“Radio Treasures” on Cork Music Station 9:30 to 11pm this Tuesday

“Radio Treasures” tonight (Tuesday, 17th Sept. 2019) places focus on a broad selection of excellent songs and music from Irish Traditional to Classical to Country & Western.   We hear about the truly amazing story of the Cross in Knock at the start of July 2019 – a story which today appears in a feature by Journalist Michael Commins in the “Mayo News”.   We also relate about a somewhat inflexible door at UCC and how it was solved!

And we visit our audio archives for some very special gems also.   All this and much more tonight on Cork Music Station .   Also in tonight’s “Radio Treasures” we include musings, music and songs galore.  We remember our Faithful Departed.   And we chat about such a variety of topics as illustrated below:

Carriganima Tractor Run Sept. 2019

Staff & Cutomers congratulating Eileen Bradley on retirement from Brendan O’Keeffe’s Supervalu circa 1998….From the Pictorial Archives of Millstreet Museum

The very large attendance at the two matches in Millstreet Town Park last Sunday as pictured by Patrick W. O’Leary, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.

Click on the images to enlarge.  Feel most welcome to make contact by logging into our “Seán Radley” Facebook chat page or by texting 086 825 0074.  One may also email us on millstreetmuseum @eircom.net – Happy Listening!  Click on the image to enlarge.  Click here to tune into tonight’s Show.  See lots more images below.  (S.R.) [read more …] ““Radio Treasures” on Cork Music Station 9:30 to 11pm this Tuesday”

Vintage Display at Culture Night on next Friday Night Sept 20th

Millstreet Vintage Club are delighted to be associated with the Culture Night in Millstreet which will be held on this coming Friday Sept 20th,the Vintage Club will put on a Display of Vintage Equipment Cars Tractors etc for the Evening and there are plenty Exhibits and Activities planned around the Town as well for the Culture Night itself,do support this Event and its all for Free.

 

Great Turnout for the CART Tractor Run on Sunday last

Millstreet Vintage Club and CART Carriganima wish to thank everyone for there support on the Tractor Run on Sunday last,the weather was mostly ok on the day and some 56 Tractors took to the road and conveyed through what was a lovely New Route which included going through picturesque Drishane before it made its way back to the finish at The Pub in Carriganima some 17 miles later where some Refreshments were enjoyed by all,thanks to all the Marshals,Seanie Kelleher on Bike Marshal Duty, An Garda Siochana and to Mick Duggan for leading the Tractors out on the Road and keeping the Run progress so smoothly,to the Crew at Sign on thanks again for a great job,to Christy Ring thanks for the continued support,to the Duggan Family for the use of the beautiful Grounds of Drishane,to Dolly Ring and the Crew at The Pub in Carriganima for the Catering,to the Media and Photographers thanks very much for your help special mention must go out to our Friends in Ballinagree Vintage Club for there invaluable help today,and again many thanks from CART Carriganima and Millstreet Vintage Club for the great turn out and support on the day,it is very much appreciated.

Photos by Matthew Twomey and Danny Lane

Entertainment from 9pm on Culture Night Sept 20th

Following the Exhibitions in the E Centre & the Entertainment in the Wallis Arms Hotel at 7pm, the ‘ceol agus craic’ will continue in Millstreet … From 9pm there will be a Trad session in McCarthy’s Bar, Board Games in The Clara Inn, Bingo in the Bush Bar, music by Timmy Connors at The Bridge Bar & the 1973 All Ireland Football Final will be shown in Corkery’s Bar at 9.30pm. There is something for everyone to enjoy on Friday night.

 

Millstreet Vintage Club Tractor Run in aid of CART on this coming Sunday September 15th

Millstreet Vintage Club Carriganima Tractor Run in aid of CART Rural Transport Service on Tommorrow Sunday September 15th.Registration at The Pub Carriganima from 10am Take off at 12 Noon.All Tractors Old and New very Welcome to take part.
Very Scenic Route planned which includes going through the Grounds of Drishane Castle,not to be missed,also the Run will Pass through Millstreet twice as it loops around Drishane Grounds so the Public are more than welcome to come out and support the Tractors as they go by from 12.30pm onwards,Refreshments afterwards at The Pub in Carriganima.

Contact Sean on (087)2600640,or Bernard on (087) 7924406 for more details.
(NOTE NO PASSENGERS ALLOWED ON RUN WITHOUT SAFETY BELTS).

Cullen Culture Night

Uplifting evening of traditional music, singing, stories and dancing from the abundance of locals who performed so successfully in the recent Fleadh Cheoil events.   Try your hand at playing drums or pipes courtesy of Cullen Pipe Band members fresh from the World Championships (7-8pm).    All welcome between 8 and 10.30pm at Cullen Community Centre on Friday 20th September 2019 for the concert, a cup of tea and lots of craic.

 

Culture Night in Millstreet

Entertainment in the Wallis Arms Hotel at 7pm will include the Under 12 Ladies Set Dancers who came second in Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann 2019, Empire Acrobatic Rock ‘n Roll, including teens from Millstreet & the USA Champions from June 2019, music by Comhaltas, Millstreet Convent School Choir, Drishane Castle Choir, Aubane ‘Straw Boys’ Set Dancers plus many more guests.  Come along & enjoy the evening.

