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

We thank Presenter, John Greene for advance information on this Sunday evening’s programme – 27th Sept. 2020 at 7pm on C103.  (S.R.)

On ‘Where the road takes me’ this Sunday evening, both presenter and guest share some common ground to begin their conversation.  Both have strong Bere Island connections. 

Arguably the GAA’s most famous general practitioner, Dr. Con Murphy joins John Greene to chat about life in the Cork hurling and football dug-out for over forty years. 

In a two part programme, former Cork goalkeeper and coach Billy Morgan, former Midleton and Cork senior hurler Kevin Hennessy, and former Meath coach Seán Boylan also contribute to the programme.  [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm this Sunday on C103″

“Lunchtime Favourites” After 11.30 a.m. Mass on CMS Sunday 27th Sept. 2020 Until 1.30pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 27th Sept. 2020) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast directly after our transmission of the celebration of 11:30 am Mass from 12:10pm until 13:30.   Just email your requests anytime either to corkmusicstation @gmail.com OR to millstreetmuseum @gmail.com or text/WhatsApp to 086 825 0074

Millstreet Church Virtual Choir will begin this Sunday singing the entrance and recessional hymns while Deirdre Tracey will play two organ tunes during the celebration of Mass.

A new dimension to our weekly “Lunchtime Favourites” Show is being introduced this Sunday.   It all emerges from a suggestion we received from Millstreet Active Retirement Association:  It is very creatively suggested that we introduce the new idea in the following manner:  “A very special welcome today to all our Friends in Millstreet Active Retirement Association who because of the present Covid restrictions in place cannot resume the weekly dancing and yoga in the chair classes we all enjoyed so much.
So, my dear friends, like Din Joe in The Good Old Days, I invite you all to Take The Floor and dance, march and exercise to your heart’s content over the next hour of our weekly “Lunchtime Favourites”.
Let’s start the ball rolling with a selection of lively marches. Here we go….”  And I can promise you a wide variety of wonderfully rhythmic tunes – where one will wish to dance, waltz and relax.

We shall be chatting about the images below and referring to an upcoming interview with Stefan Healy and also the creative and very useful invention recently launched in Dungarvan.   And of course we shall be playing the very best of songs and musical selections for our global audience.   This week we also continue our focus on songs from around Ireland on our “Grand World Musical Tour of Ireland”  Tap on the pictures to enlarge.  Happy Listening!  (S.R.)

St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet from where we broadcast Sunday Mass live at 11.30am.
Liam Flynn using the Fogger to sanitise the closed Church following Mass. We shall upload a full feature later on this very impressive procedure.
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.)
The wonderful newspaper promotion regarding our weekly broadcast shared in the “Corkman” by Correspondent and Photographer supreme – John Tarrant….Our programme now extended to 1.30pm from the original 1.15pm.

[read more …] ““Lunchtime Favourites” After 11.30 a.m. Mass on CMS Sunday 27th Sept. 2020 Until 1.30pm”

Judy Cronin’s Month’s Mind Mass on CMS Friday Night

The celebration of the Month’s Mind Mass for the late Judy Cronin of Church Street, Millstreet at St. Patrick’s Church will be broadcast on Cork Music Station on this Friday (25th Sept. 2020) at 7.30pm.   It will be preceded by a special programme beginning at 7pm of Judy’s favourite songs and music.  (S.R.) 

St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet from where we shall broadcast Judy’s Month’s Mind Mass at 7.30pm.

Kerryman’s Table on the Butter Road on BBC2 Television Tonight at 8

We thank Geraldine Houlihan of Duarigle and Denis Kelleher of Aubane for alerting us to the upcoming programme on BBC2 television tonight (23rd Sept. 2020) at 8pm when renowned “Bake Off” Judge, Mary Berry visited the Kerryman’s Table at Mushera for one of her very popular programmes.  (S.R.)

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

We thank Presenter, John Greene for advance information on this Sunday evening’s programme – 13th Sept. 2020 at 7pm on C103.  (S.R.)

The four part series ‘The Makers and Collectors’ continues this Sunday on Where the road takes me at 7.

