Community Games at the University of Limerick

Well done to this local group who came 3rd in the U16 National Finals of the Aldi Community Games at the University of Limerick. In the photo are: Clodagh O’Connor Cullen, Claire Lyons Banteer, Maggie Moynihan Cullen, Anna Moynihan Cullen, Jayne Harrington Kanturk, Katie O’Sullivan Cullen, Jack O’Sullivan Cullen. Front: Mary Walsh Cullen, Humphrey Moynihan Cullen, and Ava Thornton Millstreet.

All Along the Wild Atlantic Way

Elle Marie O’Dwyer let us know about her new song “All Along the Wild Atlantic Way”. The video for it was shot in Killarney, Ventry and along the west coast of Kerry just three weeks ago, and features Millstreet’s Claire O Loughlin, Jayme and Conor Linehan. Watch it below:

[read more …] “All Along the Wild Atlantic Way”

“Radio Treasures” This Week on Thursday Instead of Tuesday

William Fitzgerald’s usual Thursday programme on Cork Music Station will this week be broadcast from 9:00 to 11:00 pm on Tuesday…which means that “Radio Treasures” with yours truly will now be transmitted this week on Thursday from 9:30 to 11:00 pm(S.R.)

Feis Maitiú: April 13th

Our School Choir (2nd- 6th) will compete tomorrow Friday 13th in the Feis Maitiú Competition. This is the first time our school will participate in this event and we look forward to watching our girls perform on stage at 10am in Fr. Matthew Hall, Cork.  Below we share recordings of the two songs the choir will perform. If you would like to send messages of good luck or praise, please leave a comment on the School Website[fb]

Update: The girls finished second … congrats to all … details again on the School website here.

Highlights of Wonderful St. Patrick’s Weekend 2018

What an exciting (and chilly) weekend it’s been when Daniel and Majella were accorded a royal welcome by Eily and the people of Millstreet and beyond (images of this we cannot share at the moment but at a later point permission will hopefully be granted)….when Millstreet Pipe Band performed inside and outside the Church…when Carriganima has its very own Snow Parade (!) with Fr. A. Wickham as its Grand Marshal (organizer Seán Murphy is very grateful for such wonderful support on such a cold day)…when Green Glens hosted a spectacular music event with well over 4,000 young people attending.  Here we share a selection of images from this special weekend.   We shall add lots more later. Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.) [read more …] “Highlights of Wonderful St. Patrick’s Weekend 2018”

Wonderful St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Carriganima on Sunday

What is always a most enjoyable and colourful  annual Parade in Carriganima this year takes place on Sunday, 18th March at 3pm.  Weather permitting there will be the usual Bouncy Castle, Ice-cream Van, Media etc..  The Grand Marshal will be Fr. Anthony Wickham, P.P..   Following the St. Patrick’s Parade there will be music in The Pub with Tommy G..   We thank Seán Murphy for this advance information.  All are very welcome to this exciting annual event.  (S.R.)

Rathcoole Mentors bring All Ireland Glory for their Students

Well Done to the two Teachers from Rathcoole, Annmarie O’Riordan and Siobhan Buckley, who guided their students Maggie Moynihan from Cullen and the Instrumental Music Group from Borris in Ossory in Laois to overall victory on Saturday in the Scór Na nÓg All Ireland Finals.

Maggie celebrated her All Ireland Victory with her wonderful Singing Teacher Annmarie O’Riordan without whose support encouragement and work today’s victory wouldn’t have come about.

[read more …] “Rathcoole Mentors bring All Ireland Glory for their Students”

All Ireland Scór na nÓg Finals

Many congrats to all those with local collections that were involved in the Scór na nÓg Finals in Sligo IT yesterday. Especially to Maggie Moynihan from Cullen who won the recitation, Aoife McSweeney of Carbery Rangers who won the Ballad Group and whose father Denis is from Tooreenbawn,  Laois who won the Instrumental Music were trained by Siobhan Buckley of Rathcoole, to the Boherbue Quiz Team who finished third, and to Katie Lynch (Longford) in the Recitation, whose parents are from Ballydaly and Cullen

[read more …] “All Ireland Scór na nÓg Finals”

FUNDRAISING CONCERT

   

FUNDRAISING CONCERT

in aid of local girl, Anna Buckley’s
volunteering work with Street and Slum Children in Kolkata, India,
with the HOPE FOUNDATION.
It’s on Saturday Feb 10th, 2018
at 8pm
in Millstreet GAA Hall.
            Tickets available at O’Regan’s Mills, StationRoad,Millstreet

Fabulous line-up of Acts, including:

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Millstreet’s Got Talent – the Winners

Friday night’s epic event ‘Millstreet’s Got Talent’ in the Wallis Arms Hotel was awaited in anticipation by many, and a big crowd enjoyed some of the wonderful talent there is in Millstreet, and a big Bualadh Bos to everyone who took part in the qualifying rounds as well as the finals:

… and the winners of Millstreet’s Got Talent for 2018, representing Millstreet Camogie Club were Darragh Twomey, Anna Buckley, Leigh Murphy & Marie O Neill,

the first Runner Up Millstreet’s Got Talant 2018, representing Millstreet Athletic Club was Edel O’Keeffe,and the second runner up Millstreet’s Got Talant 2018, also representing Millstreet Camogie club was Sarah Dennehy.