Part-Time Caretaker for Cullen National School

Cullen National School, Mullaghroe, Cullen (Roll # 17171V) invites applications for the post of Part-Time Caretaker. This post is for 10 hours per week and includes cleaning duties. Please forward Letter of Application and CV (including two referees) before Friday 20th September, by post to:

Chairperson Cullen N.S., Mullaghroe, Cullen, Mallow, Co. Cork P51TK70

Please mark the envelope clearly “Application“.

Millstreet Tidy Towns Anti-Litter Challenge Award Presented in Cork

Congratulations to Millstreet Tidy Town on finishing second in Category A of this year’s Anti-Litter Challenge. Accepting the Award at the reception in the County Hall for Millstreet – Tahira and Noreen.   Sincere congratulations to All. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

Congratulations also to Cullen who were presented with the Most Improved Village prize on the night [1]

[read more …] “Millstreet Tidy Towns Anti-Litter Challenge Award Presented in Cork”

“Radio Treasures” Now On Air on Cork Music Station until 11pm

“Radio Treasures” tonight (Tuesday, 10th Sept. 2019) places focus on a broad selection of excellent songs and music from Irish Traditional to Classical to Country & Western.   And we visit our audio archives for some very special gems also.   All this and much more tonight on Cork Music Station .   Also in tonight’s “Radio Treasures” we include musings, music and songs galore.  We remember our Faithful Departed.   And we chat about such a variety of topics as illustrated below:

Patrick W. O’Leary at Museum.
Carriganima Annual Walk 2019
First Home!

Seen in Leap, West Cork!

Click on the images to enlarge.  Feel most welcome to make contact by logging into our “Seán Radley” Facebook chat page or by texting.  One may also email us on millstreetmuseum @eircom.net – Happy Listening!  Click on the image to enlarge.  Click here to tune into tonight’s Show.  See lots more images below.  (S.R.) [read more …] ““Radio Treasures” Now On Air on Cork Music Station until 11pm”

Magnificent Response to Abina Karen Memorial Event for Marymount

Presentation of the truly magnificent cheque at Marymount, Cork – the result of the hugely successful event in memory of Abina Karen O’Keeffe (nee Barrett) held recently at Millstreet GAA Community Hall. We thank Hannah Crowley for the pictures and captions. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)    Hannah shares the following:  “The O Keeffe and Barrett family would like to extend a sincere thank you to all who supported our style night in memory of Abina Karen in any way.  Our donation to Marymount of €7655.00  exceeded all our expectations.”
The wonderfully dedicated Organising Committee pictured at the conclusion of the superbly successful event at Millstreet GAA Community Hall.

Great Turnout for the Millstreet Vintage Club Autumn Car Run last Sunday

Luke Hurley and all at Millstreet Vintage Club would like to thank everyone that took part last Sunday in the Clubs Autumn Car Run,a big thanks goes out to the hardworking Marshals who kept the Run going smoothly all day,to everyone that helped out at Sign on and Documentation before the start of the Run the Hardworking Catering Crew,thanks also to Dromtariffee Hall Committee,The Village Inn Ashford and Bob’s Bar in Ballydesmond for there Hospitality and use of there Premises,we are grateful for all the help and support ye gave,over 40 Fantastic Cars took part and they made there way through some lovely Countryside along the Cork /Kerry Border and East Limerick Areas with a Stop along the way at the most welcoming Village Inn Pub Ashford for light refreshments before heading back on the Road where the Run ended up at Bob’s Bar Ballydesmond for Dinner which concluded what was a most enjoyable day,we hope to see ye all again very soon,Luke.

Many thanks to BD Photos Danny Lane and Ross O’Mahony for the Photos

“Discover Duhallow” News Magazine Launched by IRD Duhallow

Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)  This is the first issue of the recently launched “Discover Duhallow”.  It’s available free in the local shops and will appear on a regular basis.   Each area in Duhallow is given at least one page to share its local news.         Every success to all those associated with this uplifting new publication “Discover Duhallow” which will undoubtedly be a wonderful source of communication throughout Duhallow and beyond.  We look forward to sharing useful information, updates and images relating to Millstreet Parish.  For over thirty years the “Clara News” publication which appeared nine times per year was an all-important aspect of Millstreet life and was greatly missed when it ceased publication some years ago.   Our local website www.millstreet.ie has now become the central means of communication here in Millstreet (and John Tarrant’s Millstreet Notes in the weekly “Corkman” as well as Eily Buckley’s Weekly Report on C103) but an actual colour publication which one can physically hold and pass on to others will certainly also be warmly welcomed.   And we all look forward also to having lots of insights into the many other towns, villages and townlands of Duhallow as portrayed in future editions of “Discover Duhallow”.  Heartfelt congratulations to IRD Duhallow on taking this very welcome initiative.  (S.R.)

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

We thank Presenter, John Greene for advance information regarding his programme this Sunday (8th Sept. 2019) at 7pm on C103.  (S.R.)

Once voted ‘The greatest athlete of all time’,  Muhammed Ali‘s joint records of defeating  21 boxers for the World heavyweight title, and winning 14 unified title bouts stood for thirty five years.

Dubbed ‘The Rumble in the Jungle’, his fight with George Foreman in Kinshasa in 1974 ,  has been called, arguably, the greatest sporting event of the 20th century. 

This Sunday evening in a ‘Where the road takes me Special’, John Greene speaks  to his daughter Hana about the father she adored. 

Her book is entitled – ‘At Home with Muhammed Ali – A memoir of love, loss and forgiveness. ‘ [read more …] “Remembering Muhammed Ali on “Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm This Sunday on C103″