Great Success for Frank & Danielle at Tullamore Sports Event

Frank O’Riordan (U12 Shot Putt) claimed Gold for Gneeveguilla AC in Tullamore on July 7th 2018 at the Irish Life Health National B Track and Field championships also claiming a new Personal Best.  His sister Danielle (U13 Shot Putt) claimed a Bronze medal.   Well done to them both on such a wonderful achievement.

Frank O’Riordan at Tullamore.

Upcoming Features on Millstreet Website

While working on future features for our website the following 17 images will hopefully whet the appetite for the variety of subjects and events we shall be covering.  Click on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Smart Store Cooking at Supervalu with Mary Louise and Eimear (in centre).
Exquisite Fairy Village Development at Millstreet Day Care Centre.
Jim O’Malley, Writer, Educationalist and Walker of Beaufort and Youghal revisits Millstreet (after 8 years) walking from Ballyvourney.
Magnificent Vintage Events in Millstreet.
Amazing transport sights pass through Millstreet.
Millstreet in Magical Bloom.
Denis Cronin in his wonderful 1932 vintage car at Cullen’s Vintage Day 2018.
High Nellie Bike Race at Coachford Festival 2018.
Munster Autotest Championship at K & L setting on Sunday, 15th July 2018.
Determining exact location of Coomlogane House at Green Glens with Brendan and Dan.

[read more …] “Upcoming Features on Millstreet Website”

“Where the Road Take Me” at 7 This Evening on C103

This week on Where the road takes me, John Greene speaks to a Cork based
Kerryman who reflects on an unusual childhood.

Gearoid Cheaist (Kesht) o’Cathain was reared on the Blasket Islands without
priest, electricity, doctor church or school. National Geographic magazine
referred to him as the loneliest boy in the world. [read more …] ““Where the Road Take Me” at 7 This Evening on C103″

Millstreet Parish Newsletter 15th July 2018

Canon John Fitzgerald P.P.
Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948
Email: millstreet
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:
RECENT DEATHS: Daniel Enoch, Drishane Castle; Kieran Cooney, Dublin & Mallow.

Saturday 14th July:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Cait & Diarmuid Cronin, Kilmeedy
Sunday 15th July:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Eugene & Margaret McCarthy, Coolinarne & Denis & Margaret McCarthy, Boherbue Cullen 10.15 a.m. Bridget Hickey, Mologhroe &
Val & Kate O’Leary, Cullen
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Frank Reen Snr., Main Street
ANNIVERSARIES: Mary Kiely, Liscahane; Joe O’Mahony, Liscahane; Dick Kiely, Macroom Road; Maura O’Sullivan, Main Street; Billy O’Shea, Minor Row; Jack Healy, Minor Row; Breeda Hickey, Claraghatlea; Sean McAuliffe, Aunagloor; Fr. Dan Cronin, Dooneen; William O’Riordan, Laught; Tom O’Connor, Killorglin; Nora Twomey, Brookpark; Margaret Casey, San Francisco.

Saturday 21st July:
Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Kathleen Murphy, Murphy’s Terrace
Sunday 22nd July:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Joan Guerin, Knocknagullane
Cullen 10.15a.m. Michael John & the deceased members of
the Naughton Family, Ahane
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Seamus O’Sullivan, Rathduane [read more …] “Millstreet Parish Newsletter 15th July 2018”

Wonderfully Exciting Coachford Festival 2018 in July

With many very talented Athletes from the North Cork area scheduled to participate in the 5 mile road race there are many more wonderfully exciting events taking place at the annual Coachford Festival.  We thank Jerh O Sullivan Chairman of the Coachford Family Festival for the four posters and wish every success with the splendid event. Click on the Posters to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Great Grandfather Patrick Henry Linehan

I don’t know if you can help?

I am trying to find out if my Great Grandfather Patrick Henry Linehan is buried in Millstreet.

He was a Master carpenter who lived with his family in Botherbue and had several children including my Grandmother Kattie Linehan who married my Grandfather Thomas Tynan.

He died on the 22 May 1906 – thank you if anyone can help.

I am visiting Cork next week 16 July 2018

Paul Tynan

Email  <email>

Millstreet Athletic Club

Millstreet Athletic Club wish to thank everyone that supported their successful road race recently.   the sponsors, stewards, Gardai, all in the kitchen, everyone who had water stations and hoses.  We really appreciate your help.  Thanks for all the photos Geraldine Dennehy and Tom Corbett.

( This selection is by Geraldine Dennehy)


[read more …] “Millstreet Athletic Club”

At Áras an Uachtaráin

Cullen Pipe Band Members, Jane Carmody, Liam, Eamonn and Collette Casey as guests of Ballingeary Pipe Band attended Áras an Uachtaráin and had the pleasure of meeting President Michael D. Higgins on June 29th

The President and Sabina Higgins hosted a Garden Party to highlight the Sustainable Development Goals, and to celebrate the many people who contribute to the lives of their communities in Ireland.

