“Radio Treasures” This Tuesday on CMS from 9.30 to 11.30pm

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 12th Oct. 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.30 (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.)   We chat about a variety of topics and we listen to Bob Hope’s “Thanks for the Memory” and share his entertaining quotes!  We remember our Faithful Departed.   We listen to the wonderful voice of Nelson Eddie …. and there’s more…much more and we chat about the images below accessed from our Museum Pictorial Archive.

“Radio Treasures” This Tuesday on CMS from 9.30 to 11.30pm

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 5th Oct. 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.30 (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.)   We chat about a variety of topics and we listen to Bob Hope’s “Thanks for the Memory” and share his entertaining quotes!  We remember our Faithful Departed and reflect how the late Johnny Hickey of Cullen was a true pioneer in the world of technology introducing us all to Ham Radio and International Satellite television even before this became a reality decades later.   We listen to the wonderful voice of Nelson Eddie …. and there’s more…much more and we chat about the images below accessed from our Museum Pictorial Archive.

A section of the magnificent new path superbly constructed in Millstreet Town Park (near the Children’s Playground). Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
Mark Neville of Los Zarcos Soccer Team reminds us that due to weather conditions the Soccer Pitch is presently closed.
Back in 1986 a Steam Traction Engine arrived at The Square and spent the night in Millstreet to the delight of everyone!
Margaret Bourke shows how Swedish people protect themselves from the rain!
Millstreet Athletic Club at The Square, Millstreet in the 1980s most likely.
Shared by Patrick W. O’Leary from Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
This week’s “Irish Catholic” features a splendid review of a truly magnificent television documentary entitled “75 years in Japan”. Sr. Paschal O’Sullivan was a Drishane Sister who shared her amazing story with her young Cousin. It may still be viewed on the RTÉ Player.  Sr. Paschal is buried in Drishane.
Corpus Christi Procession c.2000 at The Square, Millstreet.
Comedian and Singer Bob Hope features on our “Radio Treasures” Show tonight (5th Oct. 2021).

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“Radio Treasures” This Tuesday on CMS from 9.30 to 11.30pm

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 28th Sept. 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.30 (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.)   We chat about our visit to Spike Island, about the recent Vintage Run, our recent visit to Knock, Co. Mayo and we listen to Norah Hickey’s new single as well as Sheila Fitzgerald’s new single.  We also at 9.35pm remember a Cousin of James Wickham of Minneapolis, Minnesota – the late Eileen Fitzgerald of Brooklyn, USA whose mother was Bridget Hickey of Knocknagullane.

Brendan Cronin, Carrigtwohill and formerly of Drishane Road, Millstreet with an historic school photo of 1968. Tonight at 10pm on “Radio Treasures” Brendan will identify all of the pictured pupils who attended Millstreet BNS in the late 1960s.  we invite you to tune into our Interview with Brendan tonight (Tues. 28th Sept. 2021) on www.corkmusicstation.com

Brendan recently pictured with his brother, Kieran at Millstreet Town Park.
Brendan and his wife, Mary.
Ted Dineen of Cork and Millstreet indicates that Steve Collins is scheduled to visit Millstreet on the afternoon of Friday, 19th Nov. 2021 when it is envisaged that a royal welcome will be accorded to the great Boxer who gained his World Championship here in Millstreet in March 1995.

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“Radio Treasures” This Tuesday on CMS from 9.30 to 11.30pm

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 21th Sept. 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.30 (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.)   We chat about our visit to Spike Island today and we listen to Norah Hickey’s new single.

“Radio Treasures” This Tuesday on CMS from 9.30 to 11.30pm

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 14th Sept. 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.30 (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.)

All our usual features tonight with the very best songs and music.   At 10pm we feature a brief Interview with Siobhán Murphy of Knocknaloman, Rathmore recorded at Saturday’s Clara Loop Hill Walk in memory of Siobhán’s late father – Michael Murphy.

We share some excellent quotations – many of which are very humorous – which James Wickham of Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA has sent to us.

