“Radio Treasures” On Air Tonight on CMS from 9.30 to 11.00

“Radio Treasures” is on air tonight (Tues., 24th Nov. 2020) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.00.   We feature our regular items with a splendid blend of uplifting songs and music… tonight we feature a selection of songs and music with lots of variety as well as lots of interesting musings and words of wisdom.   Included in tonight’s programme: 

  1.   Our 10pm feature tonight places focus on the Virtual Launch  of the hugely impressive Millstreet Community School App.  We chat with School Principal, Pól Ó Siodhcháin and Deputy Principal, Frances Moynihan.
  2. We chat about a fascinating collection of 1962 images relating to Kilcorney very kindly presented by Bernard Spain of Corbally in Limerick.
  3. We celebrate the Millstreet connection with Tipperary Star Footballer, Colin O’Riordan….and we listen to his inspiring after match interview at 9.45pm.
  4. We salute the new American President Elect and Vice President.
  5. We feature Alan Finn’s new magnificent musical collection with his Group.
  6. We hear some lesser known interesting facts about Ireland.
  7. We share Fr. Jim Kennelly’s A.L.T.A.R. approach to Prayer.
  8. We repeat highlights of the excellent interview between Donie Lucey and William Fitzgerald from last Thursday’s Show relating to three praiseworthy fundraisers.  (S.R.)
    All ready to begin the Autumn Vintage Car Run 2018 – From left: Patrick W. O’Leary, Louisville, Kentucky,USA; Ita Fitzgerald, Cullen; Donie Lucey, Derrinagree.

    Millstreet prepares for Christmas 2020.

[read more …] ““Radio Treasures” On Air Tonight on CMS from 9.30 to 11.00″

Tipperary’s Colin O’Riordan Shares Millstreet, Boherbue and Banteer Connections

We are most grateful to Joan Galwey of Kilkenny (née Corkery of Ballydaly, Millstreet) for alerting us to the fact that Tipperary Footballer supreme, Colin O’Riordan has direct connections with Millstreet, Boherbue and Banteer.  (S.R.)     Joan writes as follows:
“While the hopes of Cork football were dashed in Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Sunday, one Tipperary native who was crucial to Tipperary’s success has strong ancestral connections with Boherbue, Banteer and Millstreet. 
Colin O’ Riordan  played a key role in helping Tipperary win the Munster Championship for the first time in 85 years, and earned the respect of the nation in his post match interview (which we share below). As the surname O’ Riordan might suggest, some of his ancestors originated in  Co. Cork. Colin’s grandfather, Tim O’ Riordan, left Farrendoyle, Boherbue, as a young man and settled in Fethard. Both Tim O’ Riordan and his brother Michael O’ Riordan made Tipperary their home, but never forgot their Cork roots. He would have been a very proud grandfather on Sunday, had he lived to see his grandson return from playing AFL in Sydney, to play his part in this historic win for his adopted county.

Colin O’ Riordan’s g-g-grandmother was born in Coomlogane, Millstreet, about 1853. She was Julia Corkery, sister of Big Jerh, and she marrried James Twohig of Banteer in 1884. Their daughter, Ellen Twohig married Thomas O’ Riordan of Farrendoyle in 1918. Ellen and Thomas O’ Riordan had 11 children, and are both buried in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Millstreet.Colin’s gran-aunt, Julia, became a nun and was known as Sr. Agnes in Drishane Convent. Sr. Denise (Noreen) O’Riordan, was another gran-aunt of Colin O’ Riordan. Sr. Denise was a member of the Sisters of the Incarnate Word, Ohio, for 72 years and her passing earlier this year aged 87, marked the end of an era for that generation of the O’ Riordan family.  Congratulations and continued success to Colin, his parents Michael and Imelda, and the extended O’ Riordan family in Farrendoyle and Tipperary.”

Colin’s wonderfully inspiring words following the historic win by Tipperary on Sunday, 22nd Nov. 2020:

“I can’t put it into words. It’s an emotional day for me. A few weeks ago I didn’t think I’d be here and just to be out there with the lads giving it your all for the sake of Tipperary, I can’t put it into words.

It’s the best feeling I’ve had in many years. It just fills me with pride so much, I get emotional even thinking about it. To me, it’s one of the best days of my life…

We’ve put in stepping stones with Tipp for a long time. Obviously I wasn’t there for the last few years, playing with Sydney or whatever. To come back to the stepping stones that these boys have out in for the last five years since I’ve been away.

