Regional Report 1146 – 18th December 2012


Good morning listeners and welcome to Millstreet News Report number 1146.  This is Maireád Daly filling in for Eily Buckley today.

Many of the shops in Millstreet will be open for business this Sunday 23rd December, your custom will be greatly appreciated as we all should try to shop local and support our traders.

Millstreet Community Council would like to thank all those who contributed to their recent Church gate collection. All monies collected will be distributed for local projects.

Millstreet St Vincent d Paul wishes to sincerely thank all who contributed so generously to their annual collection. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.

Cullen and District Special Needs Association wish to thank all who contributed to the success of their recent Christmas Mass and party.

Cloghoula National School will celebrate Mass and present its Nativity play on Thursday 20th December at twelve noon in the school.  All are welcome.

Duhallow Choral Society will give a Christmas Carol recital in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Kanturk on Sunday 23rd December at 7 p.m. Tickets available  at the door or from choir members.

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Natural Disasters hit Alps profits

2011-10-14 Alps ElectricTwo natural disasters helped push the Cork-based unit of manufacturer Alps Electronics into the red last year.

The Japanese manufacturer employs nearly 500 people at its Millstreet plant and accounts show that the firm recorded a pre-tax loss of €90,895 in the 12 months to the end of Mar 31 this year. This followed the firm recording a pre-tax profit of €988,923 in 2011.

The directors’ report cites the Japanese earthquake in Mar 2011 and … read the full story in the Irish Examiner (Dec 18th 2012)