“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 – 18th April 2021 at 7pm on C103.  (S.R.)

 Where The Road Takes Me

Never mind Clint Eastwood and the Bridges of Madison County.  This week on ‘Where The Road Takes Me’,  John Greene brings you Gerry Forde and the Bridges of Donoughmore.  Gerry has written an amazing book about the 71 bridges in the parish, but there’s more to it than meets the eye.

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 In Ovens we meet retired Engineering Designer, Draughtsman and Chartered Surveyor Michael Kiely, who explains the age-old method of Triangulation and how you can simply measure the distance to the sun, without actually having to go there.

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In Ruby’s Bridge, John Barrett tells us about his father the Travelling Harness maker and his Grandfather who worked for the Muskerry Tram Company.  We also hear about a collision between a Tram and a Steam Roller on the Carrigrohane Straight. [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm this Sunday on C103″

“Lunchtime Favourites” 18th April 2021 – 12.30 to 2.00pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 18th April 2021) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast today from 12:30pm until 2.00pm….yes, a 30 minute extension!  This is our 16th Lunchtime programme of 2021 where our songs and music are full of variety.    All our usual features on today’s Show….But today we very especially focus on favourite songs from The Mikado, Don Williams, Ceol ón Sráid, Davy Ryan,  Shandrum Céilí Band and the Clare Céilí Band and a host of wonderful Local Singers including  Jim Lyons, Breeda Tarrant, Film Music and more.   And we feature some wonderful Classical Favourites.   Just email your requests anytime either to corkmusicstation @gmail.com OR to millstreetmuseum @gmail.com or text/WhatsApp to 086 825 0074.   Or check out the Seán Radley Facebook Page.    And we chat about these images below (sourced from Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives) during our Show.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

We discover a local connection with the Royal Funeral of Prince Philip on Saturday, 17th April 2021 in that one of the Horseback Guards (seen on extreme right) is Tara Kelly whose Grandmother, Kathy Kelly of London and formerly of Clongeel near Kanturk, is a Grandniece of the late Han and Luke O’Keeffe of The Tanyard, Millstreet….meaning that Tara is the Great Grandniece of Han and Luke.   We thank Kathy for alerting us to this historic connection.
The Official Opening of Scoil Mhuire, Millstreet BNS in 1959.
A 1941 Parade passing The Bridge, Millstreet.
Maureen Cronin, Teacher, Musician and Poet Supreme who was laid to rest this week in her native Rockchapel in her 105th year. R.I.P..

[read more …] ““Lunchtime Favourites” 18th April 2021 – 12.30 to 2.00pm”

Millstreet Pitch and Putt Club Virtual AGM on 21st Apr. at 8pm

Millstreet Pitch and Putt Club
Virtual AGM will take place on Zoom on Wednesday 21 April 2021 @ 8 p.m.
Meeting ID: 660 537 1165
Passcode: putt
In line with government guidelines the course will remain closed with gates locked until Level 5 restrictions are lifted.

  We thank Pat Breen for the Notice.  (S.R.)

Millstreet Parish Newsletter 18th April 2021

PARISH NEWSLETTER

BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET

Third Sunday of Easter

18th April  2021

Canon John Fitzgerald P.P.   

Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948

Email:  millstreet @dioceseofkerry.ie    www.dioceseofkerry.ie

PARISH OFFICE IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC IN ACCORDANCE WITH COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS. PLEASE RING (029) 70043

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of the following and for those whose anniversaries occur around this time:

RECENT DEATHS: Fr. Tom Hickey, Ballyferriter.    

ANNIVERSARIES:   Fr. Liam Comer, Dromagh & Ardfert; Dan & Bridget Collins, Cockhill; Florrie O’Donoghue. Lackabawn; Matthew Twomey, Minor Row; Jimmy Cotter, Murphy’s Terrace; Danny Creedon, Liscahane; Patrick Murphy, Cloghoulabeg; Jeremiah & Bridget O’Connor, Cloghoulabeg; Mary & Patrick O’Donoghue, Aubane; Fr. Tim Buckley, Toorbonia; Michael & Joan Herlihy, Knockane; Matty O’Leary, Milleen; Judy Burke, Kilnamartyra; Mary Dempsey, New York & Dromnahilla; Ann Mullane Murphy, Kilworth & Millstreet. 

THE FOLLOWING IS THE SCHEDULE OF MASSES FOR THE WEEK AHEAD WHICH WILL BE STREAMED ON CHURCH SERVICES – churchservices.tv/Millstreet

SATURDAY 17th April at 6.30p.m: Nancy Murphy, Gurrane, Carriganima;  Cronin Family, Church Street.

