Regional Report 1249 – 13th January 2015



Eily Buckley

Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a cairde and welcome to news report 1249 from Millstreet Fondest greetings dear friends and I wish you all the very best on this rather wintery Tuesday morning with a drizzle of snow on the ground and more on the way, by all accounts.

Many features are resuming this week following the lovely Christmas break. On Monday night the popular sponsored Weigh In started off again in Cullen. Ltv2 camera crew were there to highlight the occasion. Please support it well for the next six weeks, and its all in aid of their Special Needs Association.

Our monthly Gramaphone Circle  meeting will be held this Friday night Jan. 16th at the Canon O Donovan Centre. Starting at 8.15 and all are welcome Presenter Con Kelleher.

Our GAA Club will host their Victory Social at the Dromhall Hotel this Saturday night Jan 24th. Tickets  will  go on sale at the GAA Hall this  Friday Night Jan 16th from 8pm.


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Millstreet Town Park AGM will be held at the Canon O Donovan Centre on Friday night next Jan 16th @ 8pm


Set Dancing resumes at Ballydaly Hall to-morrow Wednesday night Jan.14th, from 8.30pm.


A note from Margaret Crean and Maureen O Sullivan to say many thanks to all those who supported their Hamper appeal at Christmas.


It’s that time of year again when the Marian Players in Rathmore are working flat out to be ready for the opening of their annual Panto on Saturday Jan 24th.

This year its Little Red ridinghood.

For details and bookings please contact 064 775 85 26.


Theres a meeting at the Bush Bar on Thursday night Jan 15th at which the proceeds of the Boeing Swim will be presented to Arthritis Ireland. Starts at 7.30 and all are welcome.


And on Tuesday January 20th the Aubane Social Club will present the proceeds of their Christmas Day Climb of Mushera Mountain to the Aubane Community Alert, Starts 8.30 and all are welcome.


A very pleasant function was held at the Wallis Arms hotel on Thursday nightm,organised by the Community Council to mark the retirement of Garda Sergant Paul O Donovan. A presentation was made on behalf of our community and in his address Noel Buckley praised Sergeant Paul for his many years of dedication to the community, and wished his many years of Happy retirement. A Bouquet of flowers was presented to his lovely wife Anne who is also a member of the Force.


On behalf of our Community I want to extend sincere congratulations to Kanturk Colaiste Treasa  but mainly to the brilliant students Eimear Murphy and Ian O Sullivan on their outstanding success at the BT Young Scienticts Exhibition in Dublin during the week.

Transition Students from Millstreet Community School were also represented at the Competition.


We are all very excited that our Website has been  nominated for a National Award in the Best Connected Community Section. Three member of the crew, Sean Radley, Hannelie O Connor and Michael Cashman, will travel to Dublin on Saturday January 24th to attend the ceremony.

And we wish them  the best of good luck .

Please look up our website every day. This week watch out for the LTV2 program that was recorded at the home of William and Ita FitzGerald on Monday night.


And as my weekly report, as well as all the other reports around the county, are no longer aired on  C103, please convey its contents to people who do not have “online”.


A gold Cross and chain was found in the town some weeks ago. If you think its yours contact me at 086 316 32 85 and I will put you in touch with the finder.


The monster Machinery Show will be held in the Green Glens on Wed/Thurs January 21/22. See papers for details.


Sadly the litter situation is getting out of hand, both in the town and the approach roads, even the byroads. Please refrain from this  filthy habit. Take your rubbish home and show respect for our town and countryside.


Other people go to great lengths to keep Millstreet clean, please lend them a hand instead of destroying what they do.


Eucharistic Adoration resumes both in Cullen and Millstreet Churches this week at the usual times.


Our beautiful state of the art Museum is now open,at the Carnegie Hall, Tuesday to Friday every week, from 10.30.

Do drop in and see what it has to offer by way of history and information.


At the other end of town, the old creamery building has been given a complete makeover and is well worth more than a glance, thanks to O Flynn Medical. And we wish Tadg and Ann every success with the business, in the years ahead.


Here are the results of this weeks parish lotto draw which was held at the Clara Inn on Sunday night.

Numbers drawn were, 4, 12, 22, 24 and the Jackpot was not won.

€100 went to James Bourke Cloghoula, The seller was his Mom Margaret and she got €50 sellers prize. €50 went to Killian Reardon c/o the Millwheel Resturaunt. €20 each went to Tom Casey, Cloghoula, Tony McAulliffe Dromaghue, K. J. D. c/o Millwheel restaurant.

N Fleming, Dromahane, Gubby Twomey, Murphys Tce.

Desica Murphy, Tanyard, John Healy Killarney Rd.

Jackpot for next week €17,000 the draw at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Sunday night.


Slán ague beannacht Dé libh go léir.

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