Regional report 1015 – 8th June 2010

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Eily Bucley

Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a cairde and  welcome to news report 1015 from Millstreet.

Fondest greetings dear listeners and I wish you all the very best on this soft, Tuesday morning following some night rain.

Holiday makers were fortunate to get two fine days out of three at the Bank Holiday weekend. Everybody headed for the out of doors, our lovely Country Park enjoying a bumper crowd. There was a marked increase in the number of our people choosing to holiday at home, resulting in huge crowds at all the touristy places. Let us hope the trend continues throughout the rest of the year

Please let me remind you of the Tidy Towns Clean-up, tonight starting  in town at 7.30  and they are appealing for your full co-operation.

Our Development committees meet at regularly, to make Millstreet a better place, The Tourism committee would welcome some more people with new ideas and new thinking to help them with their ambitious plans for the future. A new list of accommodation is being compiled and anybody who would like to get involved, please contact Veronica O Callaghan or any member.

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Regional Report 1015 – 1st June 1010

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Eily Buckley

Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a cairde, and welcome to news Report 1015 from Millstreet.

Fondest greetings dear listeners and I wish you all the best on this soft and sunny Tuesday morning June 1st.

Our busy week of events went off fine here in Millstreet. The Golden Jubilee celebration in honour of Mons. Manning on Friday night was a wonderful occasion. It began with 8 o’clock Mass in our church, with over twenty priests attending. Many members of his family came the celebrate with him. The parish choir were well prepared and the pipe band greeted the large crowd as they left the church to go to the GAA Hall where many presentations were made to our beloved pastor on the occasion of his golden Jubilee and retirement. Presentations were also made to his faithful staff Mary Ann Buckley who has worked at the Presbetry since 1988 and cared for Canon Browne, Canon O Donovan, as well as Mons.Manning. Margaret Kelleher was specially honoured for her great work a sacristan, following in the steps of her late grandmother and her mother, who herself was honoured by the pope himself for her dedication to Ballydaly church. Some lovely refreshments were then served and music was laid on by our Comaltas Group. Well done to all who arranged this great event.

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Death Notice: Connie McSweeney

The death has occurred on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 of Connie McSWEENEY of Gortavehy East, Rathmore and late of Cloughoulamore, Millstreet, Cork. Reposing at Tarrant’s Funeral Home, Millstreet. Removal today, Wednesday, at 8pm to Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Ballydaly. Requiem Mass tomorrow, Thursday, at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to St Mary’s Cemetery. Family flowers only, please. Donations to Cancer Research c/o Cork University Hospital.

Death Notice: Ellen (Nell) Kelleher, Aubane

Late of Aubane, Millstreet. Who passed away peacefully, in her 94th year, at her son’s residence. Removal from her son’s residence this Wednesday evening at 8pm to St. Patrick’s church, Millstreet. Requiem mass on Thursday at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Drishane Cemetery. Enquiries to Buckley Undertakers, Ballydesmond 064-7751141 or 087-2630765

Death Notice: Anne Casey Joy, Curraraigue

Late of Highland View, Dunloe Upper, Beaufort, Killarney and formerly of Curraraigue, Banteer. Reposing at O’Shea’s funeral home, Killarney, from 7 pm to 9 pm this Wednesday evening. Followed by removal to Beaufort Parish Church. Requiem mass on Thursday morning at 10.30am, with burial afterwards in Churchtown Cemetery. Enquiries to O’Shea’s Funeral Home, Killarney, Co Kerry 064-6637123.

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Regional Report 1014 – 25th May 2010

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Eily Buckley

Fondest greetings dear listeners/readers  and I wish you all the very best on this lovely Tuesday morning.

The Duggan Family are pulling out all the stops to make their re-enactment of the renowned Drishane Garden Fete a day to remember on Sunday while at the same time raising great money for the Baby Jacob fund. See posters for details.

Our beautiful Country Park will be open of course every day .

