Lucey Motorsport All Set for Donegal International Rally 2011

The Enthusiastic Team all set for the forthcoming Rally.

Derrinagree Rally Competitor, Daniel Lucey and his Co-Driver, Conor O`Flynn from Millstreet in their 2 Litre Ford Escort are busy getting ready  to compete in the Donegal International Rally which is being held from [read more …] “Lucey Motorsport All Set for Donegal International Rally 2011”

Parish Newsletter – 5th June 2011

The Ascension of the Lord – 5th June, 2011
Canon John Fitzgerald P.P. Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043 / Mobile 087-7752948
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MONDAY-TUESDAY- WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY 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, and for those for whom masses will be offered during the week:

RECENT DEATHS: Fr. Jack Murphy, Manchester & Cullen

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Captain Timothy Deasy

Timothy Deasy (seated at the far left), in 1863 at Culpepper, Virginia during the American Civil War

Timothy Deasy, 29, came from Clonalkilty, Co. Cork. He emigrated to the US and served in the 9th Massachusetts Infantry in the US civil war. He was wounded at The Battle Of The Wilderness in 1864. He returned to Ireland after the war to take part in the Fenian Rising, where he commanded Fenian troops at during the uprising in Millstreet in 1867.

… The most important and prominent of the Ninth’s Fenians was Timothy Deasy (also spelled Dacey), whose story MacNamara included in his regimental history. Deasy attained the rank of first lieutenant in the Ninth and received a wound at the Wilderness, As a Fenian overseas, he led an uprising at Millstreet, Co Cork, and was later assigned to oversee activities in Liverpool. At three o’clock in the morning on September 1867, Col Thomas J. Kelly and Deasy were arrested by the by the English while loitering on the street after a meeting of Fenian officers [read more …] “Captain Timothy Deasy”

Primary Grading Matches

Photo shows girls from Banteer NS and  Presentation NS Millstreet Camogie team (in blue) challenging for the sliotar in grading matches in Rathcoole on Thursday.

Both Millstreet teams qualified for the finals where, Millstreet Boys NS will be playing Kanturk in the Boys’ 10 Aside Hurling Final, while Presentation NS Millstreet will play Derinagree NS in the Girls’ 7 Aside Camogie Final which will be held on the 10th of June.

photo from Banteer NS website