“Radio Treasures” on Cork Music Station Tonight 9:30 to 11:00

An Invitation to tune into our weekly “Radio Treasures” on Cork Music Station at 9.30 (until 11pm) this Tuesday (28th Apr. 2020).   Happy Listening!  (S.R.)

Highlights of this evening’s programme:

  1.  Music and Songs aplenty including new releases.
  2.  Call outs to our Loyal Listeners worldwide.
  3.  Filming “Ryan’s Daughter” 50 years ago in West Kerry!
  4.  Time to smile!
  5.  Time to reflect – Wise Quotes…St. Teresa of Calcutta’s 15 most inspirational quotes.
  6.  Remembering our Faithful Departed….Very especially the late Eileen Cotter for whom the beautiful song “Hallelujah” was a favourite.
  7. We chat with the Mayor of Cork County re the Trauma Bear Campaign of October 2019.
  8. We preview next week’s programme in which Eily Buckley will greatly feature.
  9.  Mini Quiz.
  10. Carriganima Book just published…We share how Irish words are so much part of our English language in this area.
  11. Musings and Chatting about the attached images (Tap on the pictures to enlarge):
    Eileen Cotter pictured with her pet dog “Buddy” at Clara Road in April 2011.
    Mayor of Cork Co. launches Trauma Bear Campaign at Millstreet Fire Brigade Station in Dec. 2019.
    Donagh Murphy on behalf of Millstreet GAA,  kindly delivers shopping for O’Keeffe’s Supervalu at Mount Leader, Millstreet.
    We celebrate the truly wonderful 106th Birthday of Julia Murphy.
    The magnificent beauty of nature on Clara Road, Millstreet.

    Spring sunset 2020 on Clara Road, Millstreet.

[read more …] ““Radio Treasures” on Cork Music Station Tonight 9:30 to 11:00″

“Where the Road Takes Me” Emphasises Positivity This Sunday on C103 at 7pm

We thank Presenter, John Greene for advance information regarding this Sunday evening’s programme on C103 at 7pm.  (S.R.)

The theme of this week’s edition of Where the road takes is positivity – a vital component of getting through these difficult times brought upon us by Covid-19.

John Greene has invited past contributors to the programme to give their personal observations on the virus and how it has effected their area.  It is mandatory for all the contributors that their words are positive and of a helpful nature.

A politician, a nun, a publican, a poet, a farmer and a parish priest have their say on how we can emerge from this pandemic mentally intact and with a new and positive outlook on life.

Architecture critic with the Financial Times, Edwin Heathcote returns to tell us how he got into hot water with one of his suggestions on working from home. [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” Emphasises Positivity This Sunday on C103 at 7pm”

Schedule of Mass Broadcasts This Week on Cork Music Station

Schedule of Radio Broadcasts of Masses from St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet with Celebrant Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P. on Cork Music Station  This Week 

Sunday, 19th April 2020 at 11.30 am

Divine Mercy Novena Ceremony at 2.30pm on Sunday, 19th April

MASS ON MONDAY (20th) for Jimmy Cotter, Murphy’s Terrace at 10.00a.m.

MASS ON TUESDAY (21st) for Fr. Tim Buckley, Cahirbarnagh & London at 10.00a.m.

MASS ON WEDNESDAY (22nd) for The Conway Family, Tipperary at 10.00a.m.

MASS ON THURSDAY (23rd) (Private Intention) at 10.00a.m.

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“Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm on C103 This Sunday

We thank Presenter John Greene for advance information on this evening’s programme – Easter Sunday, 1th April 2020.  (S.R.)

He once worked for the ESB and is a qualified electrician and draughtsman, but you won’t identify him as such.

Having spent five years studying the violin and classical music, he eventually joined, arguably, the wildest and most famous Irish band of all.

This week on ‘Where the road takes me’, John Greene speaks to John Sheahan about life prior, during and after the Dubliners.

Ronnie Drew, Luke Kelly, Barney Mckenna and Ciaran Burke have all passed on, leaving John as the only remaining original member.

Having waited until his 80th year and prompted by his family, Sheahan has just released his debut solo album – ‘Flirting Fiddles’.  It’s a collection of his own compositions, some of which were written many years ago and confined to the attic.  There’s the beautiful ‘Autumn in Paris’ and ‘Waltzing with Angels’, which he has dedicated to the memory of Sr. Eugene a nun who often played music with him. [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm on C103 This Sunday”

Next Cork Music Station Religious Broadcast on Holy Saturday at 7.30pm & on Easter Sunday at 11.30am

Our next Religious Broadcast from St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet with Celebrant Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P. on Cork Music Station is on Holy Saturday, 11th April 2020 at 7.30pm (live) and on Easter Sunday at 11.30am (live).  S.R.The 2020 Easter Triduum Booklet is available to read online HERE. It has all the readings and prayers for this weekend.

