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

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 23rd Feb. 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.00.   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 “Brosna Town”, Shandrum Céilí Band’s 2015 All-Ireland performance of “The Killavil Set”, The Clare Céilí Band,  selections from “The Mikado”, Breeda Tarrant’s “Friendship” …. and many, many more. 

At 10pm – an exclusive recording of Michael Healy Rae – an All Ireland Traditional Whistler – superbly whistling “Fáinne Geal an Lae” and we virtually visit Knockalougha Rambling House in Knocknagoshel through the kindness of Kathleen Herlihy of Ballymacelligott.  And also on tonight’s Show we share Entertaining Musings galore!

And we chat about the following images:

We listen at 10pm to Michael Healy Rae’s magnificent Whistling of “The Dawning of the Day”. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
Millstreet Corpus Christi Procession 1991 at The Square. (From the Pictorial Archives of Millstreet Museum).
A busy Coomlogane Street, Millstreet (West End) in early 1900s.
Pupils from Scoil Mhuire, Millstreet BNS at Cork’s City Hall in 1991 at Cór Fhéile na Scol.

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“Lunchtime Favourites” Sunday 21st Feb. 2021 – 12.30 to 1.30pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 21st Feb. 2021) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast today from 12:30pm until 1.30pm.  Today we feature some musical gems and superb songs such as  Eddie Calvert’s 1953 “O Mein Papa”, “The Butcher Boy” sung by Sinéad O’Connor and “Three Coins in the Fountain” sung by Frank Sinatra.

 This is our eighth  Lunchtime programme of 2021 where our songs and music are full of variety.   We feature songs by Breeda Tarrant (one we recently discovered recorded at Tarrant’s Bridge Bar in 2012), Jim Lyons, Colin Paul, The Taylor Brothers, Mallow’s Thomas Davis Pipe Band…plus the music of the Alan Finn Group, André Rieu, James Last, Mantovani and lots more.  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 from the years 2000 and 2004 (sourced from Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives) during our Show. (S.R.)

One of the very first meetings held at Millstreet Museum in 2000 exploring the possibility of establishing a Millstreet Website! Twenty-one years later we thankfully have such a dedicated global audience. Tap on the images to enlarge.   Patricia Hick took this photo.(S.R.)
A very colourful Minor Row, Millstreet in the year 2000.
Millstreet Town and hinterland viewed from Lackabawn in 2004.

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

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 16th Feb. 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.00.   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 “My Home in Sweet Lyracrompane”, Shandrum Céilí Band’s 2015 All-Ireland performance of “The Killavil Set”, The Clare Céilí Band with “Kilrush Polkas”.  Selections from “The Mikado”, Breeda Tarrant’s “Friendship” …. and many, many more. 

We celebrate a significant Birthday of a Loyal Listener, a gifted Singer and a True Gentleman – Jim Lyons– by virtually visiting Knockalougha Rambling House in Knocknagoshel through the kindness of Kathleen Herlihy of Ballymacelligott.  And also on tonight’s Show we share Entertaining Definitions Galore such as the definition of a “Smile”: “A curve that can set a lot of things straight!” 

At 10pm we remember two people who recently went to their Eternal Reward.   And we chat about the following images:

Corpus Christi Procession at The Square, Millstreet 1964. From the Pictorial Archives of Millstreet Museum. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
Spring is here! Daffodil outside Millstreet’s St. Patrick’s Church today.
Cloud formation viewed from Mount Leader today – looking a little like the map of Ireland!
Lenten Garden at St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet arranged by Parish Secretary, Sharon Lane.

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“Lunchtime Favourites” Sunday 14th Feb. 2021 – 12.30 to 1.30pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 14th Feb. 2021) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast today from 12:30pm until 1.30pm.  Being St. Valentine’s Day our musical focus will of course be on “Love” with songs by Al Jolson, ABBA, Perry Como, Nat King Cole, Doris Day, Marilyn Monroe…and lots more.

 This is our seventh Lunchtime programme of 2021 where our songs and music are full of variety.   We feature songs by Breeda Tarrant (one we recently discovered recorded at Tarrant’s Bridge Bar in 2012), Jim Lyons, Colin Paul, The Taylor Brothers, Mallow’s Thomas Davis Pipe Band…plus the music of the Alan Finn Group, André Rieu, James Last, Mantovani and lots more.  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 from the years 1995, 2000, 2004 and 2021 (sourced from Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives) during our Show. (S.R.)

