Eily’s Report – 11th July

Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a cairde and welcome to my weekly report.

This is the year 2017, and it marks the  centenary of the third apparition of Our Blessed Lady of Fatima, and in honour of this important occasion, many religious events are taking place all over the country. On this Thursday night, July 13th the Holy Rosary will be recited at Aubane Social Centre, at 7.30 and will continue to be said there on the Thursday night, of every month though out the year.

In Gneeveguilla Church a healing Mass by Fr. John Keane will be said on this Thursday night July 13th, starting at 7.30, again in honour of Our Lady of Fatima. Please give them your best support.

The Cullen and District Special Needs Association will hold their annual Harvest Afternoon on Sunday July 23rd. Helpers always welcome . Please give them your best support.


Well done to the 127 people who gave blood when the Blood Donor clinic came to the GAA Hall recently.

A very important meeting will be held at the Wallis Arms hotel tonight  July 11th  to plan the opening ceremory of the FEI European Eventing Championships which will be held at the Green Glens/Drishane Complex from July 17th -23rd. Please be on the look out for details of the program  and be ready to give a rousing Millstreet Welcome to more than 16 foreign countries who are coming to take part.

Once again a  colourful Parade through the town is on the cards, like last year.

Posters will be on display around the town and please pass the word  to all and sundry so that the visitors will return to their own countries ,to tell of the great place that Millstreet is.


Please keep our town and approach roads clean and litter free, and householders are asked to have their places newly painted and looking bright and cheerful, at all times.


Here are the results of this weeks parish lotto draw which was held at the ClaraInn on Sunday night.

Numbers drawn were 1,5,13,32  and the Jackpot was not won. €100 went to Barry Murphy, Kilcorney, The seller was Paula Healy and she got €50 sellers prize. €50 went to Bernie Cahill, c/o Cahills. €20 each went to Denis P Lane, Aubane, Abby Manning, Carriginma, Jerry O Donoghue, Mournabby, Conor Cleary c/o Colemans, The Randals Family Minor Row, Pat & Mary O Callaghan, Millstreet, Aiden O Keeffe c/o Tom Carroll  & Pat Murphy, Killarney, Jackpot for next week €3,200 the draw at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Sunday night.

Following the draw on Sunday night Chairman Noel Buckley, wish a very happy special birthday to the propriortress Ursula Pomeroy.


The AGM of IRD Duhallow will be held at the James O’Keeffe Institute on Wednesday July 26th starting at 8pm. Any motions that people may wish to be considered at the AGM must be received in writing by July 14th.


The July edition of the IRD Duhallow Newsletter is out and please read it carefully to find out that is available for you and your family. and your community  from their long and varied list of services.


The July Edition of Duhallow Today is in the shops. Please pick  up your free copy today and take one for a friend who may not be able to sourse it.


Please continue to enjoy the lovely weather and be safe.


Agus sinn a bfuil a cairde , Slan is beannacht De libh go leir.




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