The series looks at the musicians, composers and collectors who have contributed to the survival of Traditional Irish Music down through the years.

In Part 3, John Greene visits Ardgroom on the Beara peninsula and the town of Skibbereen to find out more about Canon James Goodman.

Goodman who was a Church of Ireland Rector, was also a staunch Unionist.

This amazing man who was a fluent Irish speaker and lecturer, managed to collect and catalogue over 2,300 Irish tunes and songs during the latter half of the 19th Century. [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm this Sunday on C103″

“Lunchtime Favourites” After 11.30 a.m. Mass on CMS Sunday 20th Sept. 2020 Until 1.30pm

Due to transmission problems on this Sunday (20th Sept. 2020) at CMS this afternoon’s Show was much interrupted.  Sincere apologies but it was beyond our control.   Thankfully full transmission is now restored and hopefully broadcasts will not be affected in the future.  (S.R.)

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 13th Sept. 2020) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast directly after our transmission of the celebration of 11:30 am Mass from 12:10pm until 13:30.   Just email your requests anytime either to corkmusicstation @gmail.com OR to millstreetmuseum @gmail.com or text/WhatsApp to 086 825 0074.  We shall be chatting about the images below and referring to Saturday’s First Holy Communion ceremony in Millstreet, the new Historical Cullen Co. Cork Facebook feature, an afternoon in Rossbeigh, special Birthdays and Friday’s Culture Night activities.  And of course we shall be playing the very best of songs and musical selections for our global audience.   This week we focus on songs from around Ireland on our “Grand World Musical Tour of Ireland”  Tap on the pictures to enlarge.  Happy Listening!  (S.R.)

Scoil Mhuire, Millstreet BNS at their First Holy Communion in St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet on Sat. 19th Sept.2020.
Girls from Presentation N.S.,Millstreet at their First Holy Communion in St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet on Sat. 19th Sept.2020.
St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet from where we broadcast Sunday Mass live at 11.30am.
Liam Flynn using the Fogger to sanitise the closed Church following Mass. We shall upload a full feature later on this very impressive procedure.
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.)

[read more …] ““Lunchtime Favourites” After 11.30 a.m. Mass on CMS Sunday 20th Sept. 2020 Until 1.30pm”

Millstreet Parish Newsletter – Sunday 20th Sept. 2020

 NEWSLETTER
BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET
Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 20th Sept., 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:
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:  Bridie Horan (nee Horgan), Ballydaly & Rathmore 

Mass Intentions this Weekend:

Saturday 19th September:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Alan & Tommy O’Connor, Minor Row

Sheila Cronin, Main Street

Sunday 20th September:

Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.

Cullen      10.15 a.m.             Pat, Hugh & Mary O’Keeffe, Glountane &

J.J., Kathleen & James O’Mahony, Clonakilty

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.   Den Joe Kelleher, Station Road

Anniversaries:      Joan Daly, The Bridge; John Cronin, Murphy’s Terrace; Eddie O’Mahony, Murphy’s Terrace; Paddy & Julia Buckley, Carrigacooleen; Patrick, Margaret & Maura Buckley, Ballyvouskil; Bill Kelleher, Killowen; Andrew Lynch, Ballydaly; Joan Cronin, Coolinarne; Johnny & Mary Twomey, Rathduane;  Hannah O’Sullivan, Two Gneeves; Pat Kelleher, Lisnaboy; Jackie Donnelly, Derragh; Pat Joe Fleming, Meenagloherane; Tom & Hannah Sheahan, Glenleigh; Hannah Cronin, Muingyroogeen; Edmond Burke, Shanballymore. [read more …] “Millstreet Parish Newsletter – Sunday 20th Sept. 2020”

Culture Night 2020 on Friday 18th Sept.

In the promotion for this year’s quite different Culture Night on Friday, 18th Sept. 2020 Millstreet Community Singers feature in a superb sequence at Turbrid Holy Well where we listen to a splendid track from the CD “Together” which contains a magnificent selection of songs performed by Millstreet Community Singers.   We share a number of links here to enable everyone to access the huge variety of activities which one may access on Culture Night and (in some cases) before then.  We shall also recall Millstreet’s truly excellent Culture Night 2019 later.  (S.R.)