SUNDAY 18th April at 11.30a.m: Breeda O’Leary, The Square

MONDAY 19th April at 10.00a.m: Private Intention

TUESDAY 20th April at 10.00a.m: Dan & Bridget Collins, Cockhill

WEDNESDAY 21st April at 10.00a.m: People of the Parish

THURSDAY 22nd April at 10.00a.m. Tade Corkery, Dooneen

FRIDAY 23rd April at 10.00a.m: Johnny, Kathleen & Kevin Hickey, Shanaknuck

SATURDAY 24th April at 6.30p.m.: John & Abina Sheehan, Knockbrack

SUNDAY 25th April at 11.30a.m: William O’Leary, Dromnahilla [read more …] “Millstreet Parish Newsletter 18th April 2021”

“Radio Treasures” This Tuesday on CMS from 9.30 to 11.00pm

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 13th April 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.00 (Irish Time).   Feel most welcome to contact the Show on corkmusicstation@ gmail.com or on Text/WhatsApp 086 825 0074 or check out the Seán Radley Facebook.  Happy Listening!  (S.R.)

On tonight’s Show:  Lots of wonderful songs and music including Jim Lyons, Shandrum Céilí Band’s selection, The Clare Céilí Band,  some Classical Magic,  Breeda Tarrant’s wonderful singing recorded at The Bridge Bar …. and many, many more. 

At 10pm we feature a special Interview with Gerry Forde, Author of “The Bridges of Donoughmore” (now on sale also at Wordsworth Book Shop in Millstreet).   At 9.35pm we listen to a 90 second Pod Beag exploring the Irish word “Slán” with Seán Ó Riordáin originally from Church Street, Millstreet.   We talk at 9.55pm about Woody Williams (97) who is the last surviving Medal of Honour holder of WW2 and is a friend of Patrick W. O’Leary.   We listen at 9.45pm to “Slán Abhaile” in aid of World Parkinsons Awarness.    And we chat about the following images sourced from Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives.  Tap on the pictures to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] ““Radio Treasures” This Tuesday on CMS from 9.30 to 11.00pm”

“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 – 11th April 2021 at 7pm on C103.  (S.R.)

 Where The Road Takes Me

After singer Sandie Jones passed away in September of 2019, it was necessary to organise a ‘GoFundMe’ account in order to fulfil her wishes to be brought back to Dublin, to be buried beside her parents. 

It was a sad end for an extremely talented and beautiful woman who rose to fame in 1972. 

When Joe Mac and Brendan O’Brien left the Dixies Showband to form Stage 2 in 1972, it was Sandie Jones who took over as lead singer with the Cork band.

She won the National Song Contest staged in the Cork Opera House the same year and then went forward to the UK to represent Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest, coming 15th with ‘Ceol an Grá’. 

On this week’s edition of ‘Where the road takes me’,  John Greene is joined by her brother Tony Jones who emotionally  tells the story of his beloved older sister. [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm this Sunday on C103″

“Lunchtime Favourites” 11th April 2021 – 12.30 to 2.00pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 11th April 2021) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast today from 12:30pm until 2.00pm….yes, a 30 minute extension!  This is our 15th Lunchtime programme of 2021 where our songs and music are full of variety.    All our usual features on today’s Show….But today we very especially focus on favourite songs from The Mikado, Don Williams, Ceol ón Sráid, Davy Ryan,  Shandrum Céilí Band and the Clare Céilí Band and a host of wonderful Local Singers including  Jim Lyons, Breeda Tarrant and more.   And we feature some wonderful Classical Favourites.   Just email your requests anytime either to corkmusicstation @gmail.com OR to millstreetmuseum @gmail.com or text/WhatsApp to 086 825 0074.   Or check out the Seán Radley Facebook Page.  We especially mark today’s Divine Mercy Feast and we play a very special version (thanks to Geraldine Dennehy) of “Slán Abhaile” with Ellen Hardiman and the Dempseys of Galway in aid of today’s World Parkison’s Awareness Day 2021.  And we chat about these images below (sourced from Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives) during our Show.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Divine Mercy Sunday today.
The late Shay Healy filming at The Square, Millstreet in 1993.
Shay Healy and Camera Crew at Millstreet Presentation N.S. in 1993.
Paul McGrath on a visit to Spar Shop, Main Street, Millstreet in 2002 meeting with Darren Sheehan.
William O’Leary meeting with Dermot Cribbin at Main Street, Millstreet in 2002.
Millstreet in the 1890s – Main Street and The Bridge as viewed from Coomlogane Street (West End).
Mary Cronin being photographed in 2002 by the son of Denis and Margaret O’Connor from Braintree, Mass., USA.
Today is World Parkinson’s Awareness Day 2021.

