TR Dallas appearing at The Pub in Carriganima on Friday Night Jan 25th

The Legendary TR Dallas is making a welcome Return to the Pub in Carriganima on Friday Night Jan 25th,we look forward to a great Night Out with this Singing Legend so do keep Friday Jan 25th marked up in your Diary,should be a good One. 

St. John’s GAA Club AGM

St. John’s GAA Club AGM
will take place
next Sunday 20th January
at 5pm in Aubane School.

All members are requested to attend. All new members are also very welcome

Also, a limited number of tickets are available for our Social on Saturday 26th January in The Castle Hotel, Macroom. Please contact Don on 0877668669 or Jerry on 0879103891

[read more …] “St. John’s GAA Club AGM”

Just look who got paired together in the Draw for the Football Championship

Dromtarriffe v Millstreet. We got our neighbours, newly promoted from the Junior ranks, in Round 1 of the Cork Intermediate Football Championship ⚽ 1 [read more …] “Just look who got paired together in the Draw for the Football Championship”

Yoga in Cullen Community Centre

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YOGA IN CULLEN COMMUNITY CENTRE
ON TUESDAY THE 22nd of January at 7.30pm
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Eily’s Report – 15th January

Dia is Mhuire díobh go léir a chairde, and welcome to my first report of 2019. I trust you are all well after the highs and lows of the Festive Season, and ready to meet the New Year with lots of hope and new resolutions.

Its starting off well here in Millstreet with the mighty Spring Farm Machinery Show at the Green Glens tomorrow Wednesday January 16th, and continuing on Thursday 17th, running each day from 12 noon to 10pm. All services at the venue will be up and running, and car parking  free.

Equestrian events for 2019  at the Green Glens include:

  • the Millstreet  International Welcome Tour April 3rd-7th,
  • the I.M.C.A European Individual Championships July 7th-13th,
  • the International Horse Show August 14th-18th,
  • the International Horse Trials, August.21st -25th , and
  • the Pony Owners Show October 25th -27th .

[read more …] “Eily’s Report – 15th January”

“Radio Treasures” on Tuesday at 10pm Features Many Interviews Recorded at Last Week’s BTYS Exhibition in Dublin’s RDS

A visit to the recent BTYS Exhibition at Dublin’s RDS was hugely inspiring and uplifting where the superb creativity of Ireland’s young people was truly in evidence.   We meet and interview enthusiastic and dedicated Students from Millstreet Community School, from Bantry Community College as well as Students from Kanturk, Clare and many other areas.  Below we share images from our visit during which we got wonderful support from Teachers Denise, Francis and Jennifer as well as from Fr. James McSweeney.  And we get to meet Simon Meehan – overall winner of last year’s National Competition and who also was very successful at European level.   We invite you to listen into “Radio Treasures” on Tues. 15th Jan. 2019 on Cork Music Station (www.corkmusicstation.com) at 10pm when we hear the inspirational description by the many Students of such fascinating projects.   We even discover if music has an effect on blood pressure!  Here we share some 22 images – a selection of the many pictures we recorded on our visit to the Exhibition last Thursday (10th Jan.).  Our broadcast begins at 9:30pm on Tuesday but the BTYS feature begins at 10pm.  Happy Listening!  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.) 

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Bantry Community College Students with Fr. James McSweeney
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Millstreet Community School Students
An interview with Jennifer O’Donoghue and Francis Lyons – Coordinating Teachers from Millstreet Community School
A wonderful chat with Simon Meehan – Overall winner of BTYS 2018.

[read more …] ““Radio Treasures” on Tuesday at 10pm Features Many Interviews Recorded at Last Week’s BTYS Exhibition in Dublin’s RDS”

O’Flynn Medical Shortlisted for Cork SME Company of the Year

Congratulations to O’Flynn Medical on their nomination for this year’s Cork SME (Small-Medium Enterprise) Company of the Year:

“There is a great buzz at the offices of O’Flynn Medical today when it was announced that we have been shortlisted for the Cork Chamber SME Company of the Year Awards – a milestone in our history that makes us very proud indeed.
We have been very fortunate to have a fantastic staff and great customers to support us along the way, and we are particularly pleased that our efforts in business are being acknowledged by these awards. A sincere thank you to all who have played a part in our business journey to date, and we look forward to continuing our journey during 2019.” [1]

[read more …] “O’Flynn Medical Shortlisted for Cork SME Company of the Year”