MC for the night was Noel Buckley who had to sit down after a long night (I really want to sing – but they wont let me !)
Many thanks to Geraldine Dennehy for the photos [read more …] “Millstreet’s Got Talent – the Winners”

RIP Dolores O’Riordan

In 1995 when the Cranberries were selling albums as fast as they could be manufactured, the Cranberries biggest show at home on the the No Need to Argue Tour was in  Millstreet. They shook the Green Glens that night, before resting in Limerick for a few weeks ahead of two months touring in Europe and the USA.

Four years later, their next Irish gig was also in Millstreet, and it was another fabulous night in the Green Glens, as they played all the crowd favourites mixed with new songs. Endearing happy memories of two special nights in Millstreet, which vividly stick in the minds as for many it was their first big concert (see comments below).

So it is with sadness that we hear of the death of lead singer Dolores O’Riordan this evening. Our prayers and thoughts are with her family and friends.

[read more …] “RIP Dolores O’Riordan”

Womens Little Christmas to be Featured from Millstreet and Carriganima on this coming Friday Evening on the Drivetime Programme on RTE Radio 1 Tune in at 5.30 this Evening (Note the Change of Time on this)

UPDATE THIS FEATURE WILL BE ON AT 5.30PM THIS EVENING (NOTE CHANGE OF TIME)

The Drivetime Programme which airs on RTE Radio 1 every evening Monday to Friday between 4.30pm and 7.00pm, is doing a feature on how Womens Little Christmas is being celebrated in the Millstreet Area. They plan to have the feature on their programme this Friday evening between 6 and 6.30pm approx. On the programme they will have a report from Millstreet and Carriganima on the preparations for celebrating  Womens Little Christmas which takes place on this coming Saturday January 6th. On the Programme they plan to visit the Wallis Arms Hotel in Millstreet and the Pub in Carriganima which are both holding Womens Little Christmas Celebrations, and will talk to various people on what Womens Little Christmas means to them, so do tune in to Mary Wilson on Drivetime between 6.00pm and 6.30pm, tommorrow Friday and if there is any change on the broadcast time for this we will keep you informed here on millstreet.ie with any update on this.

Womens Little Christmas Celebration and Christmas Draw at The Pub in Carriganima this Sat Night January 6th

This Sat Night Jan 6th -The Pub Carriganima Women’s Little Christmas  Night Celebration, Music by Back on Track,Pub Christmas Draw will take place on the Night with plenty Prizes to be won including a Top Prize of 500 Euro.
Promises to be a good Night Out,looking forward to seeing you all there.

Little Creatures Band appearing at The Pub in Carriganima this coming Thursday Night Dec 28th

Music this coming Thurs Night Dec 28th at The Pub in Carriganima for Murphy’s Night Out with The Little Creatures,promises to be a great Night Out,Everybody Welcome.

Seasons Greetings form Cork Music Station

To all the DJ’s who have worked very hard over the past 12 months and who on a weekly basis give up there Valuable time to Voluntarily Present Great Shows, to the Many Artists who sent us in new Material to be aired and also in some cases took the time out to talk to us Live on Air as well,to All the Promoters/Venue Owners who so kindly left us Broadcast Live from there Great Events both at Home and Abroad, to Everyone who helped us out in any shape or form over the course of the past Year, and of Course most important of all to Our Loyal Listeners from all Over the World both Near and Far,Cork Music Station would like to wish Each And Every One of You a Very Happy Christmas and a Prosperous New Year.

Christmas and New Year Greetings from The Pub in Carriganima

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the Pub in Carriganima

The Pub Carriganima Christmas/New Year Entertainment line-up:

  • St Stephens Night-Music by Willie’s Country Roadshow
  • Thurs Night Dec 28th Murphy’s Night Out-music by The Little Creatures.
  • New Years Eve-Music by Danny Creedon.
  • Sat Night Jan 6th-Christmas Draw with Music by Back on Track.

Looking forward to meeting ye all over the Christmas Period.