“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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“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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“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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“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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“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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“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.)

“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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“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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“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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“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.

“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. 

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“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.)

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“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.

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

“Radio Treasures” is on air tonight (Tues., 17th 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 is a further Virtual Book Launch linking London (Jack Lane) and Ballydaly (Fr. Seán Tucker) regarding John Minahane’s  new publication about a very famous Poet of the 1300s who lived in Ballydaly  “The Poems of Gofraidh Fionn Ó Dálaigh”.   And Breaking News – we shall also be hearing from Author supreme, John Minahane live from Bratislava, Slovakia.
  2. We chat about Geraldine Goggin’s presentation of two fascinating Millstreet related Posters from the 1960s and 1970s.
  3. We celebrate Cullen Pipe Band’s Successes since the official opening of the very impressive Band Room in 2013.
  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 celebrate 35 years of Twinning with Pommerit-le-Vicomte.
  9. And we feature your Requests.   Tap on the images below to enlarge.  (S.R.)
    The late Michael Riordan – our wonderfully popular Jeweller of past decades.
    Tullig Cross, Millstreet 2010 as a wind turbine was being transported.

    Comics to evoke wonderful memories.

    Location of the original Star Ballroom, Millstreet.

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

Alan Finn (on extreme right) and Music Group whose music will feature on tonight’s programme.

“Radio Treasures” is on air tonight (Tues., 10th 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 is a Virtual Book Launch linking London (Jack Lane) and Kilkenny (Noel Bourke) regarding Noel’s new publication “Millstreet Memories”.
  2. We chat about Geraldine Goggin’s presentation of two fascinating Millstreet related Posters from the 1960s and 1970s.
  3. We celebrate Mark Keane’s amazing last minute Cork goal from Sunday’s game.
  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. And we feature your Requests.   Tap on the images below to enlarge.  (S.R.)
    Historian and Author, Jack Lane at Millstreet Museum in 1998.

    Geraldine Goggin with one of the two hugely important Millstreet Posters which she has kindly presented to Millstreet Museum in memory of the late Michael and Matthew Murphy.
    We believe the year of this magnificent Poster is either 1960 or 1965. Perhaps someone who attended the historic occasion at the “Star” Ballroom might confirm the correct year.
    A wonderful “West End Cinema” Poster from 1973 which was the year that the Cinema closed. For years we were hoping to acquire for Millstreet Museum one of these precious Posters. Earlier Posters were narrower. If anyone finds such Posters we would be so very glad to make a copy of such Posters for archival purposes.   Many thanks to Geraldine Goggin for this great Poster.

    Mark Keane’s truly amazing winning goal for Cork on Sunday.

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

“Radio Treasures” is on air tonight (Tues., 3rd 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. We listen to the magnificent new songs by Michelle Murphy (“Birmingham Jail”) as well as Sheila Fitzgerald‘s amazing recording of “Eileen McMahon” sung with her late father, Michael Healy through the magic of modern technology by Mike Sheehan and accompanied by Eddie Kiely on violin.
  2. We celebrate America on this American Election Day 2020….We listen to some hugely popular Country-and-Western Songs.
  3. Our 10pm Feature brings us back to Tig Nóní, Boherbue in Nov. 1980 for nine minutes of an uplifting musical session. 
  4. We discuss the many memories evoked by the our images below.  Feel most welcome to contact the Show on corkmusicstation @gmail.com …. On Facebook (Seán Radley) …Or WhatsApp or text 086 825 0074.   
  5. We note the tremendous reaction to our last week’s 10pm feature when we met Tony Tobin in Cobh in 2019 chatting about his great love of family life, sport, photography and poetry.  We had heard some of Tony’s superb poems.
  6. And we refer to Noel Bourke’s recent publication “Millstreet Memories”   Happy Listening!  (S.R.)
    Tig Nóní, Boherbue in early 1990s. We feature a recording from there in 1980 tonight at 10. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
    Author, Noel Bourke from Kilkenny.
    “Nuns” who starred in the 1974 film in Drishane “In this House of Brede”. We thank Teresa Buckley for this special image.
    O’Connell Street, Dublin in 2003 when Radley Engineering of Dungarvan (and Millstreet) were involved in the putting in place of the Spire of Dublin.

    The wonderfully creative Halloween Scarecrow Couple 2020 made and displayed by Noel Buckley, Dooneen, Millstreet. A full feature of Dooneen Halloween is to follow.

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

“Radio Treasures” is on air tonight (Tues., 27th Oct. 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. We listen to the magnificent new songs by Michelle Murphy (“Birmingham Jail”) as well as Sheila Fitzgerald‘s amazing recording of “Eileen McMahon” sung with her late father, Michael Healy through the magic of modern technology by Mike Sheehan and accompanied by Eddie Kiely on violin.
  2. We celebrate significant Anniversaries.
  3. We discuss the many memories evoked by the our images below.Feel most welcome to contact the Show on corkmusicstation @gmail.com …. On Facebook (Seán Radley) …Or WhatsApp or text 086 825 0074.   
  4. In our 10pm Interview – we meet Tony Tobin in Cobh in 2019 chatting about his great love of family life, sport, photography and poetry.  We hear some of Tony’s superb poems. See our photographic illustrations from that special April day 2019 in Cobh as we also witness the arrival of one of the hugely impressive Ocean Liners.    Happy Listening!  (S.R.)
    Chatting with Tony Tobin in April 2019 in Cobh. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

     

    The Piper returns home to Millstreet thanks to Bob Emprimo, USA.