Death Notice: Margaret Murphy, Pound Hill

The death has occurred of Margaret MURPHY (née McNulty), Millstreet, Cork. Passed away peacefully on Saturday 12th January 2019 in Araglen House Nursing Home, Boherbue. Beloved wife of the late Michael and dear mother to Catherine (Kathleen), Mary, Margaret, Noreen and Mikey. Deeply mourned by her loving family, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Lying in Repose at Tarrant’s Funeral Home, Millstreet on Tuesday from 5pm to 8pm followed by removal to St. Patick’s Church, Millstreet. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 12 noon followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. ‘May she Rest in Peace’. [RIP]

Millstreet Adult Learning Centre

Millstreet Adult Learning Centre is now reopened after the Christmas break. Classes for the coming term January to June include:

  • Digital Media (developing skills in Social Media eg: Facebook, Twitter, Digital Cameras etc.),
  • Personal Decision Making,
  • Driver Theory Course,
  • General Learning (One to one and small group tuition available for adults who would like to build confidence with reading, writing, spelling and maths skills needed for work and everyday life)
  • Computer Courses (beginners to advanced classes),
  • English Language (speaking and writing in good English),
  • Arts and Crafts and Singing.

Contact Marie on 086 7707301, Mondays or Thursdays to register or for more information.

Death Notice: Con-Joe Murphy, Curraraigue

The death has occurred of Cornelius Joseph (Con-Joe) MURPHY
Curraraigue, Rathcoole, Cork. On 13th January 2019, peacefully in the loving care of the nurses and staff at Marymount Hospice Cork. CORNELIUS JOSEPH (CON-JOE). Beloved husband and best friend of Joan (née Twohig) and loving father of Marie (Ashe) and John (Jack). Sadly missed by his wife, daughter, son, sisters Margaret (O’Leary) and Maureen (Healy), daughter-in law Sheila, and Marie’s partner David. Grandchildren Michelle, Shane, Siobhan, Sinead and Niall, great grandchild Noah, nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, relatives neighbours and friends. May he rest in Peace.
Reposing at Tarrant’s Funeral Home, Millstreet on Monday from 6pm to 8pm followed by removal to St John’s Church, Dromagh. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 12 noon, burial afterwards in St Mary’s Cemetery, Millstreet. Family flowers only, donation in lieu to Marymount Hospice, Cork. Enquires to O’Leary Funeral Directors, Knocknagree on 0872229866. [RIP]

Upcoming Events to be held by Millstreet Vintage Club for 2019

Below are Dates for upcoming Events on the Schedule for 2019 to be held by Millstreet Vintage Club to keep a note of in your Diary

Millstreet Vintage Club Cars Coffee and Chat Morning in aid of Cork Simon Community Sunday Jan 20th at The Wallis Arms Hotel Millstreet all Vintage/Classic Cars Bikes Tractors etc Welcome on the Day from 11.00am to 3.00pm,Contact Donie Lucey on 086-8545873 for more details.

Millstreet Vintage Club Cars Coffee and Chat Morning Sunday Feb 24th at Cafe Aroma Millstreet,all Vintage/Classic Cars Bikes Tractors etc Welcome on the Day from 11.00am to 3.00pm,Contact Donie Lucey on 086-8545873 for more details.

St Patricks Day Parade Millstreet Sunday March 17th

Millstreet Vintage Club Spring Car Run in Memory of Johnny Hickey Sunday March 24th,for more details Contact Denis on 087-2033350.

Sunday April 14th Millstreet Vintage Club Autojumble in Millstreet Town,For Details Contact Dan O`Riordan on 087-2452569.

Sunday May 12th Millstreet Vintage Club Tractor Run, for more details Contact Johnny Flynn on 087-9230332.

Saturday Evening June 22nd Millstreet Vintage Club Annual BBQ Run,Contact Dan on 087-2452569.

Sunday June 30th Circuit of Ireland Stages Run Revisited leaving Millstreet Town Contact Donie Lucey on 086 8545873 for more details.

Sunday July 28th Charity Truck Run leaving Millstreet Town Contact Dan on 087-2452569.

Millstreet Vintage Club Autumn Car Run Sunday September 8th for more details,Contact Luke Hurley on 086-8805437.

Millstreet Vintage Club CART Tractor Run Sunday September 15th for more details Contact Sean on 087-2600640 or Dan on 087-2452569.

Millstreet Vintage Club Model Toy Show Sunday Oct 13th 2018,Admission 5 EURO,Children FREE,Contact Donie Lucey on 086-8545873 for more details.

