The death has occurred on Sunday October 12th 2014 of Dola O’Byrne of the West End, Millstreet.
Rosary Sunday at 10pm. Reposing on Monday from 6pm to 8pm in Tarrant’s Funeral Home, followed by removal to St.Patrick’s Church Millstreet. Requiem mass Tuesday 14th at 11am, with burial afterwards in St.Mary’s cemetary.
I was utterly disgusted to find the destruction of the southern line of conifers in Millstreet Town Park now complete. A number of years ago the line sheltering the car park was cut down. Last year another dozen or more were cut down to make way for another football pitch…and now the carnage is complete. (Or is it???) I can think of no good reason why these perfectly healthy trees should have been cut down. They provided shelter from the southern gales and a brief but pleasant escape from the concrete and metal jungle that we have surrounded ourselves with in our daily lives. No More.. Now we have the inglorious view of the gable end of the National School complete with 40ft steel container, more floodlights and a huge floodlit metal cage (see picture above).
The lovely sycamore which adorned the entrance to the hare escape, which I believe was planted by the late Joe Buckley, was also hacked down. (The pale stump being left to remind us of the beautiful colours of the leaves it would be displaying this autumn.) That was pure malicious. The hare escape [read more …] “Save Millstreet Town Park”