“Radio Treasures” Tonight Features True Gems – from 9.30 to 11.00 pm on CMS!

Tonight…on this Tuesday, 1st September 2020… on “Radio Treasures” broadcast on Cork Music Station 9:30 to 11:00pm we feature our regular items with a splendid blend of uplifting songs and music as well as a variety of interesting musings.  Tonight’s Show includes:

Recent rainbow at Millstreet Town Park.
  1.  Interview at 10pm with Gillian and Joyce Dennehy – grand daughters of the late great Artist and Craftsman supreme – Den Dennehy of Fitzelle’s Hollow on Drishane Road.  Den was the Chief Designer of the outdoor Millstreet Corpus Christi Altar (pictured below).   And we also talk with
    Maggie Mai Walking Group from Cork and Kerry about to climb Clara Mountain this Tuesday morning.

    Dan Duggan of West End and listen to his memories of Den.  And we look back at Corpus Christi Processions of past decades – especially in 1999.

  2. We hear an amazing film soundtrack of Ireland in 1934.
  3. We listen to the magnificent accordion music of Phil Cunningham thanks to Davy Ryan.
  4. We celebrate significant Anniversaries.
  5. We discuss the many memories evoked by the 19 images below.Feel most welcome to contact the Show on corkmusicstation @gmail.com …. On Facebook (Seán Radley) …Or WhatsApp or text 086 825 0074.   Happy Listening!  (S.R.)
    Gillian and Joyce Dennehy at Millstreet Museum this week.
    We also speak with Dan Duggan (on right) in our 10pm interview.
    Artists supreme Denis and Cormac making great progress on Main Street Mural.

    Fr. Billy Radley featured on the magnificent celebration of Mass from Ballyvourney last Sunday on RTÉ.

    Fitzell’s Hollow on Drishane Road, Millstreet where Den Dennehy lived while his father-in-law Tom Burns lived at Drishane Lodge.
    Corpus Christi Procession of the past at The Square.

[read more …] ““Radio Treasures” Tonight Features True Gems – from 9.30 to 11.00 pm on CMS!”

Eily’s Report – 1st September

Dia is Mhuire díobh go léir a chairde, and welcome to my report.

And welcome to the month of September, but with it comes a sting of cold that we didn’t expect,which sent us reaching for our warm fleeces, boots and socks. But every cloud has a silver lining ,they say that a heatwave is on it’s way. So we live in hope.  During this cool spell, it isn’t easy to refrain from  checking the wardrobe and go through all the lovely clothes that we never wore this year. The catchy little two-piece that you bought at the right price for that wedding that was coming up in June, or the few changes for that four-day outing in July.  The strappy sandals that went with everything, still in the box. It all goes to prove that we only dress to impress other people. We went through the past four or five months, with only a few changes of clothes and the plainest ones we had, the reason being that nobody would be seeing them only ourselves.  Well now at least we’ll have to change a little anyway, if we are to get out the warmer things of many colours. Another legacy that we have inherited from Covid19 is that we can no longer lick our fingers, pick a seed from between our teeth or so, because the vile taste of the much used sanitizer prevents us from relishing such simple pleasures. Even the last bite of food into the mouth doesn’t go down without it’s trade mark. Let the assurance that we are doing our bit to keep safe, be our consolation.

September 18 is National Culture Day. It’s that day set aside every year when everybody, or community , or team etc. are invited to put their best foot forward in an effort to portray their own place to the best advantage. Not to be outdone our own Marie Twomey is up there among the best of them with her Community Singers. She never fails to encourage the not-so-young to take an important place in the life of her Community. So she has entered the popular CD which she made with the group some years ago. They asked for more,  so at midday last Saturday she gathered her flock and dressed in smart black/white outfits they performed a rousing version of Glory Glory  at Tubrid well in brilliant sunshine while being expertly filmed by the trusty Sean Radley.  So roll on Culture Day on September 18th, and wish them the best of luck.