Celebrating St. Valentine’s Day 2021.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
From the year 2004 we see Jimmy O’Sullivan checking out the Lambretta Scooter observed by John Twomey, Noel Keating and Ronan Galvin.
From the year 2000 Joan O’Mahony with her Sixth Class pupils on a History Tour of Millstreet Town. Here having reached High Mill Lane where Babe Han O’Riordan and Nell Hickey provided some wonderfully interesting historic information.
Back now to 1995 where we visit Main Street, Millstreet and meet with John O’Keeffe, Babe Han O’Riordan and Lena O’Keeffe.

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

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 9th Feb. 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.00.   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 “Brosna Town”, Shandrum Céilí Band’s 2015 All-Ireland performance of “The Killavil Set”, The Clare Céilí Band with “The Duke of Leinster” and “The Dublin Reel”.  Selections from “The Mikado”, Breeda Tarrant’s “Mulroy Bay” …. and many, many more. 

At 10pm we hear about Charlie Chaplin’s Four Suggestions for Happiness.   And we chat about the following images:

Brendan Murphy was recently very impressed on receiving a framed photo of himself on Rossbeigh Beach – presented in celebration of his recent birthday by his grand daughter Katelyn. The photo had been taken on 18th Sept. 2020. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
This is the original photo taken on Rossbeigh Beach on 18th Sept. 2020. Please feel most welcome to suggest a caption….A possible one might be: “Me and my shadow…!” But we’re sure that many more creative captions will hopefully be shared!

Sunday, 14th Feb. is St. Valentine’s Day – We chat about quotations from famous people on the subject of Love.

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“Lunchtime Favourites” Sunday 7th Feb. 2021 – 12.30 to 1.30pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 7th Feb. 2021) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast today from 12:30pm until 1.30pm.   This is our sixth Lunchtime programme of 2021 where our songs and music are full of variety.   We feature songs by Breeda Tarrant, Jim Lyons, Colin Paul, The Taylor Brothers, Mallow’s Thomas Davis Pipe Band…plus the music of the Alan Finn Group, André Rieu, James Last, Mantovani and lots more.  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  from the year 2004 (sourced from Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives) during our Show. (S.R.)

A “Duck Race” at Millstreet Country Park in 2004. Tap on the images to enlarge.
A visit in 2004 of Sportsman supreme, Seán Óg Ó hAilpín to Millstreet Community School.
Encountering the Statue of Jack Lynch in 2004 while visiting Blackpool Shopping Centre.

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

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 2nd Feb. 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.00.   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, Selections from “The Mikado”, Breeda Tarrant’s “When the Leaves Begin to Fall” …. and many, many more.   

At 10.00pm – marking 95 years of national broadcasting here in Ireland we share two recordings from 1977 featuring Donncha Ó Dúlaing on a visit to Mallow and we smile at the wonderful stories of Comedian Billa O’Connell on a 1977 “Late Late Show”.   And we chat about the following images which all date from the year 2000 from Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives.  Tap on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Clearly a sporting victory on a wet evening in 2000!
Fr.. Denis Kelleher in 2000 on his annual holiday home to Millstreet from the USA where he ministered.
Mill View, Millstreet in the year 2000.

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“Lunchtime Favourites” Sunday 31st Jan. 2021 – 12.30 to 1.30pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 31st Jan. 2021) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast today from 12:30pm until 1.30pm.   This is our fifth Lunchtime programme of 2021 where our songs and music are full of variety.   We feature songs by Breeda Tarrant, Jim Lyons, Colin Paul, The Taylor Brothers, Les Paul and Mary Ford…plus the music of the Alan Finn Group, André Rieu, James Last, Mantovani and lots more.  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  during our Show. (S.R.)

During today’s programme an important message from Marie Twomey:  “I’m planning to run our Community Singing sessions online through Zoom starting in the near future in case there is anyone who would like to join in. Everybody is  welcome. I can be contacted in  Millstreet Adult FET Centre on 086 7707301 or by email marie.twomey @corketb.ie. “

Remembering the Centenary of the death of Captain Con Murphy in 1921. Murphy’s Terrace, Millstreet is named in tribute to the memory of Captain Con. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
Moon image captured in Mount Leader, Millstreet during the past week.
September Horse Fair 2000 at The Square/Minor Row. From Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives.