[read more …] ““Lunchtime Favourites” 11th April 2021 – 12.30 to 2.00pm”

Millstreet Parish Newsletter 11th April 2021

PARISH NEWSLETTER

BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET

Second Sunday of Easter

Divine Mercy Sunday 

11th April  2021

Canon John Fitzgerald P.P.   

Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948

Email:  millstreet @dioceseofkerry.ie    www.dioceseofkerry.ie

PARISH OFFICE IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC IN ACCORDANCE WITH COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS. PLEASE RING (029) 70043

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of the following:

RECENT DEATHS: Tadusz Ozaist, Poland.    

ANNIVERSARIES:  Monsignor Michael Manning; Phillis O’Shea, Minor Row; Mary Gahan, Minor Row; Margaret Bailey, Minor Row & Dublin; Anthony, John & Sr. Margaret Manley, The Square & London; Paddy Cronin, Murphy’s Terrace;  Pat O’Donnell, Liscahane;  Dan Breen, Killarney Road; William O’Leary, Dromnahilla; Jimmy Murphy, 12 The Tanyard;  Cissy & Billy Kelleher, Cockhill;  Brendan Kiely, Station Road; Jerrio, Nora & Miah Forde, Station Road & Kathleen Carroll-Fisher, Dublin; Jackie & Julia Murphy, Coolikerane; Celine McAuliffe, Knockduff; Peggy O’Sullivan, Rathduane. 

THE FOLLOWING IS THE SCHEDULE OF MASSES FOR THE WEEK AHEAD WHICH WILL BE STREAMED ON CHURCH SERVICES – churchservices.tv/Millstreet

SATURDAY 10th April at 6.30p.m: Nonie & Dan Lehane, Tullig;  Jer & Han O’Leary, Toorbonia

SUNDAY 11th April at 11.30a.m: Con McSweeney, Toorenbawn

MONDAY 12th April at 7.30p.m: Mary Gahan, Minor Row;  Private Intention

TUESDAY 13th April at 10.00a.m: People of the Parish

WEDNESDAY 14th April at 10.00a.m: Dan & Mary Breen, Killarney Road

THURSDAY 15th April at 10.00a.m:  Private Intention

FRIDAY 16th April at 7.30p.m: Mary O’Mahony, Cloghoulabeg

SATURDAY 17th April at 10.30a.m:  Dr. Pat Casey, Tullig (recently deceased)

SATURDAY 17th April at 6.30p.m: Nancy Murphy, Gurrane, Carriganima;  Cronin Family, Church Street.

SUNDAY 18th April at 11.30a.m: Breeda O’Leary, The Square [read more …] “Millstreet Parish Newsletter 11th April 2021”

Vaccinations Against COVID-19 Continue This Thurs. & Fri.

Tullig Medical Centre will be closed to Patients All Day on Thursday, 8th April 2021 until Lunchtime on Friday, 9th April, to facilitate the Vaccination of People.  For emergencies during this time please ring the Surgery.

“Radio Treasures” This Tuesday on CMS from 9.30 to 11.00pm

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 6th April 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.00 (Irish Time).   Feel most welcome to contact the Show on corkmusicstation@ gmail.com or on Text/WhatsApp 086 825 0074 or check out the Seán Radley Facebook.  Happy Listening!  (S.R.)

On tonight’s Show:  Lots of wonderful songs and music including Jim Lyons singing about Tipperary, Shandrum Céilí Band’s selection, The Clare Céilí Band,  some Classical Magic,  Breeda Tarrant’s wonderful singing recorded at The Bridge Bar …. and many, many more. 

At 10pm we firstly feature a special thanks to a world class Piper who has been of tremendous assistance to Cullen Pipe Band.   Secondly, we include a wonderful 1980 recording (6 minutes) of Millstreet Senior Citizens’ Party.  Thirdly we talk about the recently published gem “Old Ireland in Colour”      And we chat about the follow images sourced from Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives.  Tap on the pictures to enlarge. (S.R.)

Easter Sunday (4th Apr. 2021) at the Monument.
Nora Kelleher, Minor Row – is the very first lady to place the Easter Wreath at the Monument in the history of laying the wreath at Millstreet’s National Monument. Nora’s father, Jerome O’Connor was Chief Adj. of Cork No. 4 Brigade in the 1920s.
Nora Kelleher and Jerry O’Connor present the very special flag to Millstreet Monument Committee.
Easter Flags at West End.
Recent Sunset viewed from Mount Leader.
Feeding the Birds!
Spring truly in evidence at Millstreet Town Park.
Recent necessary changes in Millstreet Town Park.
Easter Sunday evening 2021 in Millstreet.
Continuing our images of the very colourful Easter Windows throughout Millstreet Town.