A very full week just gone past here in Millstreet and an even fuller one coming up. The annual Mass at Tubrid Well was blessed with brilliant sunshine on Friday evening last. The crowds were well up on former years. No less than four priests concelebrated , the parish choir attended and amplification was provided as always by the treasured John Anthony O Sullivan.

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Death Notice: Sr. Kathleen O’Riordan, Laught

The death has occurred on Monday, May 24, 2010 of Sr. Kathleen O’RIORDAN (Columban Sister) of St. Columban’s Convent, Magheramore, Wicklow. Late of Laught, Rathcoole, Mallow, Co. Cork, and Chile. Deeply regretted by her sisters Helen McMunn, Mary Finnerty, Hannah MacPhaidin, Noreen Kiely, brothers Joe and Brendan, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, aunt, nieces and nephews, grandniece and grandnephews, relatives, friends and Religious Community. R.I.P. Funeral tomorrow, Wednesday, after 11.30am Mass in the Convent Chapel to the Convent Cemetery. Mass will be offered for the repose of the soul of Sr. Kathleen in St. John’s Church Dromagh on Monday, May 31, at 8pm.

People working with children must be vetted

A MAN employed as a bus driver by a youth group in Cork is a convicted rapist, a court heard yesterday.

Romanian national and Millstreet resident Ioan Munteanu pleaded guilty before Judge James McNulty at Macroom District Court in Co Cork to failure to inform an employer of a sexual offence, contrary to the Sex Offenders Act 2001.

The case has prompted the ISPCC to call for a radical reinforcement of the laws governing the vetting of those who work with children and teenagers.

“There should be a statutory responsibility on every employer to have their employees vetted [where children and teenagers were concerned],” said Caroline O’Sullivan, the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children’s director of services.

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Death Notice: Eileen O’Hanlon (neé Dineen)

The death has occurred on Sunday, May 16th, 2010 of Eileen O’HANLON, (née Dineen) of Ballydaly and Carrigtwohill, Cork. Reposing at Tarrant’s Funeral Home, Millstreet. Removal today, Tuesday, at 7.30pm to Our Lady of Lourdes, Church, Ballydaly. Requiem Mass tomorrow, Wednesday, at 11am, followed by burial in Aghadoe Cemetery, Killarney.

Regional Report 1013 – 18th May 2010

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Eily Buckley

Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a cairde and welcome to News Report 1013 from Millstreet.

Fondest greetings dear listeners and I wish you all the very best on this rather dull and calm Tuesday morning.

Brian Murphy who is a panel beater from Cloughoulabeg, Millstreet, will be taking part in the FBD Insurance 8-Day Cycle Race which starts in Dunboyne on Sunday 23rd May and finishes in Skerries Dublin on Sunday 30th May. The race is a gruelling event and 10 professional teams as well as club teams from all over Ireland are taking part. Brian is a member of Kanturk Town Cycling Club and the Club have a five man team consisting of Brian Murphy, Will Curtin, Brian Canty, Richard Hooten & Bryan Long taking part this year. This is the lads first time in this race and we wish them all the best of luck.

Our outdoor  pursuits on  Sunday were many and varied,with Ballydaly staging their annual Sports and Leisure Day, at their local School Grounds,  a music extravaganza at Star Trax recording Studio  in Knocknagree and a fun day for all  ages in our Town Park  organised by the local Clubs. People turned out with children, babies in prams, dogs on leads in brilliant sunshine to see dads and granddads,  moms and grandmothers tog off for a real fun game of football. Which was followed by matches for a variety of age groups. The pipe band opened the show. The Celts provided music al fresco, and Jerry Pat filled the air with the tempting aroma of roasting burgers and snacks. There was no fee at the gate, and a great time was had by all.

Well done to all who organised it.

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Death notice: Michael Ryan

The death has occurred unexpectedly on Sunday, May 9th, 2010 of Michael RYAN of Wexford and ‘Westside Lodge’, Killarney Road, Millstreet, Cork. Reposing at Tarrant’s Funeral Home, Millstreet. Rosary this Tuesday evening at 9pm. Removal tomorrow, Wednesday, at 8pm to St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 11am, followed by burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Millstreet.

