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2015 Knocknagree Ladies Football Club - logoSUMMER CAMP: Our Club will host the Cork Ladies Football Summer Camp for girls from u8 up to and including U16, this camp will run from Tues Aug 2nd to Fri Aug 5th from 10am to 2pm ,Coaches are Senior and Minor Cork Ladies Footballers , girls welcome from all areas and all clubs, cost is 30 per person, 50 euro for 2nd family member and 70 for 3rd family member , each participant will recieve a Supervalu sponsored Cork Ladies Football Jersey , please call Catherine on 083 3498778 to book in or for any further info.

CHURCH GATE COLLECTION: Our annual Church Gate Collection will be held in Knocknagree and Cullen on the weekend Aug 6th/7th. We would really appreciate all support, thank you.

ROSE OF TRALEE: We would like to wish our Junior player, Denise Collins, who is the Cork Rose, the very best of luck in the upcoming Rose of Tralee.

GRAB YOUR WHISTLE: Knocknagree Ladies Football Club will host the Grab Your Whistle Referee Course on Tuesday Aug 16th at 7:30pm, probably in Cullen (will confirm the venue). The Cost is €20 per person to cover course fee and hall rental (if numbers are good then we will reduce the cost). Anyone age 15 and over can do this course and will be a great benefit to your Club for u8 and 10 games. Places are limited so please book as soon as possible. To book, please call Catherine on 083 3498778

PARISH NEWSLETTER for BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET
Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 24th July, 2016
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: Alan Cannon, Liscahane & Liverpool; Thomas O’Connor, Killorglin; Fr. Larry Kelly and Mgr. Pádraig Ó’Fiannachta – retired priests of  the Kerry Diocese.

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 23rd July:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Seamus O’Sullivan, Rathduane
Sunday 24th July:
Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.                           
Joe White, Tubber
Cullen      10.15 a.m.                           Kathleen, J.J. & James O’Mahony, Clonakilty
Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                             Catherine & James O’Connor, Kilcummin & their daughter, Betty Smith, Boston

Anniversaries: James Kelleher, Pound Hill; Sheila Casey, Clara; Gillian Hartnett, Clara Road; Peg Casey, Clara; Jackie Lane, Aubane; Michael J. Kelleher, Aubane;  Julia McSweeney, Flintfield; Cait Cronin, Kilmeedy; Jerh & Julia Healy, Keim;  Maura O’Sullivan, Main Street; Pat Joe, J.J. & Mick Lehane, Minor Row;  Edmond Coffey, Macroom Road; Liam O’Driscoll, Lackabawn; Kathleen O’Keeffe, Knocknashinnagh;  Denis Kelleher, Clondrohid; Mary, Thomas & the Healy Family, Clondrohid; Patrick Dineen, Bristol & Carrigacooleen; Catherine Holmes, Claraghatlea & Nenagh; Jerry O’Leary, Knockcahill. continue reading…

This morning Grett O'Connor of RTÉ/TG4 requested a brief interview re MS Ireland at Millstreet Museum regarding an uplifting development in the treatment of MS which is being researched in Belfast. From left: Donal and Maura Murphy (Newmarket) of the Cork N.W. Branch of MS Ireland; Cameraman Martin Hartnett and Presenter Grett O'Connor. All going well the interview will feature on RTÉ1 "Nuacht" at 5.45pm this evening and also on TG4's "Nuacht" at 7pm also this evening. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

This morning Grett O’Connor of RTÉ/TG4 requested a brief interview re MS Ireland at Millstreet Museum regarding an uplifting development in the treatment of MS which is being researched in Belfast. From left: Donal and Maura Murphy (Newmarket) of the Cork N.W. Branch of MS Ireland; Cameraman Martin Hartnett and Presenter Grett O’Connor. All going well the interview will feature on RTÉ1 “Nuacht” at 5.45pm this evening and also on TG4’s “Nuacht” at 7pm also this evening. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

Seán’s interview can be seen on the TG4 Player here, from 6:43 in the Nuacht.

