites” 18th April 2021 – 12.30 to 2.00pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 18th April 2021) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast today from 12:30pm until 2.00pm….yes, a 30 minute extension!  This is our 16th Lunchtime programme of 2021 where our songs and music are full of variety.    All our usual features on today’s Show….But today we very especially focus on favourite songs from The Mikado, Don Williams, Ceol ón Sráid, Davy Ryan,  Shandrum Céilí Band and the Clare Céilí Band and a host of wonderful Local Singers including  Jim Lyons, Breeda Tarrant, Film Music and more.   And we feature some wonderful Classical Favourites.   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.    And we chat about these images below (sourced from Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives) during our Show.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

We discover a local connection with the Royal Funeral of Prince Philip on Saturday, 17th April 2021 in that one of the Horseback Guards (seen on extreme right) is Tara Kelly whose Grandmother, Kathy Kelly of London and formerly of Clongeel near Kanturk, is a Grandniece of the late Han and Luke O’Keeffe of The Tanyard, Millstreet….meaning that Tara is the Great Grandniece of Han and Luke.   We thank Kathy for alerting us to this historic connection.
The Official Opening of Scoil Mhuire, Millstreet BNS in 1959.
A 1941 Parade passing The Bridge, Millstreet.
Maureen Cronin, Teacher, Musician and Poet Supreme who was laid to rest this week in her native Rockchapel in her 105th year. R.I.P..

[read more …] ““Lunchtime Favourites” 18th April 2021 – 12.30 to 2.00pm”

Millstreet Pitch and Putt Club Virtual AGM on 21st Apr. at 8pm

Millstreet Pitch and Putt Club
Virtual AGM will take place on Zoom on Wednesday 21 April 2021 @ 8 p.m.
Meeting ID: 660 537 1165
Passcode: putt
In line with government guidelines the course will remain closed with gates locked until Level 5 restrictions are lifted.

  We thank Pat Breen for the Notice.  (S.R.)

Millstreet Parish Newsletter 18th April 2021

PARISH NEWSLETTER

BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET

Third Sunday of Easter

18th April  2021

Canon John Fitzgerald P.P.   

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

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

PARISH OFFICE IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC IN ACCORDANCE WITH COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS. PLEASE RING (029) 70043

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of the following and for those whose anniversaries occur around this time:

RECENT DEATHS: Fr. Tom Hickey, Ballyferriter.    

ANNIVERSARIES:   Fr. Liam Comer, Dromagh & Ardfert; Dan & Bridget Collins, Cockhill; Florrie O’Donoghue. Lackabawn; Matthew Twomey, Minor Row; Jimmy Cotter, Murphy’s Terrace; Danny Creedon, Liscahane; Patrick Murphy, Cloghoulabeg; Jeremiah & Bridget O’Connor, Cloghoulabeg; Mary & Patrick O’Donoghue, Aubane; Fr. Tim Buckley, Toorbonia; Michael & Joan Herlihy, Knockane; Matty O’Leary, Milleen; Judy Burke, Kilnamartyra; Mary Dempsey, New York & Dromnahilla; Ann Mullane Murphy, Kilworth & Millstreet. 

THE FOLLOWING IS THE SCHEDULE OF MASSES FOR THE WEEK AHEAD WHICH WILL BE STREAMED ON CHURCH SERVICES – churchservices.tv/Millstreet

SATURDAY 17th April at 6.30p.m: Nancy Murphy, Gurrane, Carriganima;  Cronin Family, Church Street.

SUNDAY 18th April at 11.30a.m: Breeda O’Leary, The Square

MONDAY 19th April at 10.00a.m: Private Intention

TUESDAY 20th April at 10.00a.m: Dan & Bridget Collins, Cockhill

WEDNESDAY 21st April at 10.00a.m: People of the Parish

THURSDAY 22nd April at 10.00a.m. Tade Corkery, Dooneen

FRIDAY 23rd April at 10.00a.m: Johnny, Kathleen & Kevin Hickey, Shanaknuck

SATURDAY 24th April at 6.30p.m.: John & Abina Sheehan, Knockbrack

SUNDAY 25th April at 11.30a.m: William O’Leary, Dromnahilla [read more …] “Millstreet Parish Newsletter 18th April 2021”

“Radio Treasures” This Tuesday on CMS from 9.30 to 11.00pm

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 13th April 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.00 (Irish Time).   Feel most welcome to contact the Show on corkmusicstation@ gmail.com or on Text/WhatsApp 086 825 0074 or check out the Seán Radley Facebook.  Happy Listening!  (S.R.)