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

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

We thank Presenter, John Greene for advance information on this Easter Sunday evening’s programme – 4th April 2021 at 7pm on C103.  (S.R.) 

Where The Road Takes Me

In the second of a two-part programme on ‘Where the road takes me’ this week, John Greene once again invites you to join him on a virtual ‘here , there & everywhere’ tour of Mid Cork. 

Rosaleen Tonson-Rye tells us how her parents rebuilt their home near Crookstown, after the stately version had been burned in 1921.

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Now retired as a trainer himself, Jimmy Gordon tells us how he learned the ropes, or reins of his trade working for legendary horse trainer Vincent O’Brien at Churchtown.

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We hear how Noel lenihan, against advice, restored a children’s burial ground between Liscarrol and Buttevant.

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And……….

                            There’s tributes paid to deceased former contributors of the programme – Hubie Hurley of Farnanes and Johnny O’Mahony of Ballydesmond. [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm this Easter Sunday on C103″

“Lunchtime Favourites” Easter Sunday 4th April 2021 – 12.30 to 2.00pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 4th April 2021) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast today from 12:30pm until 2.00pm….yes, a 30 minute extension!  This is our 14th Lunchtime programme of 2021 where our songs and music are full of variety.    All our usual features on today’s Show….But today we very especially focus on favourite songs from The Platters, Don Williams, Ceol ón Sráid, Davy Ryan,  Shandrum Céilí Band and the Clare Céilí Band and a host of wonderful Local Singers including  Jim Lyons, Breeda Tarrant and more.   And we feature some wonderful Classical Favourites.   Just email your requests anytime either to corkmusicstation @gmail.com OR to millstreetmuseum @gmail.com or text/WhatsApp to 086 825 0074.   Or check out the Seán Radley Facebook Page.  We hear about the link between Mill Street, Westport and our own Millstreet.  And we chat about these images below (sourced from Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives) during our Show.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Lighting the Paschal Candle on Holy Saturday Night.
Some of the many wonderfully decorated Easter Windows in Millstreet Town this April 2021.
Tree felled in Millstreet Town Park on Sat. morning (3rd Apr. 2021) for safety reasons.   Observing the impressive work is Noel Collins of Millstreet Town Park Committee.
The original tree.

[read more …] ““Lunchtime Favourites” Easter Sunday 4th April 2021 – 12.30 to 2.00pm”

Millstreet Parish Newsletter 4th April 2021

PARISH NEWSLETTER

BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET

Easter Sunday 

4th April  2021

Canon John Fitzgerald P.P.   

Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948

Email:  millstreet @dioceseofkerry.ie    www.dioceseofkerry.ie

PARISH OFFICE IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC IN ACCORDANCE WITH COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS. PLEASE RING (029) 70043

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of the following:

RECENT DEATHS:   Ben O’Riordan, Lislehane; Eileen MacEvilly, Westport & Millstreet 

ANNIVERSARIES:  Connie McSweeney, Toorenbawn; Donie Golden, Tullig; Siobhán & the deceased members of the Moynihan Family, Tanyard & Cloghoula; Mary Gahan, Minor Row; Nellie O’Keeffe, Pound Hill; Jackie Forde, Murphy’s Terrace; Michael, Paddy & Hannah O’Leary, Murphy’s Terrace & Clara Road; Dermot Twomey, Main Street; Gerard, Annie & David Sheehan, Carrigacooleen; Michael & Nora Lynch, Kippagh; Capt. Con Murphy, Ballydaly;  Julia O’Connell, Dooneen; Lizzie Buckley, Dooneen;  Danny Forde, Mologhroe. 

