Some Jobs to go at Alps


Alps Electric Ireland has confirmed that between 30 and 40 people are to be let go over the coming weeks.

The Japanese-owned company, based in Millstreet in County Cork, employs around 550 people at its plant in County Cork. Alps manufactures electrical components for the car industry.

A company spokesman said that between 200 and 300 people were hired over the past two years to clear a backlog in customer demand worldwide. [read more …] “Some Jobs to go at Alps”

Macra Debating

Pictured on the left above are the successful Millstreet Macra debating team who defeated Banteer last Sunday to progress to the next round of the Cork County Novice debating. L-R: Rebecca Enright, Michael O’ Riordan, James Kelleher. Pictured on the right is Rebecca Enright receiving the award for overall bast Chairperson in the competition. [Visit Millstreet Macra on Facebook for more]

Golden Jubilee of Millstreet Bridge Club ~ 1961-2011

Members of Millstreet Bridge Club and Friends following the celebration of Mass on Thursday, 13th October 2011 by Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P. in St. Patrick's Church, Millstreet marking the 50th Anniversary of Millstreet Bridge Club. The Mass was followed by a grand reception in the Wallis Arms Hotel, Millstreet. Lots more pictures to follow over the next few days. (S.R.)