“Radio Treasures” Tonight on CMS from 9:30 to 11:00

Our 10pm Interview this Tuesday night takes us to Skibbereen where Eily Buckley and I meet with Katherine and Finbarr Hourihane.  It was Finbarr of “Clohane Wood Products” made the famous “Trolly Chair” which featured on the recent Daniel and Majella’s visit to Eily’s home for the very popular television series on the B&B Roadshow.  We also hear about the Dungarvan link! Click on the images below to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Katherine, Eily and Finbarr in Skibbereen with one of the original “Trolly Chairs”
Pictured within the very impressive Clohane Wood Products Showroom in Skibbereen.

Tonight our programme makes reference to the following images and we have our usual blend of music, songs and musings all on air from 9:30 to 11:00.  (S.R.) Do join us tonight and let us know if you wish that you are tuned in.  Feel welcome to text the programme on 00353 86 825 0074 (from overseas) or 086 825 0074 (from within Ireland).   Or better still use the chatline on the Seán Radley Facebook Page.  To access the programme find us on Internet Radio under Ireland/Country or log into

We chat about Cork on 4th July 2018.


We visit Killarney on 4th July 2018.
We hear about the Development of the fascinating Fairy Village at Millstreet Day Care Centre (full pictorial feature to follow later).
Enjoying the Summer at Millstreet Day Care Centre.

[read more …] ““Radio Treasures” Tonight on CMS from 9:30 to 11:00″

Eily’s Report – 10th July 2018

Dia is Mhuire díobh go léir a chairde and welcome to my Report.

The church Gate collection this weekend will be in aid of our Local District Hospital. Please support it well.

Following the 10 o’clock mass last Tuesday morning Canon John Blessed the adjacent Cemetery and then made his way to the Keel on the Clara Road. Where he also blessed the last resting place of countless numbers of souls who are buried without a name or any form of identity. However a few local people chose to be interred there, at their own  request. May they all Rest in Peace.

The Cullen Special Needs Association are gearing up for this year’s Harvest Day. It will be held on Sunday July 15th with all the usual attractions. Old-time Threshing, Vintage, Butter Making Display , Children’s Sports, plus the cup o’ tea. They are in need of a helping hand so please row in behind them, and help them to raise lots of cash for their wonderful work in aid of their work for those with special needs.

[read more …] “Eily’s Report – 10th July 2018”

Mariusz & Wiola Nowak Express Sincere Thanks

Mariusz and Wiola Nowak have resided in Millstreet since 2006.   With their children Paula and Jacob they are now returning to their native Poland with the possibility of coming back to Millstreet sometime in the future.  They wish to express their heartfelt thanks to so many people in Millstreet with whom they have formed great friendships over the past number of years.  We wish the wonderfully popular Family every happiness and fulfilment in the years ahead.   Our Millstreet Community has been truly enriched to have had Mariusz, Wiola, Paula and Jacob within our Community.   The Family members have been great and inspiring Ambassadors for Poland.  (S.R.)

Mariusz & Wiola Nowak. Click on the image to enlarge.

Aidan Burke Memorial Trophy

The Aidan Burke Memorial Trophy can be played for on next Friday 13th July at 7pm, or on Saturday 14th @ 2pm. The teams are listed below, but if you are a member of the Pitch & Putt club and your name is not in a team, please let us know and we will include you:

Team A: Oran Kiely (Capt), Ian Brophy (V. Capt), Chris Twomey, Patrick Cronin, Dermot Golden, Joan Casey, Diarmuid Frazer

Team B: Filip Cashman (Capt), Liam O’Mahony(V. Capt), Evan Burke, Derry Sheehan, Pat Breen, Deirdre Looney, Dolores Goggin.

Team C: Sean Murphy (Capt), John B Sheehan, Conor Lehane, Michael Cashman, Michael Breen, Frank Reen, Denis Kiely.

Team D: Jack Tarrant (Capt), Evan O’Mahony (V.Capt), Willie O’Keeffe, Adam Lyons, Denis Breen, Kevin McCarthy, Denis Tangney.

Team E: Shane Cronin (Capt), Danny O’Riordan(V.Capt), Daniel Heaney, Brian O’Sullivan, Gerard McCarthy, Shane McSweeney, Denis Twomey

Team F: Caitriona Lehane (Capt), Maeve Flynn (V.Capt), Barry Frazer, Edward O’Mahony, Michelle Whelan, Cian Golden, Mary O’Mahony

Team G: Donagh Corkery(Capt), Luke Kelleher (V.Capt), Donagh McAuliffe, Don O’Riordan, John Joe Dineen, Bridget Casey, Oisin McCarthy

Team H: Lucas De Fritas(Capt), Alan Mcauliffe (V.Capt), Patsy Corcoran, Shane Browne, Eileen O’Riordan, Megan Golden, Sean Flynn

Team J: Joseph Lennon Celene (Capt), Eoin Tarrant(V.Capt), Theresa Kelleher, Jimmy O’Sullivan, Sonya O’Riordan, Padraig O’Leary, William McCarthy

Team K: Kate Tangney (Capt), Aine Tarrant(V.Capt), Evelyn Mccarthy, Nicholas Pomeroy, Dermot Golden, Tom Coady

Team M: Nicholas Buckley (Capt), Fionn Murphy(V.Capt), David Crean, Matt Dennehy, Mark Purcell, Deirdre Tracey

Millstreet Active Retirement Association Annual Outing 2018

The Millstreet  Active Retirement Association recently had its  Annual Outing 2018 to Kenmare, Kenmare Seafari followed by a wonderful evening meal at the Abbey Hotel, Ballyvourney …. and then reluctantly home!  We thank Mary O’Mahony for this splendid selection of images and also the captions.  Click on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.)