This isn’t about me. It isn’t about Colin O’Riordan coming out to give interviews, it’s about the boys out here. To me, it means so much to be able to put on the Tipp jersey. It’s something I will never take for granted, it’s something I’ll respect to the day I die, that I had the opportunity to wear the jersey.

It’s a massive opportunity for me. I just want to say that I’m extremely thankful to Sydney for giving me the opportunity to play this game.

They were 100 per cent within their rights to say no to me and refuse me permission to play. They had no problem. John Longmire and all these lads over there with the Sydney Swans are an incredible organisation.”  

[read more …] “Tipperary’s Colin O’Riordan Shares Millstreet, Boherbue and Banteer Connections”

Seáno Shares Important Information Relating to Captain Paddy McCarthy

We are most grateful to Seáno Murphy of Knocknagree and formerly of Mill Lane, Millstreet for sharing a very important memory and two historic images relevant to the recent Centenary Commemoration of the death of Captain Paddy McCarthy at Mill Lane on 22nd Nov. 1920.  Seáno writes:

“Seán, in keeping with your report on Paddy McCarthy’s death I have to mention the story my mother Katty Dineen told me about the night he was shot by the side of Lena and Agnes Dennehy’s house.   She (my mother) and her mother moved three doors down to Neily Hickey’s garage for safety.   Paddy’s body was brought down and laid in front of mother’s window where he died the following morning.   My mother had to wash away his blood from under the window.   I am sending two photos to illustrate the exact location of that very window where he died and also of the  back of Lena Dennehy’s house where he was shot.”

An image from the 1950s showing Seán Casey of Cloghoula taken in Mill Lane with Lena Dennehy’s house in the background outside which Captain Paddy McCarthy was shot. At that time the entrance to Mill Lane from Main Street was much narrower. Tap on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

Taken in 1947Seáno’s brothers – Jim and Frank outside their home in Mill Lane. It was by the window on the right where Captain Paddy McCarthy died one hundred years ago on 22nd Nov. 1920.

Remembering Captain Paddy McCarthy on 1920 Centenary

On this Sunday morning, 22nd November 2020 a special Committee assembled at Mill Lane, Millstreet to commemorate the late Captain Paddy McCarthy – a native of Meelin – who lost his life on this exact date one hundred years ago at Mill Lane.   A wreath was placed by Tim Murphy and a prayer was recited to honour the hero of the War of Independence.   Here we share a selection of images including a picture of the permanent plaque at the entrance of Mill Lane.   Tap on the images to enlarge.  A feature on the “Corkman” by John Tarrant will appear shortly. (S.R.)

Captain Paddy McCarthy
Jerry Lehane very kindly presented to Millstreet Museum after the Commemoration a wonderfully historic 1932 Fianna Fáil official receipt relating to a fundraiser.

Remembering 22nd Nov. 1920 in Millstreet 

[read more …] “Remembering Captain Paddy McCarthy on 1920 Centenary”

“Lunchtime Favourites” After 11.30 a.m. Mass on CMS Sunday 22nd Nov. 2020 Until 1.30pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 22nd Nov. 2020) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast directly after our transmission of the celebration of 11:30 am Mass from 12:10pm until 1.30pm.   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.  (S.R.)

On this Sunday’s programme we include our popular “Take the Floor” feature for our Superb Dancers

And we chat about the following images:

Presentation Day 2020 at Presentation Cemetery, Millstreet.  Tap on the image to enlarge.

Millstreet Calendar 2021 now on sale in local shops.  Paul O’Connor’s magnificent image “View from Clara at Dawn” appears on the cover with a great variety of Photographers’ pictures featuring throughout the very colourful Calendar 2021.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Mary Kelleher wearing her Cork Mask in advance of today’s Cork v. Tipperary Game.
Issue 30 of “Discover Duhallow” magazine is now available in local outlets.
Remembering 22nd Nov. 1920 in Millstreet and in Dublin.

[read more …] ““Lunchtime Favourites” After 11.30 a.m. Mass on CMS Sunday 22nd Nov. 2020 Until 1.30pm”

This Week’s Schedule of Religious Broadcasts on Cork Music Station

Our schedule this week regarding the broadcast on Cork Music Station of Mass from St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet is as follows:

Sunday, 22nd Nov. 2020 at 11.30 a.m..