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

Tonight…on this Tuesday, 20th Oct. 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… tonight we feature a selection of songs and music with lots of variety as well as lots of interesting musings and words of wisdom.  

We had such a wonderful response to last week’s “Radio Treasures” Show when we featured the voice of the late Conchubhar Ó hÉalaithe from a 2008 recording of Jimmy Reidy’s “Round the Fireside”.   Tonight we feature from that same recording the voice of Joan O’Mahony superbly relating the story of Fr. Breen in the Millstreet of the Fight for Independence.   We also feature a very moving poem recited by Tim Looney….All this at 10pm on tonight’s programme which also includes Songs by Charley Pride, Nana Mouskouri, Jim Reeves, Joan O’Leary, Neil Diamond, Mario Lanza …. and so many more!   We hear about James Wickham‘s creative suggestion for a  really interesting competition!   And we explore a treasury of quotes on the importance of Laughter in our lives….especially in the times we presently experience.   And we chat about these images:

We thank Patricia Hick for sharing this most interesting phenomenon….which occurs on Tuesday, 20th Oct. 2020 at 20:20:20 (twenty seconds past twenty past eight).   So the full number feature should read 20:20:20 20 10 2020 !! Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
From left: Marie Casey and Joan O’Mahony at Christmas 2019 on the day Joan retired as Principal at Presentation N.S., Millstreet. Joan features on our “Radio Treasures” programme tonight (20th Oct. 2020) at 10pm.
Meeting Radio Presenter Jimmy Reidy at C103 Centre in Mallow some months ago. Jimmy’s Moday night Archival Programmes on C103 are proving hugely popular – every Monday 10 to 11pm.  (Photo by William Fitzgerald)
Superb feature by Alan Finn on “The Vale Star” kindly shared by Journalist Rosario Buckley.

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

Tonight…on this Tuesday, 13th Oct. 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… 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.   Amazing whistling talent of Roger Whittaker.
  2.   The Power of One Hail Mary – an inspiring brief story.
  3.   Recalling Millstreet Monument Committee‘s visit to Freemount for a 2008 recording of “Round the Fireside” with Jimmy Reidy broadcast last night on C103.
  4.   Sharing our Boston 1980 Radio Recordings.

All these four items will be broadcast from 10.00 pm tonight.   And we also chat about the following images:

Freemount Heritage Centre where in 2008 Millstreet Monument Committee participated in Jimmy Reidy’s Round the Fireside radio programme on C103.

Boston USA Skyline in the early 1980s.

The Under 12 Camogie Team who took part in the very successful VHI VIRTUAL MINI MARATHON 10km up Clara Mountain on Friday, 2nd Oct. 2020.   Photo by Michelle O’Keeffe.

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“Radio Treasures” 9.30 to 11.00 This Tuesday Night on CMS Interviews Stefan Healy as He Enters R.A.D.A.

Tonight…on this Tuesday, 6th Oct. 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… tonight we feature a selection of songs and music relating to a Tour of Ireland as well as a variety of interesting musings and words of wisdom.  Included in tonight’s programme – Our 10pm Interview is with the superbly talented Stefan Healy who is just entering the highly prestigious R.A.D.A. (Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts) in London.  We hear the exquisite “Nightingale Serenade” with André Rieu and Orchestra and we chat about the following images…..Tap on the pictures to enlarge :

Stefan pointing out his late Grandfather’s famous Eurovision Map at Millstreet Museum.
Stefan pictured with Noreen Kelleher at “Cinnamon”.
Paul O’ Connor‘s stunning image of the Cross on Clara.   Note the holes in the steel…oftentimes not noticed.
Ballydaly looking magnificent from the summit of Clara Mountain in a further splendid image by Paul O’Connor – Photographer supreme.
Prizewinners and Organisers of Millstreet Pitch & Putt at Sunday evening’s presentation.

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“Radio Treasures” 9.30 to 11.00 This Tuesday Night on CMS Introduces New Mask Cases

Tonight…on this Tuesday, 29th Sept. 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… tonight we feature a selection of songs and music relating to a Tour of Ireland as well as a variety of interesting musings and words of wisdom.  Included in tonight’s programme – Our 10pm Interview relating to the superb new Mask Case Invention by Sheila Radley, Dungarvan….www.antibacterialmaskcase.com We hear the exquisite “Nightingale Serenade” with André Rieu and Orchestra and we chat about the following images :

The splendid new Mask Case about which we shall hear its inventor, Sheila Radley from Dungarvan at 10pm. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

Autumn nature at Millstreet Town Park.
It’s usually the “doggie in the window”…. but at Main Street, Millstreet it’s this beautiful pet cat whose name is CRUNCHIE!
Rooks on their evening exercise at Millstreet Town Park!