On tonight’s Show:  Lots of wonderful songs and music including Jim Lyons, Shandrum Céilí Band’s selection, The Clare Céilí Band,  some Classical Magic,  Breeda Tarrant’s wonderful singing recorded at The Bridge Bar …. and many, many more. 

At 10pm we feature a special Interview with Gerry Forde, Author of “The Bridges of Donoughmore” (now on sale also at Wordsworth Book Shop in Millstreet).   At 9.35pm we listen to a 90 second Pod Beag exploring the Irish word “Slán” with Seán Ó Riordáin originally from Church Street, Millstreet.   We talk at 9.55pm about Woody Williams (97) who is the last surviving Medal of Honour holder of WW2 and is a friend of Patrick W. O’Leary.   We listen at 9.45pm to “Slán Abhaile” in aid of World Parkinsons Awarness.    And we chat about the following images sourced from Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives.  Tap on the pictures to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] ““Radio Treasures” This Tuesday on CMS from 9.30 to 11.00pm”

“Lunchtime Favourites” 11th April 2021 – 12.30 to 2.00pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 11th April 2021) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast today from 12:30pm until 2.00pm….yes, a 30 minute extension!  This is our 15th Lunchtime programme of 2021 where our songs and music are full of variety.    All our usual features on today’s Show….But today we very especially focus on favourite songs from The Mikado, Don Williams, Ceol ón Sráid, Davy Ryan,  Shandrum Céilí Band and the Clare Céilí Band and a host of wonderful Local Singers including  Jim Lyons, Breeda Tarrant and more.   And we feature some wonderful Classical Favourites.   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.  We especially mark today’s Divine Mercy Feast and we play a very special version (thanks to Geraldine Dennehy) of “Slán Abhaile” with Ellen Hardiman and the Dempseys of Galway in aid of today’s World Parkison’s Awareness Day 2021.  And we chat about these images below (sourced from Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives) during our Show.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Divine Mercy Sunday today.
The late Shay Healy filming at The Square, Millstreet in 1993.
Shay Healy and Camera Crew at Millstreet Presentation N.S. in 1993.
Paul McGrath on a visit to Spar Shop, Main Street, Millstreet in 2002 meeting with Darren Sheehan.
William O’Leary meeting with Dermot Cribbin at Main Street, Millstreet in 2002.
Millstreet in the 1890s – Main Street and The Bridge as viewed from Coomlogane Street (West End).
Mary Cronin being photographed in 2002 by the son of Denis and Margaret O’Connor from Braintree, Mass., USA.
Today is World Parkinson’s Awareness Day 2021.

[read more …] ““Lunchtime Favourites” 11th April 2021 – 12.30 to 2.00pm”

Millstreet Parish Newsletter 11th April 2021

PARISH NEWSLETTER

BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET

Second Sunday of Easter

Divine Mercy Sunday 

11th April  2021

Canon John Fitzgerald P.P.   

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

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

PARISH OFFICE IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC IN ACCORDANCE WITH COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS. PLEASE RING (029) 70043

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

RECENT DEATHS: Tadusz Ozaist, Poland.    

ANNIVERSARIES:  Monsignor Michael Manning; Phillis O’Shea, Minor Row; Mary Gahan, Minor Row; Margaret Bailey, Minor Row & Dublin; Anthony, John & Sr. Margaret Manley, The Square & London; Paddy Cronin, Murphy’s Terrace;  Pat O’Donnell, Liscahane;  Dan Breen, Killarney Road; William O’Leary, Dromnahilla; Jimmy Murphy, 12 The Tanyard;  Cissy & Billy Kelleher, Cockhill;  Brendan Kiely, Station Road; Jerrio, Nora & Miah Forde, Station Road & Kathleen Carroll-Fisher, Dublin; Jackie & Julia Murphy, Coolikerane; Celine McAuliffe, Knockduff; Peggy O’Sullivan, Rathduane. 