Regional Report 1012 – 11th May 2010

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Eily Buckley

Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a cairde and welcome to news report 1012 from Millstreet.

Fondest greetings dear listeners and I wish you all the very best on this very cold but sunny Tuesday morning.

All roads lead to Knocknagree on this coming Sunday for an explosion of Music at the Star Trax recording Studio. Following the recent devastating fire at their place they need all you support. See posters for all the details. A fundraising event for the cause will be held at the Wallis Arms Hotel on June 11th organised by LTV2.

On Sunday next May 16th Millstreet G.A.A.Club along with camogie club will hold their La Na g Club day in park from 2.30-4.30pm. This will be a fun day for all the family with all ages catered for. Events scheduled for the day are U8 football blitz,U16 mixed football game, rounders for coaches of junior, juvenile and camogie teams All the mums get ready for an obstacle race. Celebrity Banisteoir with two local personalities (Noel Buckley and Joan O Mahony from Convent School) battling against each other with their respective teams. Music on the day will be provided by The  Kelt, (joint chairmen of Juvenile Club) and we will also have a barbeque hosted by Jerry Pat and staff. Music and dancing on the day from local musicians and dancers. There will be many other novelty events eg.penalty shootout, face painting etc to keep all entertained. All we need is for the sunshine to shine   to ensure an enjoyable day on Sunday next in Millstreet town park. All are welcome. thanks Mairead Daly, Secretary  Juvenile. club.

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Regional Report.1011 – 4th May 2010

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Eily Buckley

Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a Cairde and welcome to news report 1011 from Millstreet. Fondest greetings dear listeners and I wish you all the very best on this rather dull but mild Tuesday morning.

I don’t have the full details of the lotto draw this morning ,but I can tell you that the Jackpot was not won, The Jackpot for next week in €4,400 and the draw will be at Tarrants Bar on Sunday night.

A very special greeting goes this week to the lovely Mrs. Cait O Shea, of Dirreen, Adrigole, who celebrated her 90th Birthday recently, Many Happy returns Cait.

The AGM of LTV2 will be held at the Wallis Arms to-night starting at 8.

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Regional Report 1010 – 27th April 2010

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Eily Buckley

Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a cairde and welcome to news report 1010 from Millstreet. Fondest greetings dear listeners and I wish you all the very best on this lovely soft but breezy Tuesday morning. This week I’d like to convey our heartiest congratulations to my dear brother, Bro. Vincent Corkery, of the De La Salle order who has been working in Malaysia for over sixty years and in appreciation of him great work, the Sultan of Perak (head of state in Perak, Malaysia) of that country conferred him with the highest honour in the land, namely the DATO title. It would be the equivalent of knighthood in this part of the world. He loves Ireland and comes home every year, but his Heart is in his beloved Malaysia. In accepting this great honour he said he was taking it on behalf of all missionaries, who worked in that land including all the Sisters of the Dishane Order .

Many congratulations to our own Sean Radley on receiving a very prestigious Award at UCC recently.

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Radio Field Day on Musheramore

The North Cork Radio Group have just been awarded a Group call-sign EI1NC (echo India 1 November Charlie).

In celebration of gaining this call and also International Marconi day (commemorating the birthday of Guglielmo Marconi), the Group will be holding a field day event from the mountain of Musheramore at Millstreet north Co Cork today, 24th and weather permitting running through into Sun 25th.

Operation will start at approx 10:30am on most, if not all bands. Further info about our group and its future plans will be accessible via northcorkradiogroup.com.

from the Southgate Radio Club with more information on http://www.qrz.com/db/EI1NC

Regional Report 1009 – 20th April 2010

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Eily Buckley

Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a cairde and welcome to news report 1009 from Millstreet.

Fondest greetings dear listeners and I wish you all the very best on this fine sunny Tuesday morning. After another frosty night.

Our deepest sympathy goes out to the Polish Community on the tragic deaths of their leading politicions at home in Poland. May they rest in Peace.

The April issue of Clara News is due in the shops this Thursday.

