Sincere Congratulations to Christina on a Very Happy Retirement

Pictured with members of her Family - Christina O'Connell has just retired from Derrinagree Post Office and her most welcoming Shop following most magnificent and dedicated service to the public since 1951!  Many presentations have taken place in recent days including the celebration of Mass and School Reception in Derrinagree on Friday, 8th May 2015.  LTV2 Millstreet recorded a special feature on the final day of totally dedicated service.   Sincere congratulations to Christina on a long, healthy and very happy retirement.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
Pictured with members of her Family – Christina O’Connell has just retired from Derrinagree Post Office and her wonderfully welcoming Shop following most magnificent and dedicated service to the public since 1951! Many presentations have taken place in recent days including the celebration of Mass and School Reception in Derrinagree on Friday, 8th May 2015. LTV2 Millstreet recorded a special feature on the final day of totally dedicated service. Sincere congratulations to Christina on a long, healthy and very happy retirement. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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Death Notice: Fr Jerry O’Mahony, Leeds

Fr Jerry O'Mahony 1934-2015It is with sadness that the Diocese of Leeds announces the death of Fr Jerry O’Mahony. Fr Jerry was born at Main Street, Millstreet, Co. Cork on 11th September 1934. He studied for the priesthood at All Hallows’ College, Dublin and was ordained on 22nd June 1958.

Arriving in England he was appointed Assistant Priest in St.Joseph’s, Bradford where he served for four years before he was appointed to serve in St. Joseph’s, Castleford. His curacy there lasted for six years and in 1966 he was transferred to St. Malachy’s, Halifax. Five years later he served his final curacy in St Peter’s, Doncaster. In October 1973 Fr Jerry became Parish Priest of Sacred Heart, Sowerby Bridge where he enjoyed thirteen years. Three years as Parish Priest of St. Edmund’s, Airedale (Castleford) followed before transferring to Holy Spirit, Heckmondwike where he served for five years until 1996.

His final parish was [read more …] “Death Notice: Fr Jerry O’Mahony, Leeds”

Millstreet in the News – 8th May 2015

Cork County Board of the Volunteers meeting – Millstreet was represented at a meeting in Mallow covering regional activity of the Volunteers in the run up to the 1916 Rising. Presided over by senior officer Tomás Mac Curtáin … (An Phoblacht – 8th May)

Back in the Fold – Kevin Crowley to start at #4 for Cork footballers v Dublin challenge game this Sunday in Cil na Matra as Cork make 11 changes after being hammered by Dublin last week … (the42.ie – 8th May)

They are all prisons – Anti-Deportation Ireland on the Direct Provision centres … (The Cork News – 8th May)

Millstreet students shortlisted for ECO UNESCO Young Environmentalist Award – This achievement comes at the end of five months of hard work developing their project entitled Waste Not Want Not during their lunchtimes with … (the Corkman 7th May)

The Black and Amber Victorious In Opening Round – the Glenville match report in their Intermediate Championship game with Millstreet … (Glenville GAA Club website – may 5th)

Presentation N.S.: Open Day and Recent Updates

2015-05-08 Presentation NS Open Day - posterThe Presentation NS Open Day will be held on Wednesday May 20th, welcoming new pupils and their parents. Details on the poster (right).

Their website has been very active recently, with loads of photos, notices, and updates on what’s happening in the school, and they’ve been getting lots of visitors too. Here are some of the recent items: