Tonight’s programme from 9:30 until 11:00 ….especially for those cocooning at this time …. will have the usual blend of the very best songs, music, chat and musings. We shall also make special reference to the eleven images below. To contact live just email corkmusicstation@ gmail.com or Text/WhatsApp 086 825 0074. Happy Listening! Stay safe and well.
Once more the Summer decks the hills round dear old Millstreet town
The breezes waft the scent from flowers of green Duhallow down
The sunshine chases shadows fleet o’er Muskery’s meadows wide
And light and shade guild every glade by sweet Blackwater’s side
Sweet it is when Clara hill is clad in sunset glow
And happy lovers shyly meet in many a vale below
They breathe the balmy Irish air and roam the meadows through
Where Finnow witching waters join the far famed Avondhu
Oh. Avondhu by many a field your shadowed waters glide
Where I have life[s golden hours your restful banks beside
Now scattered afar the comrades all my careless boyhood knew
Alas we’ll never meet again beside sweet Avondhu
Some sleep beside that grand old stream in the graveyard on the hill
They closed their eyes in dreamless death while life seemed pleasant still
Light lay the sod upon their clay may heaven’s sweetest dew
For ever bless each comrade’s grave beside sweet Avondhu
The fairest land on earth art thou Oh Ireland grá mo chroí
Your Exiles brave in every land are wrath to make you free
Their dearest hope that yet some day in Freedoms light they’ll view
Their Native hills that sleep for aye beside sweet Avondhu
As there will not be the 10am broadcast of Mass on Church T.V. on Tuesday from St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet there will consequently not be any 11am broadcast of Mass on Cork Music Station. Our next Mass broadcast on Cork Music Station will be on Wednesday (1st April 2020) at 11am. (S.R.)
We thank Presenter John Greene for advance information re this evening’s programme on C103. (S.R.)
Adhering to Covid-19 guidelines, Where the road takes me has had to make a few changes in its preparation over the next few weeks.
This week John Greene goes around the world to discover how various people are dealing with and coping with the virus.
In Hackney in the UK, we speak to Les McKeown, lead singer with the Bay City Rollers.
In Berlin in Germany, we get the views of Marcia Barrett, former lead singer with Boney M.
In New Orleans we speak to Professor John M. Barry from the Tullane University School of Public Health & Tropical medicine. His advice is constantly sought on how lessons can be learned from the flu of 1918 which killed more than fifty million people, most of whom were young. [read more …] ““Where The Road Takes Me” at 7pm on C103″
Such is the demand from so many throughout the world including Australia, USA, UK and Ireland to hear our Mass Broadcast from St. Patrick’s Church which was celebrated by Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P. at 11.30am this Sunday, 29th March 2020 that we shall be transmitted a repeat broadcast of the complete Mass at 3pm. To tune in just tap on Cork Music Station. Stay safe and well. (S.R.)
Our Cork Music Station broadcasts are transmitted one hour after the Celebration of Mass by Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P.. To make contact with our Radio Station feel welcome to email corkmusicstation @gmail.com. (S.R.)
Due to Government Restrictions introduced because of the Coronavirus COVID-19 Tubrid Holy Well will remain closed until further notice. We thank James O’Sullivan for this important notice and image. (S.R.)
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.)
Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P. recited the Stations of the Cross at St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet at 12 noon yesterday (Thurs., 26th March 2020). At 1pm we at Cork Music Station broadcast a recording of those Stations of the Cross. To tune in to our Radio Station for these broadcasts simply tap on Cork Music Station. Our next broadcast from St. Patrick’s Church is today (Friday, 27th March) when we transmit a recording at 1pm of the Recitation of the Rosary which will have taken place at noon on Friday. Our next Mass broadcast is on Sunday, 29th March at 12.30pm.. (S.R.)
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.)