And we chat about the images below:

Boys from Scoil Mhuire, Millstreet BNS who received their First Holy Communion on Saturday 11th Sept. 2021 at St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet. Tap on the pictures to enlarge. (S.R.)
This morning at Rathmore Community Centre a cheque for €3,000.00 was presented by Eilish Coakley of the Marian Panto Players to Hugh Ryan, Chairman, Kerry Parents and Friends. A highly successful Clothes Collection in June resulted in this very impressive fundraiser.
Writer of “The Cause”, Seán Ó Deadaigh makes a presentation to Rory O’Driscoll at Friday’s night’s Premiere of the powerful Play at Banteer’s Glen Theatre.
From left: Rory O’Driscoll, Séamus Curtin and John Kenny (of d’Unbelieveables”) pictured at the Premiere of “The Cause” on Friday, 10th Sept. 2021 at the Glen Theatre.

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“Radio Treasures” This Tuesday Features Three Interviews

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues.,7th Sept. 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.30 (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.)

Tonight – Three Interviews:

9.50pm:  Pól Ó Síodhcháin re Outstanding Leaving Cert Results

10.00pm:  Seán Ó Deadaigh – Writer of “The Cause”

10.15pm:  Mizen to Malin with Dr. Gavin, Ronan and Paddy plus Jerry O’Regan…..Sincere thanks to Hannelie O’Connor for creating the link between our wonderful Visitors and Millstreet.  And well done to Jerry O’Regan and Family for being so superbly supportive and helpful to Dr. Gavin, Ronan and Paddy. (S.R.)

Today – 7th Sept. 2021 is the Centenary of The Legion of Mary.
Listen at 10.15pm tonight to our programme to a most interesting Interview regarding an amazing fundraising run from Mizen Head to Malin Head by a wonderful Doctor from Derry -with Dr. Gavin McAteer (seated) and with (back from left:) Ronan McLaughlin, Jerry O’Regan and Paddy O’Doherty. The link to donate is www.paypal.me/mizen2malin

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“Radio Treasures” This Tuesday on CMS from 9.30 to 11.30pm

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 31st August 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.30 (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.)

  1.   At 9.45pm we share a Tribute to the late Con O’Leary of Carriganima and we also remember the late Frank Casey of Farran and Cloghoula, Millstreet.
  2.   At 10.00pm we meet with three wonderful people from the Dunmanway area whom we recently interviewed at Millstreet Museum during which we heard a superb rendition of “The Boys of Kilmichael” sung by Tim Foley and Michael FehilyJoan Fehily was also present at the Museum.
    Tim Foley with Michael and Joan Fehily at Tubrid Holy Well, Millstreet during a recent visit to the area. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
    Very successful Open Air Concert at Carriganima on Sunday, 29th Aug. 2021.
    Joanne O’Riordan as Commentator supreme in the RTÉ Studio during the current Paralympics taking place in Tokyo.  Alex Lee (the gentleman on the Panel), is Niall O’Connor’s sister-in-law’s nephew.  Niall is married to Katie Randles.

    Emmet’s first day (31st Aug. 2021) in school pictured with his Dad, Alan celebrating the very special occasion at Supervalu.

    Jimmy Murphy of Carriganima captured this amazing image over Carriganima on Saturday of wild geese returning to Ireland.

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“Radio Treasures” This Tuesday on CMS from 9.30 to 11.30pm

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 17th August 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.30 (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.)

Tonight our programme includes our regular features and we make special reference to this day when we celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Knock – and today would also have been the birthday of Maureen O’Hara.  And we shall chat about the following images during our Show…and we discover how Marge and Homer Simpson got their names!  Tap on the images to enlarge.

Jerry, Pat and Denis (Denny) Lehane. A very Happy 80th Birthday to Pat in New York on 22nd Aug. 2021.
Patsy Donnelly of Armagh recently meets Brendan Murphy in Rossbeigh.

Supporting Limerick….and Cork at the Gilbourne Home in Killarney Road, Millstreet!
A cat’s eye view at Clara Road, Millstreet!

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“Radio Treasures” This Tuesday on CMS from 9.30 to 11.30pm

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 10 August 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.30 (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.)

  1.  On tonight’s Show at 10.00pm we extend a special welcome to Cath and Mervyn Sharpe from Loughborough, Leicester, UK whom we interviewed when they visited Millstreet on Thurs. 5th Aug. 2021.   They are wonderfully Loyal Listeners of “Radio Treasures”…. and “Lunchtime Favourites”.