THE FOLLOWING IS THE SCHEDULE OF MASSES FOR THE WEEK AHEAD WHICH WILL BE STREAMED ON CHURCH SERVICES – churchservices.tv/Millstreet

EASTER SUNDAY 4th April at 11.30a.m. : Timmy O’Connor, Dooneen

MONDAY 5th April: No Mass

TUESDAY 6th April at 10.00a.m. : Dermot Twomey, Main Street

WEDNESDAY 7th April at 7.30p.m. : Mass to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the death of Captain Con Murphy, Ballydaly

THURSDAY 8th April at 10.00a.m. :  Theresa & Anne Perdisatt & Katy Gilligan, Dublin

FRIDAY 9th April at 7.30p.m. : Abina & Denis Lehane, Gneeves;  John O’Sullivan, Coolinarne

SATURDAY 10th April at 10.30a.m. :  Nora Tarrant, Coole (recently deceased)

SATURDAY 10th April at 6.30p.m. : Nonie & Dan Lehane, Tullig;  Jer & Han O’Leary, Toorbonia

SUNDAY 11th April at 11.30a.m. : Con McSweeney, Toorenbawn 

DIVINE MERCY NOVENA 

The Divine Mercy Novena commenced on Good Friday and continues for 9 days finishing on next Sunday (11th) Divine Mercy Sunday.   We invite you to pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet in your homes at 3.00p.m each day and join us via live-streaming and our Church TV for concluding devotions on next Sunday between 2.30p.m. and 3.00p.m. Pious objects will be blessed at the end of this ceremony.  

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The Superb Wonders of Nature

We thank Shane Browne of Tanyard Wood, Millstreet and Jimmy Murphy of Carriganima for sharing some quite amazing images which truly demonstrate the Superb Wonders of Nature.   Shane captured some magnificent shots of the somewhat unusual sunset over Millstreet on Thursday, 1st April 2021 while Jimmy shares his splendid image of the recent Lunar Halo as well as a “V” shape formation of wild geese in flight over Carriganima making their way in the direction of Millstreet.   Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Shane’s images of the amazing sunset.

Jimmy’s image of the Lunar Halo.
Wild Geese in flight over Carriganima.

[read more …] “The Superb Wonders of Nature”

Acknowledgement and 1st Anniversary

Donie Golden,
Tullig, Millstreet.
April 2nd 2020

We, the family of Donie, wish to express our heartfelt gratitude to everyone for the great kindness and support shown to us following our sudden and sad loss. Due to the health restrictions, we were unable to meet with family, friends and neighbours but we were greatly touched by the volume of letters, Mass cards, online condolences and phone calls we received. We extend our deep appreciation to the many neighbours, relatives and friends who lined the route of the funeral cortege on the day of the burial, which was a great comfort to us. The kindness and support shown by our dear friends and relatives meant so much to us. We sincerely thank the wonderful paramedics who attended to Donie and extend our deep appreciation for their immense effort .Our thanks also to Dr Michael Casey and the late Dr Pat. Our appreciation to Canon Jack Fitzgerald for his consoling prayers at the Funeral.

Mass and burial and for his support throughout our time of grief. Thanks also to Sharon and Julie for their support and assistance. A special thank you to Davy Tarrant and Cora for their help, kindness, sensitivity, and professionalism with the funeral arrangements.

As it would be impossible to thank everybody individually, please accept this as a token of our appreciation. The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass will be offered for your intentions.

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves a
memory no one can steal.

Great Support for Petition lodged to Objection of Proposed Windfarm in Mushera

Yesterday an objection was lodged with Cork County Council to the continued use of an 80 Mtr. Meteorological Mast on Mushera Mountain. This of course is paving the way for a wind farm on Mushera. There were over 200 Signatures attached to the Objection……yes, that is correct…..OVER 200 SIGNATURES. What is even more gratifying is that the Communities from Ballinagree, Aubane, Kilcorney, Millstreet and the Surrounding Area plus further afield came together to achieve this.

Many Thanks to Everyone for the great showing of Support.

Those that worked so hard under difficult circumstances are to be congratulated on their achievement. Keep up the good work.

Recently Published “The Bridges of Donoughmore” by Gerry Forde

We thank Author supreme, Gerry Forde for alerting us to the recent publication of his very interesting Book entitled “The Bridges of Donoughmore” Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)  The Book at €19.50 may be bought by contacting Gerry directly on gerddforde97 @gmail.com and is also available at the following outlets in the Muskerry Region:

Donoughmore: Jamesie’s Post Office Stuake and Peg’s Shop Firmount.

Aghabullogue: Cremin’s shop.

Berrings: Dan Donovan &Co. Ltd.

Ballincollig: Quish’s Supervalue (both).

Blarney: Blake’s BFS Centra Maxol Blarney.

Carrignavar: Drummond’s DayToday.

Carrigrohane: O’Donovan’s Leemount Cross filling station.

Coachford: Cooney’s filling station, Kathleen’s shop, Murphy’s Centra.

Crookstown: MacSwiney’s Quick Pick.

Grenagh: Costcutter.

Inniscarra: Brown’s Filling station.

Rylane: Crowley’s Post Office.