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Below are two screen-grabs of the short interview in Millstreet Museum as it appeared on TG4:

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Land War hero focus of Major Commemorations – In advance of the unveiling of a new monument to the Bard (near the Kerryman’s Table), the Corkman has a profile of him and his what he did as leader of the Land War in North Cork.  (Details of the unveiling on August 14th)

Three days to go to the start of the European Jumping Championships – the Green Glens Arena is preparing to welcome athletes from nearly thirty nations who are on their way to Ireland to compete in the 2016 FEI European Jumping Championships for Young Riders, Juniors and Children, presented by Devenish and supported by Fáilte Ireland … (July 25th to 31st)

TV: Nicole’s TV interview – Cork TV were in Millstreet to chat with Nicole Ryan to find out more about the ‘Legal Highs Lethal Lows Campaign’, which aims to inform people about the dangers of synthetic drugs. The interview is from 1:00 to 10:00 in the programme.

Video: Waterfall at Comeenatrush – It’s summer and there’s still a nice drop of water cascading down the waterfall

Video: The World Mounted Games finished up after an enjoyable week

Just a fraction of the action from The World Mounted Games in Green Glens last week !
Photos thanks to Geraldine Dennehy. (click the photos to see them full size)

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IRD Duhallow Ltd - logoIRD Duhallow will hold their Annual General Meeting and launch of Progress Report 15-16 on Wednesday 27th July 2016 at 8pm at the James O’Keeffe Institute, Newmarket, Co. Cork.

The Directors of IRD Duhallow in recognition of the strong role local communities and businesses play in the success of the Company are holding an open meeting with all members of Communities, Voluntary Groups and Businesses invited to attend.

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Gillian and Raymond GilbourneThere was a heavy sprinkling of mothers and daughters and husband-and-wife combinations at the Dublin Horse Show Ladies Day.

Raymond Gilbourne from Millstreet, was there to support his wife, Gillian, resplendent in the cream dress she wore to her son’s communion. Raymond ended up clinching the Best Dressed Man’s prize and won a Louis Copeland made-to-measure suit. Funnily enough Raymond’s suit was also a Louis Copeland!

Congrats to the Gilbournes, fantastic ambassadors for Millstreet.

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2016-07-21 congrats to patrick o callaghan and the kilcummin teams on winning the munster championships and qualifying to three all irelands in EnnisCongratulations to Patrick O’Callaghan and the Kilcummin teams on winning the Munster Championships and qualifying to three All-Irelands in Ennis this year qualifying with two golds and a silver

What superb memories we have of the recent World Mounted Games Team Event Parade through Millstreet Town followed by the truly marvellous Liam O’Connor Concert at Green Glens.   Lots of people regretted not being able to be present for this historic happening.  Well….the fantastic news is…..there is going to be another hugely colourful Parade this Tuesday evening (26th July 2016) marking the official opening of the FEI European Jumping Championships for Young Riders, Juniors and Children on Horses.  The Parade begins at 6.30pm (on this occasion it will be a Parade of the many international Riders following the Millstreet Pipe Band and the horses will not be participating in this Parade).   We thank Caitríona at Green Glens for all the relevant information below.   We encourage all to come to view the magnificent Parade and then to proceed to Green Glens for Liam O’Connor’s brilliant Concert where he is joined by a host of superbly talented Musicians.  We thank Millstreet Community Council and all at Green Glens for coordinating this amazing Millstreet Experience.  (S.R.)
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List of Participating Countries

Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and Ukraine.

This year The Green Glens Arena in Millstreet is hosting the FEI European Jumping Championships for Young Riders, Juniors and Children on Horses from July 25th to 31st.  This is a very special occasion and it will bring many overseas visitors to our country. We will welcome participants and spectators from 28 nations – some as far away as Israel and Russia.    continue reading…

Charity Dance in aid of Millstreet & Kanturk Hospitals - poster-1000Kanturk & Millstreet Community Hospitals Fundraiser

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Owner was in contact and he’s gone home 🙂

IMG_20160721 Lost Golden RetrieverThis lost dog was found running the road in the Dooneen area. He is a golden retriever we think, with a brown collar.

