Regional Report 1002 2nd March 2010


Eily Buckley

Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a cairde and welcome to news report 1002 from Millstreet.

Fondest greetings dear listeners and I wish you all the very best on  the second day of March and it is foggy and cold, but very calm.

A very successful Coffee morning was held by Particia Guerin at the GAA Hall on Friday last, which raised   over € 1,500, Patricia , who is well known for her great work on behalf of the needy, would like to say many thanks to all those who  helped her with the venture  and supported it.

The money will be shared between The Church Restoration Fund, The Haiti Fund and the fund for Baby Jacob. Well done Patricia.

Tickets are on sale now for the Community Council Awards Social which will be held at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Friday March 12th. and can be bought from any member.

And the list of recipients are as follows,Hall of Fame, Fr. Paddy O Byrne, Service to Youth, The Youth Leaders, Service to the Community, Eily Buckley, Cultural Award , James Linehan, Achievement Award, Stephen O Riordan, Unsung Hero Award,  Moira O Keeffe, Special Award, The Sisters of the Divine Jesus, (Drishane Sisters)

List of Sponsors. K&L Transport, Super Valu Superstore, O Sullivan Electrical, Dennehy Haulage, Alps Electric, Millstreet Credit Union, and Noel C and the Duggan Family.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be held on March 17th starting at 5pm. Weekly meetings are being held at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Tuesday nights. All those willing to help are welcome to attend.

And Family Fun day and Vintage Rally will be held at the Green Glens Arena on Easter Sunday April 4th.Details from

Dan O Riordan, 087 2452569.

At the weekly Weigh In in Cullen last night 56 people weighed in and 108 pounds weight was lost, continues again next week.

The AIB Better Ireland Program is up and running again ,if you’d like our

Presentation National School to succeed , you can do so by Texting MILLSTREET followed by “A” to 53103.

Blood Donor Clinic here tomorrow Wednesday ,from 3to 5 and again at7.

A fond Bon Voyage to our singer supreme Anne Marie O Riordan who is off the  USA , for a very full ten day round of engagements.

The Irish Heart Foundation annual church gate collection will be taken up in Millstreet  this weekend , March 6/7.

The weekly Knitting  and Crafts Club meetings are on every Thursday night from 7 to 9  at the Adult Learning Centre ,Main Street. All Welcome.

Items from the Glen Theatre. This weekend, Friday 5th and Sun 7th ,Comedy with their 2act play”Holiday Snaps”. Saturday March 6th Al Grant in Concert and Thursday March 11th ,the ever popular Jerry Banjo O Connor, Enquiries from 029 56239.

Millstreet enjoyed success at the Duhallow Scór na bPaistí finals  at the Edel Quinn Hall, Kanturk last Sunday.
Taking outright honours were a novelty act team while James Linehan added a win in solo music.
The Millstreet Novelty Act goes forward to the county semi final in Rossmore on this Friday night at 7.30pm.
Millstreet hosts a semi final of the Munster Senior Scór  in Millstreet GAA Community Hall on Sunday next at 3pm.

A note from IRD Duhallow to say that if your like to start your own business,contact Mary McHugh ,for all the details.029 60633.

Finally, well done to our Transition year students and some teachers and friends who spent  all of last night out in the cold,in our church grounds, to raise awareness and money, for  homeless people everywhere.Their fund is still open. Please support them well.

Here are the results of this weeks parish lotto draw which was held at McCarthys Bar on Sunday night. Numbers drawn were 13, 14, 20, 22, and the jackpot was not won. €100 went to Patricia  O Callaghan, Bolomore. The seller was  Danny O Callaghan.and he got €50 sellers prize. €50 went to Caren Kelleher, Aubane, €20 each to Maria and Semod c/o Jerry Lehane,

Mary Collins Dooneen, James Kelleher Pound Hill, Patsy Mac , Mount Leader,Breda FitzGerald, Minor Row, K. O Mahony, Mallow, Paddy Golden, Banteer, and Jeramiah Keating, Murphys Terrace. Jackpot for next week €2,600 the draw at The Clara Inn on Sunday night.

Agus sinn a bfuil a cairde, for the  New C 103, this is Eily Buckley ,saying many thanks for listening ,agus Slan is Beannacht De libh go leir.

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