[read more …] “Eily’s Report – 1st September”

Uplifting Spirit of Wonderfully Successful Fundraiser of 2019

As promised, we feature a further selection of images from the enormously successful fundraiser in memory of Abina Karen O’Keeffe for Marymount Hospice superbly organised by Hannah Crowley and a magnificent Team of Coworkers.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.) [read more …] “Uplifting Spirit of Wonderfully Successful Fundraiser of 2019”

WAREHOUSE OPERATIVE –  Full Time Position Available

Clover Hill Food Ingredients Ltd

Mount Leader, Industrial Estate, Millstreet, Co Cork. P51 E8PY

 

Clover Hill Food Ingredients Ltd. are looking for hardworking and experienced personnel to join their dynamic and hardworking team based out of their warehouse in Millstreet.  A privately owned, family business Clover Hill Food Ingredients Ltd. operate out of two warehouses and maintain a fleet of six trucks which distribute products all over 32 counties of Ireland.

Due to recent Company expansion Clover Hill Food Ingredients Ltd. are currently hiring for the following position:

WAREHOUSE OPERATIVE –  Full Time Position Available

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Move, pick, and load all food types and non-food products for customer orders.
  • Ensure stock is received, stored, packed, and transported according to the highest standards.
  • Work in both ambient and temperature-controlled environments .
  • Keep the warehouse clear and ensure any potential hazards are dealt with quickly and efficiently.
  • Maintain the flow of goods in and out of our warehouse .
  • Always maintain strict food safety and health and safety standards.
  • Stock control of individual racks.
  • Ability to follow SOPS.
  • Warehouse cleaning to adhere to BRC quality standard.

Essential Criteria

  • Forklift / Counterbalance Licence (desirable but not essential).
  • Power Pallet Truck Certification (desirable but not essential).
  • Manual handling cert (desirable but not essential).

 

 

Please email your C.V to hr @cloverhill.ie or post it to HR, Clover Hill Food Ingredients, Mount Leader Industrial Estate, Millstreet, Co. Cork P51 E8PY.

 

Recalling Wonderfully Successful Fashion Event at GAA Hall Exactly One Year Ago – 30th August 2019

We shall be adding lots more images tomorrow (31st Aug. 2020) recalling this hugely successful fundraising event at Millstreet GAA Community Hall on 30th August 2019.   The Fashion Event was among many other presentations on the night.   The inspiring event was in memory of the late wonderful Abina Karen O’Keeffe.   Great credit to her sister Hannah and her magnificent Team for organising such a superbly successful fundraiser in aid of Marymount Hospice and for very importantly bringing awareness to the Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.) [read more …] “Recalling Wonderfully Successful Fashion Event at GAA Hall Exactly One Year Ago – 30th August 2019”

“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 – 30th  August 2020 at 7pm on C103.  (S.R.)

Traditional music in Ireland is very much part of our culture. 

Beginning this Sunday on Where the road takes me, and in a series entitled ‘Traditional Music – The Makers & Collectors’, John Greene meets some of the finest traditional musicians in the country. 

Members of the Dwyer family, Matt Cranitch, Jackie Daly, Mary Bergin and Frankie Gavin will join us. 

And we look into the life of Canon James Goodman, the Church of Ireland Clergyman and staunch Unionist, who compiled over 2,300 Traditional tunes.  [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm this Sunday on C103″

“Lunchtime Favourites” After Mass on CMS Sunday 30th August 2020 Until 1.30pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 30th August 2020) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast directly after our transmission of the celebration of 11:30 am Mass from 12:10pm until 13:30pm.   Just email your requests anytime to corkmusicstation @gmail.com or text/WhatsApp to 086 825 0074.   Our focus this Sunday will include the wonderfully uplifting songs and tunes hugely popular in the era of Carnivals in Millstreet in the 1950s and 1960s.  Sure to evoke some great memories!   Further gems in song we also share.  We hear about the recent Recent Construction on Clara Road.   We share lots of requests including local requests for Family and Friends in Australia.     We review progress on the 1890 Mural.  We celebrate a Golden Wedding Anniversary at 12.30pm.   We hear about a splendid new Soundcloud Website by Paddy Murphy entitled “Millstreet Songs and Music”….. And we join Millstreet Community Singers at Tubrid Holy Well. This and much more!   Happy Listening!  Tap on the images to enlarge  (S.R.)

