Results & Fixtures: 15th Aug 2012

GAA: U13 C HC SemiFinal: Millstreet 3-8 vs Fermoy 1-10, Mon 13th Aug
Minor C Football Championship: Clyda Rovers 1-7 vs Millstreet 0-8, Mon 13th Aug

Equestrian: The Millstreet International Horse Show took place last week, and it was one of the best shows in recent years, more horses and lots of spectators. All the results can be viewed on, and all the official photos are here.

Crossfield Star won Round 2 of the Derby in Shelbourne Park on August 9th

Fiona Meade’s 7A1s in Leaving Certificate Delights Her Family and School

Pictured from left: Mr. Pat Pigott (Principal), Fiona Meade (Leaving Certificate student), Ms. Gillian Farrell (Fiona’s class tutor) and Mr. Derry Morley (Deputy Principal). Fiona who is daughter of Con and Mary (nee O’Connor), Cloghoulabeg, Millstreet achieved seven A1s in her Leaving Certificate.   We congratulate Fiona and all the Students of Millstreet Community School on the splendid results received and we wish them every success and good luck in the years ahead.  Fiona is going to study Pharmacy in UCC.  We thank John Magee (School Chaplain) for the picture and Marion Buckley (School Secretary) for emailing it to us.   (S.R.)

Duhallow Greats

Sports people who in the Sporting World are and were widely known
Sporting greats that Duhallow can claim for it’s own
People who are known Worldwide in many a city and town
One can say of them they have earned their renown

Of the great Olympians one always held in high esteem
Derrygallon’s Pat O Callaghan the hammer thrower supreme
World record holder and two times Olympic Champion in his prime the World’s best
The man never found to be wanting when put to the test
[read more …] “Duhallow Greats”

The River Finnow in the Current Wet Weather Conditions

The usually gentle-flowing River Finnow assumed a much wider and fast-flowing appearance following the significant amounts of recent rain falling. (S.R.)

Our pictures were taken from the Bridge at Clara Road on Wednesday, 15th August showing both sides where the sound of fast-flowing water was very much in evidence.  (S.R.)