    Cath and Mervyn Sharpe from Loughborough, Leicester, UK visiting Millstreet Museum on Thurs. 5th Aug. 2021.   Cath (née Lehane) was originally from Umeraboy, Knocknagree.
  2.  We have our usual Musings and Musical Treats.
    1. We listen to lots of happy songs and music including the great Malachy Doris Céilí Band and we hear Jimmy Shand with his famous 1955 hit “The Bluebell Polka”.  Another special treat – Scotland’s Andy Stewart’s superb musical tribute to the late Sir Harry Lauder.
    2. We reflect on Jimmy Reidy’s Archival Programmes.
    3. We chat about Millstreet related news.
    4. We hear superb songs and music of the 1950s…and 1960s plus more!
    5. We remember our Faithful Departed.
    6.  And we chat about the images featured below:d
      Panoramic view of Millstreet in 2004 from the Heights of Lackabawn.
      Wonderful reaction to our Interview last week with Margaret, Tara and Daniel. This image was taken by time lapse mode on Tara’s phone.

      Passing Kilgarvan on our way to Kenmare on Monday, 9th Aug. 2021.

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“Radio Treasures” This Tuesday on CMS from 9.30 to 11.30pm

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 3rd August 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.30 (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.)

  1.  On tonight’s Show at 10.00pm we extend a special welcome to Tara and Daniel who have recently visited Millstreet from Stockholm in Sweden …. We listen to Margaret Bourke together with Tara and Daniel and we get to hear the wonderful Swedish language.  We play “Swedish Rhapsody” by Mantovani and we also feature one of Sweden’s most famous musical groups ABBA.   Our brief chat with the three Museum Guests is at 10.00 tonight on “Radio Treasures”. 
  2.  We have our usual Musings and Musical Treats.
    1. We listen to lots of happy songs and music including the great Malachy Doris Céilí Band and we hear Jimmy Shand with his famous 1955 hit “The Bluebell Polka”.  Another special treat – Scotland’s Andy Stewart’s superb musical tribute to the late Sir Harry Lauder.
    2. We reflect on Jimmy Reidy’s Archival Programmes.
    3. We chat about our Millstreet related news.
    4. We hear superb songs and music of the 1950s…and 1960s plus more!
    5. We remember our Faithful Departed.
    6.  And we chat about the images featured below:
  3. Margaret, Tara and Daniel at Millstreet Museum on Sat. 31st July 2021….Our Interview will be broadcast at 10pm tonight (Tues. 3rd Aug.) on www.corkmusicstation.com.
    Pictured at the recent Draw for the Credit Union Three Ball Scramble at Millstreet Pitch and Putt Club – from left:  Barry Fraser, Shane Browne, Joan Casey and Pat Breen.
    Musician supreme, Tadgh O’Sullivan (on left playing the concertina) participating with the Shandrum Céilí Band in a recent excellent TG4 Documentary.

    Wonderfully attractive Nature at Clara Road, Millstreet,..Summer 2021.
    Recent colourful sunset as viewed from Mount Leader, Millstreet.
    Magnificent floral display at the home of Eansie Twomey, The Bridge, Millstreet.
    A reminder of the recent substantial National Lotto win at Herlihy’s Centra, Millstreet.

    Margaret, Tara and Daniel at St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet on Saturday evening after Mass.

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“Radio Treasures” This Tuesday on CMS from 9.30 to 11.30pm

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 27th July 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.30 (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.)

  1.  On tonight’s Show at 10.00pm we extend a special welcome to Sterre, Nina and Hidde from the Netherlands who arrived on 21st July 2021 to visit Millstreet for the entire day to experience the amazing town that hosted Eurovision 1993 .   The three University Students are doing a study on the History of Eurovision…and thoroughly enjoyed their Millstreet Experience and meeting with Noel C. Duggan especially.  And Millstreet is unique in this history of Eurovision.   Hear our Interview with  our  three  Dutch  Friends  at  10pm.

    Millstreet May 1993 at West End.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
  2. We have our usual Musings and Musical Treats.
  3. At 10.15pm we feature an Interview with FAI President, Gerry McAnaney as well as Ray Claffey and Cian O’Mahony.