THE FOLLOWING IS THE SCHEDULE OF MASSES FOR THE WEEK AHEAD WHICH WILL BE STREAMED ON CHURCH SERVICES – churchservices.tv/Millstreet

SATURDAY 10th April at 6.30p.m: Nonie & Dan Lehane, Tullig;  Jer & Han O’Leary, Toorbonia

SUNDAY 11th April at 11.30a.m: Con McSweeney, Toorenbawn

MONDAY 12th April at 7.30p.m: Mary Gahan, Minor Row;  Private Intention

TUESDAY 13th April at 10.00a.m: People of the Parish

WEDNESDAY 14th April at 10.00a.m: Dan & Mary Breen, Killarney Road

THURSDAY 15th April at 10.00a.m:  Private Intention

FRIDAY 16th April at 7.30p.m: Mary O’Mahony, Cloghoulabeg

SATURDAY 17th April at 10.30a.m:  Dr. Pat Casey, Tullig (recently deceased)

SATURDAY 17th April at 6.30p.m: Nancy Murphy, Gurrane, Carriganima;  Cronin Family, Church Street.

SUNDAY 18th April at 11.30a.m: Breeda O’Leary, The Square [read more …] “Millstreet Parish Newsletter 11th April 2021”

Seán O’Rahilly: Acknowledgement and Anniversary

Seán O’Rahilly
Glenlea, Kilcorney
17th March 2020

We, the family of Seán, wish to express our heartfelt gratitude to everyone for the support shown to us following the death of our father.
Due to the health restrictions we were unable to meet with family, friends and neighbours but we were greatly touched by the volume of Mass cards, online condolences, and phone calls we received. A special thanks to Seán Radley for the lovely tribute to our father on Local Radio.
Our thanks to the late Dr. Patrick Casey and to the staff of Brídhaven Nursing Home.
We would  like to thank the V. Rev. William Winter P.P. for celebrating mass, and a very special thanks to Davy Tarrant and staff for their help, kindness, sensitivity and professionalism with the funeral arrangements.

We would, also, like to thank the staff at the Wallis Arms Hotel for their kindness and assistance. A Mass for Seán’s anniversary will be celebrated at 10am on 29th August 2021 in St. Nicholas’ Church, Kilcorney.

Vaccination Clinic this Friday the 9th, at Millstreet Medical Centre

Vaccination Clinic this Friday the 9th!!
Please note that Millstreet Medical Centre will have vaccination clinic tomorrow. The vaccination clinic will mean disruption to the regular services as all staff will be involved in the vaccination campaign.
A doctor will be available for urgent/emergency medical needs ONLY – Should you require medical attention during this time please phone 089-9548819
We will resume normal service again on Monday 12th of April.
We look forward to another great day of welcoming all our patients.

[read more …] “Vaccination Clinic this Friday the 9th, at Millstreet Medical Centre”

Vaccinations Against COVID-19 Continue This Thurs. & Fri.

Tullig Medical Centre will be closed to Patients All Day on Thursday, 8th April 2021 until Lunchtime on Friday, 9th April, to facilitate the Vaccination of People.  For emergencies during this time please ring the Surgery.

“Radio Treasures” This Tuesday on CMS from 9.30 to 11.00pm

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 6th April 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.00 (Irish Time).   Feel most welcome to contact the Show on corkmusicstation@ gmail.com or on Text/WhatsApp 086 825 0074 or check out the Seán Radley Facebook.  Happy Listening!  (S.R.)

On tonight’s Show:  Lots of wonderful songs and music including Jim Lyons singing about Tipperary, Shandrum Céilí Band’s selection, The Clare Céilí Band,  some Classical Magic,  Breeda Tarrant’s wonderful singing recorded at The Bridge Bar …. and many, many more. 

At 10pm we firstly feature a special thanks to a world class Piper who has been of tremendous assistance to Cullen Pipe Band.   Secondly, we include a wonderful 1980 recording (6 minutes) of Millstreet Senior Citizens’ Party.  Thirdly we talk about the recently published gem “Old Ireland in Colour”      And we chat about the follow images sourced from Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives.  Tap on the pictures to enlarge. (S.R.)