Tonight on “Radio Treasures” from 9:30 to 11:00pm on Cork Music Station we feature lots of new songs and music…including Movie Themes, Songs of 1930s to mention but some. If you wish to make contact regarding requests or comments feel very welcome to text or WhatsApp (086 825 0074) or email corkmusicstation @gmail.com. We also chat about lots of topics illustrated below and we share interesting quotes and wise sayings. And we repeat our interview with Liam Flynn at 10pm. Happy listening! (S.R.) [read more …] ““Radio Treasures” on CMS this Tuesday 9:30 to 11:00 pm”
We at Millstreet Museum are so very grateful to have today (Monday, 23rd March 2020) been presented with what we shall now entitle “The West End O’Connor Family Archive Collection” which consists of a truly magnificent collection of historic newspapers with fascinating supplements especially from the 1932 Eucharistic Congress in Dublin as well as a wonderful selection of booklets and newscuttings of very real relevance to Millstreet. Below we share 14 images of just some of this hugely appreciated Historic Collection which Mrs. F. O’Connor and Family of West End, Millstreet have shared with Millstreet Museum to be enjoyed by future generations. Sincere thanks to Jerry O’Connor who delivered these treasures today to my home….within recommended social distancing measures. The superb items will later be on display at our Museum Centre. Tap on the images below to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “Millstreet Museum Presented with the West End O’Connor Family Archive Collection”
Topics shared in our latest Millstreet Pictorial Updates include a view of the various ways by which Coronavirus COVID-19 is being dealt with in our area. We note how Tubrid Holy Well has even more than usual candles lighting in the times we are experiencing. Millstreet marks the centenary of the death of Cork’s Lord Mayor, Tomás Mac Curtain. Tap on the 14 images below to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “Millstreet Pictorial Updates – Monday, 23rd March 2020”
With some two pages of Millstreet-related photographs and a very interesting Guy’s Almanac description of Millstreet in 1914 – Issue 14 of “Discover Duhallow” is now available free of charge in local shops and outlets throughout Duhallow. All Issues may also be viewed online – justGoogle “Discover Duhallow”. We thank the IRD Duhallow Team who so wonderfully coordinate the fortnightly publication. We illustrate some pages from the current issue. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
Cork Music Station will be broadcasting Mass from St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet on the following times this coming week:
Sunday, 22nd March 2020 at 12:30pm
On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 11.00am.
Our broadcasts begin five minutes before the Celebration of Mass in our series “Radio Treasures Extra”. On Sunday after our Mass broadcast we then continue with an interview with Liam Flynn one of the Coordinators of the recently formed COVID-19 Local Support Group. The Sunday programme continues until 2pm with uplifting songs, music and chat.To tune into our Radio Station simply tap on Cork Music Station.
“What Matters” – I wrote this song at the start of the week on my way home to Millstreet from New York. I had to leave because of what is going on in the world at the moment. I’m lucky in a way because that decision is even harder for others who are facing and will face some very tough times. That unbelievable Irish community will get those people over there through it. As will our communities here. This song describes some tough situations but it is also written in the hope and knowledge that we’re going to come together and support each other through it. It’s an appreciation of everyone’s efforts and bravery. There is gratification growing in me right now for the small things in life and I hope this resonates with some if not many. Stay safe❤️ We can’t share a lot at the moment so it’s pretty safe to share this away mad – Darren Kiely
This is a great opportunity for families to get creative and work as historians!
A time capsule is a historic cache of goods or information, usually intended as a deliberate method of communication with future people, and to help future archaeologists, anthropologists, or historians.
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.)
Due to the on-going situation with the spread of the COVID-19 virus & following a directive from the HSE, we will be closing Millstreet Day Centre with immediate effect until further notice. The health & safety of our staff, clients and volunteers is of paramount importance throughout this developing situation.
Our kitchen will remain open & should you need Meals on Wheels delivered to your home or any other information please ring:
Office: (029) 70926
Kitchen: (029) 30998
Marie (manager): 087 9321617
We would like to thank everyone for their support & understanding at this time.