Exquisite Fuchsia in full bloom near Millstreet’s Museum at Carnegie Hall.
St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet from where we broadcast Sunday Mass live at 11.30am.
The Millstreet Studio of Cork Music Station from where we broadcast our weekly Sunday Mass and “Lunchtime Favourites” Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
Millstreet Community Singers at Tubrid Holy Well on 29th Aug. 2020. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

[read more …] ““Lunchtime Favourites” After Mass on CMS Sunday 30th August 2020 Until 1.30pm”

Millstreet Parish Newsletter – Sunday 30th August 2020

 NEWSLETTER
BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET
Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time – 30th aUGUST, 2020
Canon John Fitzgerald P.P.
Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948
Email:  millstreet @dioceseofkerry.ie    www.dioceseofkerry.ie
PARISH OFFICE OPENING HOURS:
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 and for those whose anniversaries occur around this time:  

RECENT DEATHS: Judy Cronin, Church Street. 

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 29th August:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Gerard Healy, Wicklow & Murphy’s Terrace

Sunday 30th August:                   

Ballydaly   9.00 a.m. Jerh Noonan, Coolinarne;

Kathleen & Nelius Guerin, Ballydaly

Cullen      10.15 a.m.             Edward Byrne, Ahane, Sr. Patrick Tarrant,

Sheila & John O’Keeffe.

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.   Dominic Lawlor, Clara Road;

Joe, Finbarr & the deceased members of the

O’Sullivan Family, Claraghatlea.      

Anniversaries:      Nora Coleman, Murphy’s Terrace; Michael O’Keeffe, Pound Hill; Lil O’Sullivan, Minor Row; Seamus O’Connor, Tullig; Denny McCarthy, Kilmeedy; Nora Duggan, Carriganima; Timmy & Peggy Cronin, New York & Murphy’s Terrace; Jack Manning, Kilbrin; Mary Gorry, Dublin & Laharn. [read more …] “Millstreet Parish Newsletter – Sunday 30th August 2020”

Sliabh Luachra Cycling Club

Week 3 of our juveniles beginners this week so don’t worry if you have missed the previous 2.
Spread the word to anyone you know that might be interested
Any kids from age 8 upwards who would like to give cycling a go we have an open day Saturday morning at 8.45am in Knocknagree Village. Don’t worry about what type of bike you have just come along for a bit of fun.

Office Administrator Required at Duggan Steel

DUGGAN STEEL

Office Administrator Required

Candidate must be proficient in all aspects of Microsoft Office, and be fluent in English.

Duties will include:  Data Entry, Maintaining a company Health and Safety database (training will be provided)  Along with all duties of a receptionist i.e. typing, filing, telecoms and e-mail.

Interested candidate should apply with CV by post or e-mail.

The Square, Millstreet, Co.  Cork. P51 XT59

Tel:  00353 29 70072   Fax: 00353 29 70773

Email: duggansteel @duggansteel.ie  Web: www.duggansteel.ie

Arrangements for blood transfusion board in Clondrohid

 

Arrangements for blood transfusion board in Clondrohid

Monday 7th September 2020

Times 15:15hrs – 20.00 hrs

Venue Clondrohid Community Hall

Tuesday 8th September

Times 15:15hrs – 20.00 hrs

Clinics are appointment only, to book an appointment call 021 480 7400

Please visit www.giveblood.ie  for all information regarding donations

Please visit Clondrohid Community Hall Facebook Page for more information

 

Millstreet Meals on Wheels service

The Millstreet Meals on Wheels service is available for anyone who needs it. All food is prepared in Millstreet Day Centre & we operate the service 5 days a week. You can order a hot dinner for as many days as you like, delivered to your door from Mon-Fri for just €6 a day for the main meal & €2 for dessert.

