A new plaque in memory of Dennis O’Sullivan of Main Street (brother of Nora, Kevin, and Sheila) is now situated in the Liscarroll Donkey Sanctuary. He loved going there and always donated to the charity. Hopefully anyone who goes there will look for his plaque.
A Games Day (or afternoon) will take place in Millstreet Community School on Thursday 28th January from 2.00-3.30pm. It will be hosted by a group of the Transition Year students and is open to adults of all ages. A range of card and board games will be played. There will also be some traditional Irish music and freshly baked refreshments to enjoy! Admission is free.
Kilcorney man David Nolan and his fiancée Katie Healy, who survived the November terrorist attack on Paris venue the Bataclan Theatre, have paid tribute to the Parisians who helped them in the aftermath of the atrocity, describing them as “fantastic people”.
In a heart-rending interview on Saturday’s Marian Finucane Show on RTÉ Radio 1, the newly engaged couple recounted the events of Friday November 13 and the days that followed.
They also talked about evacuating from the Shelbourne Hotel during a fire alarm and how difficult life gets when you’re disabled (more).
The podcast is from the RTÉ website here (or here as an mp3), and the interview starts at 3:06 in the audio. It is reported by RTÉ news here.
“As Mayor of the County of Cork, I am delighted to host a Mayoral Reception on Monday next, 25th January at 7.30pm in the foyer of County Hall for the following recipients:
Elizabeth Maddox, Castlemartyr, Co Cork, Cork; Carer of the Year 2015. Donagh O’Sullivan, Glengarriff, Co. Cork; Ireland’s Young Carer of the Year 2015. Cork Ladies Football Team; All Ireland Champs! Cork Ladies Camogie Team; All Ireland Champs! Adam O’Sullivan, Midleton, Co. Cork: Junior European & World Martial Arts Champion. Cian O’Driscoll, Mallow, Co. Cork; Gold & Silver winner in the USA National Junior 4 Wall Championship. Robert Splaine, Belgooly, Co. Cork; Current Chef d’Equipe of the Irish Showjumping Team. Seán Radley, Millstreet, Co. Cork; Recent Inductee of Irish Broadcasting Hall of Fame.
I am really looking forward to it and meeting all these wonderful and special people. We can be so proud in Cork to have such wonderful achievers.