If anyone has knows who he belongs to, please ring 087-3914627.

2016-07-20 Millstreet Set Dancers who qualified for the All Ireland Fleadh FinalsCongratulations to Millstreet Set Dancers who qualified for the All-Ireland Fleadh Cheoil this weekend at the Munster Fleadh in Listowel. L-R Aoibhinn Linehan, Gemma O’Regan, Abby Ring, Hannah Keane, Katie Healy, Niamh Tarrant, Leah Saunders, Hannah O’ Regan, Orla Twomey

MILLSTREET PARISH CREDIT UNION

 

NOTICE

 

IN ORDER TO FACILITATE AN UPGRADE IN
OUR COMPUTER SYSTEMS, MILLSTREET
PARISH CREDIT UNION WILL BE CLOSED
FROM 1st AUGUST 2016 TO 8th AUGUST 2016
(BOTH DATES INCLUSIVE).

 

WE APOLOGISE FOR ANY
INCONVENIENCE CAUSED.

 

PLEASE TALK TO US IN ADVANCE OF THE
CLOSURE TO FACILITATE ANY
TRANSACTIONS OR QUERIES YOU MAY HAVE
RELATING TO THE WEEK WE ARE CLOSED.

2016-07-19 Aidan Burke Memorial Trophy - poster
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2016-07-18 Cullen Set Dancers qualify for All Ireland Fleadh in EnnisCullen Set with their Teacher in great form after qualifying in the Munster Fleadh to go through to the All Ireland Fleadh in Ennis in August. L-R: Katie Morley, Emily Nagle, Amy Hickey, Triona Mangan, Anna Moynihan, Molly Morley, Emma Herlihy, Megan and Cathy Kiely.

2016-07-19 Newmarket ParishNewmarket & Taur Parish have launched their new website newmarketparish.com, which is full of the news, upcoming events, details etc from the parish.

“Radio Treasures” tonight from 9.30pm to 11.00pm…All most welcome….We look forward to future interviews including “Winnie” of “Mrs. Browne’s Boys” and Mary Fagan of Radio Kerry’s “Horizons”.  Our 10pm Interview tonight is with Grace Mulqueen, Curator, Knock Museum. We discover a direct link with two Millstreet people and Knock Museum.  And at 9.45pm we very especially remember the late Tom Goggin whose glorious song “My Phonecall to Heaven” so beautifully sung by Tom has been included in all our programmes.  We place  focus on the many recent updates of events and happenings in the Millstreet area.   We also include our  weekly “Fascinating Facts” feature blended with a sprinkling of humour!     And lots more great music.  Feel welcome to text the programme or send a message to the “Seán Radley” Facebook Page.   To access just log on to www.corkmusicstation.com .  Happy Listening!    (S.R.)

Knock MuseumCurator, Grace Mulqueen points out the direct Millstreet link. The prestigious Wall of Past Pilgrims over the Decades includes the late Eily Mae and William McSweeney of Flintfield who are seen on a 1960s Pilgrimage to Knock. Grace was delighted to discover who the people were as it is one of the Museum's treasured images. Click on the pictures to enlarge. (S.R.)

Knock Museum Curator, Grace Mulqueen points out the direct Millstreet link. The prestigious Wall of Past Pilgrims over the Decades includes the late Lily Mae and William McSweeney of Flintfield (pictured below) who are seen on a 1960s Pilgrimage to Knock. Grace was delighted to discover who the people were as it is one of the Museum’s treasured images. Click on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.)

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We hear Grace in our 10pm Interview tonight.

We hear Grace in our 10pm Interview tonight.

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On Sunday July 24 and Sunday July 31 at 9pm on “The Rolling Wave” RTÉ 1 Radio programme Peter Browne will broadcast highlights from this year’s World Fiddle Day Concert which took place on May 21 in Heritage Centre Scartaglin .  Below we feature some images for that very special Concert:

P.J. Teahan expressing sincere thanks to the capacity audience attending the superb Concert in Scartaglin on 21st May 2016. Click on the pictures to enlarge. (S.R.)