    FAI President, Gerry McAnaney (second from left at back) visits on Friday, 23rd July 2021 the very successful Soccer Camp at Millstreet Town Park accompanied by Ray Claffey, Football Development Officer Cork (on extreme left at back). We shall have more detailed feature later. (S.R.)
  4. We listen to lots of happy songs and music reflecting our recent tropical climate.
  5. We reflect on Jimmy Reidy’s Archival Programmes.
  6. We chat about our Millstreet related news.
  7. We hear superb songs and music of the 1950s…and 1960s plus more!
  8. We remember our Faithful Departed.
  9.  And we chat about the images featured below:
    Outdoor dining at The Square with our Dutch Friends.
    Meeting with Noel C Duggan – highlight of Dutch visit to Millstreet.
    Darragh Cashman, Sportsman supreme – gets in some dedicated late evening training at Millstreet Town Park in advance of Saturday Match against Offaly.

    Filming of Michelle Murphy’s most recent Musical Video at Macroom.

    Colourful Carnegie Hall Millstreet at night celebrating PRIDE.
    Magnificent Gardens at Millstreet Day Care Centre.
    Our Dutch Friends meet with Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P. at St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet.
    Meeting with many Friends at The Square.
    It is at The Kerryman’s Table where we recorded our Interview and took a selfie!

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“Radio Treasures” This Tuesday on CMS from 9.30 to 11.30pm

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 20th July 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.30 (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.)

  1.  On tonight’s Show at 10.00pm we extend a special welcome to Sterre, Nina and Hidde from the Netherlands who on tomorrow (21st July 2021) will visit Millstreet for the entire day to experience the amazing town that hosted Eurovision 1993 .   The three University Students are doing a study on the History of Eurovision…and really look forward to the Millstreet Experience and meeting with Noel C. Duggan especially.  And Millstreet is unique in this history of Eurovision. 

    Millstreet May 1993 at West End.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
  2. We have our usual Musings and Musical Treats.
  3. We listen to lots of happy songs and music reflecting our present tropical climate.
  4. We reflect on Jimmy Reidy’s Archival Programmes.
  5. We celebrate Limerick’s recent success in the GAA world when we listen to Davy Ryan’s two splendid songs relating to Limerick.
  6. We chat about our Millstreet related news.
  7. We hear superb songs and music of the 1950s…including the  comic “Mysterious Box” song.
  8. We remember our Faithful Departed.
  9. And we have our Callouts to our many Loyal Listeners.
    Amazing 2021 Summer Temperatures for Millstreet!
    Costa del Millstreet 2021!
    Sincere congratulations to Darragh Cashman (on extreme left) relating to great success in recent U20 Match in Cork.
    Even the nights in Millstreet’s Clara Road are presently tropical.

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“Radio Treasures” This Tuesday on CMS from 9.30 to 11.30pm

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 13th July 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.30 (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.) 

  1.  On tonight’s Show at 10.15pm we recall the recent Commemoration of the Centenary for Bernard Moynihan at Rathcoole 1921 – 2021.   
  2. We have our usual Musings and Musical Treats.
  3. We listen to a repeat of Steve Roche’s poem about Ballybunion at 9.45pm.
  4. We reflect on Jimmy Reidy’s Archival Programmes.
  5. We chat at 9.35pm  with Fr. Robert Young, P.P., Kinsale and his sister Mary Cronin.
  6. We meet Ruth Ní Riada with Eily Buckley….our chat about Ruth’s Epic Walk following on the steps of O’Sullivan Beara at 10.00pm.
  7. We chat about our Millstreet related news.
  8. We hear superb songs and music of the 1950s…including the  comic “Mysterious Box” song.
  9. We remember our Faithful Departed.
  10. And we have our Callouts to our many Loyal Listeners.
    Present at the Centenary Commemoration of Bernard Moynihan at Rathcoole on Wed. 30th June 2021. Our recording is at 10.15pm tonightTap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
    Present at the Centenary Commemoration of Bernard Moynihan at Rathcoole on Wed. 30th June 2021….Singers supreme Donal, Norah and Breeda of the Moynihan Family.
    Eily Buckley and Ruth Ní Riada on 4th July 2021 in Millstreet. Our interview is at 10pm tonight.
    Sincere congratulations to Cork Captain, Conor O’Callaghan from Kilcorney on Cork’s magnificent All-Ireland win in Kilkenny over the weekend.
    Jerry O’Riordan interviewing for Dan Joe Kelleher’s LTV Thade Mullane at Cumatroosh Lake in 1992.
    Thade Mullane of Curragh, Millstreet.
    Dublin 1975.

