The Millstreet Community School Transition Year Development Education Committee have now successfully completed two fundraising events to raise money for MS Ireland. Both events featured cakes and cookies that they themselves baked using Fairtrade ingredients such as sugar, coffee, and cocoa.
On Tuesday 28th February they hosted a coffee morning in the Parish Centre, which raised €506. On Tuesday 28th March they held a bake sale in Millstreet Community School canteen. They made €170 from this. So a grand total of €676 was raised. Thanks to everyone who supported these initiatives in any way. The students involved in running both events are to be commended on their efforts.
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Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a cairde and welcome to my weekly Report.
Our weather lived up to its name in earnest this past week. The opening days brought a trinkling of snow on the fields and muct heavier in the far away hills. And the second half of the week was semi-tropical with hot sun giving us all a glow of warmth and good cheer. But the dry weather caused some forest fores in the area. On Sunday nght the night skys were lit up in flaming red as mountain sides blazed. Our Fire brigade was out to control fires which threatened forests in some places. Thankfully due to their great efforts, no serious damage was reported.
Mothers Day was celebrated like never before, with brilliant sunshine to allow outdoor parties, some on the beach and an air of wellbeing all around. Baoichas le Dia.
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This Tuesday’s “Radio Treasures” programme from 9:30 to 11:00 pm will be presented by William Fitzgerald sharing the very best of Irish and Coruntry-and-Western music. Many thanks to William for standing in this week for “Radio Treasures”. The usual mixture of musings and music returns next week. Happy listening on www.corkmusicstation.com (S.R.)