Regional Report 1132 – 11th September 2012


Eily Buckley


Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a cairde and welcome to News Report 1132 from Millstreet.

Fondest greetings dear listeners and I wish you all the very best on this warm and rather overcast,Tuesday morning.


A million congratulations to our brilliant Tidy Towns Committee and all their helpers on getting on so well in the Competition finals which were announced yesterday.

Millstreet won a National Bronze Medal Award of €400 in Category D (population of 2,500 to 5000), and raised our score by four points to 295 . They also won Category D for Cork North (well ahead of Fermoy, Mitchelstown and Charleville), and finished second overall in Cork North only to previous national champions Coolagown, and our committee were ‘Highly Commended’.

The winner nationally was Abbeyshrule, Co Longford who had a score of 312 points. Please look up our website for the finer details.  In the meantime let us once again congratulate all those who had any hand in our fine achievements at this year’s awards. And please continue to keep Millstreet and its approach roads clean and tidy.

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“Pride of Place” Project 2012 in Rathmore – Part Three

Dressed in Pantomime Costumes the people of Rathmore created such a wonderfully cheerful atmosphere as the tour organised for the visiting Judges continued on Tuesday, 28th August 2012 regarding the “Pride of Place” National Competition.   (S.R.)

We invite you to join us as we continue our tour of Rathmore where we witnessed such marvellously uplifting settings and could certainly feel the sincerity of inspiring community spirit.   As Eilish Coakley commented recently on our website the Rathmore community is [read more …] ““Pride of Place” Project 2012 in Rathmore – Part Three”

Millstreet Pipe Band Enrolling New Members

Millstreet Pipe Band will be enrolling new members on Friday,  21st September at 8pm in the Creche near Millstreet Town Park.

  All are very welcome.

Millstreet Pipe Band will be holding its Annual Church Gate Collection on  22nd/23rd September 2012.

We thank dedicated Band Member, Marie Twomey, for this information.   (S.R.)