To access the video, the link is: https://youtu.be/pPBfdvAqiLs

On the National site, the listing is here: https://culturenight.ie/event/cetb-across-the-distance/

On the County site, the listing is here: http://culturenightcorkcounty.ie/events/across-the-distance/

The video is part of the overall playlist for Culture Night, accessible here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmgwAZsvbibmbQkVtg0pZbRyyFRA3hDVm [read more …] “Culture Night 2020 on Friday 18th Sept.”

“Radio Treasures” 9.30 to 11.00 This Tuesday Night on CMS

Tonight…on this Tuesday, 15th Sept. 2020… on “Radio Treasures” broadcast on Cork Music Station 9:30 to 11:00pm we feature our regular items with a splendid blend of uplifting songs and music… tonight we feature a selection of songs and music relating to “Birds” as well as a variety of interesting musings and words of wisdom.  Included in tonight’s programme:

  1.  Our 10pm Interview is with Paul Bowen of JB Roche, Cork who manufactured the two new most impressive Outdoor Canopies just installed in Millstreet.
  2.  A very special feature on Mick Delahunty 1915 – 1992.  We thank John Radley of Cappagh, Dungarvan for superb assistance in this feature.
  3.  We chat about the pictures below Tap on the images to enlarge.
    Paul Bowen of JB Roche, Cork reviewing the magnificent new Outdoor Canopy at West End, Millstreet.

    Mick Delahunty and Orchestra feature at 10.10pm.
    Frank’s new “Mercedes” arrives!

    Denis Hickey, Coordinator, Drishane Region Project  today expressed sincere thanks to Pat Lane following his three superb years of inspiring commitment to this most praiseworthy project. Pat always made sure that Millstreet Town Park was at its very best with excellent landscaping and grass control.

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

“Lunchtime Favourites” After 11.30 a.m. Mass on CMS Sunday 13th Sept. 2020 Until 1.30pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 13th Sept. 2020) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast directly after our transmission of the celebration of 11:30 am Mass from 12:10pm until 13:30.   Just email your requests anytime either to corkmusicstation @gmail.com OR to millstreetmuseum @gmail.com or text/WhatsApp to 086 825 0074.  We shall be chatting about the images below and referring to our new magnificent 1890 Mural which features four different animals…..a bird, a dog, several donkeys and two hens!!   And of course we shall be playing the very best of songs and musical selections for our global audience.   This week we focus on songs from around the world on our “Grand World Musical Tour”  Tap on the pictures to enlarge.  And we shall pay a special tribute to the late Broadcaster Supreme, Seán Hurley of Radio Kerry.  (S.R.)

Completed Magnificent Mural of 1890 at Main Street, Millstreet.
St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet from where we broadcast Sunday Mass live at 11.30am.
Liam Flynn using the Fogger to sanitise the closed Church following Mass. We shall upload a full feature later on this very impressive procedure.
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.)
We shall be chatting about the 1974 Drishane Film “In this House of Brede” which starred many local ladies.   The Principal Actor of the hugely popular Hollywood Film was Dame Diana Rigg who during this past week at the age of 82 went to her Eternal Reward – God rest her.
A most colourful sunset viewed from our CMS Studio in Mount Leader, Millstreet during the past week.
James O’Sullivan and son Matt on a visit to Millstreet Museum during the week.
Splendid new outdoor Canopy at The Square – one of two installed in Millstreet during the week.

[read more …] ““Lunchtime Favourites” After 11.30 a.m. Mass on CMS Sunday 13th Sept. 2020 Until 1.30pm”

Millstreet Parish Newsletter – Sunday 13th Sept. 2020

 NEWSLETTER
BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET
Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 13th Sept., 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:
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 and for those whose anniversaries occur around this time:  

RECENT DEATHS:  Donal Lynch, Kippagh & Killarney; Sheila Murphy, Lyreaoune; Joan O’Rahilly (nee Creedon), Ballyvouskil & New Jersey; Peggy Healy, Lombardstown.