Monday, 23rd Nov. 2020….No Mass 

Tuesday, 24th Nov. 2020 at 10.00 a.m.

Wednesday, 25th Nov. 2020 at 10.00 a.m.

Thursday, 26th Nov. 2020 at 10.00 a.m. 

Friday, 27th Nov.  2020 at 10.00 a.m.

Since March 2020 we, here at Cork Music Station, have been delighted to broadcast the weekend, daily and Funeral Masses.   We thank Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P., for his much appreciated kind words in this week’s Parish Newsletter.   We shall continue to provide our audio broadcasts until the upcoming new Audio-visual Streaming Service is fully in place at St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet.   We extend sincere thanks to the many Loyal Listeners who have been tuned in on a global level since March and we are most grateful for the very kind comments which we have been receiving as people express their joy at being able to join our local Church for these important transmissions.   Special thanks also to the Fitzgerald Family in Cullen – William, Ita and John – for having originally established the much listened to Cork Music Station.   Míle buíochas.  (S.R.)

St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet, Co. Cork in November 2020. Tap on the image to enlarge.

Millstreet Parish Newsletter 22nd November 2020

PARISH NEWSLETTER

BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET

Our Lord Jesus Christ – King of the Universe

22nd November  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 (Working Behind Closed Doors):

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 DEATH:  Sheila Hickey-O’Leary, (nee Hickey), Killarney & Mill View Millstreet.

Anniversaries: Mary & Denis O’Regan, Station Road; Nellie Kelleher, Lackabawn; Mary Guiney, Drishane Road; Aidan Burke, Drishanemore; Sheila Sherlock, Drishane View; Tommy O’Connor, Minor Row; David Dowling, Murphy’s Terrace; Julia Cronin, Murphy’s Terrace; Tim Buckley, Murphy’s Terrace; Denis O’Rahilly, Murphy’s Terrace; Margaret O’Connor, Kilmeedy; Hugh & Catherine Kelleher, Cloghoulabeg; Mary O’Connor, Dromsicane; Der Kiely, Lislehane; Padraig & Phyllis O’Connor, Lisnasheershane; Phil Cremin, Church Hill; Maura Cronin, Knockduff; Thomas Kelleher, Knockduff; Jerh Fitzgerald, Knocknageeha; Eileen Moynihan, Coalpits; Nell Donnelly, Derragh;  Peter O’Riordan, Donoughmore; Batt & Julia Cronin, Tureencahill.

THE FOLLOWING IS THE SCHEDULE OF MASSES FOR THE WEEK AHEAD WHICH WILL BE CELEBRATED BY FR. FITZGERALD BEHIND CLOSED DOORS & TRANSMITTED ON OUR CHURCH TV AND CORKMUSICSTATION.COM

SUNDAY 22nd  November: Jerome & Kax O’Hare, Coole and their son Denis at 11.30a.m.

No Mass on Monday 23rd

TUESDAY 24th Mass for Margaret O’Connor, Kilmeedy at 10.00a.m.

WEDNESDAY 25th: Mass for Private Intention at 10.00a.m.

THURSDAY 26th: Mass for the Holy Souls at 10.00a.m.

FRIDAY 27th: Mass for Aidan Burke, Drishanemore at 10.00a.m.

SUNDAY 29th for Denis O’Rahilly, Murphy’s Terrace at 11.30a.m.

ALTAR SOCIETY for 29th November:  Group F 

Thought for the week ahead

Christianity is not merely belief.

It is the practice of that belief by active charity. (Frank Duff)Saturday 21st November celebrates the feast day for the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and celebrates when Mary was asked to be the mother of the Jesus. Her response, “Let it be done to me,” was a great act of faith as she placed her whole self at the service of God.

This weekend we say a special prayer for mothers everywhere and ask the Blessed Virgin Mary to protect them and guide them in these challenging times.