 

A variety of meals are served throughout the week and the staff will endeavour to facilitate individual tastes when preparing meals. Please see our menu for next week below.

 

If you or anyone you know would like to avail of the Meals on Wheels Service over the coming weeks please contact the kitchen on (029) 30998 or the office on (029) 70926 (please leave a message if no answer) or email <email>

 

“Radio Treasures” Tonight from 9.30 to 11 Has a Religious Theme

Tonight…on this Tuesday, 25th August 2020… on “Radio Treasures” broadcast on Cork Music Station  9:30 to 11:00pm we feature our regular items with a splendid blend of uplifting songs and music as well as a variety of interesting musings.  Tonight our programme has a definite religious slant…Included in tonight’s programme:

  1.  Our 10pm Interview is with Tom Dennehy during which we feature a brief recording of the recent religious event at Our Lady Queen of Peace House of Prayer in Cloghoulabeg, Millstreet.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

    Tom Dennehy at Our Lady Queen of Peace House of Prayer 12th Aug. 2020.
  2.  We remember the late Judy Cronin (whose portrait features below) and share some of the exquisite music and singing of the Funeral Mass on 24th Aug. 2020(at 9.45pm).
  3.  We recall Tade John O’Riordan‘s wonderful approach to life and his great popularity in roles such as the coordinator of a fruit and vegetable distribution service.   
  4.   We review progress of the Main Street Mural of the end of the 19th Century.
  5.    We chat about our featured images illustrated here:
    Fr. Jamie Twohig celebrating Mass at Cloghoulabeg.
    Pat Sheehan of Mallow providing the excellent music.
    Ambrose Donnelly with his Daughter from Gneeveguilla at the House of Prayer.

    Renowned singer from Co. Waterford, Paddy O’Brien (2nd from left) meeting CMS Friends following the Funeral of Judy Cronin.

[read more …] ““Radio Treasures” Tonight from 9.30 to 11 Has a Religious Theme”

Millstreet Museum Opening Times

This week Millstreet Museum is open on Thursday 9.30am to 2.00pm.   We offer our sincere sympathy to our Assistant Curator, Catherine Cronin on the sad departure of her dear Mum (Judy Cronin) to her Eternal Reward. R.I.P..   From next week our usual opening times will apply:

Monday to Wednesday:  9.30am to 2.30pm

Thursday: 9.30am to 2.00pm.

Also open by appointment:  Email seanradley8jan @gmail.com

Opening of Museum Extension in 1993.

Eily’s Report – 25th August

Dia is Mhuire díobh go léir a chairde, and welcome to my report.

