The Shannon-Kelleher group are descended from Catherine Kelleher (believed to have been born ca1818, daughter of Patrick Kelleher and Mary Kane or Keane), and her first husband, Martin Shannon of Dublin. She is thought to have come from the Ballydesmond / Boherbue / Millstreet area, and the family may have originally come from Kerry.
The 12 Australians comprising the Shannon-Kelleher group will be in Millstreet on Friday, 24th August and are hosting a get-together for any Kellehers in the area in the hope that they will meet some relations or anyone who can tell them more about the Kellehers. This will be in the Wallis Arms in Millstreet at 10.30am.
Blessed with excellent weather the enthusiastic young people with their exquisite style all looked forward to a wonderful occasion in Ballincollig. There was a wonderful gathering of well-wishers at the Square and the International Show traffic added to [read more …] “Debs 2012 – Millstreet Community School”
A video of an Interview with Donal Enright and D.D. O’Mahony regarding St. Padre Pio Experience will be shown at the Briery Gap Theatre/Cinema in Macroom on Tuesday, 31st July at 8.00 p.m.. Admission is free and all are very welcome. (S.R.)
For further information log on to the Briery Gap website –
Many thanks to the person who has alerted us to this Macroom event.
The various tractors and jeeps as well as the motor bike were all given special names and they had their own fuel supply and a very dedicated Safety Officer. Members of the group are related to the Pomeroy Family and Philip Pomeroy himself was a member of the inspiring Team who undertake this amazing project annually in aid of [read more …] “Inspiring Mizen Head to Malin Head Charity Tractor Run 2012”
Interviewing Henry Healy in Moneygall for LTV2 and Cork Music Station on Sunday 08/07/2012. Pictured in front of the Ancestral Home of President Barack Obama during this weekend’s Moneygall American Festival, true Gentleman and Ambassador supreme, Henry (who is a cousin of President Obama) gave us a superb insight into the wonderfully welcoming Moneygall area which was visited by the American President on 23rd May 2011. We shall feature lots more photos of our splendid visit today when I travelled with Ita and William Fitzgerald of Cullen to do a live CMS broadcast from the Music Aspect of the Festival. Please tune into “Radio Treasures” on CMS on this Tuesday 8-10 pm to hear some of the highlights of our most memorable visit. Many thanks to Ita for taking this picture. (S.R.)
Cork Music Station is scheduled to broadcast LIVE from a Musical Festival taking place in Moneygall, Co. Offaly in the afternoon of Sunday 8th July 2012. And on the very same online radio station (www.corkmusicstation.com) “Radio Treasures” on this Tuesday 8 – 10 p.m. a programme featuring Millstreet Community Choir and Catherine & Patrick Linehan of San Francisco with their Friends. Great singing and music guaranteed plus a superb recitation. Happy Listening! (S.R.)
It’s certainly uplifting to realise that we have such superb local Ambassadors in Poland at such a hugely international event. This is a further image from Ronan and Friends with their camper vans which they picked up in Munich after flying from Dublin. (S.R.)
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Interview of the lads before the Croatia game: Ireland fans ready for Croatia clash by omnisport-uk