Mass Intentions this Weekend:

Saturday 12th September

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Mary Ann, Dan & Peter Kelleher, Gneeves

Tadhg, Timmy & Kathleen Moynihan, Ballydaly

Sunday 13th September:

Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.         Joan & Denis Cronin, Coolinarne

Cullen      10.15 a.m.           Mass for First Holy Communion Class

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.         Kathleen Murphy, Drishane Road

Anniversaries:      Peter & Joanne O’Connor, Minor Row; Dick Barrett, The Square;  Paddy Healy, Pound Hill; Peter Desmond, Pound Hill; Denis J. Kelleher, Station Road; Christy Kelleher, Kilmeedy; Dan & Nora O’Mahony, Cloghoulabeg;  Dan Lehane, Tullig; Ellen O’Riordan, Tullig; Con & Kate Murphy, Shanaknuck; Kathleen O’Donoghue, Aubane; Eugene Cronin, Cullen; John & Joan O’Riordan, Two Gneeves; Peggie O’Sullivan, Two Gneeves; Annie Murphy, Mologhroe; Donncha Vaughan, Vancouver; Margaret O’Connor, Rathcoole & Dublin [read more …] “Millstreet Parish Newsletter – Sunday 13th Sept. 2020”

“Radio Treasures” 9.30 to 11.00 This Tuesday Night

Tonight…on this Tuesday, 8th Sept. 2020… on “Radio Treasures” broadcast on Cork Music Station 9:30 to 11:00pm we feature our regular items with a splendid blend of uplifting songs and music as well as a variety of interesting musings and words of wisdom.  Included in tonight’s programme:

  1.  An audio recording from Millstreet Senior Citizens’ Party on 21st Dec. 1980 from the Audio Archives of Millstreet Museum.
  2. Our 10pm Interview is with Artists supreme Cormac Shiel and Denis O’Reardon who have just completed the 1890 Mural at Main Street, Millstreet.   We also chat with Breeda whose script appears on the title of the Mural.
  3. We feature the 2014 Recording by “The Kelts” of Millstreet’s GAA Victory that year.
  4. We chat about the many images shared.   We meet Niall and Donagh of Myretex in Cork installing the new magnificent Outdoor Canopies coordinated by Cork Co. Council.   We meet Frank Kirke on a recent visit to Millstreet.   We recall a Corpus Christi Procession of the past with Millstreet Church Choir.   We view Kelleher’s very impressive shop window of the past.  Tap on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.)

[read more …] ““Radio Treasures” 9.30 to 11.00 This Tuesday Night”

Millstreet Pitch & Putt Club

Millstreet Pitch & Putt Club
The next competition will be a “3 ball scramble” open to all members. If interested please send your name to 086 8510423 before 6 pm on Sunday 13 September. Teams of 3 players of mixed ability will be drawn and entrants will be informed via WhatsApp . Competitors can play anytime during the following fortnight up to 8pm on Sunday 27 September.
We thank Pat Breen for the Notice.  (S.R.)

“Lunchtime Favourites” After 11.30 a.m. Mass on CMS Sunday 6th Sept. 2020 Until 1.30pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 6th Sept. 2020) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast directly after our transmission of the celebration of 11:30 am Mass from 12:10pm until 13:30.   Just email your requests anytime either to corkmusicstation @gmail.com OR to millstreetmuseum @gmail.com or text/WhatsApp to 086 825 0074.  We shall be chatting about the images below and referring to our new magnificent 1890 Mural which features four different animals!!   We shall reveal the answer during our programme.  And of course we shall be playing the very best of songs and musical selections for our global audience.   (S.R.)

Completed Magnificent Mural of 1890 at Main Street, Millstreet.
St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet from where we broadcast Sunday Mass live at 11.30am.
Liam Flynn using the Fogger to sanitise the closed Church following Mass. We shall upload a full feature later on this very impressive procedure.
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.)
The wonderful newspaper promotion regarding our weekly broadcast shared in the “Corkman” by Correspondent and Photographer supreme – John Tarrant.
Meeting the “World Famous” Tom Carroll!
Historic Steam Engine Train visits Millstreet Station some decades ago. Note the former Goods Shed. From the Archives of Millstreet Museum. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

[read more …] ““Lunchtime Favourites” After 11.30 a.m. Mass on CMS Sunday 6th Sept. 2020 Until 1.30pm”

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

We thank Presenter, John Greene for advance information on this Sunday evening’s programme – 6th Sept. 2020 at 7pm on C103.  (S.R.)