Easter Sunday (4th Apr. 2021) at the Monument.
Nora Kelleher, Minor Row – is the very first lady to place the Easter Wreath at the Monument in the history of laying the wreath at Millstreet’s National Monument. Nora’s father, Jerome O’Connor was Chief Adj. of Cork No. 4 Brigade in the 1920s.
Nora Kelleher and Jerry O’Connor present the very special flag to Millstreet Monument Committee.
Easter Flags at West End.
Recent Sunset viewed from Mount Leader.
Feeding the Birds!
Spring truly in evidence at Millstreet Town Park.
Recent necessary changes in Millstreet Town Park.
Easter Sunday evening 2021 in Millstreet.
Continuing our images of the very colourful Easter Windows throughout Millstreet Town.

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

Clonbanin Ambush Centenary Monument

The Clonbanin Ambush Centenary Monument (at Derrinagree Church) was completed today with the erection of two information boards. The board on the left tells the story of the Ambush and the board on the right contains the relevant maps outlining the routes the Volunteers travelled and the Ambush site. The committee would like to thank the following for the design and fabrication of the boards:

  • Seamus Buckley, SB2 Steelworks, Meenskehy,
  • Declan Crowley, Milltech Digital Printing, Cork.

Competition Winners.

The Millstreet Primary Schools Parents Association would like to wish everyone a Happy Easter and thank everyone who took part, in their Easter Competition, also Thank You to Herlihy Centra Millstreet for their 2 fantastic hampers, and also O’Keeffe’s Supervalu Millstreet for the 10 Runner up’s prizes.

The Children sent in some fantastic pictures of their finds from the Nature Hunt and I believe some of them will be shared on the Millstreet Primary Schools Parents Association Facebook Page

So now to the Winners

Hampers from Herlihy’s Centra: 1. Kayleigh Cullinane (1st Class)

2. Margaux Gilbourne (5th Class)

Eggs from O’Keeffe’s Supervalu: 1. Kevin O’Mahony (3rd class) 2. Riley Murphy (Age 9 Derrinagree) 3. Doireann Hurley 4. Conall, Barra & Aaron Murphy 5. Ava & Ciara Home (3rd & 1st class) 6. Annie & Tadgh Vaughan (Jnr Infants) 7. Daniel & Maeve O’Leary 8. Aoife Collins 9. Aoife & Orla O’ Shea 10. Pearse, Donnacha & Grace O’Keeffe.

The Assn also wish to thank all who have given so far on their GoFundMe page, So far €1355 has been paid into the page,  anything that you can spare would be fantastic even if it was only 5euros.  Also, any new Committee members are always welcome.

“Lunchtime Favourites” Easter Sunday 4th April 2021 – 12.30 to 2.00pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 4th April 2021) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast today from 12:30pm until 2.00pm….yes, a 30 minute extension!  This is our 14th Lunchtime programme of 2021 where our songs and music are full of variety.    All our usual features on today’s Show….But today we very especially focus on favourite songs from The Platters, Don Williams, Ceol ón Sráid, Davy Ryan,  Shandrum Céilí Band and the Clare Céilí Band and a host of wonderful Local Singers including  Jim Lyons, Breeda Tarrant and more.   And we feature some wonderful Classical Favourites.   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.  We hear about the link between Mill Street, Westport and our own Millstreet.  And we chat about these images below (sourced from Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives) during our Show.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Lighting the Paschal Candle on Holy Saturday Night.
Some of the many wonderfully decorated Easter Windows in Millstreet Town this April 2021.
Tree felled in Millstreet Town Park on Sat. morning (3rd Apr. 2021) for safety reasons.   Observing the impressive work is Noel Collins of Millstreet Town Park Committee.
The original tree.

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Millstreet Parish Newsletter 4th April 2021

PARISH NEWSLETTER

BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET

Easter Sunday 

4th April  2021

Canon John Fitzgerald P.P.   

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

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

PARISH OFFICE IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC IN ACCORDANCE WITH COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS. PLEASE RING (029) 70043

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

RECENT DEATHS:   Ben O’Riordan, Lislehane; Eileen MacEvilly, Westport & Millstreet 

ANNIVERSARIES:  Connie McSweeney, Toorenbawn; Donie Golden, Tullig; Siobhán & the deceased members of the Moynihan Family, Tanyard & Cloghoula; Mary Gahan, Minor Row; Nellie O’Keeffe, Pound Hill; Jackie Forde, Murphy’s Terrace; Michael, Paddy & Hannah O’Leary, Murphy’s Terrace & Clara Road; Dermot Twomey, Main Street; Gerard, Annie & David Sheehan, Carrigacooleen; Michael & Nora Lynch, Kippagh; Capt. Con Murphy, Ballydaly;  Julia O’Connell, Dooneen; Lizzie Buckley, Dooneen;  Danny Forde, Mologhroe. 