8 of the 9 Marys on tour with Millstreet ARA annual summer outing. Missing from picture is Mary McSweeney.

[read more …] “Millstreet Active Retirement Association Annual Outing 2018”

Millstream GAA Predictor – Update

There was a great entry this year for the Millstream GAA Predictor Competition for 2018. Congratulations to Ronan Galvin on winning Round 1 and €100 (see the Round 1 leaderboard below)

With round 2 already underway the latest standings are included with Eric Hickey leading the way with a packed leaderboard behind him! Full details here: Millstreet GAA Predictor 2018 – Latest July 9th

Also, the full list of entrants and selections is here:  Millstreet GAA Predictor 2018 – Entrants & Selections

Two Rare Sights at Millstreet Town Park!

Matthew Dennehy of Millstreet GAA displays the final score between Cork and Kerry at the Final of the Humphrey Kelleher Football Championship on Sat. 7th July 2018 in Millstreet Town Park. A rather rare scoreline! Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
Our second very rare sight at Millstreet Town Park on Sat. 7th July 2018 is demonstrated here by Evan and Liam. Because of the extreme dry weather conditions the original driveway to the former Coomlogane House of the McCarthy-O’Leary Family is presently visible within the Pitch & Putt Course….near Green No. 2. The print of the driveway only becomes visible during very warm Summers.
May Kelleher, wife of the late Humphrey presents the Humphrey Kelleher Cup to Shane Kingston, Captain of the victorious Cork Team.
Cork – with team members from West and Mid Cork – The football final Winners of the Humphrey Kelleher Cup 2018.
Wonderfully loyal Cork Supporter, Margaret Healy of Minor Row, Millstreet shares the Cup with Cork Captain, Shane Kingston.

[read more …] “Two Rare Sights at Millstreet Town Park!”

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

We thank Presenter, John Greene, for the following advance information regarding his radio programme this Sunday evening.  (S.R.)

On this week’s edition of ‘Where the road takes me’ we look back at the life
and musical journey of Pat Lynch, one of Cork’s greatest showband stars, who passed away in January last.

Known in his teens as ‘Cork’s Fred Astaire’, Pat Lynch was born in Bantry,
but grew up in Blackpool in Cork – a member of a very gifted musical family.

Becoming lead singer with the ‘Airchords Showband’, Pat Lynch had a number one hit records in the Irish and Polish charts.

Remembering Pat Lynch – this Sunday evening on “Where the road takes me”.
Join John Greene at 7 on C103.

Parish Newsletter 8th July 2018

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 8th July, 2018
Canon John Fitzgerald P.P.
Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948
Email: <email>
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:

RECENT DEATHS: Rita Buckley, Lower Laught.

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Tim Kiely, The Bridge
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Nora Horgan, Ballydaly
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Margaret O’Mahony, Knocknageeha & her daughter Theresa Twomey, Rathcoole
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Bridie & Con Keane, Drimoleague & Peggy & Con Land, Cahirdowney

ANNIVERSARIES: Brendan Hickey, Main Street, Theresa Murphy, Main Street, Denis Kelleher, Aubane, Margaret Buckley, Toorbonia, Patsy Tarrant, Coole, Bunnie Morley, Lislehane, Joan Fitzpatrick, Canon O’Donovan Centre & Dromtariffe, Nora Murphy, Drishane Road & Beaufort, Tom Goggin, Kilcorney, John O’Brien, Carrigaline.  [read more …] “Parish Newsletter 8th July 2018”

Annual Vintage Afternoon in Cullen Sunday July 15th

 The Annual Vintage Afternoon is on in Cullen on Sunday July 15th at 1.30pm, always a great Family Day out and in aid of a Good Cause in the Cullen and District Special Needs Association.

… and there is also a butter making stand !!!!

Millstreet Vintage Club Charity Truck Run in aid of Jacob on Sunday July 29th

Millstreet Vintage Club are hosting a Charity Truck Run in aid of Jacob who was Born without Eyes,the Run is leaving the K&L Yard Millstreet on Sunday July 29th at 12 Noon and will return back to the Yard again for the Finish which will be followed by a BBQ, all types of Trucks Vintage/Classic/Modern are very Welcome to take part,plenty Room available to Park Trailers etc,this Event is for a Good Cause,Your Support Would Be Most Welcome,for more details contact Mike P Kelleher on 087 2929430.