Our 10pm interview (24 minutes chat) tonight on Cork Music Station is with the wonderful Eily Buckley for whom 2018 has indeed been very special. And at 9:40pm we share some of Donal Murphy’s superb Christmas music which he played at the great Christmas Party for Cork North West Branch of MS Ireland which was held in the Hibernian Hotel, Mallow last Sunday (16th Dec. 2018). We refer to a special Christmas Greeting from Soest, Germany. He hear about the Porter Cake and Miss O’Leary’s Fruit Cake. We remember our Faithful Departed. Lots of Christmas Music and Songs of course including information about “Frosty the Snowman”! We chat about Millstreet’s Our Lady Queen of Peace Prayer Centre. And we share the uplifting reaction to our historic photos shared on our website recently. Feel very welcome to contact us during the programme by texting 086 825 0074 or our chatline on our Facebook page. All these features are illustrated below. Click on the images to enlarge. There will not be any broadcast of “Radio Treasures” next Tuesday as it’s Christmas Day. (S.R.) [read more …] “Eily on “Radio Treasures” Tonight 10pm Interview – Overall Broadcast Begins 9:30 and Ends at 11:00″
Kilcorney Social Centre Group at Christmas night out in the Auld Triangle Macroom. From left: Catherine Buckley, Danny Sheehan, Sharon Bailey, Deirdre O’Shea, Niall Buckley, Matthew O’Riordan, Tim Leader, Donie Howard, Pat Sheehan, Denis O’Riordan and Pat Golden. We thank Donie Howard for the picture and caption. Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)
On this Friday night (14th Dec. 2018) at 8.15 in Millstreet Day Care Centre Frances Curtin of Dromagh will share her wonderful selection of favourite Christmas songs and music. Apologies that we cannot send text reminders to our regular attendees for this month’s meeting as the group texting service has not been available for the past several days. All are very welcome to our Christmas Presentation by Frances. Below we feature two images from the December programme recently presented by Joe and Joan Kennelly of Inniscarra and Millstreet at Boherbue’s Music Room. Frances Curtin is pictured first from left in the group picture. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
O’Flynn Medical is seeking an operative for its Decontamination unit. – this is a short term, fixed term contract position with an immediate start. Candidate must have basic computer skills and be fluent in English –spoken and written. If interested, CVs must be submitted to <firstname.lastname@example.org> only.
It is indeed a very real source of encouragement to initiate a regular feature from Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives when we hear such uplifting comments from many people including Seán Barrett who enjoy our featuring of Pictures from the Past that we should consider delving into our Archive on a regular basis. And, yes, this is what we hope to do as we gradually approach a New Year. Thanks to Myra at the Museum we have digitalised several thousand photos ranging back decades which will be available to this and future generations. To begin our regular feature we firstly caption the image we recently shared:
Sincere congratulations to Millstreet Community School for having no less than an amazing Six Projects accepted in the upcoming BT Young Scientist Exhibition at Dublin’s RDS in early January 2019. As has been the impressive practice over the years of Millstreet Community Council to support the participating Students in this prestigious event a cheque of €500.00 was presented this morning (Wednesday, 12th Dec. 2018) at the School. Here we share a series of images from the uplifting occasion. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
Can anyone help with this request?
Hi there all,
My child is in Millstreet National School. I wanted to know if anyone has a snowman costume to borrow for a day (next Wednesday the 19th)? Age 7-8 years, or if anyone is selling I would gladly pay.
Please advise me, thanks, Khuram.
Our 10pm interview tonight on Cork Music Station is with a wonderful American Visitor who called to Millstreet Museum on 30th Oct. 2018. William Sullivan recently shared the following much appreciated message on the Millstreet website: [read more …] ““Radio Treasures” on Cork Music Station Tonight 9:30 to 11:00″
The Kitten has found a new home 🙂
“I’ve a kitten ten weeks old that I’m looking to adopt to any animal friendly home. He has been wormed, comes with all essentials, and is free to a good home. Contact me on xxxxxxxxxx”
The true spirit of Christmas is in evidence throughout Millstreet Town with the official turning on of the Christmas Lights at The Square on Friday evening (7th Dec. 2018) revealing a magnificent festive creation, the Christmas Jumper GAA Run in aid of Irish Cancer Society on Saturday and people adding Christmas magic to shop windows with outdoor Christmas Trees further enhancing the atmosphere. This year our Christmas Tree is located near the Corner by the original Tom Radley’s Forge. Here we share a variety of images illustrating that wonderful Christmas Spirit. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “Magical Christmas Spirit 2018 in Millstreet”
The AGM of Drishane Region Project took place this Monday evening (10th Dec. 2018) at Millstreet Day Care Centre. Over twenty dedicated people work in various projects in the Millstreet area including Millstreet Day Care Centre itself, GAA Community Hall, Town Park, Pitch & Putt, Gym, Astroturf and Millstreet Museum to mention but some of the work locations. Here we share an image of some of the Coordinating Committee of the overall Project. Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)
The Irish Cancer Society wishes to thank everyone who supported the Christmas jumper run last Saturday. It was great turnout with over €600 raised.
A special thanks to the Duggan family who allowed access to Drishane Estate, a beautiful place and to Milltech, Aroma Cafe, Tom Corbett – TMC photography, and all the stewards.