THE FOLLOWING IS THE SCHEDULE OF MASSES FOR THE WEEK AHEAD WHICH WILL BE STREAMED ON CHURCH SERVICES – churchservices.tv/Millstreet

EASTER SUNDAY 4th April at 11.30a.m. : Timmy O’Connor, Dooneen

MONDAY 5th April: No Mass

TUESDAY 6th April at 10.00a.m. : Dermot Twomey, Main Street

WEDNESDAY 7th April at 7.30p.m. : Mass to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the death of Captain Con Murphy, Ballydaly

THURSDAY 8th April at 10.00a.m. :  Theresa & Anne Perdisatt & Katy Gilligan, Dublin

FRIDAY 9th April at 7.30p.m. : Abina & Denis Lehane, Gneeves;  John O’Sullivan, Coolinarne

SATURDAY 10th April at 10.30a.m. :  Nora Tarrant, Coole (recently deceased)

SATURDAY 10th April at 6.30p.m. : Nonie & Dan Lehane, Tullig;  Jer & Han O’Leary, Toorbonia

SUNDAY 11th April at 11.30a.m. : Con McSweeney, Toorenbawn 

DIVINE MERCY NOVENA 

The Divine Mercy Novena commenced on Good Friday and continues for 9 days finishing on next Sunday (11th) Divine Mercy Sunday.   We invite you to pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet in your homes at 3.00p.m each day and join us via live-streaming and our Church TV for concluding devotions on next Sunday between 2.30p.m. and 3.00p.m. Pious objects will be blessed at the end of this ceremony.  

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The Superb Wonders of Nature

We thank Shane Browne of Tanyard Wood, Millstreet and Jimmy Murphy of Carriganima for sharing some quite amazing images which truly demonstrate the Superb Wonders of Nature.   Shane captured some magnificent shots of the somewhat unusual sunset over Millstreet on Thursday, 1st April 2021 while Jimmy shares his splendid image of the recent Lunar Halo as well as a “V” shape formation of wild geese in flight over Carriganima making their way in the direction of Millstreet.   Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Shane’s images of the amazing sunset.

Jimmy’s image of the Lunar Halo.
Wild Geese in flight over Carriganima.

[read more …] “The Superb Wonders of Nature”

Alps Electric – Official Opening 1988

Footage of the official opening of Alps Electric, at Millstreet Community School in 1988. Speakers are Albert Reynolds (Minister for Industry and Commerce), Craig Shaffey (Alps), Sakumo Kamikoto (Alps), Frank Crowley (Chairman Cork County Council), Ken Brennan (Millstreet Community Council), presentations by Noel C Duggan, Tom Meaney, and Noel Buckley, and lots of familiar faces. Filmed by LTV Carriganima.

Children’s Playground Closed Until 4pm on Saturday – Open as Usual on Thurs. and Fri.

The Children’s Playground in Millstreet Town Park will remain closed on Saturday, 3rd April 2021 until 4pm.  Open as usual this Thursday and Friday.

We thank Denis Hickey for the Notice.  Tap on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

Great Support for Petition lodged to Objection of Proposed Windfarm in Mushera

Yesterday an objection was lodged with Cork County Council to the continued use of an 80 Mtr. Meteorological Mast on Mushera Mountain. This of course is paving the way for a wind farm on Mushera. There were over 200 Signatures attached to the Objection……yes, that is correct…..OVER 200 SIGNATURES. What is even more gratifying is that the Communities from Ballinagree, Aubane, Kilcorney, Millstreet and the Surrounding Area plus further afield came together to achieve this.

Many Thanks to Everyone for the great showing of Support.

Those that worked so hard under difficult circumstances are to be congratulated on their achievement. Keep up the good work.