‘Traditional Irish Music – The Makers & Collectors’, continues on Where the road takes me this Sunday evening. 

In part two, John Greene meets with Rathduff fiddle player supreme Matt Crannitch, former De Danann box player Jackie Daly from Kanturk and the bands co-founder Frankie Gavin.

We also hear how champion tin-whistle player from Dublin Mary Bergin hid her involvement with traditional music in the early days, because of it’s percieved ‘un-coolness’.  [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm this Sunday on C103″

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

We thank Presenter, John Greene for advance information on this Sunday evening’s programme – 30th  August 2020 at 7pm on C103.  (S.R.)

Traditional music in Ireland is very much part of our culture. 

Beginning this Sunday on Where the road takes me, and in a series entitled ‘Traditional Music – The Makers & Collectors’, John Greene meets some of the finest traditional musicians in the country. 

Members of the Dwyer family, Matt Cranitch, Jackie Daly, Mary Bergin and Frankie Gavin will join us. 

And we look into the life of Canon James Goodman, the Church of Ireland Clergyman and staunch Unionist, who compiled over 2,300 Traditional tunes.  [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm this Sunday on C103″

“Lunchtime Favourites” After Mass on CMS Sunday 30th August 2020 Until 1.30pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 30th August 2020) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast directly after our transmission of the celebration of 11:30 am Mass from 12:10pm until 13:30pm.   Just email your requests anytime to corkmusicstation @gmail.com or text/WhatsApp to 086 825 0074.   Our focus this Sunday will include the wonderfully uplifting songs and tunes hugely popular in the era of Carnivals in Millstreet in the 1950s and 1960s.  Sure to evoke some great memories!   Further gems in song we also share.  We hear about the recent Recent Construction on Clara Road.   We share lots of requests including local requests for Family and Friends in Australia.     We review progress on the 1890 Mural.  We celebrate a Golden Wedding Anniversary at 12.30pm.   We hear about a splendid new Soundcloud Website by Paddy Murphy entitled “Millstreet Songs and Music”….. And we join Millstreet Community Singers at Tubrid Holy Well. This and much more!   Happy Listening!  Tap on the images to enlarge  (S.R.)

Exquisite Fuchsia in full bloom near Millstreet’s Museum at Carnegie Hall.
St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet from where we broadcast Sunday Mass live at 11.30am.
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.)
Millstreet Community Singers at Tubrid Holy Well on 29th Aug. 2020. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

[read more …] ““Lunchtime Favourites” After Mass on CMS Sunday 30th August 2020 Until 1.30pm”

Story of Knock on EWTN at 7pm and “Hope: Our Lady of Knock” at 9.30pm This Friday

The Story of Knock in Co. Mayo will feature in a 30 minute television programme on EWTN this Friday (21st August 2020) at 7pm.  At 9.30 to 11.00pm a full documentary entitled “Hope:  Our Lady of Knock” (S.R.)

Millstreet Vintage Club Update

To all our Club Members and Friends we hope you are all keeping well in these sometimes difficult and challenging times we are living in,because of the still ongoing Current Covid 19 Situation and all the uncertainty that it brings in trying to organise Events/Gatherings etc and most importantly in the Interest of Health and Safety for all Millsteet Vintage Club Members,Friends and the General Public the following Club Activities will not be taking place,these are as follows,

Autumn Charity Car Run on Sunday Sept 6th,
Cart Carriganima Charity Tractor Run on Sunday Sept 20th,

These decisions were not taken lightly on what should be a great Year of 10th Anniversary Celebrations for Millstreet Vintage Club and we apologise to all our Club Members and Supporters for this but Safety is our Number 1 priority for Everybody and we look forward to getting back on the Road with Club Activities in the very near Future,Take Care and Stay Safe Everyone.

