The Minister discussed the O’Sullivan Beara National Walkway with Michael O’Sullivan and others. He gave a brief interview to LTV2 with further contributions from local people. He indicated that he is especially interested in [read more …] “Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport, Leo Varadkar, T.D. Visits Millstreet This Morning – 6th August 2011”
With the Drishane Garden Fête on next Sunday, archived photos from the Millstreet Museum collection of the Garden Fête 1988 had the cobwebs wiped off them and were scanned in to give an idea of what was happening back then. All the photos are below. [read more …] “Drishane Garden Fête 1988”
Somewhere 100 years from now in an office full of yet undreamed of computer gadgetry, a historian will take a break from work, look into the middle distance and marvel at Sean Radley. Sean Radley, probably even as you read this, is busy recording the life and times of an entire community, his beloved home town of Millstreet in north Cork. Thanks to Sean, almost every minute detail of Millstreet life – social, sporting, political, business, religious and much more – has been captured over 30 years, first on cine film, then in photographs, on audio tape, and, more recently again, on video.
The result is an astonishing archive of material – almost 30,000 photographs, over 2,500 audio tapes, 500 video tapes and thousands of…