I ate some of my very own potatoes today. The little spud that I took from the bottom of the bag in March grew up between the flowers and shrubs on the bed and produced some lovely tubers for me to enjoy. I have some more scattered around the garden amongst the flowers that I will call on whenever I need some lovely flowery spuds for my dinner. It was a beautiful day, warm, calm  and so inviting to sit out with a friend and admire the flowers and the greenness of the lawn and the fields beyond to watch the birds swirling high and low and playing bird games with one another. I don’t feed the birds in summer but I like to give them any leftover breadcrumbs and it’s great to watch them gobble them up. The weather forecast is for another  storm this time called Francis and that made me all the more determined to make the best possible use of the present. There was no use in I dwelling on the peril to come  maybe I’ll sleep through it and my worry would have been a waste of something lovely. Having taken a tip from TV gardening expert Diarmuid Gavin I planted a couple of potatoes in a bed of compost in a bucket and if all he says is true I’ll have a new tubers for Christmas. Even if I don’t  the anticipation will keep me going over the weeks ahead. I finished the last of my peas today and took down the wire and stakes that kept tall and unbending against wind and rain while I relished their product  when passing their way. None of them reached the pot they are so sweet and wholesome when eaten  fresh off the mother  plant.  Most fruits  have done whatever  they were going to do  by now. The yields were good, but the weather not so kind, but still those who caught the ball on the hop and picked lots of blackberries, raspberries,  strawberries and gooseberries  I’m not a jam maker myself and there’s no nicer gift  than a jar of succulent new seasons jam. The strong winds over the past week put many a plant to the test, especially tall plants. I found it a wonderful season for roses. The blossoms just kept coming on after deadheading.  Sunflowers which can reach over six feet succumbed miserably to the force of the elements. But the smaller more compact little varieties lived to fight another day and are there in full colour to prove it. Buíochas le Dia.   It’s better to light a candle than curse the dark, so instead of moaning about the floods swilling through my yard I bought a large box of cheap detergent and spread around and left the torrents to do the rest. And now I have a lovely clean yard instead of a slippery slimy  dangerous one.

[read more …] “Eily’s Report – 25th August”

Kathleen Daly (née Buckley) Killarney & Toorbona

The death has occurred of Kathleen Daly (née Buckley), York Terrace, Lewis Road, Killarney, Co. Kerry and late of Toorbona.   Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam dílis.

Formerly of Toorbona, Rathmore. Pre-deceased by her brother Fr. Tim. Kathleen passed away peacefully in the loving care of the management and staff of St. Columbanus’s Home, Killarney. Beloved wife of Dermot and loving mother of Siobhán. Sadly missed by her family, son in law Johnny, grandchildren Daniel, Julie and Mark, brothers John-Joe and Jeremiah, Sisters in law, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, relatives, neighbours and many friends. Kathleen is also deeply missed by her past work colleagues in University Hospital Kerry.

May She Rest in Peace

No flowers by request, donations if desired to Fuschia Ward, St Columbanus’s Home, Killarney.

In accordance with Government and HSE guidelines and in the interest of public health, a private funeral will take place for Kathleen followed by private burial at Killarney Burial Ground. Kathleen’s Requiem Mass in St Mary’s Cathedral will be live streamed on Killarneyparish.com on Tuesday morning at 10.30am. If you wish to offer your condolences online, please click here.

“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 – 23rd August 2020 at 7pm on C103.  (S.R.)

A colourful and unique politician, former Fine Gael TD for Cork South-West PJ Sheehan, died on August 10th last.  His wife Frances died just seven days previously on August 3rd.  Inseparable in this life, they are together again in the next.

In 2002 John Greene sat down with both of them in a room behind the family grocery store in Goleen.  It was a week before Christmas and seven months after PJ had lost his seat in Dail Eireann after 21 years. 

This wasn’t to be a political interview, or a lament for the loss of a Dail seat, but instead a look into the lives of a unique couple from the moment they were born.

PJ speaks about ………..

Growing up in Kilbrown and his enterprising father.

Taking over the business and receiving a ‘gift’ of a lorry from his father, which he himself had to pay for.

And…….  That famous last joust with Charles J. Haughey.

Frances speaks about………

How a ‘pretence’ story from home  forced her return from England.

Being far from impressed when she initially heard that her husband  was entering politics.

