Presentation Day 2016 in Millstreet

With autumn leaves still in evidence Presentation Day on this Monday, 21st Nov. 2016 was very especially marked at the Presentation Cemetery beside the Church by the placing of a floral wreath by two Students from Millstreet Community School.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
With autumn leaves still in evidence Presentation Day on this Monday, 21st Nov. 2016 was very especially marked at the Presentation Cemetery beside the Church by the placing of a floral wreath by two Students from Millstreet Community School. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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Present for the special occasion this morning - from left: Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P., Deputy Principal MCS Frances Moynihan, Presentation Sr. Kathleen, Students Dervla Murphy and Joanie Tarrant, Presentation Sr. Eileen, Principal MCS Pat Pigott and Mona Linehan.
Present for the special occasion this morning – from left: Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P., Deputy Principal MCS Frances Moynihan, Presentation Sr. Kathleen, Students Dervla Murphy and Joanie Tarrant, Presentation Sr. Eileen, Principal MCS Pat Pigott and Mona Linehan.

7presentation-day-21st-nov-2016-in-millstreet-10003presentation-day-21st-nov-2016-in-millstreet-1000And we share further images of the important annual occasion. [read more …] “Presentation Day 2016 in Millstreet”

Clothes Collection Millstreet Set Dancers

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Millstreet Set Dancers are holding a fundraising CLOTHES COLLECTION in association with  BAG IT FOR BLINDNESS

NCBI (National Council for the Blind Ireland)
Collections in Millstreet GAA Hall

Thursday 1st Dec 5-7pm
Saturday 3rd Dec 9am- 12pm

We accept Clothing, linen, curtains, belts, handbags and shoes (paired)

NO DUVETS OR PILLOWS please
YOUR SUPPORT IS APPRECIATED!!

Death Notice: Mary “Kitty” McCoy, New York

Mary (née Callanan) “Kitty” McCoy, beloved wife of the late James McCoy, devoted mother to Mary, doting grandmother to Brianna, passed away peacefully on November 18, 2016. Formerly of the Bronx, her last 17 yrs were as a resident of Cortlandt Manor. She was born on March 23, 1925 to Hannah (nee Hickey) and John Callanan in Blarney, residing at Tullig, Millstreet, Co. Cork, Ireland. She was predeceased by her brother Sean, and survived by her sister Joan Gleason of Pompton Lakes, NJ and many nieces, nephews and cousins, here and in Ireland.
She was a dedicated homemaker, an avid gardener and voracious reader, who nurtured her family until her infirmities overcame her. She had an impact on all those who met her, and will be greatly missed by all as we forever carry her loving memory in our hearts.
Visiting hours will be on Monday, November 21st from 2-4 & 7-9 PM at HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME, Morrissey Drive, Putnam Valley. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10am on Tuesday at the Church of the North American Martyrs and interment will follow at Rose Hills Cemetery.

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Death Notice: Daithí Dowling, Murphy’s Terrace

The death has occurred on Sunday 20th November 2016 of David (Daithí) DOWLING Murphys Terrace, Millstreet, late of C.I.E. and John A Woods. After a short illness at the Bons Secour Hospital Cork, beloved husband of the late Maura and grandfather of the late Tom. Deeply regretted by his sons Thomas and David daughters Martina, Helen and Caroline, grandchildern Sarah, Siobhan, David, Gemma, Cian, Eanna, Kate, Roisin, Sorcha, Jayden and great-grand- daughter Emma, in-laws, relatives,neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Tarrants Funeral Home, Millstreet Town, Co Cork, on Monday, with rosary at 8pm. Removal on Tuesday from 6pm to 8pm to St Patrick’s Church, Millstreet. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 12 noon and burial afterwards to St Mary’s Cemetery. [read more …] “Death Notice: Daithí Dowling, Murphy’s Terrace”