As a mark of respect to the sisters of the Presentation Order a wreath was laid in the Presentation Cemetery by the Girls National School and the Community School in recognition of the service the sisters have given to our Parish. [read more …] “Millstreet Parish Newsletter 22nd November 2020”

“Radio Treasures” On Air Tonight on CMS from 9.30 to 11.00

“Radio Treasures” is on air tonight (Tues., 17th Nov. 2020) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.00.   We feature our regular items with a splendid blend of uplifting songs and music… tonight we feature a selection of songs and music with lots of variety as well as lots of interesting musings and words of wisdom.   Included in tonight’s programme: 

  1.   Our 10pm feature is a further Virtual Book Launch linking London (Jack Lane) and Ballydaly (Fr. Seán Tucker) regarding John Minahane’s  new publication about a very famous Poet of the 1300s who lived in Ballydaly  “The Poems of Gofraidh Fionn Ó Dálaigh”.   And Breaking News – we shall also be hearing from Author supreme, John Minahane live from Bratislava, Slovakia.
  2. We chat about Geraldine Goggin’s presentation of two fascinating Millstreet related Posters from the 1960s and 1970s.
  3. We celebrate Cullen Pipe Band’s Successes since the official opening of the very impressive Band Room in 2013.
  4. We salute the new American President Elect and Vice President.
  5. We feature Alan Finn’s new magnificent musical collection with his Group.
  6. We hear some lesser known interesting facts about Ireland.
  7. We share Fr. Jim Kennelly’s A.L.T.A.R. approach to Prayer.
  8. We celebrate 35 years of Twinning with Pommerit-le-Vicomte.
  9. And we feature your Requests.   Tap on the images below to enlarge.  (S.R.)
    The late Michael Riordan – our wonderfully popular Jeweller of past decades.
    Tullig Cross, Millstreet 2010 as a wind turbine was being transported.

    Comics to evoke wonderful memories.

    Location of the original Star Ballroom, Millstreet.

[read more …] ““Radio Treasures” On Air Tonight on CMS from 9.30 to 11.00″

The Late Eileen Cronin of Pound Hill and Killowen (28th Anniversary)

Today we Remember the Late Eileen Cronin of Pound Hill and Killowen who went to her Eternal Reward on this Day November 16th 1992,Eileen is dearly missed her Brother Garry and Sister in Law Bridie along with Family and Friends, May Eileen RIP.

This Remembrance was brought to our Attention by Pat Sullivan,(Eileen`s Nephew)

Millstreet Fire services support World Remembrance Day for victims of road traffic collisions

World Remembrance Day for victims of road traffic collisions is Sunday next 15th November.
In previous years the Fire Service participated in Church Services and other events to mark the day. This year it is not possible to mark the occasion in that way.

The Local Authority National Road Safety Officers Group is instead lighting up Council Headquarters between 7 – 8pm on the evening of Sunday November 15th in memory of road victims.

Here is a piece to express Millstreet Fire services support in lighting up for road traffic safety.

 

Millstreet Parent Assn Competition Winners

Millstreet Parents Association sadly couldn’t put on the annual ‘Halloween Disco’ this year, so recently over half term they held a Netflix party where children from the Presentation N.S. & Scoil Mhuire Boy’s N.S. watched a film together from the safety of their own homes, also they held a couple of competition’s, firstly a colouring competition and then a fancy dress competition.  Below are some of the winners.  Thank you to everyone who entered, it was really hard picking the winners and we wish we could have shared all the entries as they were wonderful and scary.  Also thank you to both schools and everyone who helped.

“Lunchtime Favourites” After 11.30 a.m. Mass on CMS Sunday 15th Nov. 2020 Until 1.30pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 15th Nov. 2020) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast directly after our transmission of the celebration of 11:30 am Mass from 12:10pm until 1.30pm.   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.  (S.R.)

On this Sunday’s programme we include our popular “Take the Floor” feature for our Superb Dancers

We very especially celebrate 35 years of superb  Twinning with Pommerit le Vicomte.   In this week’s “Corkman” John Tarrant shared this truly magnificent feature recalling this wonderful international friendship.  We listen to some excellent Breton music during today’s programme.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

We feature a very fine selection from Cullen Pipe Band.   We remember the late Michael Murphy of Minor Row and how he arranged the appearance of the famous Anne Shelton at “The Star” Ballroom in the 1960s.  We listen to Neily O’Connor’s superb version of “Eileen McMahon”.

And we feature lots of cheerful songs from the 1960s as well as two special songs for our young Listeners.   From Paddy Murphy‘s Music and Song Website we feature Breeda Tarrant’s wonderful version of “Donegal Shore”.

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.)
John Tarrant’s superb promotion in the weekly “Corkman”.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
St.Patrick’s Church, Millstreet from where we broadcast Sunday and Daily Masses during the week.