Thanks so much 🤗
Assembling at Corkery’s Bar, West End, Millstreet on the evening of Saturday, 8th Dec. 2018 members of Millstreet Vintage Club enjoyed a very pleasant evening of chat and refreshments and reflecting on a most successful year during which the Club presented a number of substantial cheques to various praiseworthy causes. In fact a further cheque is scheduled to be presented to C.A.R.T. (Carriganima Area Rural Transport) in The Pub at Carriganima on Sat. 15th Dec.. Below we share an image from the Christmas Get together. Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)
Sincere thanks to Presenter, John Greene for advance information regarding this evening’s programme. (S.R.)
This week’s edition of ‘Where the road takes me’ is the first of a two part programme.
John Greene meets former UCC lecturer Michael Keane to hear a story of war, sex, corruption and land, involving the three Earls of Castlehaven.
Hotelier, author and TV personality Frances Brennan takes us through the famous ‘Route 66’, and recalls being attacked at midnight on the Caymen Islands by a group of large and angry crabs, which eventually turned out to be a blessing in disguise. And……….. [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” on C103 This Sunday Evening at 7″
Tonight at 8pm in the Pearse Memorial Hall, Boherbue – Joe Kennelly of Inniscarra and Millstreet will give the Christmas presentation at The Music Room. It will be Frances Curtin who is scheduled to give the Christmas presentation at Millstreet Gramophone Circle on Fri. 14th Dec. 2018 in Millstreet Day Care Centre at 8.15pm. All are welcome at both occasions. Happy listening! (S.R.)
A bicycle – Viking 2018 Westminster 20″ Gents Traditional 6 Speed bike – like the one pictured above was stolen yesterday evening in the Millstreet area. Used for commuting on a daily basis and is badly missed. If you see the bicycle anywhere or are offered it for sale please
contact 083 400 1801
To Let: Studio apartment with a small patio
Located in the centre of Millstreet Town
Recently refurbished and newly insulated
Please contact Áine at 087 2326945
Hello, I’m looking for long term rental accommodation in Millstreet, if you know any available please contact me at 0877457969. The house would be for my parents, we are looking for a 2/3 bedroom. Thank you. Maria.
Lots of variety tonight on “Radio Treasures” on Cork Music Station … At 10pm we recall last Friday night’s Christmas Mass and Party in Aubane and we hear a selection of songs from Millstreet Community Singers. We chat about the superb Millstreet Calendar 2019 now available for sale at €6.00. Music, songs and musings galore for our worldwide loyal listening audience. Our featured artist this week is Gentleman Jim Reeves. We also chat about topics relating to the images below. Many thanks to Eily Buckley for promoting our weekly Radio Programme on her own Regional Report. Happy Listening! And we hear about the Three Legged Stool and its lesson for all our lives! And there’s more – much more! Click on the images below to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] ““Radio Treasures” on Cork Music Station Tonight 9:30 to 11:00″
Hi all, it’s that time of year again and we must all turn our minds to the festive season. The festive season of course wouldn’t be the same without a delicious turkey for the dinner table on Christmas day! I rear traditional bronze turkeys in the Millstreet area. 100% Irish, oven ready for the big day you can have the option to also have them boned and rolled to make your day that bit easier! For more information or to place an order please contact me Sean on 085 7847879. I’d be delighted to hear from you!
Team Coach supreme, Jimmy Murphy, shares the following uplifting facts about the wonderfully successful St. John’s GAA Club (with Players from Aubane, Mushera, Millstreet, Kilcorney and beyond) especially after being victorious in the recent Final played at Ovens:
“A truly wonderful Team but also a truly unique Team. Four families of brothers and two O’Keeffes – Denis and Paddy. The Sheahans Tom and Adrian. The Kellehers Brian and Denis. The Corkerys Donal, Neil and Paudie. Also Dave Barrett – son of Selector, John Barrett. Dave is Uncle to Eric and Eoin. But most unique of all must be Father and Son – Huey and Kevin Sheahan. Truly unique stats and all the Team have great friendships.”
We thank Jimmy for sharing such very interesting and quite fascinating facts about an amazing GAA team with superbly inspiring dedication and sporting spirit. (S.R.)
Daniel O’Donnell’s Christmas Show
Friday the 14th December in the INEC Killarney
Two tickets for sale at face value
Genuine reason for selling.
Please contact 087 9809209
We thank Kathleen Moylan of Castlemagner for the following very comprehensive Castlemagner Christmas Diary 2018. (S.R.)
Maggie Polpin is a widowed mother of four living in rural Ireland, now sole owner of the Polpin family shop and farm since the death of her husband.
She is a complex figure, far from the clichés of Irish femininity which
preceded her. This is a hard-bitten, uncompromising woman who puts her
personal security above all other concerns. She rejects the place which
cultural precedent has laid out for her and chooses to drive all of her
children away rather than nurture them like a mother can by trying to force them to do things that will benefit Maggie.
This production is a Castlemagner Sinsir Club (Senior Citizens) fundraiser
and your support would be greatly appreciated. It promises to be a great
night of entertainment and will start at 8pm each night. Tickets are
available at the door for €10.00.
The Annual Cookery Demonstration with Hazel Bourke, Assolas, will be held next Wednesday night December 5th in Castlemagner Community Centre at 8pm.
Mulled wine and Mince Pies will be served on arrival.
Tickets for this event are €10.00 and are available at door on the night. [read more …] “Castlemagner Christmas Diary 2018”
The well known traditional duet of Jackie Daly on accordion and Matt Cranitch on fiddle will play in concert of Sliabh music in Bruach Na Carraige Rockchapel on Saturday the 15th of December starting at 8pm. We thank Jack Roche for this notice. (S.R.)