Tower: O’Leary’s Supervalue.

Whitechurch : Roche’s Daybreak filling station. 

Gerry is hoping to make it available later in the Millstreet, Duhallow and Sliabh Luachra areas.  Two additional outlet where it is presently on sale:

Mallow: Katie’s Newsagents. 

Dromahane: Costcutter.  [read more …] “Recently Published “The Bridges of Donoughmore” by Gerry Forde”

“Radio Treasures” Concludes Our Feature on the 80th Anniversary of Cullen Pipe Band

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 30th March 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.00 (Irish Time)…   Feel most welcome to contact the Show on corkmusicstation@ gmail.com or on Text/WhatsApp 086 825 0074 or check out the Seán Radley Facebook.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)Our main feature tonight at 10pm is truly historic in that we celebrate the 80th Anniversary of Cullen Pipe Band.  We listen to the magnificent music of the renowned Band and we chat with Coordinator Supreme – Con Houlihan who has devoted such amazing talent, time, energy and inspiring dedication to Cullen Pipe Band over many decades.  Tonight we broadcast the third of three Interviews with Con.  While this is our main focus tonight we shall also include some regular features and call outs.  We introduce Spelling Fun Feature.   At 9.50pm we hear about a splendid new publication by Gerard Forde “The Bridges of Donoughmore” …. We learn about what happened This Day in Past Years.    We note the similarity of the Clare and Kilfenora Céilí Bands.   We hear Alan Finn’s superb music in remembering the late great Maurice O’Keeffe of Sliabh Luachra.  And there’s more….much more…!!  Happy listening ! (S.R.)   Here we share a selection of images from Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives as well as some current pictures.  Tap on the images to enlarge.

Approaching Easter at Supervalu in Minor Row as we broadcast our Holy Week 2021 Show.

Maria and Jack Lane outside their London home featuring in this highly prestigious publication in which Jack shares “What Ireland Means to Him”.

[read more …] ““Radio Treasures” Concludes Our Feature on the 80th Anniversary of Cullen Pipe Band”

Apple Watch Found in Supervalu Car Park Today – Update:   Owner has now claimed the Apple Watch.

We received the following message this evening (29th March 2021) : “I found an Apple Watch in Supervalu Car Park near the Clothes Recycling Bins…..Would love to get it back to its owner… Passcode to be verified by owner on collection.”  The Owner is asked to contact millstreetmuseum @gmail.com and we shall put  the Owner in touch with the person who found the valuable watch.   (S.R.) 

Update:   Owner has now claimed the Apple Watch.

“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 – 28th March 2021 at 7pm on C103.  (S.R.) 

Where The Road Takes Me

On this week’s edition of Where the road takes me, John Greene goes here, there and everywhere – virtually of course and observing social distancing if required – which it wasn’t.

They were regarded as helpful and kind landlords, but their stately home was still burned in June of 1921.  A visit to Ryecourt to meet Rosaleen Tonson-Rye is planned.

In the aftermath of a successful Cheltenham festival for the Irish, we pay a visit to the homeplace of legendary horse trainer Vincent o’Brien.

And……..We recall a conversation with Hubie Hurley from Farnanes who passed away on February 9th last.  After his father died at a young age, Hubie’s mother pulled out all the stops to ensure all her family had  careers.  As a result, Hubie and his brother’ Pat’s talent is still on view in many churches today. [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm this Sunday on C103″

“Lunchtime Favourites” Sunday 28th March 2021 – 12.30 to 2.00pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 28th March 2021) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast today from 12:30pm until 2.00pm….yes, a 30 minute extension!  This is our 13th Lunchtime programme of 2021 where our songs and music are full of variety.    All our usual features on today’s Show….But today we very especially focus on favourite songs from The Platters, Don Williams, Ceol ón Sráid, Davy Ryan,  Shandrum Céilí Band and the Clare Céilí Band and a host of wonderful Local Singers including Steven Roche (Kanturk), Jim Lyons, Breeda Tarrant and Joan Cremin.   And we feature some wonderful Classical Favourites.   Just email your requests anytime either to corkmusicstation @gmail.com OR to millstreetmuseum @gmail.com or text/WhatsApp to 086 825 0074.   Or check out the Seán Radley Facebook Page.  We especially remember the late Liam Gallagher of Achill and Millstreet.  And we chat about these images below (sourced from Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives) during our Show.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

The Blessing of the Palm at the celebration of Palm Sunday Eve Mass on Sat. 27th March 2021 by Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P..
St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet c.1910. The grave of Fr. Griffin was later moved to the right of our picture before the building of the present Church in the early 1930s and the grave is now located on the grass area with a white statue upon it.
Early morning March 2021 sunlight on Clara Mountain as viewed from Mount Leader, Millstreet.
Beginning of Holy Week 2021 at St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet.

