Regional Report 1063 – 10th May 2011


Eily Buckley


Dia Is Mhuire diobh go leir a Cairde and welcome to news report 1063 from Millstreet. Fondest greetings dear listeners and I wish you all the very best on this showery but very mild Tuesday morning.

The monthly meeting of the Community Council will be held to-night at the Youth Centre, starting at, all members please attend.

And still with the Community Council, their sub-committee are holding regular meetings with the view of extending our Tennis Court and fitting it  an Astro Turf surface.

On Friday night last very pleasant function was held by the Community Council, and friends, at the Wallis Arms Hotel, and was attended by Canon John FitzGerald.  A special scroll was presented to Bro. Vincent Corkery, by chairman Councillor Noel Buckley, in recognition of the prestigious Dato title which was conferred on him by the Sultan of Perak following over 60 years work in that region. In accepting the gift he said among other things, that to be lauded by your own is the sweetest gift of all. In spite of his advancing years Bro. Vincent has already returned to continue his work in Asia .

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Mallow Camera Club Wins All-Ireland

Camera Clubs from all over Ireland took part in the Irish Photographic Federations National Club Finals held recently over two days in the Athlone Institute of Technology, Athlone. It is the biggest competitive event for amateur photographers in Ireland. The overall winning club for 2011 is Mallow Camera Club. Two of the clubs members are from Millstreet - Colman Culhane & Geraldine Dennehy.