The Annual Cloghoula Pattern will be held on Bank Holiday Monday May 3rd, with all the usual attractions.

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Death notice: Julia Horgan, Kilcorney

The death has occurred on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at Mallow General Hospital of Julia HORGAN, (née Ring) of North Horsemount, Kilcorney, Cork. Reposing at McCarthy’s Funeral Home, Banteer this Wednesday evening from 6.30pm, followed by removal at 8.30pm to St. Nicholas’ Church, Kilcorney. Requiem Mass tomorrow, Thursday, at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Regional Report 1008 – 13th April 2010

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Eily Buckley

Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a cairde and welcome to news report 1008 from Millstreet.

Fondest greetings dear listeners and I wish you all the very best on this heavenly Tuesday morning with the sun shining all around.

And I want to wish Our lovely John Paul, at the radio station, a very happy Birthday.

Our Divine Mercy devotions were held in our Parish Church on Sunday afternoon and were very well attended, with many of the congregation taking part as well as the church choir.

A notice from the local branch of Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann to say that their popular annual Feile Ceoil , comprising of competitions in singing dancing ,music , recitation ,and so on, will be held at our Community School on this Sunday Apr 18th ,starting at 12.30 sharp.

The Cullen and District Special Needs Association want to tank all those who helped in any way to make this years event the great success that it was. And are appealing to cards holders to please return all cards and cash as soon as possible.

Further to that they want to mention the Cadbury CSR Pub Quiz which will be held at the Fairfield Bar in Knocknagree on Fri. Apr 23rd , proceeds to the Special Needs fund.

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Regional Report 1007 – 6th April 2010

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Eily Buckley

Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a Cairde and welcome to news report  1007 from Millstreet.

Fondest greetings dear Listeners and I wish you all the very best on this wet ,’n calm ,Tuesday morning.

It’s great to be back with you again following two wonderful weeks in far away Nebraska ,land of Indian tribes and descendents of  so many  Irish Immigrants.

Many congratulations to Fr. Paddy O Byrne who celebrated the Golden Jubilee  of his Ordination at Lincoln, Nebraska on March 29th.where he had missioned for over forty years . It was indeed  an honour for me  to be present at this historic ceremony which saw the mighty Cathedral of that City packed to capacity. Up to a 140 priests in all attended, as did countless numbers of nuns, The Knights of Columbus and the hundreds of people to whom he has endeared himself over the years.  The popular Fr. Paddy will be further honoured by his own people here in Millstreet at a later date.

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Death Notice: Denis O’Sullivan

The death has occurred on 24th March 2010 in Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, of our father Denis O’Sullivan aged 84 years.
Denis was born in Ballydaly Upper on 20th October 1925.
He lived the most part of his life in Conna (County Cork), and England but returned for a short while with his wife to Kippagh in 1982.
Denis leaves his widow Kathleen, Margaret and Kevin his daughter and son. A much loved husband, father, father in law and grandfather.

The funeral will be at Holy Souls Church in Scunthorpe, tomorrow 6th April at 12:30.

with thanks to Kevin

Regional Report No. 1.006 (30th March 2010)


Presenter:   Seán Radley (deputising for Eily Buckley)

Good morning, Patricia and greetings, dear Listeners, from Millstreet in Co. Cork.   In this our 1,006th Regional Report we hear about Easter preparations, upcoming “Round the Fireside” features, LTV2 updates ….. and  there’s more – much more!

Our good Friend, Jerry Lehane of the Millstreet National Monument Committee, reminds us that the traditional Easter parade led by Millstreet Pipe Band will proceed from West End after 11.30 a.m. Mass at St. Patrick’s Church onwards to The Bridge and Main Street arriving at our National Monument  in the Square.   This highly significant Celtic Cross memorial of course was unveiled by Austin Stack in 1927 and has undergone a number of  maintenance works over the years.   The most recent restoration work has borne very impressive results.    Remembering the late Conchubhar Ó hÉalaithe  – his daughter, Nóirín, will read the 1916 Proclamation, prayers will be recited, the wreath laid and an address delivered by a significant speaker.

