And here we share many more pictures from the very [read more …] “Cluichí agus Ceol at Millstreet Community School Today”
St.Patrick’s Day is always very busy for Millstreet Pipe Band. On Tuesday they started early at Ballydaly mass, followed by Millstreet mass at 11:30, followed by the Killarney Parade at 2pm, and finally back to the Millstreet Parade at 5pm.
Now our Pipe Band always play during St.Patrick’s Day mass in St.Patrick’s Church Millstreet, so when it was mentioned the week before that they would be played again this year, I was happy because it’s always nice, but didn’t take extra special notice of it.
But … what they played as the reflection after communion turned out to be something unexpectedly special. It started with a number of pipers playing from the altar, but then the church organ started to play at the opposite end of the church, and as the musicians played, for a few precious minutes as the low bass vibrations of the organ and the pipers passed through us, everyone was enthralled by beauty and emotion of the moment, as the hairs stood on the back of our necks … and it was of course followed by a rapturous applause. Truly, a moment not to be forgotten. [read more …] “Something Special”
Here we share some more superb images from Justin Black’s coverage of Tuesday’s wonderfully colourful St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.) More images as captured by Millstreet Museum will [read more …] “Justin Black’s Magnificent Coverage of the Millstreet Parade 2015”
Alex Ott suffered a serious spinal injury while exercising a horse last November.
He has undergone phase one of his immediate treatment in Cork University
Hospital and he is now in The National Rehabilitation Centre in Dun Laoghaire,
Co. Dublin undergoing assessment and intensive treatment.
Alex is a well known hunt enthusiast where horses coupled with all forms of
equestrian sport were his life. Alex is a passionate horseman, skilled in all
aspects of horse management and both he and his partner Janet run Gooseberry
Hill Horses. He has four young children Zara, Andy, Luke, Ella all active pony riders within Duhallow … Read the full article