P.J. Teahan expressing sincere thanks to the capacity audience attending the superb Concert in Scartaglin on 21st May 2016. Click on the pictures to enlarge. (S.R.)

Michael Thornton with two of the wonderfully dedicated Coordinators.

Michael Thornton (on left) with two of the wonderfully dedicated Coordinators.

RTÉ's Peter Browne attended the Concert at Scartaglin and delivered a truly fascinating illustrated lecture on the wonderfully rich musical culture of Sliabh Luachra.

RTÉ’s Peter Browne attended the Concert at Scartaglin and delivered a truly fascinating illustrated lecture on the wonderfully rich musical culture of Sliabh Luachra.

3Scartaglin Heritage Centre 21st May 2016 -600The number of superbly talented Fiddle Players who are seen on stage in our next picture provided magnificent music and were just some of the many local, national and international musicians who attended this now renowned World Fiddle Festival in Scartaglin. continue reading…

Dia is Muire díobh go léir a chairde and welcome to my Report from Millstreet.

They said it was going to be great and it was .The World Team Mounted Games Championships lived up to everything that was expected of them .

Twenty countries from all parts of the world decended on Millstreet and they were delighted with their stay.

At first it was a daunting task as we were not sure of what to expect. But following some meetings with their representative Mr. Conor O’Leary we found that we could do it after all. Many thanks to all those who answered the call from the Community Council to come out and help. Thanks to their co-operation, the town looked lovely and the crowds came out to welcome the visitors. continue reading…

Millstreet Vintage & Classic Car Club are holding another Car Run after there very sucessful & enjoyable last trip out….. This one is on Sunday the 14th of August!! Sign on at Dromtariffe Hall at 10.30 am, Local Route and finish off the Day with Dinner at Bobs Bar in Ballydesmond.
All Classic & Vintage Cars welcome!
For Details Contact Mike P Kelleher on 087 2929430.(Many Thanks to Tom Corbett for the Photo)MIKE P

Found Safe and well 🙂

Missing from Cloughoulamore

Hereford heifer calf – 2 months old

Eartag No ….. 1292

Contact Donal 0872270253

The rare temperature in Millstreet on Monday 18th July 2016...In fact this should read 27 degrees. So far this year it is the hottest day. We share scenes from Millstreet on this exceptional Summer's day. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

The rare temperature in Millstreet on Monday 18th July 2016…In fact this should read 27.6 degrees. So far this year it is the hottest day. We share scenes from Millstreet on this exceptional Summer’s day. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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Current Pommerit le Vicomte comprehensive Report Magazine arrived from Twinning Committee and it illustrates the new community website.

Current Pommerit le Vicomte comprehensive Report Magazine arrived from Twinning Committee on Monday morning and it illustrates the new community website.

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Fr. Michael O'Shea, SMA - who has Carrigacooleen roots arrived at Millstreet Museum having cycled from Cork beginning at 5.30 a.m. - then followed The Butter Road and was expecting to arrive in Castleisland by nightfall. He dined at The Wallis Arms Hotel to recharge his energy. The main window over the entrance to our Church was donated by the O'Shea Family of Carrigacooleen and Cork.

Fr. Michael O’Shea, SMA – who has Carrigacooleen roots arrived at Millstreet Museum on this hottest of days having cycled from Cork beginning at 5.30 a.m. – then followed The Butter Road and was expecting to arrive in Castleisland by nightfall. He dined at The Wallis Arms Hotel and before he left we recorded a brief interview for “Radio Treasures” where we chatted about his missionary life in Africa since 1973, his Carrigacooleen roots and his interest in the Butter Road. The main window over the entrance to our Church was donated by the O’Shea Family of Carrigacooleen and Cork.

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We thank the Corkery Family of Liscahane for alerting us to the wonderful view of the Hills of Kerry from Liscahane. Note Ballydaly Church in the centre.