Millstreet Vintage Club Weekend Away/Car Run Sat/Sun Nov 23rd/24th for more details,Contact Luke Hurley on 086-8805437.

 

“Where the Road Takes Me” This Sunday at 7pm on C103

We thank Presenter, John Greene for advance information on this Sunday’s programme (13th Jan. 2019).  (S.R.)

‘ Mary’s Boy Child’ – probably the most played song during the festive season.  Although recorded in a hurry, it became a Christmas number one, and topped the UK charts for four weeks in 1978. 

For Boney M, it would be one of many number one hit songs during their ten years together, resulting in almost 150 million record sales. 

In a ‘Where the road takes me New Year special’, and in a two part programme, John Greene speaks to lead singers Liz Mitchell and Marcia Barrett, two of the original members of Boney M.

Having come from poor Jamaican backgrounds, both girls went on to become pop stars with a band, guided by German record producer Frank Farian. [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” This Sunday at 7pm on C103″

Parish Newsletter – The Baptism of the Lord- 13th January, 2019

PARISH NEWSLETTER
BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET
The Baptism of the Lord- 13th January, 2019
Canon John Fitzgerald P.P.
Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948
Email: <email> www.dioceseofkerry.ie
PARISH OFFICE OPENING HOURS:
MONDAY-TUESDAY- WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY
10.00a.m.-1.00p.m. & 2.00p.m.-5.00p.m.

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of the following and for those whose anniversaries occur around this time, and for those for whom masses will be offered during the week:

RECENT DEATHS: Pat O’Connell, Tooreenbawn; Ned Casey, Carrigacooleen; John Carroll, Clara Road; Sheila McGarry, Mountleader; Vincent Collins 1., Limerick.

MASS INTENTIONS THIS WEEK-END:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Matt Murphy, Minor Row
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Peggie Horgan, Ballydaly
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Tom, Eileen & Larry Kelleher, Cullen
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Chrissie Mullane, Dromnahilla

ANNIVERSARIES: Hannah Mary & Timothy Kelleher, The Bridge; Fr. Joe Murphy, West End; Grace O’Callaghan, Macroom Road; John Desmond, Liscahane; Mary & Dan Casey, Carrigacooleen; Mary & John Ryan, Cockhill; Con D. Kelleher, Aubane; Margaret Murphy, Lisnaboy; Lena O’Keeffe, Knockduff; Eugene Sweeney, Cullen; Willie Murphy, Kilbrin; Denis Duggan, Carriganima; Patrick & Lucy Murphy, Mallow; Jerry Kelleher, Banteer.   [read more …] “Parish Newsletter – The Baptism of the Lord- 13th January, 2019”

Millstreet Vintage Club AGM Report

Millstreet Vintage Club held a very successful AGM at The Parish Centre in Millstreet on last Thursday Night Jan 10th.
There were close on 40 people in Attendance comprising of both current Club Members and also a significant number of New people who also became Members of the Vintage Club on the Night at the Meeting as well.
Dan O`Riordan Club Secretary outlined and recapped on a very successful and busy year for the Club in 2018 with many great events being held including a highly successful Charity Truck Run,Car Runs, Tractor Runs, Barbeque, Cars/Chat/Coffee Morning,Model Show etc taking place and as a result the Club raised over €6,500 along the way during the year as well for some very worthy Charities which included a presentation to both Millstreet Hospital and Millstreet Community Housing of €500 each before the AGM took place on Thursday Night last.

Myra Sheehan Club Treasurer gave a detailed Financial Report for The Year while Club Chairman Donie Lucey in his address thanked all Club Members,Fellow Committee Members and anyone else who helped and supported the Club during the Course of the past Year gone by.

Following this a New Committe for the Club was Elected as Follows:

Geoff O`Sullivan- President
John Barry-Vice President
Donie Lucey- Chairman
Luke Hurley -Vice Chairman
Dan O`Riordan-Secretary
Tim Lucey-Assistant Secretary
Myra Sheehan-Treasurer
Tom Mulcahy-Assistant Treasurer
Bernard Crowley-PRO
Dan Barry/Luke Hurley-Safety Officer.
Finbar Hurley-Equipment Officer

Millstreet Vintage Club presented Awards on the Night for the Best Vintage Car to be brought out for the First Time during 2018 by a Club Member,the overall Winner of this was Mary Keane with both Willie Fitzgerald and Peter Dineen taking the Runner Up Awards in this Category.