[read more …] ““Lunchtime Favourites” After 11.30 a.m. Mass on CMS Sunday 15th Nov. 2020 Until 1.30pm”

This Week’s Schedule of Religious Broadcasts on Cork Music Station

Our schedule this week regarding the broadcast on Cork Music Station of Mass from St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet is as follows:

Sunday, 15th Nov. 2020 at 11.30 a.m..

Monday, 16th Nov. 2020….No Mass 

Tuesday, 17th Nov. 2020 at 10.00 a.m.

Wednesday, 18th Nov. 2020 at 10.00 a.m.

Thursday, 19th Nov. 2020 at 10.00 a.m. 

Friday, 20th Nov.  2020 at 10.00 a.m.

Millstreet Parish Newsletter 15th November 2020

PARISH NEWSLETTER

BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET

Thirty Third Sunday in Ordinary Time –

15th November  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 (Working Behind Closed Doors):

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:   Noel Doocey, London

Anniversaries: Kathleen & Neily Dineen, Murphy’s Terrace; Arthur O’Keeffe, Mill View; Cormac Dineen, Mill Road;  Hannah Mary Riordan, Main Street;  Sheila Kelleher, The Laurels; Deceased members of the Coleman Family, Minor Row; Mary Fitzgerald, Clara Road; Pat & Breda Broderick, Clara Road;   Mary Murphy, Inchileagh; Willie Cronin, Knocknakilla; Dan & Ellen Harrington & Pat Burke, Knocknakilla; Sheila Barrett, Aubane House; Hannah Tarrant, Liscreagh; Willie Joe & Peggy O’Keeffe, Knockduff; Dan & Mary Buckley, Scartaglin; Gene Sheehan, Dublin;                                   

THE FOLLOWING IS THE SCHEDULE OF MASSES FOR THE WEEK AHEAD WHICH WILL BE CELEBRATED BY FR. FITZGERALD BEHIND CLOSED DOORS & TRANSMITTED ON OUR CHURCH TV AND CORKMUSICSTATION.COM

SUNDAY 15th November: Denis Sheehan, Kanturk at 11.30a.m.

No Mass on Monday 16th

TUESDAY 17th: Mass for Paul, Mary & their son Paul Fitzgerald, Clara Road at 10.00a.m.

WEDNESDAY 18th: Mass for Ned & Nellie Twohig, Aunagloor and their daughter Mary McCarthy at 10.00a.m.

THURSDAY 19th: Mass for the Holy Souls at 10.00a.m.

FRIDAY 20th: Mass for Cormac Dineen, Mill Road at 10.00a.m.

SUNDAY 22nd for Jerome & Kax O’Hare, Coole and their son Denis at 11.30a.m. [read more …] “Millstreet Parish Newsletter 15th November 2020”

“Radio Treasures” On Air Tonight on CMS from 9.30 to 11.00

Alan Finn (on extreme right) and Music Group whose music will feature on tonight’s programme.

“Radio Treasures” is on air tonight (Tues., 10th Nov. 2020) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.00.   We feature our regular items with a splendid blend of uplifting songs and music… tonight we feature a selection of songs and music with lots of variety as well as lots of interesting musings and words of wisdom.   Included in tonight’s programme: 

  1.   Our 10pm feature is a Virtual Book Launch linking London (Jack Lane) and Kilkenny (Noel Bourke) regarding Noel’s new publication “Millstreet Memories”.
  2. We chat about Geraldine Goggin’s presentation of two fascinating Millstreet related Posters from the 1960s and 1970s.
  3. We celebrate Mark Keane’s amazing last minute Cork goal from Sunday’s game.
  4. We salute the new American President Elect and Vice President.
  5. We feature Alan Finn’s new magnificent musical collection with his Group.
  6. We hear some lesser known interesting facts about Ireland.
  7. And we feature your Requests.   Tap on the images below to enlarge.  (S.R.)
    Historian and Author, Jack Lane at Millstreet Museum in 1998.

    Geraldine Goggin with one of the two hugely important Millstreet Posters which she has kindly presented to Millstreet Museum in memory of the late Michael and Matthew Murphy.
    We believe the year of this magnificent Poster is either 1960 or 1965. Perhaps someone who attended the historic occasion at the “Star” Ballroom might confirm the correct year.
    A wonderful “West End Cinema” Poster from 1973 which was the year that the Cinema closed. For years we were hoping to acquire for Millstreet Museum one of these precious Posters. Earlier Posters were narrower. If anyone finds such Posters we would be so very glad to make a copy of such Posters for archival purposes.   Many thanks to Geraldine Goggin for this great Poster.