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

We thank Presenter, John Greene for advance information on this Sunday evening’s programme – 16th August 2020 at 7pm on C103.  (S.R.)

On a rummage for old books while cocooning, author Alice Taylor comes across one that she believes could change your outlook on life. 

Alice joins John Greene on this week’s edition of ‘Where the road takes me’ to talk about it, and we track down its author in San Francisco Bay, who explains what exactly he means by ‘changing your life’. 

We also conclude our tribute to the late Johnny O’Mahony of Tooreenduve, Ballydesmond, who died in 2015.

While we will never know what his views on Covid-19 would have been, we do know his views on diseases of old and their so-called cures.

And Fr. Pat McCarthy who offered up Johnny’s funeral mass, remembers a colourful character with an ever so sharp memory.  [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm this Sunday on C103″

“Lunchtime Favourites” After Mass on CMS Sunday 9th August 2020 Until 1.30pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 9th August 2020) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast directly after our transmission of the celebration of 11:30 am Mass from 12:10pm until 13:30pm.   Just email your requests anytime to millstreetmuseum @gmail.com or text/WhatsApp to 086 825 0074.   Our focus this Sunday will include the wonderfully uplifting songs and tunes hugely popular in the era of Carnivals in Millstreet in the 1950s and 1960s.  Sure to evoke some great memories!   Further gems in song we also share.  We hear about the recent First Wedding in Millstreet since February.   We share an inspiring brief feature on Time  …. Also a song about the COVID Mask (thanks to Jim Wickham).  We listen to the wonderfully talented Cullen Musicians playing at “Lúibín a’ Rince” And celebrating Stefan Healy’s acceptance into the prestigious RADA in London we hear a splendid song entitled “Pick a Simple Song” from the hugely successful West End Musical “Half a Sixpence”.  This and much more!   Happy Listening!  Tap on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

Can anyone identify this beautiful bird which Noel C. Duggan, a Visitor from Longford and I met in St. Patrick’s Cemetery (beside the Church)? The bird was so very friendly and we all agreed that it directed us to the grave which was being sought by the Longford Visitor. UPDATE: Poet Supreme Francis Duggan got in touch with us from Australia this Sunday morning to indicate the the Bird is a JUVENILE EUROPEAN ROBIN (3 to 4 months old). Thanks a million Francis.
St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet from where we broadcast Sunday Mass live at 11.30am.
Liam Flynn using the Fogger to sanitise the closed Church following Mass. We shall upload a full feature later on this very impressive procedure.
Wedding of Christina Twomey and Danny Fox on 1st August in Millstreet – First Wedding since February 2020.
Tommy Tucker, Ballydaly & Tommy Tucker, Dooneen – Cousins pictured during a walk in Millstreet Town Park.
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.)
The wonderful newspaper promotion regarding our weekly broadcast shared in the “Corkman” by Correspondent and Photographer supreme – John Tarrant.
Breeda O’Leary and Kathleen Kelleher in Millstreet Town Park where their pet dogs “had a conversation!”
Can anyone identify this beautiful bird which Noel C. Duggan, a Visitor from Longford and I met in St. Patrick’s Cemetery (beside the Church)? The bird was so very friendly and we all agreed that it directed us to the grave which was being sought by the Longford Visitor!
Participants working on the creation of a Model Global Village at Millstreet Men’s Shed.
Wonderfully talented Musicians from Cullen sharing a musical treat at Lúibín a’ Rince on the approach road to Cullen.

[read more …] ““Lunchtime Favourites” After Mass on CMS Sunday 9th August 2020 Until 1.30pm”

Wonderfully Talented Local Musicians on TG4 Tonight at 9.30

We thank Bridget Buckley for the following much appreciated alert to a very important TG4 Broadcast over the next few days.  (S.R.)

“Over the 4 nights 6-9 August, Fleadh2020, will capture the essence of this annual event on TG 4.
They recorded it in Mullingar three weeks ago & the Crossfields Band which includes local Musicians Darragh Twomey, Marie O’Neill, Diarmuid Cronin, Leah Murphy & Anna Buckley are on tonight Thurs., 6th Aug. 2020 9.30pm so might be a bit of craic to watch!”