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

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 26th Jan. 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.00.   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, Frank Chacksfield’s “Beyond the Sea”(1953), Stan Freberg’s “St. George and the Dragonet!”, Breeda Tarrant’s “Mulroy Bay” …. and many, many more.   

We explore the importance of the word “Up” in the English Language.

At 10.00pm we listen to the superb music of Con Houlihan and his daughter Caitlín remembering the anniversary of Scotland’s Robbie Burns who was born on 25th Jan. 1759.

Caitlín & Con remembering Scotland’s Robbie Burns. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

We listen to a splendid recording from 1976 of Mícheál Ó Ceallacháin providing a singing workshop for Primary Teachers where we hear his excellent Irish instructions.

And we including our usual musings and chat about the attached images.

Shane Browne’s wonderful images of a snowy Clara Mountain summit which he photographed on Monday, 25th Jan. 2021.

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

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 19th Jan. 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.00.   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 – among the people to whom we pay tribute who have gone to their Eternal Reward over the past week – we remember the late Eileen Murphy (née O’Leary) of Louisville, Kentucky when at 9.40pm we broadcast an interview recorded in Oct. 2019 in “Cinnamon”, Millstreet with Eileen during which Jim Wickham of Minnesota and I learn lots of entertaining facts about Kentucky.

Eileen with Michael Moynihan, T.D. and Cousin John O’Leary when Eileen contributed to a fundraiser at McCarthy’s Bar in Oct. 2019.
Eileen visiting Macroom Park in Oct. 2019.
The late Pat Costelloe of “Shaskeen” and Clare FM . We listen to Pat’s tribute to the Clare Céilí Band at 10pm.  We thank Colm Nestor of Clarecastle, Co. Clare for sharing this superb recording.
We feature The Clare Céilí Band at 10pm.

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“Lunchtime Favourites” Sunday 17th Jan. 2021 – 12.30 to 1.30pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 17th Jan. 2021) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast today from 12:30pm until 1.30pm.   This is our third Lunchtime programme of the New Year where our songs and music are full of variety.  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 the images below during our Show. (S.R.)

Two panoramic scenes as we view Millstreet Town and also Drishane from the O’Riordan Family Farm in Lackabawn when in 2004 LTV’s Dan Joe Kelleher, Carriganima and I were testing the Television Signal for Local Television coverage. These two images are from the Pictorial Archives of Millstreet Museum. Tap on the pictures to enlarge. (S.R.)

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

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 12th Jan. 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.00.   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.)

We feature The Clare Céilí Band at 10pm.

We recall a Millstreet Presentation N.S. School Tour to Dublin of the mid-1990s leaving from Millstreet Railway Station. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
The late Dan Hallissey – such a truly friendly gentleman – sets off home down Minor Row in the 1970s passing Lucey’s Garage. This is the first of many pictorial gems we’ve been arranging to display in our renovated Millstreet Museum. (S.R.)

“Lunchtime Favourites” Today Features Minor Row of the Past

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 10th Jan. 2021) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast today from 12:30pm until 1.30pm.   This is our second Lunchtime programme of the New Year where our songs and music reflect the favourite songs and music of the past year as well as beautiful songs by Charlotte Church and Bing Crosby.  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.  (S.R.)  And we reflect on the Minor Row of a bygone era – 1994 and before…. All from our Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives.  Tap on the following images to enlarge.

The late Dan Hallissey – such a truly friendly gentleman – sets off home down Minor Row in the 1970s passing Lucey’s Garage.  His wonderful donkey had just received four new shoes at Tom Radley’s Forge in The Square!  This is the first of many pictorial gems we’ve been arranging to display in our renovated Millstreet Museum. (S.R.)

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

“Radio Treasures” End of Year Show is on air tonight (Tues., 5th Jan. 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.00.   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.)

Tim O’Shea with members of Millstreet Pipe Band at The Square.
Tim and Peg O’Shea
Liam Coffey & Tim O’Shea cut the special Millstreet Pipe Band 60th Anniversary Cake at the hugely successful Function held at the Dromhall Hotel, Killarney on Saturday, 26th March 2011. 
What a truly magnificent record for Millstreet Pipe Band which today led the Millstreet St. Patrick’s Day Parade for the amazing 60th time! Sincere congratulations from everyone with special mention to Tim O’Shea and Liam Coffey who have been with the renowned Band all through those six decades!  This image taken in 2011.