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Death Notice: Catherine (Cáit) CRONIN, Kilmeedy

The death has occurred on Tuesday, March 23, 2010 of Catherine (Cait) CRONIN, (née Dineen) of Kilmeedy, Millstreet, Cork. Reposing at Tarrant’s Funeral Home, Millstreet. Removal this Wednesday evening at 8pm from Tarrant’s Funeral Home, Millstreet, to St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet. Requiem Mass tomorrow, Thursday, at 11am. Burial afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Millstreet.

Regional Report No. 1,005 23rd March 2010

Presenter:   Seán Radley (deputising for Eily Buckley)

Good morning, Patricia and greetings, dear Listeners, from Millstreet in Co. Cork, Ireland mentioned for the benefit of our many online Listeners worldwide on the c103 website.   Following such a severe Winter, it is so wonderfully uplifting to now be experiencing the onset of Spring and a greener Ireland with daffodils beginning to appear.   In this our 1,005th Regional Report we hear about Daffodil Day, an Easter Vintage event, upcoming “Round the Fireside” features, an LTV2  exclusive, website updates ….. and there’s more – much more!

But we begin on a sad note as we remember the late Mary O’Connor of “Duneden”, Boherbue who along with the late Tadhg O’Driscoll established the very popular Millstreet Gramophone Circle some years ago.  Mary who went to her Eternal Reward on Sunday, was such a true Lady of the highest calibre who shared many musical gems with numerous Gramophone Circles from her fascinating collection of treasured recordings.    For almost thirty years Mary had dedicatedly devoted her great musical talents and sincere energy to the Boherbue Church Choir.   Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam dílis.

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corkman.ie – pay per view

Corkman The Corkman website has from today become a pay-per-view site. They are to charge for content per article / per week / per month. This will probably mean that we won’t be pointing you to articles of interest on the Corkman website, so both millstreet.ie and the Corkman will be worse off for this change in business strategy.

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Death Notice: Margret O’Connor(née Jones), Shanaknock

The death has occurred on Friday, March 19, 2010 of Margaret O’CONNOR, (née Jones) of Millstreet, Cork.
Shanaknock and formerly of Glountanefinane, Ballydesmond. Removal this Saturday evening at 8pm from Tarrant’s Funeral Home, Millstreet, to St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet. Requiem Mass tomorrow, Sunday, at 11.30am. Burial afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Millstreet.

Sent Forward for Trial in Limerick

A pregnant woman has been sent forward for trial in Limerick Circuit Court in connection with an assault on Cruises Street almost 3 years ago.

23 year old Rachel Casey with an address at The Square, Millstreet, Co Cork is alleged to have assaulted a person with a bottle on Cruises Street on the 8th of June 2007.

Gardaí served her with the Book of Evidence at Limerick District Court today (Thursday 18th March 2010)…

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Death Notice: Joan Connolly (née Cronin)

The death has occurred on Tuesday, March 09, 2010 at Huddersfield Hospital of Joan CONNOLLY, (née Cronin) of Lindley, Huddersfield, England and Coolinarne, Millstreet, Cork.
Removal took place on Tuesday, March 16, from McNulty’s Funeral Parlour to St. Patrick’s Church. Funeral Mass was held on St. Patrick’s Day at 11am, with burial in Rastrick Cemetery.

Regional Report 1004 – 16th March 2010

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Eily Buckley

Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a Cairde and welcome to news report 2004 from Millstreet.

Fondest greetings dear listeners dear listeners and I wish you all the very best on this cold but mild Eve of St Patricks Day.

Well our Community Council Awards Social which was held at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Friday night, lived up the all expectations. There was an unprecedented demand for tickets, with many of the committee giving up theirs to accommodate others. A wonderful four course meal was served, then the presentations and speeches went ahead, ably headed by Councillor Noel Buckley and the rest of the night was danced away to the beautiful music of the Celts. Look up the papers and our website for all the details. Many thanks to all who helped in any way to make this important event so successful and enjoyable.

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