    Pictured at Togher Bog, Mushera at the Saturday video recording of Country-and-Western Singer supreme Michelle Murphy’s latest single release (scheduled to be launched on 17th July 2021). Michelle is seated at centre….Fuller feature about the day of recording later.

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“Radio Treasures” This Tuesday on CMS from 9.30 to 11.30pm

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 6th July 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.30 (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.) 

  1.  On tonight’s Show at 10pm we recall the recent Commemoration of the Centenary for Bernard Moynihan at Rathcoole 1921 – 2021.   We just feature one of the songs tonight with a full report next week.
  2. We have our usual Musings and Musical Treats.
  3. We reflect on Jimmy Reidy’s Archival Programmes.
  4. We chat at 9.45pm  with Fr. Robert Young, P.P., Kinsale and his sister Mary Cronin.
  5. We meet Ruth Ní Riada with Eily Buckley….our chat at 10.10pm.
  6. We chat about our Millstreet related news.
  7. We hear superb songs and music of the 1950s.
  8. We remember our Faithful Departed.
  9. And we have our Callouts to our many Loyal Listeners.
  10. Ruth and Eily….We chat about this meeting at 10.10pm.

    Remembering Bernard Moynihan at the Centenary event at Rathcoole.

    Defibrillator at Scoil Mhuire, Millstreet BNS.  

    Our Musical Star of the Week is Ruby Murray.   And there’s more … much more!!  And we chat about the images above. Tap on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.)

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“Radio Treasures” This Tuesday on CMS from 9.30 to 11.30pm

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 29th June 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.30 (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.) 

  1.  On tonight’s Show at 10pm we recall last Sunday’s Commemoration of the Centenary for Michael Dineen on 24th June 1921.   Our highlights of the event are some 25 minutes in duration.
  2. We have our usual Musings and Musical Treats.
  3. We reflect on Jimmy Reidy’s Archival Programmes.
  4. We chat about our new outdoor seating at The Square, Millstreet.
  5. We hear two superb songs and music of the 1950s.
  6. We remember our Faithful Departed.
  7. And we have our Callouts to our many Loyal Listeners.
  8. Our Musical Star of the Week is Josef Locke.   And there’s more … much more!!  Tap on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.)

“Radio Treasures” This Tuesday on CMS from 9.30 to 11.30pm

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 22nd June 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.30 (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.) 

  1.  On tonight’s Show at 10pm we recall last week’s Commemoration of the Centenary of the Rathcoole Ambush of 16th June 1921.
  2. We have our usual Musings and Musical Treats.
  3. We reflect on Jimmy Reidy’s Archival Programmes.
  4. We chat about our new outdoor seating at The Square, Millstreet.
  5. We hear two superb versions of “Kentish Town Waltz”.
  6. We remember the Golden Jubilee of Fr. Jim Kennelly, P.P., Boherbue & Kiskeam….which took place in Boherbue, Kiskeam and Ballydesmond on Sunday, 20th June 2021.
  7. We remember our Faithful Departed.
  8. And we have our Callouts to our many Loyal Listeners.
  9. Our Musical Star of the Week is Josef Locke.   And there’s more … much more!!  Tap on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.)
    Seáno Murphy of Knocknagree and Millstreet shares this wonderful Millstreet BNS photo of 1953 where we note that the Principal was Paddy O’Doherty.   While we have identified some of the Pupils we very much welcome your assistance in naming many of the Boys.
    James Wickham of Minneapolis, Minnesota whose mother came from Millstreet – pictured in 1962 as a 19 year old in the American Air Force. James is one of our most Loyal Listeners to “Radio Treasures” on www.corkmusicstation.com.
    At 10pm tonight we feature highlights of the Commemoration of the Centenary of the Rathcoole Ambush of 16th June 1921.