    Mark Keane’s truly amazing winning goal for Cork on Sunday.

[read more …] ““Radio Treasures” On Air Tonight on CMS from 9.30 to 11.00″

“Aghinagh’s Vincent Coakley” by Francis Duggan

Poet supreme, Francis Duggan  composed this very special poem some time ago remembering Vincent Coakley.    Vincent went to his Eternal Reward during this past week.  R.I.P.. We thank Con Meade for alerting us to this truly superb poem. (S.R.)

 

A tall and classy Gaelic footballer the midfielder complete 
Aghinagh’s Vincent Coakley played for Aghinagh and Cork and Millstreet 
He and Kippagh’s Con O’Connor the best midfielders in Cork at their best 
Were never found to be wanting when put to the test 

Though this is going back some three decades in time 
I remember Vincent Coakley in his physical prime 
For Millstreet he gave many a memorable display 
Perhaps in his dark hair there is gray today 

Beyond Aghinagh he is one widely known 
The Millstreet fans did claim Vincent for their own 
And why not they for he was a fine sporting player 
Not many at his best who with him could hope to compare 

On Sundays in Summer in Seasons long gone 
In Cork County Championship games in Coachford and Macroom we cheered Millstreet on 
Though down on the scoreboard the Finnowsiders were fighting back 
With O’Connor and Coakley at midfield sending them to attack 
[read more …] ““Aghinagh’s Vincent Coakley” by Francis Duggan”

This Week’s Schedule of Religious Broadcasts on Cork Music Station

Our schedule this week regarding the broadcast on Cork Music Station of Mass from St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet is as follows:

Sunday, 8th Nov. 2020 at 11.30 a.m..

Monday, 9th Nov. 2020 at 10.00 a.m.. 

Tuesday, 10th Nov. 2020 at 10.00 a.m.

Wednesday, 11th Nov. 2020 at 10.00 a.m..

Thursday, 12th Nov. 2020 at 10.00 a.m.

Friday, 13th Nov. at 7.30 p.m.

Millstreet Parish Newsletter 8th November 2020

PARISH NEWSLETTER

BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET

Thirty Second Sunday in Ordinary Time –

8th November  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 (Working Behind Closed Doors):

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:   Sarah O’Keeffe, Cork & Millstreet; Vincent Coakley, Derryroe, Aghinagh; Sr. Hilda (Noreen) O’Connor, Kippagh & Roehampton, London.

Anniversaries: Nannie O’Donoghue, Lackabawn; Bridget & Edward Lawlor, Lackabawn; Mary, Maurice & Jeremiah Fitzgerald, Cloghoula; Dan O’Connor, Cloghoulabeg; Charlie Dineen, Ballydaly; Lily & Dan Guerin, The Shop, Ballydaly; Peg J. Murphy, Lisnaboy; Christy Morley, Lislehane; Amy Hurley, Bandon.

THE FOLLOWING IS THE SCHEDULE OF MASSES FOR THE WEEK AHEAD WHICH WILL BE CELEBRATED BY FR. FITZGERALD BEHIND CLOSED DOORS & TRANSMITTED ON OUR CHURCH TV AND CORKMUSICSTATION.COM

SUNDAY 8th November: John D, Noreen & Mary Murphy, Inchileagh at 11.30a.m.

MONDAY 9th November:  Private Intention at 10.00a.m.

TUESDAY 10th: Mass for People of the Parish at 10.00a.m.

WEDNESDAY 11th: Mass for the Holy Souls at 10.00a.m.

THURSDAY 12th: Mass for the deceased members of the Legion of Mary; The deceased members of the O’Sullivan family, Hollymount; Ellen & Joseph Cahill and their daughter Ellen O’Connor at 10.00a.m.

FRIDAY 13th: Mass for the deceased staff of ALPS Electric Ltd. at 7.30p.m.

SUNDAY (15th) for Denis Sheehan, Kanturk at 11.30a.m. [read more …] “Millstreet Parish Newsletter 8th November 2020”

Sarah O’Keeffe (née Lynch), Millstreet, Co. Cork & Cork City

The death has occurred of Sarah O’Keeffe (née Lynch), Millstreet, Co. Cork & Cork City.

