More Snow Photos from this Morning

Thanks to those that sent us these photos of the snow scenes and fun in the snow this morning: from Alan (taken from the Deer Park, above St.Mary’s Cemetery); from Michelle (playing in the snow before school this morning), from Tom from TMC Photography (of Millstreet Hospital, and Clara mountain, taken from the Killarney Rd), and from Áine (of Lackabane and the Nun’s Wood).

What a Very Clever Business Name!

Just happened to note this really clever business on a colourful vehicle parked this afternoon at The Square, Millstreet.  Perhaps you may recall other wonderfully witty business names you may have seen.  We welcome such comments always.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)
Just happened to note this truly clever business name on a colourful vehicle parked this afternoon at The Square, Millstreet. One should always have a little camera on hand! It really is such a mighty eye-catching advertisement.  Perhaps you may recall other wonderfully witty business names you may have seen. We always welcome such comments. Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Schools closed tomorrow January 15th

PictureDue to a status Red and a status Yellow weather alerts for tomorrow, all Boards of Management of primary schools in the area have instructed us to remain closed tomorrow, January 15th. This is in the interest of pupil and public safety. We regret any inconvenience caused.

Millstreet Community School is also closed, as are the preschools: Little Treasures and Curious Minds:

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STATUS REDWind Warning for Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick – Mean speeds in excess of 80 km/h with gusts of 130 to 150km/h possible. The strongest winds will be along exposed coasts and mountainous areas. [info on status red]

Issued: Wed 14th Jan 2015 20:00 . Valid: Wed 14th Jan 8pm to Thurs 15th Jan 2pm

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Morning Snow Before the Rain

Before the rain arrived by noon today it was a truly case of snow all over Millstreet as we note here having been captured in the Mount Leader area.   Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
Before the rain arrived by noon today it was truly a case of snow all over Millstreet as we note here with scenes having been captured in the Mount Leader area. Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

9Morning Snow in Millstreet 14 Jan. 2015 -80010Morning Snow in Millstreet 14 Jan. 2015 -8006Morning Snow in Millstreet 14 Jan. 2015 -8007Morning Snow in Millstreet 14 Jan. 2015 -800How very quickly the thaw has set in with the snow melting very quickly while rain and [read more …] “Morning Snow Before the Rain”

Death Notice: Joan Duggan, West End

DUGGAN (11 West End, Millstreet): On January 13, 2015, peacefully, in the loving care of the matron and staff of Millstreet Community Hospital, JOAN (retired Domestic Science Teacher). Sadly missed by her brother Dan, sister Ka Egan (Kanturk), niece Lisa, relatives and a wide circle of friends. Reception into St Patrick’s Church, Millstreet on this Wednesday evening at 8.30pm. Requiem Mass on tomorrow, Thursday, at 1pm. Burial afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery.  Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam dílis.