At Millstreet Day Care Centre the very first get together of “Singalongers Supreme” was held on Wednesday, 23rd Oct. 2019 at 7:30pm organised by Helen, Patricia, Angela and Danny assisted also by Petra and Marie. All agreed that it was a wonderful success. All were delighted to be joined by outstanding singers Joe and Ciara Guerin and by musician Miriam O’Sullivan. We were even joined by Andrias Guerin through facetime live from the UK rendering a great rendition of “James Connolly”. Here we share some eleven images from the most enjoyable occasion where refreshments were also provided. Tap on the pictures to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] ““Singalongers Supreme” Hold First Very Successful Get Together”
A lively imagination that is deeply immersed in Cork City and County has helped him write over 200 songs.
He describes himself as a musician, songwriter, recording artist, story-teller, poet and dreamer. That’s a lot of character descriptions to have on your CV, but when it’s John Spillane you’re talking about, it’s not very surprising.
On this week’s edition of ‘Where the road takes me’, John Greene sits down with the Cork balladeer to hear his story and his songs.
After his father died in 1962, his mother was left to rear five young boys. However, the West Cork relatives stepped in to help, and during his many visits to Colomane, music became very much a part of his rearing. The rest, as they say, is history. [read more …] “John Spillane on “Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm on C103 This Sunday”