Millstreet Vintage Club are again planning on having a Busy year in 2019 with many of the Events held during 2018 being planned again for the coming Year with the first Event of 2019 taking place on Sunday Jan 20 which will be a Cars/Coffee/Chat Morning in aid of Cork Simon Community  which will be held at the Wallis Arms Hotel starting at 11am, further details of this Event and all the other Events to take place during the coming Year will follow shortly.
The Club is always open to New Members and if you want to find out more about joining the Club give Donie Lucey a Call on 086 8545873 or Dan O`Riordan on 087 2452569 or you can contact any Club Member and please do check out our  Twitter Page https://twitter.com/MillstreetV for updates, and you can check us out on Facebook as well at https://www.facebook.com/Millstreet-Vintage-Club-1235187116516958/  or Email <email>

Death Notice: Sheila McGarry, Mountleader

The death has occurred on Thursday 10th January 2019 of Sheila MCGARRY (née Walsh). Formerly of Sheepcot Drive, Garston, London,  Mountleader, Millstreet, and Knocknageeha, Boherbue, Cork.
Passed away peacefully in the loving care of the Matron and staff of Padre Pio Nursing Home, Churchtown, wife of the late Leo. Deeply Regretted by her sister Peg Erasmuson (New Zealand), brother in law John, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, relatives and friends.
(Funeral Home Private). Reception into St Patrick’s Church, Millstreet, on Saturday evening at 7.30pm. Requiem Mass on Monday at 12 noon burial afterwards in St Mary’s Cemetery, Millstreet. [RIP]

Millstreet Students Are True Ambassadors at Magnificent BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2019 at Dublin’s RDS

The wonderfully enthusiastic and dedicated Students from Millstreet Community School at the end of a very full, exciting and tiring Thursday (10th Jan. 2019) inspiring the enormous attendance with their six amazing Projects. We interviewed all of the Students and a very special feature on www.corkmusicstation.com on “Radio Treasures” this Tuesday, 15th Jan. 2019 will be broadcast at 10pm where we shall give a detailed insight into the 55th National Exhibition. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
2018 BTYS Overall Winner, Simon Meehan with Fr. James McSweeney at the Exhibition in Dublin on Thursday. Fr. James was hugely helpful in helping us locate the various people for interviews.
Interviewing the superbly inspiring and wonderfully friendly 2018 Winner, Simon Meehan. Simon from Waterfall near Cork and a Student in Coláiste Choilm in Ballincollig is among the many whom we interview for our special broadcast on Tuesday at 10pm. It makes for fascinating listening.

 

True Ambassadors Supreme for Millstreet Community School participating in the highly prestigious national event. We shall be sharing lots more images later. Every success to all the Students. We thank their Teachers whom we also interviewed for being so very helpful in our attempt to record such an historic occasion.    One of my New Year’s Resolutions this year was to attend this truly fascinating National Exhibition at the RDS…so thankfully the task is fulfilled and now is the time to share the splendid experience!

[read more …] “Millstreet Students Are True Ambassadors at Magnificent BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2019 at Dublin’s RDS”

Nicole to be on the Ray D’Arcy Show

Nicole Ryan will be appearing on the Ray D’arcy Show on Saturday night week:

“Next Saturday 19th January, I will be on the Ray D’arcy Show where you can watch me talking more about the new programme launching next month, the upcoming 3 year anniversary of Alex, and how things are going in general.
Do tune in as it’s going to be good viewing 😊😊” [1]

[read more …] “Nicole to be on the Ray D’Arcy Show”

Furniture Revamp Sale

IRD Duhallow Revamp is hosting a massive clearance sale in Newmarket on the 15th and 16th of January 2019. There are amazing bargains to be made! IRD Duhallow REVAMP is a furniture recycling and re-use initiative which was established with 3 key purposes: 1. provide sheltered training and employment opportunities, 2. helping our environment by reducing landfill and fly tipping, and 3. providing quality up-cycled furniture at low cost to pensioners, low income families, people who are marginalised and unemployed because of mental health difficulties and other reasons.

Rathmore Panto – Rapunzel

Its panto time again for panto in The Rathmore Community Centre. Rehearsals for Rapunsel are now in full swing and it’s shaping up like it’s going to be one of the best to date.The show runs on selected dates between Saturday Jan 26th and Sunday February 3rd. Full details are available by phoning 0851351810, and, at the same number, between 2pm and 6pm any day you can book tickets for your preferred show.
The booking office will then be open for the collection of tickets each day from Thursday 17th onwards also between 2pm and 6pm. Book early for the best seats, especially for children.