Next Religious Broadcast on Cork Music Station – Wednesday at 10 and 11am

There is a Mass every week day on RTÉ News Now at 10.30am. RTÉ News Now can be accessed on Saorview (channel 21), Sky (channel 521), Virgin Media (channel 200), Eir (channel 517) as well as via the RTÉ Player, the RTÉ News Now app and via RTÉ.ie/news. This content will also be available on the RTÉ Player, both live and on catch-up.   We thank Cecilia for alerting us to this important information.
Our next Broadcast from St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet on Cork Music Station is on Wednesday, 8th April at 10am (live) and at 11am (recorded)S.R.

“Radio Treasures” This Tuesday Features Phone Interview with Eily at 10pm

“Radio Treasures” on Cork Music Station this Tuesday, 7th April 2020 includes a telephone interview at 10pm with Eily Buckley during which Eily shares her thoughts on COVID-19 and its overall effect.   Our Programme begins at 9:30pm with its usual mixture of wonderful songs, music and musings.   At 10.15pm we remember the late Donie Golden and Con McSweeney and play a special 1960’s local song in tribute.   We hear about the many famous people born a century ago in 1920.   And there’s more, much more including references to the images below.  Happy listening!  Feel most welcome to contact us on corkmusicstation @gmail.com or by texting 086 825 0074.  Happy Easter to all our Loyal Listeners. (S.R.)

A different Millstreet in 1993 – Eurovision Year ….Now in 2020 the new Owners of Mary Cronin’s Home (Breda & Tommy Sheehan) have superbly and with great care wonderfully preserved the character of this unique Shop which totally delights so many. – Mary Cronin’s 
Very little social distancing during Eurovision 1993 in Millstreet!
Eily Buckley on left features in a 12 minute interview in tonight’s programme.
Lights of Hope at Marian Grotto on Clara Road and the wonderful Spring nature in evidence.

Cillín (Keel) Graveyard [info]

[read more …] ““Radio Treasures” This Tuesday Features Phone Interview with Eily at 10pm”

Transmission of Funeral Mass of Con McSweeney on Church TV and Cork Music Station Today

The Funeral Mass of the late Donie Golden was broadcast live from St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet at 10am and repeated in a recording at 11am this Tuesday, 7th April 2020.  Just after 1.30pm today also the Funeral Mass of the late Con McSweeney of Tooreenbawn and Altamont will be broadcast on Church T.V. (UHF Channel 53) and also will be transmitted live on Cork Music Station.  (S.R.)

Religious Broadcasts on Cork Music Station during Holy Week 2020

Religious broadcasts from St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet with Celebrant Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P. on Cork Music Station during Holy Week are as follows  (S.R.) :

Tuesday, 7th April………Mass at 10.00am (live) and Mass at 11.00am (recording).

Wednesday, 8th April…Mass at 10am (live) and Mass at 11.00am (recording).

Thursday, 9th April……Holy Thursday Ceremony at 7.30pm (live).

Friday, 10th April……….Good Friday Ceremony at 3.00pm (live).

Saturday, 11th April……Holy Saturday Vigil at 7.30pm (live).

Sunday, 12th April……..Easter Sunday Mass at 11.30am (live)  and 12.30pm (recording).

Next Broadcast of Mass on Cork Music Station Palm Sunday at 12:30pm

Our next Mass broadcast from St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet with Celebrant Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P. on Cork Music Station will be on Palm Sunday (5th April 2020) at 12:30pm.  (S.R.)

To make contact with our Cork Music Station feel welcome to email corkmusicstation @gmail.com .

Lenten Sacred Space in St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet.

Pope Francis Gives Prayer Service at 5pm on RTÉ News Now Channel Today

We thank Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P. for alerting us to the fact that Pope Francis is having a short “Urbi et Orbi” with a Prayer Service at 5pm (Irish time) on this Friday, 27th March 2020 which will be broadcast on the RTÉ News Now Channel.  (S.R.)