On tonight’s first programme of 2021 we celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the beginning of Millstreet Pipe Band when we chat with Tim O’Shea of Tullig, Millstreet who was present on 6th Jan. 1951 when William Quigley gave his very first bagpipe lesson to the first members of Millstreet Pipe Band.   At 10pm we listen to Tim’s fascinating history of the Band and we hear the great rendition of “Highland Cathedral”with pipes and organ in St. Patrick’s Church.   Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

At 9.45pm we chat with Jim Lyons of Knockalougha Rambling House in Knocknagoshel, Co. Kerry and hear some of his wonderful songs.

The many superb Local Publications on sale at “Wordsworth” Bookshop, Millstreet.

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“Lunchtime Favourites” Sunday 3rd Jan. 2021 – 12.30 to 1.30pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 3rd Jan. 2021) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast today from 12:30pm until 1.30pm.   This is our first Lunchtime programme of the New Year where our songs and music reflect the favourite songs and music of the past year .  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.  (S.R.)

Millstreet New Year Scene at Dusk.
One of the many uplifting festive signs viewed at Millstreet Town Park.

“Radio Treasures” End of Year Show 2020 On Air Tonight on CMS from 9.30 to 11.00

“Radio Treasures” End of Year Show is on air tonight (Tues., 29th Dec. 2020) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.00.   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.)

Some of the MDCC Residents pictured by the exquisite Christmas Crib.

Tonight we feature at 10pm a special Reflection on the Years of Ones  from 1921…1931…1941…1951…1961….1971…1981…1991…2001…2011 up to the upcoming 2021.   We remember the great Julia Murphy who in her 106th year was laid to rest today.  R.I.P.. And we feature a wonderful selection of songs, music and musings as we invite André Rieu and Orchestra to bring the Year of 2020 to a close.  And we announce an important Milestone just reached in the history of Cork Music Station!  Every Blessing and Happiness to all our Loyal Listeners…and new Listeners…throughout a very Bright and Healthy New Year.  And we chat about the attached images.  Tap on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Santa and Mrs. Claus on tour with Millstreet Fire Brigade!
The day Reporter Supreme – Eily Buckley – decided to join Millstreet Pipe Band for a day at a Cloghoula Sports Day of bygone days! (From Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives).
One of the many very impressive festive signs put in place at Millstreet Town Park by Cork Co. Council.

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Two Special Programmes on CMS – Tonight at 11 and Tomorrow at 12.30pm

If you get an opportunity you may wish to tune into a special hour-long programme tonight (Sat. 26th Dec. 2020) at 11.00 on Cork Music Station when we feature mainly the wonderful music of André Rieu and his Orchestra plus some other special songs.   And on Sunday from 12.30 to 1.30pm our usual “Lunchtime Favourites”.  Tap on the images to enlarge. Happy Listening! (S.R.)

Christmas Eve Mass 2020 in Millstreet.
This Marquee has now been safely dismantled following the effect of Storm Bella.
Christmas Magic at Drishane Road, Millstreet.
A traditional Killarney Christmas Crib.

“Radio Treasures” Christmas Show 2020 On Air Tonight on CMS from 9.30 to 11.00

“Radio Treasures” Christmas Show is on air tonight (Tues., 22nd Dec. 2020) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.00.   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.)

Tonight we feature at 10pm a special Interview with True Expert in the world of Christmas Trees and we attempt getting in contact with The North Pole to chat with its most Famous Resident!

Dermot Twomey, Kilcorney pictured on his 18th year selling magnificent Christmas Trees at The Square, Millstreet. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
A special Santa Interview after 10pm!
Moira O’Keeffe’s very special Christmas Card for Cullen & District Special Needs Association.

Denis Murphy, Ballydaly received his Christmas haircut from Barber Supreme, Barry Lawlor at Main Street, Millstreet.
Live at the Millstreet Community School Marquee – Christmas 2020!

Christmas Issue of “Discover Duhallow” with lots of Millstreet interest – now available free of charge.

