Parish Newsletter – 2nd July, 2017

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 2nd July, 2017
Canon John Fitzgerald P.P.
Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948
Email:  <email>
10.00a.m.-1.00p.m. & 2.00p.m.-5.00p.m.

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of the following and for those whose anniversaries occur around this time, and for those for whom masses will be offered during the week:

Mass Intentions this Week-end:
Saturday 1st July:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. John Kelleher & the deceased members of the Kelleher family, Lackabawn.
Sunday 2nd July:
Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.  Christy Philpott, Ballydaly
Cullen      10.15 a.m.   Mary & Jack O’Brien, Carrigaline
Millstreet 11.30 a.m.  Michael, Judy & Stephen O’Riordan, Kippagh

Anniversaries: Brendan Hickey, Main Street; Denis Healy, Killarney Road; Matt & Hanna O’Sullivan, Claraghatlea;  Eugie O’Connell, Dooneen; Patrick Murphy, Flintfield; Bridget & John O’Leary, Gortavehy; Abbey O’Regan, Ballydaly;  Fr. Brendan O’Hare, Cloghoulamore & USA; Joan Daly, Mallow; Paddy O’Connell, London.  [read more …] “Parish Newsletter – 2nd July, 2017”

Who was Sylvester O’Sullivan?

A few days we got a message inquiring about a Sylvester O’Sullivan and family who was a hotel keeper in Millstreet at the time of the 1901 Census:

“From the 1901 census I have discovered my gt-grandfather: SYLVESTER O’SULLIVAN who owned a hotel at 43 Main Street, Millstreet, he was born in 1843. Wife ELIZABETH, four daughters , one of whom was my maternal grandmother: Kathleen sometimes known as Catherine. She married an RIC officer in 1907 who was stationed in Macroom. The other sisters were: Ellen, Maria, Lillie (widowed with daughter aged 5 in 1901) Any relatives out there? – Catherine valerie Harden [1]”

We did a bit of background research, and there really was little else substantive could get on Sylvester O’Sullivan (even with such an uncommon name). From what we can gather, Sylvester ran the hotel for about ten years in Millstreet before retiring around 1907, where he retired moved to Monkstown, below Cork City.  This is what we found:  [read more …] “Who was Sylvester O’Sullivan?”

Kevin at #7 for the Munster Final in Killarney Tomorrow

The best of luck to Kevin Crowley who has been picked at win back (#7) on the Cork team to play Kerry in the Munster Senior Football Championship Final tomorrow Sunday 2nd July in Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney @ 2pm has been announced as follows. Don’t expect him to stay there though. Most see him moving to the full back line.

Also, it will be ‘extra special‘ for the Millstreet Pipe Band who will lead out the teams in the pre match parade at Fitzgerald Stadium for the first time in many years.

[read more …] “Kevin at #7 for the Munster Final in Killarney Tomorrow”