[read more …] “Pope Francis Gives Prayer Service at 5pm on RTÉ News Now Channel Today”

Next Mass Broadcast at 11am Thursday on Cork Music Station

Our next broadcast of the Celebration of Mass by Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P. at St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet is at 11:00 am on Thursday, 26th March 2020 on Cork Music Station.   Tap on the images below to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Car Treasure Hunt



Car Treasure Hunt next Saturday, the 28th March 2020 at 5.00pm.
Start and finish at Aubane Community Centre
Proceeds to Air Ambulance – Irish Community Rapid Response.

Have a fun evening out with the family without having to leave the car complying with all COVID 19 safety recommendations!

Paper/Electronic version available!
Price per car – €10.00.
Any Questions or Entries / Don O’Riordan – 087 2285570

Television Streamed Mass Schedule from Rathmore Church

St. Joseph’s Church Rathmore [Watch live]


Join us from St. Joseph’s Church Rathmore for daily Mass through our Parish Television Streaming Service

Streamed Mass Schedule for the coming week

Saturday   21st March   7.00pm
Sunday     22nd   11.00am
Monday     23rd    7.00pm
Tuesday    24th    7.00pm
Wednesday 25th   7.00pm
Thursday 26th   7.00pm
Friday 27th  7.00pm
Saturday   28th   7.00pm
Sunday     29th  11.00am

How do I access this Mass? Just CLICK HERE or on the photo of the church above, and the live pictures from the church should come up. If that fails:

On Computer, iPad or Phone

Google Search   MCN MEDIA  KERRY   Click the image of   St Joseph’s Church, Rathmore

We thank Sharon Lane for this information.  (S.R.)

Celebration of Mass and Stations of the Cross at 11am on CMS

Cork Music Station broadcasts Mass and the Stations of the Cross at 11:00 this Friday morning (20th March 2020).   Next broadcast from St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet is on Sunday, 22nd March at 12:30 pm when we shall be transmitting a recording of the 11:30 am Sunday Mass.  (S.R.)

St. Patrick’s Day Mass to be Broadcast on CMS at 1pm Tues. 17th March 2020

While one may be able to view the 11.30 am Mass on Church Television on St. Patrick’s Day 2020 – for those who cannot receive the signal we shall be broadcasting a near live recording available worldwide of the Mass on Cork Music Station at 1pm.   Our transmission which is accessible on Laptop, iPad, Phone and Internet Radio begins at 12.55pm with a wonderful version of the hymn “Hail Glorious St. Patrick”.   Following the celebration of Mass by Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P. – we invite you to 30 minutes of a musical treat with some very rare 78rpm record gems which will include Dan Sullivan’s Shamrock Band, Pat White with “It’s the same old shillelagh”, Martin Beirne & His Irish Blackbirds – to mention but some of the real Irish songs and music from a bygone age.   To tune into our broadcast simply tap on Cork Music StationSincere thanks to the many people who contacted us following Sunday’s broadcast.   A very Happy St. Patrick’s Day to All.   Keep safe.  Tap on the images below to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Two Prayers of Protection against Coronavirus COVID-19 are now on display in St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

[read more …] “St. Patrick’s Day Mass to be Broadcast on CMS at 1pm Tues. 17th March 2020”

Broadcast of Sunday Mass from St. Patrick’s Church Millstreet

For those who may not be able to access the Church Television live broadcast of the  11.30 am Mass on Sunday, 15th March 2020 in Millstreet we shall be transmitting an audio recording of that Mass at 1pm on Cork Music Station which one may access on Laptop, iPad or Phone by tapping on the following link:  Cork Music Station .  That recording is heard worldwide on our Internet Radio Channel.  If this initial broadcast is successful we may (with permission) audio broadcast the Mass live in future transmissions.  (S.R.)

St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet – Tap on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

The list of local broadcasts from local churches are:

“Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm This Sunday on C103

We thank Presenter, John Greene for advance information regarding this Sunday (15th March 2020) evening’s programme on C103 .  (S.R.)

He fell from an escalator and broke a number of ribs.  He was diagnosed with pneumonia and suffered a slight stroke, all in the space of three weeks.

He recently celebrated his 97th birthday and none of the aforementioned setbacks seem to have bothered him greatly.  He is as sharp and as witty as ever.

John O’Leary is originally from Carrigroe near Clonakilty, but now living in Cobh.  You have met him on several occasions on Where the road takes me, mainly talking about his time in the Garda Siochana between 1942 and 1955, a time not without many incidents.

This week he reflects on his time in England.  We hear about Margaret Thatcher, the Yorkshire miners, the IRA hunger strikers and Fatima.  They’re all connected, in a way.