A very Happy Christmas and a wonderfully Bright and Healthy 2021 to all our much appreciated Loyal Listeners not only to “Radio Treasures” but also to Cork Music Station. Every Blessing to All. (S.R.)

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Christmas “Lunchtime Favourites” Sunday 20th Dec. 2020 – 12.30 to 1.30pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 20th Dec. 2020) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast today from 12:30pm until 1.30pm.   This is our Christmas Show where our songs and music reflect the wonderful Festive Season.  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.  (S.R.)

On this Sunday’s Christmas programme we include our popular “Take the Floor” feature for our Superb Dancers! And we listen to songs by Colin Paul who sings like Elvis, to Davy Ryan’s song about JP McManus and wonderful traditional music of Alan Finn and his very talented Group….and more…much more joyful Christmas songs and music!

And we chat about the following pictorial feature with lots of Festive Images.  Tap on the pictures to enlarge:

The In-Tyre Christmas Tree at Killarney Road, Millstreet!

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“Radio Treasures” 9.30 to 11.00 Tonight on CMS

“Radio Treasures” is on air tonight (Tues., 15th Dec. 2020) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.00.   We feature our regular items with a splendid blend of uplifting songs and music… tonight we feature a selection of songs and music with lots of variety as well as lots of interesting musings and words of wisdom.   Included in tonight’s programme: 

  1. Live at the MCS Marquee for Christmas.
  2. Author Barry Linehan

    Interview with Author Barry Linehan regarding his new publication now on sale at “Wordsworth”, The Square, Millstreet.

“Lunchtime Favourites” After 11.30 a.m. Mass on CMS (Final Broadcast of Religious Services) Sunday 13th Dec. 2020 Until 1.30pm

One may access the new online streaming on the following link: www.churchservices.tv/millstreet  As this important new service is now available our final broadcast of the Celebration of Mass from St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet on Cork Music Station takes place at this Sunday’s 11.30 a.m. Mass.  Sincere thanks to the many Loyal Listeners who have tuned into our daily radio religious broadcasts since March 2020.   Now one will be able to access not only sound but excellent visual coverage also on the new online streaming service from St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet. (S.R.) 

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 13th Dec. 2020) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast directly after our transmission of the celebration of 11:30 am Mass from 12:10pm until 1.30pm.   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.  (S.R.)

On this Sunday’s programme we include our popular “Take the Floor” feature for our Superb Dancers! And we listen to songs by Colin Paul who sings like Elvis, to Davy Ryan with his Limerick Abú song and wonderful traditional music of Alan Finn and his very talented Group….and more…much more!

And we chat about the following pictorial feature with lots of Festive Images.  Tap on the pictures to enlarge:

Christmas magic at The Square!
Millstreet Church Calendar 2021 featuring the splendid photo of Millstreet from Tullig by Fr. james McSweeney.
Shane Browne outside his Tanyard Wood home celebrating his support for Waterford in today’s All Ireland Hurling Final. Shane wishes to thank Eoin O’Sullivan of Ballydaly for providing many an appreciated lift to games between Cork and Waterford.

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“Radio Treasures” Travels Back to 1980 Tonight on CMS

“Radio Treasures” is on air tonight (Tues., 8th Dec. 2020) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.00.   We feature our regular items with a splendid blend of uplifting songs and music… tonight we feature a selection of songs and music with lots of variety as well as lots of interesting musings and words of wisdom.  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.) Highlights of tonight’s programme:

  1.  Our 10pm Main Feature tonight brings us back to Monday, 17th March 1980 for the official Opening of Millstreet Museum – Listen to recordings from that morning’s St. Patrick’s Day Mass, the Parade (including the drumming of the late John “Sing” O’Sullivan).  That afternoon we hear our introduction to the historic event where we greet “The Millstreet Rovers”, Cork Co. Librarian – Pádraig Ó Maidín who officially opened the Museum, Fr. John B. O’Sullivan who blessed the Museum.  All recordings from 40 years ago!  And we remember the late Catherine Tarrant one of the Founder Members of Millstreet Museum who was laid to rest this afternoon.  R.I.P..
  2. We listen to the musical hits of 1980 including Frank Sinatra, ABBA, Dolly Parton and more.
  3. We recall the many famous people who have visited our Museum over the past 40 years – illustrated below.
  4. And we chat about the images which we now share:
    Carnegie Hall 1980 – home of Millstreet Museum and (below) the very same location four decades later! Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

    Just some of the many important young Visitors outside the Museum in the 1980s.
    Inside the Museum….no social distancing necessary then!
    Renowned Cork Actor and Author – James N. Healy at the Museum.
    Actor supreme Brian Dennehy spent two hours at the Museum in 1990.
    Christmas at Tubrid Holy Well…Many thanks to the Loyal Visitor to Tubrid for sharing this golden image of Christmas at this Haven of Peace.