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“Radio Treasures” This Tuesday on CMS from 9.30 to 11.30pm

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 15th June 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.30 (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 at 10pm we broadcast a special Interview with Marie Twomey, Coordinator supreme of Millstreet Adult Learning Centre at Main Street on the wonderful variety of activities and Courses which take place there.   And we meet with Co. Wexford natives Cathal and Paul who have superbly just constructed a most impressive Polytunnel at the rear of the Adult Learning Centre.    And we feature the splendid recording of Niamh Kavanagh with the Students and Band of Millstreet Community School which presently may be viewed on YouTube…with their version of “I’m still standing” and “Mustang Sally”. We also listen to accordion waltzes by Gary Blair.  And we share  another  most enjoyable comic sketch by the great Brendan Grace!  We hear the operatic voice of Maureen O’Hara.   For our pictorial feature we share images of the new Polytunnel and of the Swift Tower.   And we have our Musings and Updates and of course the very best of songs and music….including the identification of past Television Theme Tunes!   “La Grand Place” is our chosen Wonder of the World this week.  And there’s more … much more!!  Tap on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Cathal & Paul of D Plant Polytunnels, Co. Wexford with Marie Twomey during the recent construction of Millstreet’s New Polytunnel at Main Street. All three will be participating in a special Interview at 10pm tonight on “Radio Treasures”.

Outdoor Dining at The Square, Millstreet.
Millstreet Swift Tower at Town Park attracting lots of birds to its very safe and modern accommodation.

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“Radio Treasures” This Tuesday on CMS from 9.30 to 11.30pm

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 8th June 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.30 (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 at 10pm we repeat (at the request of many Listeners) a brief interview with three ladies recorded in Banteer 1983 in the presence also of Seán Buckley where we hear about their meeting with Ansty and the Tailor of Gougane Barra, an early Kilcorney Feis and the challenges of the Troubles of the 1920s in Ireland.   And we feature the splendid recording of Niamh Kavanagh with the Students and Band of Millstreet Community School which presently may be viewed on YouTube…with their version of “I’m still standing” and “Mustang Sally”. We also listen to accordion waltzes by Gary Blair.  And we share a most enjoyable comic sketch by the great Brendan Grace entitled the “Farming Independent Programme” in which Brendan mimics the voices of three people!  We hear the operatic voice of Maureen O’Hara.   For our pictorial feature we share images of nature and of 1993.   And we have our Musings and Updates.   And there’s more … much more!!  Tap on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Summertime 2021 at West End, Millstreet.
Station Road Entrance to Millstreet Town Park….through the Willie Neenan Memorial Gate.
A very special crossing outside Millstreet Presentation N.S. with the wonderful assistance of the Junior Traffic Wardens in May 1993.

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“Radio Treasures” This Tuesday on CMS from 9.30 to 11.30pm

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 18th May 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.30 (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 include a special Interview with two wonderfully courageous Cyclists – Michael Dolan and Michael Murray.  We listen at 9.45pm to a special recording by Geraldine Dennehy of the cuckoo at Ballydaly.  And we listen to Mick Foster’s great song about Rachel Blackmore.   We hear about our Newstalk chat today re Eurovision 1993.  And we chat about the following images sourced from Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives.  Tap on the pictures to enlarge.

May 2021 evening on Clara Road.
Twenty – one years ago – The year 2000.
PRIDE Flag at Carnegie Hall, Millstreet.
Solving a difference of opinion peacefully!

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“Radio Treasures” This Tuesday on CMS from 9.30 to 11.30pm

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 11th May 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.30 (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 include a special Interview with William O’Leary at Dawn Walk.  We listen at 9.45pm to a special musical Wedding Anniversary.  At 10.10pm Mick Foster’s great song about Rachel Blackmore.   And we visit Barber Supreme, Barry Lawlor.  And we chat about the following images sourced from Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives.  Tap on the pictures to enlarge.

A brief Interview with William O’Leary (on right) at 10pm.
All ready for magical transformation by Barry!

 

Inspiring Participants on Dawn Walk 2021.
Cycling Event 1992 in Millstreet.

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“Radio Treasures” This Tuesday on CMS from 9.30 to 11.30pm

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 4th May 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.30 (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 include a special Interview from 2018 with Elizabeth Nunn and Maureen Phibbs regardin the famous Poet – Edward Walsh.  We listen at 9.45pm to a special musical  Tribute to the sister of Eva Meilenbrock from Germany the late Kathe, R.I.P..  And we chat about the following images sourced from Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives.  Tap on the pictures to enlarge.

