IRD Duhallow Information Seminar – Barn Owl Conservation in Duhallow

I n f o r m a t i o n    S e m i n a r

Barn Owl

Conservation in Duhallow

Date:              7th July 2011

Location:          James O’Keeffe Institute,

Newmarket, Co Cork.

Time:              7.30pm

Guest Speaker:   Mr John Lusby

Raptor Conservation Office BirdWatch Ireland.

Booking is advisable

To book your place or if you have any further queries please contact Katie Crowley 029 60633



Regional Report 1070 – 28th June 2011


Eily Buckley


Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a Cairde and welcome to News Report 1070 from Millstreet.

Fondest greetings dear listeners and I wish you all the very best on this nice seasonal Tuesday morning.

The beautiful weather over the weekend made all the difference to the many outdoor activities that were held around the area.   The Corpus Christi parade was held through the town  immediately after 11oclock Mass on Sunday. It was well attended. The Pipe band played and the choir sang at the Benediction  at the Alter in the town Square.

PA provided as always by John A O Sullivan.

The choir is now on it’s Summer break and will resume in September.

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Official Launch of Karen O’Connor’s Magnificent Book of Poetry

Pictured at the Book Launch in Siamsa Tíre, Tralee on Friday, 24th June 2011 - from left: Gillian Wharton Slattery, Mayor of Tralee who officially launched Karen's "Between the Lines" with Karen and her husband Andrew (Mulqueen) and daughter, Holly.

Sligo may have Yeats, England may have Wordsworth … but Millstreet is doubly blessed to have two such gifted Poets as Karen O’Connor (Mulqueen) in Tralee and Francis Duggan in Australia, both of whom are supremely proud of their Millstreet roots and are truly marvellous Ambassadors not only for Millstreet but for the Irish nation.  Cullen, of course, are blessed to have renowned poet Bernard O’Donoghue who works in  Oxford.    With Doghouse Publication’s splendid MC, Noel King who has edited Karen’s two books it was a wonderful [read more …] “Official Launch of Karen O’Connor’s Magnificent Book of Poetry”