Results & Fixtures – 8th October 2012

GAA:Vocational Schools JBFC:  Beara CS 3-10 Millstreet CS 2-10, Ballingeary, 12pm Friday 5th Sept
County Minor B Hurling Championship Final: Millstreet 3-13 Aghada 0-21, 6th Oct [photo] [match reports from Aghada GAA, the Corkman]
U21 A HC semi-final: Duhallow 1-13 Midleton 1-12, 7th Oct in Mallow, Michael Vaughan scored 1-1 & David McCaul playing also. [match reports in the examiner, the Corkman]

Camogie: U18 County Semi-Final: Mallow 2-8 Millstreet 2-8 [the Corkman]

Soccer:  (Cork AUL Tables Oct 8th)
AUL 3B: Buttevant 1 Los Zarcos 2, Fri 5th Oct 7.30 pm (Darren Murphy: 20secs, 35th min)
AOH Cup 2nd Rd: Waterloo 1 Rathcoole Rovers 0, Saturday 6th Oct 3pm
AOH Cup 2nd Rd: Millstreet Celtic 2 Cathedral Celtic 5, Saturday 6th Oct 3pm

Con & Finbarr O’Connor’s dog Cleanaway Podge ran well to take the “The JH Insulation 525 (Flat:A3)” in a time of 29.23 at Curraheen Park on Fri Oct 5th (video below)

Catriona McCarthy’s bitch Slanan Miss placed third in “The Connolly’s Red Mills A2 Bitch 525 Round 1 Heat 2” at Curraheen Park on Sat Oct 6th (video below)

Cork 20 Rally: (full details)
#53 Daniel Lucey/Derry Healy (Ford Escort) [13] * Finished first in his class – 5th in the national class, and second overall in the modified section of the 2012 Tarmac Championship! [times]
#62 John O’Sullivan/Denny O’Riordan (Toyota Corolla) [11A] * Finished 1st in class – 14th overall [times]

Athletics: At the Galway Bay Half Marathon and 10k, Patrick Coleman (#227) finished the 10k race in a time of  50.18

 Road Bowling: Kilcorney: Paul Burke bt Donal Cullinane 2bwl €420; Mark Burke bt Olan Noonan 1bwl €700.

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Book Reading by Celine Kiernan

Author Celine Kiernan who writes fantasy novels for young adults will be doing a reading in Millstreet Library this Wednesday at 1.15pm. She is best known for The Moorehawke Trilogy. Set in an alternate renaissance Europe, the trilogy combines fantasy elements with an exploration of political, humanitarian and philosophical themes. [read more …] “Book Reading by Celine Kiernan”

Francis Duggan’s Poem Mentioned in Dáil Éireann

This is the article which appeared on last Wednesday’s “Irish Daily Mail” which contained the Francis Duggan poem which was partly quoted by Fianna Fáil Leader, Mícheál Martin, in Dáil Eireann on Tuesday, 2nd October 2012.   It was also included in the RTÉ television series “Oireachtas Report” (4:06 to 5:25) on Tuesday (on RTÉ Player until Oct 24th).   We thank Jerry Lehane (and also Jerry O’Connor) for the newspaper, Tommy Cooper in London for alerting us about the national reference and the Cooper Family, Claraghatlea for bringing the very interesting Dáil reference to our attention.   As the article indicated – Francis, a native of Claraghatlea, Millstreet lives in Australia for the past 23 years. [read more …] “Francis Duggan’s Poem Mentioned in Dáil Éireann”