    Piper Supreme, Con Houlihan played a superb musical tribute to the late Catherine Tarrant at her Funeral this afternoon. 

[read more …] ““Radio Treasures” Travels Back to 1980 Tonight on CMS”

“Lunchtime Favourites” After 11.30 a.m. Mass on CMS Sunday 6th Dec. 2020 Until 1.30pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 6th Dec. 2020) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast directly after our transmission of the celebration of 11:30 am Mass from 12:10pm until 1.30pm.   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.  (S.R.)

On this Sunday’s programme we include our popular “Take the Floor” feature for our Superb Dancers! And we listen to songs by Colin Paul who sings like Elvis, to Benny Hill and wonderful traditional music of Alan Finn and his very talented Group….and more…much more!

And we chat about the following pictorial feature with lots of Festive Images.  Tap on the pictures to enlarge:

The Square, Millstreet – Christmas 2020.

St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet 

[read more …] ““Lunchtime Favourites” After 11.30 a.m. Mass on CMS Sunday 6th Dec. 2020 Until 1.30pm”

This Week’s Schedule of Religious Broadcasts on Cork Music Station

Our schedule this week regarding the broadcast on Cork Music Station of Mass from St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet is as follows:

Sunday, 6th Dec. 2020 at 11.30 a.m..

Monday, 7th Dec. 2020….7.30 p.m.

Tuesday, 8th Dec. 2020…10.00 a.m. (Funeral Mass of Peggy Thornton)

Tuesday, 8th Dec. 2020 at 11.30 a.m. (Feast Day)

Wednesday, 9th Dec. 2020 at 10.00 a.m.

Friday, 11th Dec.  2020 at 7.30 p.m. 

Broadcast of Mass on Cork Music Station will continue until

the Live Streaming Service begins.

St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet 

“Radio Treasures” On Air Tonight on CMS from 9.30 to 11.00

“Radio Treasures” is on air tonight (Tues., 1st Dec. 2020) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.00.   We feature our regular items with a splendid blend of uplifting songs and music… tonight we feature a selection of songs and music with lots of variety as well as lots of interesting musings and words of wisdom Highlights of tonight’s programme

  1.  At 10pm the Virtual Launch of Millstreet Town’s Spectacular Christmas Lights by Niamh and Noreen Twomey of the Dedicated Organising Committee.
  2. Reciting of Cork’s Tony Tobin’s recently composed Poem in honour of the Star of last weekend’s “Late Late Toy Show” – Adam King from Youghal.
  3. Broadcasting a repeat of William Fitzgerald’s superb Tribute to the late Dale Haze of the Champion Showband…..From 11pm to midnight following “Radio Treasures”.
  4. Colin Paul’s splendid CDs.
  5. “On this day” feature for today Tuesday, 1st. Dec..
  6. Lots of Christmas music and songs as we begin December.
    Niall and Katie O’Connor at their home in Clara Road. Both are members of the Millstreet Christmas Lights Committee.
    Noreen and Pat from Millstreet Tidy Towns add further magic to Christmas in Millstreet.

    We chat about the images above. 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.)

[read more …] ““Radio Treasures” On Air Tonight on CMS from 9.30 to 11.00″

This Week’s Schedule of Religious Broadcasts on Cork Music Station

Our schedule this week regarding the broadcast on Cork Music Station of Mass from St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet is as follows:

Sunday, 29th Nov. 2020 at 11.30 a.m..

Monday, 30th Nov. 2020….No Mass 

Tuesday, 1st Dec. 2020 at 10.00 a.m.

Wednesday, 2nd Dec. 2020 at 10.00 a.m.

Thursday, 3rd Dec. 2020 at 10.00 a.m. 

Friday, 4th Dec.  2020 at 10.00 a.m. 