We thank the Corkery Family of Liscahane for alerting us to the wonderful view of the Hills of Kerry from Liscahane on the hottest day of the year so far. Note Ballydaly Church in the centre. (The Brandon Mountains are on the right, Slea Head is on the left, and just out of sight you would be able to see an Cró Mór of Blasket Islands)

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A very busy Millstreet Town Park as many enjoyed the splendid weather.

A very busy Millstreet Town Park as many enjoyed the splendid weather.

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The Wild Flower Garden in the Town Park looking exquisite and so very colourful.

The Wild Flower Garden in the Town Park looking exquisite and so very colourful.

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The day ended with a beautiful sunset and a superb moon.

The day ended with a beautiful sunset and a superb moon.

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Pitch & PuttMillstreet Pitch & Putt
Scramble Competition
Tomorrow evening (Tuesday 19th July) at 6pm

(last week was off because of the Mounted Games parade)

2016-07-16 Millstreet, Mallow, Buttevant, & Dromcollogher Credit Unions announce MergerStrength in numbers
Credit Union merger announced for North Cork and Limerick

A move that will see Mallow Credit Union Limited merge with Buttevant & Doneraile Credit Union Limited, Dromcollogher Credit Union Limited and Millstreet Parish Credit Union Limited has been announced.

All four credit unions, which combined have seven branch offices (Buttevant, Doneraile, Dromcollogher, Broadford, Mallow, Ballydaheen, and Millstreet) have been in discussion about the possibility of a coming together over the last year. As talks have progressed, each credit union undertook a strict examination of each other’s finances, governance, procedures and policies, and satisfied themselves as to the strengths and merits of this merger. The coming together of these four credit unions, known as a ‘Transfer of Engagements’ under the transferee, Mallow Credit Union, will result in a stronger and more vibrant credit union with increased membership. continue reading…

A Pádraig Ó hIceadha Plaque will be unveiled at Cullen Community Centre this Saturday evening at 8 in Cullen.  Renowned Poet, Bernard O’Donoghue of Cullen & Oxford will perform the unveiling to honour this superb gentleman – Pádraig – whose great love of Cuilinn Uí Chaoimh and the promotion of true Irish Culture and Heritage was universally recognised.  Everyone is very welcome to this historic unveiling this Saturday, 23rd July 2016 at 8pm in Cullen.  We thank Brenda O’Sullivan for alerting us to this very important occasion.  (S.R.)

The very first Daonscoil na Mumhan in Ring, Co. Waterford. Pádraig is seated in front on extreme right. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

The very first Daonscoil na Mumhan in Ring, Co. Waterford in 1953. Pádraig is seated in front on extreme right. Click on the images to enlarge (S.R.)

Pádraig is seen directly behind the 1994 Poster.

Pádraig is seen directly behind the 1994 Poster.

Bio: Ó hICEADHA, Pádraig (1920–1999)

Comhartha ar a spéis san fheirmeoireacht is ea gur shiúil sé go Baile Átha Cliath in Eanáir 1967 chun tacú le feachtas mór chearta na bhfeirmeoirí. Bhí sé bainteach le Conradh na Gaeilge go hóg ina shaol agus dhéanadh mórchuid oibre i gCuilinn; ainmneacha Gaeilge ar shiopaí, fógraí agus comharthaí Gaeilge, cúrsaí Gaeilge, Feis Laitiarain, an iris Seanchas Dúthalla, sraitheanna léachtaí.

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Summer BBQ at The Pub in Carriganima this Sunday Evening starting at 7pm with Music by The Ferryman, it looks like it could be a nice Evening for it too,looking forward to seeing ye all, Everyone Welcome.

The Annual Open Air Mass

at

St. Gobnait’s Shrine,
Baile Mhúirne

will take place on

this Sunday, July 17 at 3:30pm.

 

To view the Live Stream Coverage of today’s Finals at Green Glens – The World Mounted Team Games log on to: 

http://www.mgaireland.com/world-livesteam.html

We shall have lots more images from this final day of the World Event later on our website.  (S.R.)