[read more …] ““Lunchtime Favourites” Sunday 28th March 2021 – 12.30 to 2.00pm”

Millstreet Parish Newsletter 28th March 2021

PARISH NEWSLETTER

BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET

Palm Sunday 

28th March  2021

Canon John Fitzgerald P.P.   

Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948

Email:  millstreet @dioceseofkerry.ie    www.dioceseofkerry.ie

PARISH OFFICE OPENING HOURS (Behind Closed Doors)

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:   James Coogan, Ballywilliams, Bagnelstown. 

ANNIVERSARIES:  Tony Kelleher, Murphy’s Terrace; John & Mary Ellen Radley, The Square; Molly Healy, Church Street; Dermie O’Keeffe, Main Street;  Willie Gleeson, Clara Road; Peter Moynihan, Lackadota; Netta Dennehy, Cloghoulamore; Michael & Mary Buckley, Aubane; Mary Cronin, Dooneen; Andrew Patrick Guerin, Knocknagullane; John & the deceased members of the Ring family, Eagloune; Leah Long, Ballingeary; Nora Rea, Kilcorney; Matt Twomey, Brookpark, Kilcorney; Margaret & Thomas Dennehy, Killarney. 

THE FOLLOWING IS THE SCHEDULE OF MASSES FOR THE WEEK AHEAD WHICH WILL BE STREAMED ON CHURCH SERVICES – churchservices.tv/Millstreet

 SATURDAY 27th March at 6.30p.m:   Donie Golden, Tullig

SUNDAY 28th March Palm Sunday 

Mass at 11.30a.m: Jerry O’Leary, Knockcahill;  Cáit & Diamuid Cronin, Kilmeedy;  Billy & Mary Jo Murphy, Coole   

MONDAY 29th   March at 7.30p.m: Willie Gleeson, Clara Road

TUESDAY 30th March at 10.00a.m: Lizzie Buckley, Dooneen;  Netta Dennehy, Cloghoulamore.

WEDNESDAY 31st March at 10.00a.m: People of the Parish

HOLY THURSDAY – Mass at 7.30p.m : Mass of the Lord’s Supper 

GOOD FRIDAY – 3.00p.m: The Passion of the Lord 

GOOD FRIDAY – 7.30p.m: Stations of the Cross 

EASTER SATURDAY – 7.30p.m: Easter Vigil

 EASTER SUNDAY at 11.30a.m.: Timmy O’Connor, Dooneen [read more …] “Millstreet Parish Newsletter 28th March 2021”

Jonah O’Sullivan Make-up and Nails Launches Her Very Own “Dream Sparkles”Eyeshadow Palette

Anniversary

March is the month when the Anniversaries of my late Parents occur.   Tonight (Fri. 26th March 2021) at St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet the 7.30 Mass is offered for the Anniversary of Mary Ellen Radley (née O’Leary) late of The Square, Millstreet who died on 29th March 1975 – and also for John Radley who died on 15th March 1986.  R.I.P..

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Mary O’Keeffe, Clara Road, Millstreet – Acknowledgement and First Anniversary

Acknowledgement and First AnniversaryIn loving memory of Mary (Moll) O’ Keeffe (née Donnelly),  wife of the late Batt, 12 Clara Road, Millstreet, Co. Cork and late of The Quarry X, Gneeveguilla, Co. Kerry who died peacefully on 5th March 2020 at Teach Altra Nursing Home, Newmarket, Co. Cork in the presence of her family.

The family wish to thank most sincerely all those who sympathised with us, those who attended the Rosary, Removal, Mass and Funeral. Also those who sent Mass cards, perpetual enrolments, letters of sympathy and floral tributes. We would like to express heartfelt thanks and gratitude to Former Director of Care in Teach Altra Nursing Home, Newmarket – Nuala Boyd, Former Assistant Director of Care, Annette O’ Connell and to all the Nurses, Carers and all the Staff for their wonderful care and love shown to Mary over all the years.