“Radio Treasures” Concludes Our Feature on the 80th Anniversary of Cullen Pipe Band

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 30th March 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.00 (Irish Time)…   Feel most welcome to contact the Show on corkmusicstation@ gmail.com or on Text/WhatsApp 086 825 0074 or check out the Seán Radley Facebook.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)Our main feature tonight at 10pm is truly historic in that we celebrate the 80th Anniversary of Cullen Pipe Band.  We listen to the magnificent music of the renowned Band and we chat with Coordinator Supreme – Con Houlihan who has devoted such amazing talent, time, energy and inspiring dedication to Cullen Pipe Band over many decades.  Tonight we broadcast the third of three Interviews with Con.  While this is our main focus tonight we shall also include some regular features and call outs.  We introduce Spelling Fun Feature.   At 9.50pm we hear about a splendid new publication by Gerard Forde “The Bridges of Donoughmore” …. We learn about what happened This Day in Past Years.    We note the similarity of the Clare and Kilfenora Céilí Bands.   We hear Alan Finn’s superb music in remembering the late great Maurice O’Keeffe of Sliabh Luachra.  And there’s more….much more…!!  Happy listening ! (S.R.)   Here we share a selection of images from Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives as well as some current pictures.  Tap on the images to enlarge.

Approaching Easter at Supervalu in Minor Row as we broadcast our Holy Week 2021 Show.

Maria and Jack Lane outside their London home featuring in this highly prestigious publication in which Jack shares “What Ireland Means to Him”.

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Apple Watch Found in Supervalu Car Park Today – Update:   Owner has now claimed the Apple Watch.

We received the following message this evening (29th March 2021) : “I found an Apple Watch in Supervalu Car Park near the Clothes Recycling Bins…..Would love to get it back to its owner… Passcode to be verified by owner on collection.”  The Owner is asked to contact millstreetmuseum @gmail.com and we shall put  the Owner in touch with the person who found the valuable watch.   (S.R.) 

Update:   Owner has now claimed the Apple Watch.

Ben O’Riordan, Cullen

The death has occurred of Ben O’Riordan, Cullen, Cork. On March 27th 2021, peacefully at his home, beloved son of the late Dan Joe and Hannah, loving brother of the late Maura, D.B. and Andrew. Sadly missed by his nephew Eamon Tarrant, nieces Eilish Twohig, Anne O’Sullivan and Mary Byrne, sister-in-law Josie, relatives, his many kind and wonderful friends and neighbours.

Due to current government guidelines a private family funeral Mass will take place on Tuesday in the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Cullen at 12 noon followed by private burial in the adjoining cemetery. [rip]

Messages of sympathy may be left on the RIP Condolence Page.

Millstreet Primary Schools Parents Assn gofundme page

Just a reminder, Millstreet Primary Schools Parents Assn have set up a gofundme page, as they haven’t been able to do their usual fund raising in the last year, so far they have raised €550 and wish to thank the people who have donated.  Also, don’t forget they have a competition on their Facebook Page for some lovely prizes sponsored by Herlihy Centra, and O’Keeffe’s Supervalu.

gofundme Page

“Lunchtime Favourites” Sunday 28th March 2021 – 12.30 to 2.00pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 28th March 2021) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast today from 12:30pm until 2.00pm….yes, a 30 minute extension!  This is our 13th Lunchtime programme of 2021 where our songs and music are full of variety.    All our usual features on today’s Show….But today we very especially focus on favourite songs from The Platters, Don Williams, Ceol ón Sráid, Davy Ryan,  Shandrum Céilí Band and the Clare Céilí Band and a host of wonderful Local Singers including Steven Roche (Kanturk), Jim Lyons, Breeda Tarrant and Joan Cremin.   And we feature some wonderful Classical Favourites.   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.  We especially remember the late Liam Gallagher of Achill and Millstreet.  And we chat about these images below (sourced from Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives) during our Show.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

The Blessing of the Palm at the celebration of Palm Sunday Eve Mass on Sat. 27th March 2021 by Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P..
St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet c.1910. The grave of Fr. Griffin was later moved to the right of our picture before the building of the present Church in the early 1930s and the grave is now located on the grass area with a white statue upon it.
Early morning March 2021 sunlight on Clara Mountain as viewed from Mount Leader, Millstreet.
Beginning of Holy Week 2021 at St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet.

[read more …] ““Lunchtime Favourites” Sunday 28th March 2021 – 12.30 to 2.00pm”