We hear how the actions of Gerry Fitt surprised him and his mood darkens as he remembers a tragic end to three Garda colleagues. [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm This Sunday on C103″

Notice from McCarthys Bar Millstreet regarding Weekend Entertainment

Notice from Joanne of McCarthys Bar in Millstreet just to say due to the Covid 19 situation All Darts,/Music Entertainment etc planned for the coming Weekend are Postponed until a later date,Joanne wishes all her Customers a Safe and Happy St Paddy’s Weekend and would also like to Mention that she is Celebrating 5 years in Business in Millstreet on Tommorrow March 14th and would like to thank all her Lovely Customers for their support during the past 5 years.


Appearance of Shandrum Céilí Band on this Friday’s “Late Late Show” Now Deferred to a Later Date

We have heard from Rosario Buckley who is Alan Finn’s Official Publicist. Rosario officially confirmed the fact that the Shandrum Céilí Band‘s appearance on the “Late Late Show” is deferred to a later date due to  Coronavirus COVID-19.

An important update regarding the original post below:

Due to the Taoiseach’s Announcement today there will be no live acts on this Friday’s “Late Late Show”.   The Shandrum Céilí Band’s appearance has been deferred to a later date.

Thus the following original feature regarding the “Late Late Show” appearance of the Band does not apply now:  The Shandrum Céilí Band are due to feature on this Friday night’s “Late Late Show”(13th March 2020) on RTÉ 1.  They were due to be part of the Show originally scheduled to have been broadcast from Limerick but have been invited to Dublin now that the Show from Limerick has been cancelled due to Covid-19 Coronavirus.   Also the Fundraising Concert that they were due to play at in Kiskeam this Sunday night (15th March) at 7pm for the Kiskeam Playground Development has been cancelled and will be re-scheduled for a later date.    In light of the recent public health threat, it is with great regret that we have decided to postpone our Fundraising Concert. All tickets sold will be honoured for the rescheduled date. Any queries contact ticket sellers.    We thank Anne Goggin for this important notice.  (S.R.)

The Magnificent Shandrum Céilí Band pictured in Buttevant Church in May 2017.


Coronavirus Meeting Tonight

Covid-19 Support Group meeting tonight, Thursday March 12th, in the GAA Hall at 7pm.  Anyone who would like to be involved in a group to help those who cannot leave their home because of Covid-19 please come along.

For information on Covid-19, please follow the guidelines from the Department of Health. As of today, Ireland has moved to the Delay Phase of the virus.


Carriganima, Rathmore and Millstreet Parades 2020 Cancelled

Due to Covid-19 Coronavirus the Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parades are cancelled in Rathmore, Millstreet and Carriganima where in The Pub this Sunday night from 8 to 10 the ever-popular singer from Co. Wexford – Michelle Murphy will be performing a range of superb songs.  Michelle had been appointed the Grand Marshal of the Carriganima 2020 Parade.  (S.R.)

Tap on Poster to enlarge.

Next Transmission of “Radio Treasures” on St. Patrick’s Day 2020

The next transmission of “Radio Treasures” on Cork Music Station will be on Tuesday, 17th March 2020 from 9:30 to 11:00 pm.   There will not be a broadcast of the programme  on Tuesday, 10th March.  (S.R.)

Johnny Hickey Memorial Car Run on Tomorrow Sunday March 8th

The Annual Johnny Hickey Memorial Spring Car Run organised by Millstreet Vintage Club which will take place on tomorrow Sunday March 8th. Sign on for the Run is from 10.30am at the Wallis Arms Hotel. The Run will be led away from the Hotel at 12 noon by the Millstreet Pipe Band and will make it’s way across a lovely Scenic Route as it travels along to its first stop at Griffins Garden Centre in Dripsey, where we will have a break for Coffee. From there we continue through some lovely countyside as we make our way to the finish at The Farm in Grenagh where we will then adjourn for dinner after a busy day on the Road. All Vintage/Classic Cars, Bikes, Vehicles are very welcome to join the Run. The Johnny Hickey Memorial Cup will also be up for grabs for Best Car on the day. For more details Call Bernard on 087 7924406, or Willie on 087 2229874.

Pub Table Quiz for ICRR Air Ambulance Service in Moll Carthys Bridge Pub Kilcorney on next Friday Night March 6th at 8.30pm

Pub Table Quiz in Moll Carthys Bridge This Friday Night March 6th
Starting @ 8:30pm in aid of ICRR Air Ambulance
Teams are invited to attend. Team of 4 €40. Great night assured.