Eily’s Report – 3rd October

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

It’s the month of October and our Community Council have hit on a wonderful way for us all to while away the winter months ahead, and they are asking for your ideas as to what would be the best thing to suit the needs of all our people, by way of fun and enjoyment.  So to get the ball rolling,  they are holding a public meeting at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Tuesday night next Oct 10th, at 8pm in order to give everybody a say in the best way forward. Until then please put on your best thinking cap, talk to other people both young and not so young, about it so that when the night comes, an enjoyable and novel  program can be put in place  to liven up the parish for the winter.

The October issue of Duhallow Today is in the shops and its full of snippets of information, news, a host of features by various writers, some old photographs to browse over, as well as information on every service and business in the catchment area. And best of all its free.  Take a copy to someone who is not aware of its existence.

Listen to Eily:

Please take note of the  new contact number of our Adult Gym.  087 118 40 43 . Give it a call for details of open hours, rates, etc. of our excellent Adult Gym at the Youth Complex.



For the list of courses and classes that are available through the adult Learning Centre on the Main Street give Marie Twomey a ring at 087 686 3887.

I will give you the full list on my report next week.


A note here from Teresa and James Cronin, who held a monster coffee morning (day) at their lovely home in Kilmeedy, on a sunny day some months ago. They want to thank all those who contributed to their efforts or helped in any way with the great venture, which raised €2,870 in aid of Downs Syndrome Ireland. Mass has  been  celebrated in appreciation.


Members of the Men’s Shed want to thank all those who contributed to their recent Church Gate Collection.


Here are the results of this week’s parish lotto draw which was held at the Mal Passo Bar on Sunday night. Numbers drawn were, 6,7,9,25 and the Jackpot was not won. €100 went to Kate Dennehy, Dromhoe, the seller was Joan Sheehan and she got € 50 sellers Prize, €50 went to Eugene O Callaghan, Drishane View. €20 each to Conor O Callaghan, Rathduane,  T. mC , Millstreet, Lilly Mia and Conor Hickey, Ballinagree, Mollie Keane, Coolikerane, Noah Tarrant c/o Tarrants Bar, Tara, Stockholm, Niamh Twomey c/o Marie, and Packie Linehan ,Buttenant. Jackpot for next week €5,600 the draw at MCCarthys Bar on Sunday night.


Sean Nós Dancing lessons at the Parish Centre every Tuesday afternoon. From 4.30 to 5.15 for beginners and 5.15 to 6 for improvers. Contact number 086 8303015.


Dance and DVD Launch at Edel Quinn Hall on October 13th in aid of Millstreet and Kanturk Hospitals. With a full line-up of artists on the night.


Our Active Retired Group held their annual Mass last Friday night which was followed by refreshment and a social evening at the Pasish Centre.


Meanwhile some of our Community Singers joined the counterparts from Castlemagner for a wonderful four day trip to Carlow.


A million congratulations to our Camogie team who won the County  Junior Title at Eire Óg.


The Cork 20  car race enjoyed fine weather on Sunday as they  ate up the local country roads, followed closely by crowds of eager fans. So there was plenty to enjoy over the past week.


We have Mass  in Millstreet Church, every  week Tuesday –Thursday, at 10am and Mon.& Fri at 7.30pm .


Eucharistic Adoration every Tuesday & Wednesday in Millstreet Church from 10.30 to 10.30pm and in Cullen on Thursday from 10am to 7pm.


Confessions in Millstreet every Saturday from 12.30 to 1. Please keep up the prayers for world peace and safety.


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

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