Broadcast of Mass on Cork Music Station will continue until

the Live Streaming Service begins.

This Week’s Schedule of Religious Broadcasts on Cork Music Station

Our schedule this week regarding the broadcast on Cork Music Station of Mass from St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet is as follows:

Sunday, 22nd Nov. 2020 at 11.30 a.m..

Monday, 23rd Nov. 2020….No Mass 

Tuesday, 24th Nov. 2020 at 10.00 a.m.

Wednesday, 25th Nov. 2020 at 10.00 a.m.

Thursday, 26th Nov. 2020 at 10.00 a.m. 

Friday, 27th Nov.  2020 at 9.00 a.m.  (Funeral Mass)

Since March 2020 we, here at Cork Music Station, have been delighted to broadcast the weekend, daily and Funeral Masses.   We thank Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P., for his much appreciated kind words in this week’s Parish Newsletter.   We shall continue to provide our audio broadcasts until the upcoming new Audio-visual Streaming Service is fully in place at St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet.   We extend sincere thanks to the many Loyal Listeners who have been tuned in on a global level since March and we are most grateful for the very kind comments which we have been receiving as people express their joy at being able to join our local Church for these important transmissions.   Special thanks also to the Fitzgerald Family in Cullen – William, Ita and John – for having originally established the much listened to Cork Music Station.   Míle buíochas.  (S.R.)

St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet, Co. Cork in November 2020. Tap on the image to enlarge.

“Radio Treasures” On Air Tonight on CMS from 9.30 to 11.00

“Radio Treasures” is on air tonight (Tues., 24th Nov. 2020) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.00.   We feature our regular items with a splendid blend of uplifting songs and music… tonight we feature a selection of songs and music with lots of variety as well as lots of interesting musings and words of wisdom.   Included in tonight’s programme: 

  1.   Our 10pm feature tonight places focus on the Virtual Launch  of the hugely impressive Millstreet Community School App.  We chat with School Principal, Pól Ó Siodhcháin and Deputy Principal, Frances Moynihan.
  2. We chat about a fascinating collection of 1962 images relating to Kilcorney very kindly presented by Bernard Spain of Corbally in Limerick.
  3. We celebrate the Millstreet connection with Tipperary Star Footballer, Colin O’Riordan….and we listen to his inspiring after match interview at 9.45pm.
  4. We salute the new American President Elect and Vice President.
  5. We feature Alan Finn’s new magnificent musical collection with his Group.
  6. We hear some lesser known interesting facts about Ireland.
  7. We share Fr. Jim Kennelly’s A.L.T.A.R. approach to Prayer.
  8. We repeat highlights of the excellent interview between Donie Lucey and William Fitzgerald from last Thursday’s Show relating to three praiseworthy fundraisers.  (S.R.)
    All ready to begin the Autumn Vintage Car Run 2018 – From left: Patrick W. O’Leary, Louisville, Kentucky,USA; Ita Fitzgerald, Cullen; Donie Lucey, Derrinagree.

    Millstreet prepares for Christmas 2020.

[read more …] ““Radio Treasures” On Air Tonight on CMS from 9.30 to 11.00″

“Lunchtime Favourites” After 11.30 a.m. Mass on CMS Sunday 22nd Nov. 2020 Until 1.30pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 22nd Nov. 2020) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast directly after our transmission of the celebration of 11:30 am Mass from 12:10pm until 1.30pm.   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.  (S.R.)

On this Sunday’s programme we include our popular “Take the Floor” feature for our Superb Dancers

And we chat about the following images:

Presentation Day 2020 at Presentation Cemetery, Millstreet.  Tap on the image to enlarge.

Millstreet Calendar 2021 now on sale in local shops.  Paul O’Connor’s magnificent image “View from Clara at Dawn” appears on the cover with a great variety of Photographers’ pictures featuring throughout the very colourful Calendar 2021.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Mary Kelleher wearing her Cork Mask in advance of today’s Cork v. Tipperary Game.
Issue 30 of “Discover Duhallow” magazine is now available in local outlets.
Remembering 22nd Nov. 1920 in Millstreet and in Dublin.

[read more …] ““Lunchtime Favourites” After 11.30 a.m. Mass on CMS Sunday 22nd Nov. 2020 Until 1.30pm”