Results & Fixtures 6th June 2011

GAA:
* Coiste na nOg (North) U-14 A FL semi-final Millstreet 4-13 Glanworth 3-8
* Munster Junior Football Championship Semi-Final – Cork 3-16 Waterford 1-8 (Niall Kelleher, Aubane coaches the Cork team)
* JBHL: Millstreet 0-11 Banteer 7-11
* U14A Football League Final: Thomas Russels v Millstreet, Wednesday June 8th, in Castlemagner @ 7.30pm
* Cork County Championship Fixtures: Saturday 25th June @ Castletownroche, U21 A Football Championship: Midleton v Millstreet, 7.30p.m.(Dave Farrell) (Alt. 29/6 at 7.30 p.m.)
* JB Football League: Lyre vs Millstreet, 8th June at 7:30 pm
* JB Football League: Millstreet -v- Rockchapel in Millstreet, Saturday 11th June at 7.30p.m.
* On Friday 17th June Millstreet will host the Ducon Cup Final between Dromtariffe and Lyre at 8.00p.m.

Road Bowling
Munster Intermediate (June 6th) in Kilcorney: Brian Wilmot bt Dan Oliver 1bwl €2,000
Fishers Cross: Vincent Kiely bt Brendan O’Neill 1bwl €3,400
Kilcorney: John Creedon bt Edmond Sexton l/s €3,000 Paul Burke bt Danny Murphy 1bwl €1,600

1/6 – Millstreet 0-11 Banteer 7-11

Connie Cotter wins Kanturk GC Captains Prize

Connie Cotter, winner of the Kanturk Golf Club Gents Captain Prize receives his Award from Kanturk Captain Michael Browne in the presence of supporters Matthew Dennehy, Padraig Sheehan and Michael Cotter. From a representative field of 230 participants over Saturday and Sunday, Connie advanced into a playoff on Sunday evening where his steady play pushed him to the top of the leaderboard and claim outright honours that was greeted with delight from the strong Millstreet contingent.  [Article & photo thanks to John Tarrant] [read more …] “Connie Cotter wins Kanturk GC Captains Prize”

Commemorating the Hunger-strikers

H Block Waterford30th Anniversary Commemoration of the 1981 Hungerstrike.
Millstreet, June 11th, Assemble at 7.45pm outside Dairygold Co-Op.
March to National Monument.
Speaker – Geno McCormack.
MacCurtain/McSwiney Republican Flute Band in Attendance.
All welcome/Fáilte roimh cách.

Death Notice: Rev Michael J Carroll

Updated 6th June with details of the funeral arrangements in Millstreet this week:

Passed away peacefully on 27th May in Los Angeles. Reposing at his residence in Minor Row, Millstreet from 6 pm on Tuesday 7th June. Removal on Wednesday at 8 pm to St Patrick’s Church, Millstreet. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 12 noon followed by burial in Drishane Cemetery, Millstreet. Enquiries to: Tarrant’s Funeral Directors, Millstreet. 029-70176

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Rev. Michael J. Carroll (1943 – 2011)

Passed away on May 26, 2011, at the age of 67. Fr. Carroll was born in Millstreet, County Cork, Ireland, on July 6, 1943, to Timothy and Julia Carroll. He attended All Hallows College Seminary in Dublin and was ordained on June 18, 1967, for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

His first parish assignment began at St. Anselm Catholic Church in Los Angeles where he served as Associate Pastor. As his priestly journey continued, he served in many parishes and schools throughout the archdiocese including St. Michael High School (Educator), St. Brendan, St. John the Baptist de la Salle, and St. Luke the Evangelist (Associate Pastor). He also served as Chaplain at St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach from [read more …] “Death Notice: Rev Michael J Carroll”

MCP article in the Evening Echo

LOVERS of the outdoors busy making plans for the upcoming June Bank Holiday could stumble upon an undiscovered gem this weekend at Millstreet Country Park.
Boasting 500 acres of sprawling country gardens, lakes, mountain walks, trails and treks, the park welcomes pets, children and eco-enthusiasts in equal measure.
Celebrating the arrival of summer with temperatures set to soar, the MCP crew are laying on a series of performances and special events to squeeze every last drop of enjoyment from the weekend break.
Live musical entertainment will be provided by the Diamond Sisters on Sunday June 5th, at the Outdoor Band Stand in the specially developed Music Garden from 2pm. As the adults kick back, they can relax in the knowledge that a whole series of events are planned to keep the little ones busy learning, exploring and active.
Park promoters will unveil a brand new ‘Experience the Wilderness’ program to be rolled out this weekend, incorporating duck racing, face painting, tug of war and a series of specially themed fun faces to keep kids constantly on the go. [read more …] “MCP article in the Evening Echo”

Spectacular 14th Innishannon Steam & Vintage Rally 2011

A panoramic view from a teleporter at the annual Innishannon Steam & Vintage Rally on Sunday, 5th June 2011. I travelled to the magnificent event with Millstreet Pipe Band and am presently preparing a full feature on the fascinating event which continues on today, Monday 6th June. The prestigious event is held in aid of Irish Cancer Society. (S.R.)