Regional report 1015 – 8th June 2010


Eily Bucley

Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a cairde and  welcome to news report 1015 from Millstreet.

Fondest greetings dear listeners and I wish you all the very best on this soft, Tuesday morning following some night rain.

Holiday makers were fortunate to get two fine days out of three at the Bank Holiday weekend. Everybody headed for the out of doors, our lovely Country Park enjoying a bumper crowd. There was a marked increase in the number of our people choosing to holiday at home, resulting in huge crowds at all the touristy places. Let us hope the trend continues throughout the rest of the year

Please let me remind you of the Tidy Towns Clean-up, tonight starting  in town at 7.30  and they are appealing for your full co-operation.

Our Development committees meet at regularly, to make Millstreet a better place, The Tourism committee would welcome some more people with new ideas and new thinking to help them with their ambitious plans for the future. A new list of accommodation is being compiled and anybody who would like to get involved, please contact Veronica O Callaghan or any member.

Among other things they plan to hold a special Shopping Week in the town from June 14th to 19th, with every business giving special offers. So be on the look out for it.

Our Corpus Christy procession was very well attended on Saturday evening following the 6.30 vigil Mass, and could very well set a precedent for the future, instead Sunday afternoon as it had been over the years.

Fr. Paddy O Byrne and Mons Manning were both ordained on the same date, though no at the same place on June 19th, 50 years ago, and to celebrate the occasion they with concelebrate Mass at turbid Well at 11am on  Saturday 19th of this June and all are welcome. Fr. Paddy will have his own Golden Jubilee celebrations on Friday June 25th.

The annual Mass for students about to start exams, will be said at Tubrid Well to-night, starting at 8, celebrant as usual Fr.Kevin Mulcahy.

And I want to wish all students the best of luck in the weeks to come. And to assure them that the worst is over, the preparation is always the worst. There is an old Chinese saying, that the student who studies the night before the exam, deserves to fail. So as you say yourselves, chill out

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament in our Church every Wednesday from 10.30 am to 8.30 pm Drop in any time.

The Whit Dues are due in to the church at this time.

Monthly Community Council Meeting   to-night at the Youth Centre at 9.

Coffee morning in aid of Cope at the GAA Hall , Friday June 18th.

All roads lead to our Wallis Arms Hotel this Friday night  June 11th.for a fundraising  dance in aid of Star Trax Recording Studios ,which were destroyed by fire some months ago. Featuring Peter Lane, Daniel, Annemarie O Riordan, Diamond Sisters, and the Kelts. Please pass the word and support it well.

Items from Cullen, Their Annual Feis will be held on Sunday June 13th.

And on Saturday June 19th a sponsored walk organised by Cadbury Ireland, in aid of their Special Needs Association, will be held from Rathmore to Ballyvourney ,starting out from Rathmore GAA Grounds at 10am.   Details from087 261 72 88, or 064 77 599 00

Here are the results of this week’s parish lotto draw which was held at McCarthy’s Bar on Sunday night. Numbers drawn were 3, 6, 13, 14 and the jackpot was not won. €100 went to Kathryn O Sullivan, Crinaloo, the seller was Tarrants and they got €50 sellers prize. €50 went to Noreen Gayden, Beaufort, €20 each to Ml. Ryan c/o Centra,

Molly/Ellen Buckley, Kilmeedy, Sheila & Michael Casey c/o Super Valu, Hugh and Pauline c/o Tarrants Bar, Terry O Byrne, West End, Ruth Scott, Altamount, Joannie Tarrant, Curragh, and Kathleen Kelleher, Priests Cross. Jackpot for next week €5,400 the draw at the Clara Inn on Sunday night.

Millstreet incurred a defeat to Newmarket in the Singleton Cup Final played in Millstreet on Saturday.

Millstreet Presentation Convent Girls national school had a win over Ovens in Sciath na Scol   at Pairc Uí Rinn.

Look up our website, its updated every day.

Agus sinn a bfuil a cairde,  Slan is Beannacht De libh go leir.

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