May Morning 2021 on Clara Mountain as viewed from Mount Leader, Clara Road, Millstreet.
May – the Month of Our Lady.
Nature welcomes Summer 2021!

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“Radio Treasures” This Tuesday on CMS from 9.30 to 11.30pm

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 27th April 2021) on Cork Music Station from 9.30 to 11.30 (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 include a special feature on the great Buddy Holly and we listen to a superb recording of the Hallelujah Chorus performed by the Duhallow Choir in Kanturk Church in 2018.  We listen at 9.45pm to “Slán Abhaile” in aid of World Parkinsons Awarness….and to Sarah Dennehy’s beautiful version of “Travelling Soldier”.   We wish Eily and others belated Happy Birthdays.   And we chat about the following images sourced from Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives.  Tap on the pictures to enlarge.

Majestic Mushera Mountain in Spring 2021.
Recent Landscape Changes at St. John’s Well in Mushera.

Where in Millstreet did we recently capture this image of the very colourful bluebells?!

Shane and Tommy welcoming All to the recent reopening of Millstreet Pitch and Putt Course.
Pitch & Putt enthusiasts David and Eoin delighted that Courses are now reopen throughout Ireland.
Church Window Reflections at St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet.
The Moon behind the tree – in Clara Road, Millstreet.
Signs of Summer on Main Street, Millstreet.
Candlelit Grotto on Clara Road, Millstreet.
Sunset online! Recently photographed in Clara Road, Millstreet.

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“Radio Treasures” This Tuesday on CMS from 9.30 to 11.30pm

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 20th 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 2012 Interview with Henry Healy – 8th Cousin of the former American President – Barack Obama   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.

John Maher-Loughnan – First Manager of Millstreet’s National Bank at The Square (later Bank of Ireland) in the 1870s.
John Maher-Loughnan from Clonakilty – Great-grandson of Millstreet’s First Manager of the National Bank….on a recent visit to Millstreet.
At 10pm we listen to our interview with Henry Healy in Moneygall in 2012.  President Obama with Henry in Moneygall in 2011.   Henry is 8th Cousin of the former President.
Interviewing Henry Healy in Moneygall, Co. Offaly in 2012. Photo by William Fitzgerald who also video recorded our visit to Moneygall that Sunday, 8th July 2012.
Fr. James McSweeney visiting September Horse Fair in Sept. 2002.
September Horse Fair in Millstreet in 2002.

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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., 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”

“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.

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“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”.

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“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).

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“Radio Treasures” Features 80th Anniversary of Cullen Pipe Band

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 16th 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 image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

“Radio Treasures” Features 80th Anniversary of Cullen Pipe Band

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 16th 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 on the Eve of St. Patrick’s Day 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 first of three Interviews with Con.   In this first Interview Con shares the hugely interesting early history of the Band.  Parts 2 and 3 of Con’s Interview will be broadcast on “Radio Treasures” at 10pm on Tues. 23rd and 30th March respectively.

While this is our main focus tonight we shall also include some regular features and call outs.   Happy listening to All on this St. Patrick’s Week 2021.  (S.R.)   Here we share a selection of images from Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives and also from Cullen’s Facebook Memories Page – illustrating highlights from the History of Cullen Pipe Band. [read more …] ““Radio Treasures” Features 80th Anniversary of Cullen Pipe Band”

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

“Radio Treasures” Weekly Show is on air tonight (Tues., 9th 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.  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 feature a superb recording from 2013 at the Maurice O’Keeffe Traditional Weekend in Kiskeam where we listen to the magnificent music of Jackie Daly and Matt Cranitch.   And at 9.45pm we hear Steven Roche of Kanturk singing about Castletownbere.   And we chat about the follow images sourced from Millstreet Museum Pictorial Archives.  (S.R.)

Millstreet Parish Retreat to Ardfert in 2000.
At Clara Mountain Summit in 2000 when Tadhg O’Driscoll had unveiled the plaque marking 50 years since the Cross was firstly put in place in 1950.
Cloghoula N.S. Sports and Pattern Day 2000.
Clonakilty Model Village 2000.
Going for a drive in Beijing, China in the year 1999.
Reading the “Clara News” on the Great Wall of China in 1999.

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