Diarmuid Cronin of Laught, Rathcoole – One of the many wonderfully talented local Musicians to appear in the upcoming Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann transmissions this week on TG4.

Final Day of Phenomenal GoFundMe Project for Millstreet Museum and Millstreet Website

As we reach our final day (Tuesday, 4th Aug. 2020) of the GoFundMe fundraising project in aid of Millstreet Museum and Millstreet Website we are so totally amazed at the superb generosity of so many wonderfully kind Supporters locally, nationally and internationally.  Presently with fees deducted our total in the GoFundMe Project is €4879.59.  The phenomenal response far exceeds our expectations and will truly afford us the opportunity to maintain and, above all, to further develop our services. In addition to our GoFundMe campaign further generous Supporters have sent donations by post and also delivered by hand. We shall share on our website the final amount donated on this coming Thursday. While we have sent a personal thank you message to all our GoFundMe Contributors we wish to extend our heartfelt gratitude to everyone who has so very kindly responded to this annual appeal for the Museum and Website. Sincerely – Seán Radley, Curator, Millstreet Museum and Millstreet Website Team Member. [read more …] “Final Day of Phenomenal GoFundMe Project for Millstreet Museum and Millstreet Website”

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

We thank Presenter, John Greene for advance information on this Sunday evening’s programme – 2nd August 2020 at 7pm on C103.  (S.R.)

There’s a mixed bag of subjects and a lot of miles to cover on this week’s edition of ‘Where the road takes me’, as John Greene goes in search of interesting stories and the people behind them.

In Churchtown we look back at the lives of legendary horse trainer Vincent O’Brien and poet Seán Mac Giolla Mear.

After his sister and father died young, Hubie Hurley from Farnanes, tells us how his wonderful mother, managed,  with just ten shillings a week, to make skilled and artistic tradesmen and a nurse out of her three sons and  daughter.

Once a stately home on beautiful lands, Ryecourt House near Crookstown was one of three local houses burned during the ‘troubles’ in June of 1921.  We pay a visit to Rosaleen Tonson-Rye who still lives on the grounds.

And……………….

                       A native of Toames in Kilmichael, Canon Humphrey o’Mahony joins us from Scotland to talk about the dissolution of the monasteries in Ireland, and how Kilcrea Abbey in Farnanes was one of the largest to fall foul of Cromwell and his Henchmen’s murderous plans. [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm this Sunday on C103″

“Lunchtime Favourites” After Mass on CMS Sunday 2nd August 2020 Until 1.30pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 2nd August 2020) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast directly after our transmission of the celebration of 11:30 am Mass from 12:10pm until 13:30pm.   Just email your requests anytime to corkmusicstation @gmail.com or text/WhatsApp to 086 825 0074.   Our focus this Sunday will include the wonderfully uplifting songs and tunes hugely popular in the era of Carnivals in Millstreet in the 1950s and 1960s.  Sure to evoke some great memories!   Further gems in song we also share.  We hear about Saturday’s First Wedding in Millstreet since February.   We discover the story behind the splendid new seat at the Cross on Clara Mountain.  This and much more!   Happy Listening!  Tap on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

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.)
The wonderful newspaper promotion regarding our weekly broadcast shared in the “Corkman” by Correspondent and Photographer supreme – John Tarrant.

[read more …] ““Lunchtime Favourites” After Mass on CMS Sunday 2nd August 2020 Until 1.30pm”

Millstreet Pitch and Putt Club’s Next Competition

Millstreet Pitch and Putt Club

The next competition will be a “3 ball scramble” open to all adult and juvenile members. If interested please send your name to 086 8510423 before 6 pm on Sunday 9 August. Teams of 3 players of mixed ability will be drawn and entrants will be informed via text. Competitors can play anytime during the following week up to 8pm on Sunday 16 August, 2020.

We thank Pat Breen for this important notice.  (S.R.)

“Radio Treasures” Tonight Features True Gems – from 9.30 to 11.00 pm on CMS!

