O’LEARY (Toorbonia, Rathmore): On April 1, 2015, in the loving care of the matron and staff of Millstreet Community Hospital, HANNAH (nee Murphy), wife of the late Jeremiah, mother of the late Connie, grandmother of the late Jerry, great-grandmother of the late Katelyn. Deeply regretted by her sister Julia, sons Pat Joe, Donie, Jackie, Derry, Neilie and Martin, daughters Kathleen, Joanie, Breda and Teresa, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing in Tarrant’s Funeral Home, Millstreet this Thursday evening from 7pm, followed by removal to St Patrick’s Church at 9pm. Liturgy of the Word on tomorrow, Good Friday, at 11am. Burial afterwards in St Mary’s Cemetery. No flowers, please. Donations, if desired, to Millstreet Hospital.
The many new developments are hugely impressive and are a true credit to the wonderfully creative Team. The “Airtake” (of Meelin) Panoramic Views on the walls are hugely attractive. The new “Park Rover” means of transport is now able to access even the Historic Trail section of the exquisite natural setting. Manager Donie Howard and Proprietor Derry Sheehan shared truly uplifting comments regarding the new development and its ongoing vision making MCP more and more attractive for Visitors – Local, Regional, National and International. We extend sincere best wishes to All for the future of this magnificent gem on our doorstep. Annual subscription is now only €20.00. “Nibbles in the Park” offers marvellous and delightful culinary choices … and the entrance gate from the Cloghoulabeg side is now also accessible for [read more …] “Official Launch of the 20th Anniversary of Millstreet Country Park”
And our three dedicated Researchers continued to search….but no sign of [read more …] “In Seach of Millstreet’s “Golden Eagles” on this April Day!”
MURPHY (Banteer): On March 30, 2015, peacefully, at Cork University Hospital, JOHN, Shamrock House, Knockbrack, beloved brother of Christina (Keller) and the late Connie. Deeply regretted by his loving sister, nephews Pat, Anthony and Francis, nieces Ann, Mary, Majella and Martha, grandnephews, grandnieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at McCarthy’s Funeral Home, Banteer on this Wednesday evening from 7.30pm, followed by removal at 9pm to St. Fursey’s Church, Banteer. Liturgy of the Word on tomorrow, Holy Thursday, at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to St. Mary’s Cemetery, Millstreet. May he rest in peace.
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The last few weeks have seen a pair of large birds appear to be nesting just under the bell on the spire of St.Patrick’s Church, Millstreet. We are delighted to reveal now that they are none other than a pair of Golden Eagles.
It’s very unusual to see them, as BirdwatchIreland.ie outlines – “Currently being re-introduced into Donegal (since 2001). Wandering birds from this project have been observed in upland areas throughout Ireland.”
Ornithologist Seán O’Connor of Birdwatch Ireland visited yesterday and was thrilled because it looks like the birds are nesting which is very rare in Ireland. The male was seen returning to the nest a few times during the day, presumably bringing food to the female who would be incubating the eggs in the nest. For now, people have been asked not to go near or disturb the nest in any way, and we’ll have to wait and see if chicks will appear in a few weeks.
The hope is that we will be able to link a webcam of the nest to [read more …] “Golden Eagles nesting on Church Spire”