This is the outdoor Tractor Build event which took place in April 2012 at the K&L Complex in Millstreet. On next Sunday, 16th Dec. at 3.30 p.m. the Tractor Build project will take place INSIDE the Pub in Carriganima by the Broomhill Vintage Group (Coachford) in aid of Suicide Aware. Great credit is due to Seán and Matthew for organising this very important and quite unique event. All are very welcome.(S.R.)
That time of year again, lets share the spirit of Christmas
Cork’s Maureen O Sullivan and her Hamper Packers
Community Christmas Appeal 2012
Running now for approx 35 years
Food parcels for the Homeless at Christmas
Essential foods – for example
Coffee- small jars
Tinned –Meat’s ,Stew’s, Cornbeef, Chicken, etc.
Toiletries – Toothpaste, Toothbrush, Shampoo, and Shower gel,
Always needed – Socks, scarf’s or gloves or good quality warm jumpers
A new publication from Aubane Historical Society will in the shops this week. Entitled ‘A Millstreet Miscellany (8)’, it’s the latest in the Millstreet Miscellany series that give a unique insight into Millstreet of the past. Below are an overview of the main articles in this edition:
Between the ditches, running on forgotten roads in Ireland
This is a first-hand account of running the Butter Road by Bertie Hart who did the deed in two stages in September and October this year. Bertie hopes that his achievement will encourage other runners to take up the challenger of running this unique route.
Millstreet childhood memories
This article is based on the first chapter of “My Dream from Ireland to America” which is an autobiography of Dr. Sheila O’Sullivan Becker. Sheila comes from Claraghatlea and this is a memoir of her childhood days before she went to England and later America where, among many other things, she became a clinical psychologist and lives there today as a very active octogenarian.
The 1921 Millstreet Train Ambush
This article is reprinted from the “Journal of the Irish Railway Record Society” June 2011 by Oliver Doyle. Oliver is a former Operations Schemes Development Manager for Irish Rail and this is a detailed account of the ambush
St Joseph’s Gardens was opened by Respond Housing Association in 2009. The scheme, formerly the home of the Presentation Sisters, contains thirty-two one-bed apartments for persons 40+ years. There is also community room where coffee mornings and other activities take place. It is a historic site, which has a long association with the Presentation Sisters, and efforts have been made to preserve the old stone walls and Grotto. The apartments are surrounded by peaceful country walk and residents have the opportunity to ‘grow their own’ in our garden allotments. The development is ideally located beside such amenities as the Catholic Church, a Primary School a Local Supermarket, Day Care Centre, Health Centre etc. For more information about St Joseph’s Garden’s please visit our website www.respond.ie. Alternatively you can contact Lynda O’ Donovan, email: <email> or telephone 087 2176556.
Respond Housing Association are currently taking applications for residency in St Joseph’s Garden’s. For further information and an application form please contact Jacqui Kavanagh, email: <email>, telephone: 0818 8357901
- Millstreet gets into festive spirit with host of events
- O’Sullivan goal allows Kiskeam to deny St. John’s historic win
- Donate a cake and help students to travel as helpers on pilgrimage
- Calendar gathers great interest
- Multi-cultural Christmas events
- Jerry Doody and John Tarrant reappointed to Duhallow Board
- Rathcoole School celebrations
- Cullen News
- Millstreet Celtic / Rathcoole Rovers upcoming matches
catching up from the Corkman on November 29th
Congratulations to Cian O’Mahony and John Moran who were joint winners of Last Man Standing after Swansea’s defeat last Saturday (Dec 8th). Both lads will receive a nice pre-Christmas prize of €395 each. We would like to thank everyone for taking part and would like to invite anyone who is interested to participate in the next competition which will begin next weekend. Entries are being taken from any club members and at various locations around town and will need to be in by next Thursday (13th Dec).
Today’s date is 12/12/’12 – all the twelves!