Tonight…on this Tuesday, 28th July 2020… on “Radio Treasures” broadcast on Cork Music Station 9:30 to 11:00pm we feature our regular items with a splendid blend of uplifting songs and music as well as a variety of interesting musings.    Among the Treasures to feature tonight:

  1. We hear some very special songs such a “Flying by” composed by Davy Ryan and “When the Robins Return” wonderfully sung by Paudie McAuliffe from Shrone.   And with the help of James Wickham of Minnesota, USA we hear the amazing singing voice of Kate Smith – the “American Dame Vera Lynn”.
  2. We listen to two interviews at 10pm :   First Anniversary of Air Ambulance with many speakers at the important occasion.   Also we chat with Matt and Úna about the new seat at the Cross on Clara Mountain.
  3. We talk about Jerry Pat O’Leary’s superb recent 90 minute Podcast.
  4. And we chat about the images shared here:
    The Lynch Family from Bantry delighted to attend the First Anniversary of Air Ambulance on Sat. 25 th July 2020 at Rathcoole.
    We discover why Air Ambulance is so very important to Clodagh from Bantry.

    Matt and Úna reveal the story of the seat at the Cross on Clara Mountain!

“Lunchtime Favourites” After Mass on CMS Sunday 26th July 2020 Until 1.30pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 26th July 2020) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast directly after our transmission of the celebration of 11:30 am Mass from 12:10pm until 13:30pm.   Just email your requests anytime to corkmusicstation @gmail.com or text/WhatsApp to 086 825 0074.   Our focus this Sunday will include the wonderfully uplifting songs and tunes hugely popular in the era of Carnivals in Millstreet in the 1950s and 1960s.  Sure to evoke some great memories!   Further gems in song we also share.  We hear about Saturday’s First Anniversary of Air Ambulance based in Rathcoole.   We discover the story behind the splendid new seat at the Cross on Clara Mountain.  This and much more!   Happy Listening!  Tap on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

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.)
The wonderful newspaper promotion regarding our weekly broadcast shared in the “Corkman” by Correspondent and Photographer supreme – John Tarrant.
Matt and Úna reveal the story of the seat at the Cross on Clara Mountain!  Full interview on Tuesday’s “Radio Treasures” on Cork Music Station.
We discover why Air Ambulance is so very important to Clodagh from Bantry.
The Lynch Family from Bantry delighted to attend the First Anniversary of Air Ambulance on Sat. 25th July 2020 at Rathcoole.   We interview John Lynch for our Tuesday’s “Radio Treasures” programme.

[read more …] ““Lunchtime Favourites” After Mass on CMS Sunday 26th July 2020 Until 1.30pm”

“Radio Treasures” Tonight Features at 10pm Interviews at Dooneen and at Rockchapel – Full Programme from 9.30 to 11.00 pm on CMS!

Tonight…on this Tuesday 21st July 2020… on “Radio Treasures” broadcast on Cork Music Station 9:30 to 11:00pm we feature our regular items with a splendid blend of uplifting songs and music as well as a variety of interesting musings.    Among the Treasures to feature tonight:

  1. Our special Interview at Rockchapel  (following our 10pm Dooneen Interview to which we refer below) on Sat. 18th July 2020 when the hugely impressive cheque of €2,148.30 was officially presented to Jim from “Bumbleance”.
  2. We join at 10pm our great Friends from ROCS (Reach Out Cancer Support) who this very evening had a social outdoor get together at the superbly welcoming home and exquisite garden of Michelle and Patrick O’Keeffe at Dooneen, Millstreet.
  3. We remember our Faithful Departed especially Julie and Betty. We recall Anne Keane on her First Anniversary.
  4. We hear some very special songs such a “Flying by” composed by Davy Ryan and “When the Robins Return” wonderfully sung by Paudie McAuliffe from Shrone.  And with the help of James Wickham of Minnesota, USA we again hear the amazing singing voice of Kate Smith – the “American Dame Vera Lynn”.
  5. We talk about Jerry Pat O’Leary’s superb recent 90 minute Podcast.
  6. And we chat about the images shared here: