Young 17 year old Kevin Crowley has been selected to play for the Cork minor football team, against Clare this Wednesday April 13th in Pairc ui Rinn throw in at 7.30pm.
He will be lining out at wing back, it has been a while since Millstreet produced a player like Kevin.
We wish him all the best for Wednesday night and the future.
Best wishes from family, friends and Millstreet GAA club.
2011-04-13: Cork won tonight on a scoreline of Cork 2-10 Clare 0-11
Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a cairde and welcome to News Reporrt 1059 from Millstreet.
Fondest greetings dear listeners and I wish you all the very best on this lovely fine sunny Spring Morning.
All of our dreams came true here over the weekend with the outstanding success of our first ever Walking Festival. We are so fortunate to have such brilliant scenery literally on our doorstep. This was a feature that was remarked on over and over during the weekend. And not least by walker supreme Mr. Tom Scriven, who was guest speaker at the official opening on Friday night. The launch being carried out by our new TD, Aine Collins. Thanks to the impeccable planning by our organising committee, everything went according to plan. The Good Lord blessed their efforts with fine weather, and throughout the two day event just under 500 people of all ages and from all walks of life, scaled our mountains, walked on our moors and wallowed in the beauty that surrounded them.
Recognized to be one of the finest singer songwriters of his genre in Europe over a two decade span
But in his Hometown in Millstreet in Duhallow the forgotten man
In Europe he is revered by music lovers in many a town
One of the few who has risen above local renown
Step forward Eugene Brosnan and you take a bow
You may not be celebrated in your old Hometown by the Finnow
But of all of the entertainers from Millstreet perhaps you are the best known
And on what you are good at in a class of your own [read more …] “Millstreet’s Forgotten Man”
From the Daniel Dennehy military archive (Rathmore):
STATEMENT OF SEAMUS HICKEY, MAIN STREET, MILLSTREET, CO. CORK PERIOD: 1913 TO MAY, 1916. UNIT: MILLSTREET COMPANY, I.V.
We had purchased the single shot .303 rifles in 1914 for 50/- each from Dan Dennehy, Rathmore. He had got 14 of them for sale. I had made a mould for manufacturing slugs in 1915. This had gone round to four Companies; a number of slugs were made and [read more …] “Irish Volunteers – Witness Statements”
Sunday, 10th April 2011 we were at Millstreet Country Park for Day Two of the Millstreet Walking Festival. Here we feature Part One of a two part selection of pictures which we took on [read more …] “Millstreet Walking Festival – Sunday, 10th April 2011 – Part One”