A few years ago when the superb History of the Church display by Dan Duggan was launched Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P. explained the significance of the images to Primary School pupils.

Magnificent promotion of “Clover Hill Food Ingredients” in this week’s “Farmers’ Journal”. We thank Seán Murphy for alerting us to this important feature.

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

Tonight…on this Tuesday, 22nd Sept. 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… tonight we feature a selection of songs and music relating to a Tour of Ireland as well as a variety of interesting musings and words of wisdom.  Included in tonight’s programme:

  1.  Our 10pm Interview is in Rossbeigh.
  2. We also visit the First Night of “The Pub” reopening at Carriganima.
  3. We chat about all the images below: “Radio Treasures” 9.30 to 11.00 This Tuesday Night on CMS

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“Radio Treasures” 9.30 to 11.00 This Tuesday Night

Tonight…on this Tuesday, 8th Sept. 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 and words of wisdom.  Included in tonight’s programme:

  1.  An audio recording from Millstreet Senior Citizens’ Party on 21st Dec. 1980 from the Audio Archives of Millstreet Museum.
  2. Our 10pm Interview is with Artists supreme Cormac Shiel and Denis O’Reardon who have just completed the 1890 Mural at Main Street, Millstreet.   We also chat with Breeda whose script appears on the title of the Mural.
  3. We feature the 2014 Recording by “The Kelts” of Millstreet’s GAA Victory that year.
  4. We chat about the many images shared.   We meet Niall and Donagh of Myretex in Cork installing the new magnificent Outdoor Canopies coordinated by Cork Co. Council.   We meet Frank Kirke on a recent visit to Millstreet.   We recall a Corpus Christi Procession of the past with Millstreet Church Choir.   We view Kelleher’s very impressive shop window of the past.  Tap on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.)

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“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.

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“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.

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

Tonight…on this Tuesday, 18th 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.  Included in tonight’s programme:

  1.   The singing of Maureen O’Hara from a 1960s T.V. Show.
  2.   Tap Dancing Special with Fred Astaire.
  3.   Miraculous rescue at sea.
  4.   Chatting about the many images featured below.
  5.   Our incredible grand total of €9,343.00 in our recent Museum and Website Fundraiser.   Full report this Thursday.

Our 10pm Interview is with Donna, Liam and Tony recorded at Rathcoole Aerodrome – when a €10K cheque was presented very recently.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)


Recent presentation of a €10,000.00 cheque to ICRR Air Ambulance at Rathcoole Aerodrome by “Duhallow’s Fittest” which had been organised by Kiskeam and Ballydesmond GAA Clubs. From left: Seán Linehan representing “Duhallow’s Fittest”; Donna O’Regan, Project Manager, ICRR Air Ambulance; Tony McAtear, one of two Pilots flying ICRR Air Ambulance Helicopter. A further three cheques are scheduled to be presented to three other recipients – Kanturk and Millstreet Community Hospitals and Burren Chernobyl Charity in Co. Clare.
Mural work in progress with Cormac and Denis.

Spectacular sunset at Millstreet Town Park on Mon. 17th Aug. 2020.

Driving in fine vintage style through Millstreet.
Fountain delight!

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“Radio Treasures” Tonight Features New Mural – from 9.30 to 11.00 pm on CMS!

Tonight…on this Tuesday, 11th August 2020… on “Radio Treasures” broadcast on Cork Music Station9:30 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.  

Our 10pm Interview is with Cormac Shiel and Denis O’Reardon – Artists Supreme from Macroom – who are presently working on a splendid new Mural at Main Street, Millstreet.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Noreen from Boherbue wearing a superbly colourful mask this Tuesday, 11th Aug. 2020.

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

Tonight…on this Tuesday, 28th July 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.    Among the Treasures to feature tonight:

  1. We hear some very special songs such a “Flying by” composed by Davy Ryan and “When the Robins Return” wonderfully sung by Paudie McAuliffe from Shrone.   And with the help of James Wickham of Minnesota, USA we hear the amazing singing voice of Kate Smith – the “American Dame Vera Lynn”.
  2. We listen to two interviews at 10pm :   First Anniversary of Air Ambulance with many speakers at the important occasion.   Also we chat with Matt and Úna about the new seat at the Cross on Clara Mountain.
  3. We talk about Jerry Pat O’Leary’s superb recent 90 minute Podcast.
  4. And we chat about the images shared here:
    The Lynch Family from Bantry delighted to attend the First Anniversary of Air Ambulance on Sat. 25 th July 2020 at Rathcoole.
    We discover why Air Ambulance is so very important to Clodagh from Bantry.

    Matt and Úna reveal the story of the seat at the Cross on Clara Mountain!