Thanks to Dr Bertie Daly and staff at “Áth Trasna“ Medical Centre, Newmarket and to Dr Stephen Dillon Millstreet.  To Mary’s relatives, neighbours, friends and all who visited Mary.  To all the Residents especially Mary O’ Rahilly Savage and family of Kanturk for their great friendship to Mary and to us during her residency in Teach Altra.  To Rev. Fr. Francis Manning, Newmarket who ministered to Mary over the years. Thanks to the officiating clergy at Mary’s Funeral Mass – V. Rev. Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P. Millstreet; Rev. Fr. Paddy O’Byrne, Rev. Fr. Francis Manning, Rev. Fr. Micheál Ó Loingsigh and Rev. Fr. Tom Leane. To the Eucharistic Ministers – Joan O’Leary and Margaret Kelleher and to all those who took part in the Liturgy of the Word. To the musicians and soloists Jerry Doody and Hannah Mary Tarrant. To Seán Radley for his kindness and professionalism. To David Tarrant Funeral Directors and Staff for their help and kindness throughout the funeral and to Séamus O’ Sullivan, to Millstreet Sacristan Julie Brady and to the Parish Secretary Sharon Lane. Thanks to Patrick and Caroline Corkery, Corkery’s Bar for their warm welcome and wonderful hospitality on the evening of the removal, also to Noreen at Café Aroma  and to the Staff of the Wallis Arms Hotel, especially Chef Kevin Fleming and his Team for the lovely meal on the day of the funeral.

As a token of appreciation and gratitude the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass will be offered for all your intentions. [read more …] “Mary O’Keeffe, Clara Road, Millstreet – Acknowledgement and First Anniversary”

Dog Warden Service Visiting Millstreet Area

On Tuesday, 23rd March 2021 two Cork Co. Council Officials were carrying out their duties at The Boeing Picnic Area near the River Blackwater in regard to the Dog Warden Service.  Following numerous complaints from the Public the focus by the Officials was on Control of Dog Fouling (Litter Pollution Act of 1997) and also on the Control of Dogs Regulations 1998 – Dogs that require special care including breeds like American Pitt Bull Terrier, German Shepherd/Alsatian etc…. and every other strain or cross of every breed in the listed category of dogs – while in a public place are required to be securely muzzled and led by a sufficiently strong leash by a person over the age of sixteen who is capable of controlling such a dog.   It was indicated that there will be increased patrols in the Millstreet area and that Pooper Scoopers should be carried by those walking their dogs.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.) [read more …] “Dog Warden Service Visiting Millstreet Area”

Vaccinations Against COVID-19 Continue This Thursday and Friday

Tullig Medical Centre will be closed to Patients from 2pm on Thursday, 25th March 2021 until Noon on Friday, 26th March, to facilitate the Vaccination of People.  For emergencies during this time please ring the Surgery.

“Radio Treasures” Continues Our Feature on the 80th Anniversary of Cullen Pipe Band

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 23rd March 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.00 (Irish Time)…And in the USA due to Daylight Saving Time – Eastern Time Zone – we begin in the USA at 5.30pm now that there is only 4 hour difference until end of March.   Feel most welcome to contact the Show on corkmusicstation@ gmail.com or on Text/WhatsApp 086 825 0074 or check out the Seán Radley Facebook.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Our main feature tonight at 10pm is truly historic in that we celebrate the 80th Anniversary of Cullen Pipe Band.  We listen to the magnificent music of the renowned Band and we chat with Coordinator Supreme – Con Houlihan who has devoted such amazing talent, time, energy and nspiring dedication to Cullen Pipe Band over many decades.  Tonight we broadcast the second of three Interviews with Con…See picture below of Cullen Pipe Band in 1956 (kindly shared by Con Houlihan).  While this is our main focus tonight we shall also include some regular features and call outs.   Happy listening ! (S.R.)   Here we share a selection of images from Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives as well as some current pictures.

Millstreet Agricultural and Horticultural Show Committee of the late 1950s when the Show was held in the Maple Ballroom and Grounds at Pound Hill, Millstreet. (From the Hickey Family Pictorial Archive). Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
Wonderful success at the Co. Final of Scór na nÓg in 2000 for the very talented Millstreet Set Dancers.
At the launch in 2000  of Prof. Des McHale’s magnificent book on the history of “The Quiet Man” film. The launch took place in Waterstone’s Book Shop, Patrick St., Cork.
On our programme tonight we share many interesting facts about William Shatner who celebrated his 90th Birthday yesterday (22nd Mar. 2021).

[read more …] ““Radio Treasures” Continues Our Feature on the 80th Anniversary of Cullen Pipe Band”

Supporing Rebel Bounty Cork GAA Draw

Millstreet GAA Club would like to thank everyone who supported the Rebel Bounty Cork GAA Draw. All funds raised will be of great benefit to the club in the provision of facilities and promotion of games. Tickets can still be purchased online at RebelBounty.ie or from club officers,before Wednesday 24th March. 
We thank Con Healy for the Notice.