Peacefully, after a brave battle fought with dignity surrounded by her family in the excellent care of the staff of Marymount Hospice Cork.

She will be greatly missed by her loving husband Brendan, sons Danny and Brian, daughters Karen and Claire, sons-in-law Dan and James, daughters-in-law Oonagh and Bríd, grandchildren Sarah Louise, Donal, Isabelle, Shannon, Harry, Brandon, Jack, Ben, Robbie and Saorlaith, sister Mary, brother Teddy, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and a large circle of friends.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Marymount Hospice Cork.

Due to current government guidelines a private family funeral Mass will take place on Saturday in St. Patrick’s Church Millstreet at 12 noon followed by burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Messages of condolence may be left HERE.

One may hear the live broadcast of the Funeral Mass on Cork Music Station.

This Week’s Schedule of Religious Broadcasts on Cork Music Station

Our schedule this week regarding the broadcast on Cork Music Station of Mass from St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet is as follows:

Sunday, 1st Nov. 2020 at 11.30 a.m..

Monday, 2nd Nov. 2020 at 10.00 a.m.. (Feast of Holy Souls)

Tuesday, 3rd Nov. 2020 at 10.00 a.m.

Wednesday, 4th Nov. 2020 at 10.00 a.m..

Thursday, 5th Nov. 2020 at 10.00 a.m.

Friday, 6th Nov. at 10.00 a.m.

Saturday, 7th Nov. at 12.00 noon (Funeral Mass)

Be Safe! Be Seen!

As daylight hours lessen in this time of the year safety after darkness when one is outdoors is all-important.   “Be safe – Be seen” is the wise advice to follow.   A resident in Tanyard Wood, Millstreet is concerned that this message is heeded by young people who may be outdoors in the dark early evenings.  (S.R.)

“Radio Treasures” On Air Tonight on CMS from 9.30 to 11.00

“Radio Treasures” is on air tonight (Tues., 3rd Nov. 2020) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.00.   We feature our regular items with a splendid blend of uplifting songs and music… tonight we feature a selection of songs and music with lots of variety as well as lots of interesting musings and words of wisdom.   Included in tonight’s programme: 

  1. We listen to the magnificent new songs by Michelle Murphy (“Birmingham Jail”) as well as Sheila Fitzgerald‘s amazing recording of “Eileen McMahon” sung with her late father, Michael Healy through the magic of modern technology by Mike Sheehan and accompanied by Eddie Kiely on violin.
  2. We celebrate America on this American Election Day 2020….We listen to some hugely popular Country-and-Western Songs.
  3. Our 10pm Feature brings us back to Tig Nóní, Boherbue in Nov. 1980 for nine minutes of an uplifting musical session. 
  4. We discuss the many memories evoked by the our images below.  Feel most welcome to contact the Show on corkmusicstation @gmail.com …. On Facebook (Seán Radley) …Or WhatsApp or text 086 825 0074.   
  5. We note the tremendous reaction to our last week’s 10pm feature when we met Tony Tobin in Cobh in 2019 chatting about his great love of family life, sport, photography and poetry.  We had heard some of Tony’s superb poems.
  6. And we refer to Noel Bourke’s recent publication “Millstreet Memories”   Happy Listening!  (S.R.)
    Tig Nóní, Boherbue in early 1990s. We feature a recording from there in 1980 tonight at 10. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
    Author, Noel Bourke from Kilkenny.
    “Nuns” who starred in the 1974 film in Drishane “In this House of Brede”. We thank Teresa Buckley for this special image.
    O’Connell Street, Dublin in 2003 when Radley Engineering of Dungarvan (and Millstreet) were involved in the putting in place of the Spire of Dublin.

    The wonderfully creative Halloween Scarecrow Couple 2020 made and displayed by Noel Buckley, Dooneen, Millstreet. A full feature of Dooneen Halloween is to follow.

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November Garden 2020 in St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet

The dedicated Team involved in the design, the arrangement and the overall maintenance of the magnificent November Garden 2020 in St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet includes Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P., Sharon Lane (Parish Secretary), Declan Crowley of Milltech Print Design Co., Cork and Julie Brady (Sacristan).   Sincere congratulations to this very creative Team.  The annual feature in honour of the 38 people who died in Millstreet Parish over the past year is greatly admired and is a source of very real consolation to many.   Eternal rest to All the Faithful Departed remembered here.   Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.) [read more …] “November Garden 2020 in St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet”