Tidy Towns Association Encourages Further Volunteers to Join their April Clean-up

Assembling on Tuesday evening at The Square, Millstreet, inspiring members of Millstreet Tidy Towns Association prepare for April Clean-up 2012. Included from left: Patsy Corcoran, Donal Guiney, Mary Kelleher, Colman Culhane, Noreen Dennehy and Denis Hickey. A further clean-up project takes place this evening (Thursday). Further volunteers are always more than welcome. (S.R.)

Titanic commemoration in Cobh

John Kelleher (Aubane Social Club) standing at the exact place where his third Cousin Michael Linehan RIP from Freeholds in Boherbue boarded the titantic at Queenstown on the 11 April 1912 at 15.30 pm on his way to New York. John stood here today at 15.30 pm on the 11 April 2012. Very Historic Day. [read more …] “Titanic commemoration in Cobh”

The Old Cross

The old cross on top of Clara Mountain in the evening sun with Millstreet in the valley below to the right. The cross had been there since 1982 but was so dilapidated that it was recently felled to make way for a new one. Tradition had it that the Leaving Cert students would go to the top of Clara before the final exams. That year (2010), one of them tied their old school shirt up high around the top of the cross, and it lasted there for a few months. It makes for a very interesting and peaceful photo.

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