And …  An opportunity to gather her thoughts and plans while driving her husband to and from Dáil Éireann………………  [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm this Sunday on C103″

Judy Cronin (née Healy), Church Street, Millstreet

The death has occurred of Judy Cronin (née Healy)
Church Street, Millstreet, Co. Cork

On August 22nd 2020 in the wonderful care of the dedicated staff of Bridhaven Nursing Home, Mallow, surrounded by her loving family, wife of the late Columba, mother of the late Anthony, grandmother and godmother of the late Trevor, and her late sisters Mary and Abby and brother Denis. Very deeply regretted by her family her sons and daughters Catherine, Mary, Judy, Colm, Teresa, Tim, Ita and Denis, grandchildren Natalie, Jeanette, John, Mark and Stephen, great grandchildren Haeina, Jay and Kayleigh Rose, sons in law, John, Peter and Willie, sister Kathleen, brother Ted, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Following the HSE guidelines Judy’s Funeral Mass will be for family and friends only on Monday at 12 noon in St Patrick’s Church, Millstreet and burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to St Anthony’s Penny dinners. Those who would like to express condolences with the family are invited to do so here.

Millstreet Parish Newsletter – Sunday 23rd August 2020

 NEWSLETTER
BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET
Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time – 23RD aUGUST, 2020
Canon John Fitzgerald P.P.
Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948
Email:  millstreet @dioceseofkerry.ie    www.dioceseofkerry.ie
PARISH OFFICE OPENING HOURS:
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 and for those whose anniversaries occur around this time:  

RECENT DEATHS: Tade John O’Riordan, Murphy’s Terrace; Fr. James McSweeney, California & Macroom; Noreen McDermott, Wexford & Millstreet; Sean Devine, Dublin.

Mass Intentions this Weekend

Saturday 22nd  August:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Anna Hartnett, Clara Road

Sunday 23rd  August:

Ballydaly   9.00 a.m. John O’Brien, Ballydaly

Cullen      10.15 a.m.             Noel Duggan, Lisnaboy, his daughter Noreen

and Sr. Elizabeth.

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.   Connie Hickey, St. Joseph’s Gardens. 

Anniversaries:      John Joe Greaney, Lackabawn; Denis Kelleher, Lackabawn; Hanora, Patrick & John Joseph Barrett, Tullig;  Joe O’Sullivan, Claraghatlea; Eimear O’Mahony, Inchileagh House;  Danny & the deceased members of the Lynch family, Kippagh;  Jeremiah O’Connor, Knockduff; Dáinne O’Sullivan, Two Gneeves; Jeremiah Murphy, Lisnaboy;  Seamus O’Driscoll, West End & Banteer;  Sheila (Judy) Doocey, England & Murphy’s Terrace; Abina Karen O’Keeffe, Aubane & Wexford.

Mass Intentions for Next Weekend:

Saturday 29th August: 

Millstreet   6.30 p.m.     Gerard Healy, Wicklow & Murphy’s Terrace

Sunday 30th August:

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m. Jerh Noonan, Coolinarne

Cullen       10.15a.m. Edward Byrne, Ahane, Sr. Patrick Tarrant,

Sheila & John O’Keeffe.

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.   Dominic Lawlor, Clara Road;

Joe, Finbarr & the deceased members of the

O’Sullivan Family, Claraghatlea. [read more …] “Millstreet Parish Newsletter – Sunday 23rd August 2020”

Delia adds her Pottery Studio to Castleisland’s Main Street at No. 94

 

 

It’s unlikely that Castleisland has ever had a serious potter of its own.

One who made pots and plates and jugs and mugs for the people of the locality.

The nearest we’ve ever had were ‘earthenware merchants’ Thomas Kearney and John Riordan both on Main Street in the late 1880s.

They may well have been potters themselves but they were, most likely, merchants for the merchandise of others.

What’s in a name ? Potters are often referred to nowadays as ceramicists and a practitioner of that class of craft and talent launched her own studio / shop at No. 94 Main Street, Castleisland on Monday morning, August 10th 2020 at 10am.

After her first week of trading in the new shop, Delia is delighted with the warmth of the welcome she got from fellow and neighbouring business people in the town.

She’s also taken aback with the level of business she’s been doing in terms of straight sales from stock and from orders received during the week.

[read more …] “Delia adds her Pottery Studio to Castleisland’s Main Street at No. 94”