Funding needed for Millstreet Convent National School urgently

Millstreet Convent National School is in urgent need of three new classrooms and the Government needs to immediately deal with an application from the school for support.

Cork North West Deputy Michael Moynihan raised the issue during a special debate in the Dáil today.

He commented: “The school population of Millstreet Convent National School has shot up in recent years and the school is full to capacity. Last year there were 218 enrollments, with 244 this year, it is expected to rise even further in the coming years. There is an urgent need for a new classroom and two learning support rooms. The Board of Management of the school have applied for Capital Funding but with the new school year already well underway, this process cannot be delayed.

“I have called on the Minister for Education to [read more …] “Funding needed for Millstreet Convent National School urgently”

In the Corkman – 11th Oct 2012

The Corkman Newspaper is out every Thursday in all the local newsagents, and contains much more than just the online version.

International Space Station passes overhead

Tim Murphy from Boherbue captured this image of the International Space Station (ISS) zooming across the skies over Millstreet on Thursday, 28 April 2011. (click the image to see it in full)

The (ISS) will be visible in the night sky each night during this week until the 21st, although the best viewing opportunities are not expected from this Thursday (if there wasn’t so much cloud in the sky 🙁 !!!)

The Station will take on the appearance of a bright star racing from west to East across the southern skies. It will take approximately 9-10 minutes to [read more …] “International Space Station passes overhead”

Death Notice: Noreen Murphy, Inchileigh, Millstreet

MURPHY (Inchileigh, Millstreet, Co. Cork) On 16th October 2012 peacefully in the presence of her loving family and the exceptional care of the Matron, Siobhán and Staff of Cahereen Care Centre, Macroom,  Noreen (nee Hickie), beloved wife of the late Johnny Dan.   Loving Mother of Dan, Mary, John, Tom and Jean.   Sadly missed by her loving family, grandchildren, great-grand daughter, daughters-in-law and late son-in-law, P.J.,  brother Andrew, the late Jack, sister-in-law Mary, brother-in-law Fr. Joe, nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.  R.I.P. Lying in repose at Tarrant’s Funeral Home, Millstreet.   Removal on this Thursday at 8.00 p.m. to St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet.   Requiem Mass on Friday at 1.00 p.m..   Burial afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Millstreet.   May she rest in peace.

Millstreet Active Retired Celebrates 10th Birthday

Members of Millstreet Active Retired Group following celebration of Mass in Millstreet on Tuesday 16/10/2012.   The enthusiastic group was formed in 2002 and to mark its 10th Birthday a special Mass was celebrated by Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P. and a grand reception was held afterwards in the Wallis Arms Hotel.   Lots more pictures to follow later.   (S.R.)