Eily’s Report – 7th November

Dia is Mhuire diobh go leir a cairde and welcome.

There is a meeting at McCarthy’s Bar tonight organised by the Community Council to further plan the Millstreet Talent Festival. It starts at 8.30. Please take note of the change of venue.  The Council are pleased at the amount of public interest in the venture, and tonight’s meeting is all about the way ahead so please support it well.

My apologies for not being with you last week, I was swept away by the ghosts and ghouls of Halloween.

The changing of the time has made our dark evenings seem very very long and the wet weather doesn’t help, so it is more important now than ever that we find some pleasant ways of passing the long evenings. It’s good to know that there’s lots to choose from. The pubs and the clubs are pulling out all the stops to out do one another.

For the not so young there is art on Monday nights at the adult Learning centre, Knitting at the same venue on Tuesday nights each from 7-9. Dancing  with the Active Retired Group at the Canon O Donovan Centre on Monday nights also in Aubane. 45 Drive at the COD on Tuesday nights ,and there’s room for more. Starts at 9. Bingo starting  up at the Bush Bar on Friday. 45 Drive at Ballydaly every Sunday Night, and during the week in Cullen.

The Adult Gym at the Youth Centre  is the place to go to keep fit and the Astro Turf pitch is drawing the crowds in every kind of weather. Bingo in the GAA Hall every Thursday night.

This is only a snippet of what’s on, so please be on the lookout for something that suits you.

Also keep a close watch on line for Cork Music Station. Which can be accessed through our website. Sean Radley can be heard every Tuesday night from 9.30 to 11, and other nights the presenters could be William and Ita FitzGerald or Mike and Breda Piggott. Their shows, not to be missed.

 

The Christmas Market will be held at the GAA Hall on Sunday November 26th from 12 noon to 5. To book a stall contact 02970085.

Here are the results of this week’s parish lotto draw which was held at the Bush Bar on Sunday night ,numbers drawn were 4,6,10,19 and the Jackpot was not won. €100  went to Carrie McCaffrey.c/o Colemans. Colemans being the seller got €50 sellers prize. €50 went to Christy & Eileen Dunne Bolomore. €20 each went to Waterford Fan. The Breen Family, Liscahane, Michael & Laura c/o Rita OReilly, Jerry Doody, Ploverfield, Grace and Leah,Rathmore, Ann Kelleher,Moulonahorna, Dave Barrett, Aubane, & Susan Murphy Ballydaly. Jackpot for next week. €6,600the draw at Corkerys Bar on Sunday night.

 

And the Good News is that the annual Little Womens Christmas Party will be held as usual at the Wallis Arms Hotel and this year it’s on the very day  6th of January. Tickets are on Sale at €25 each Music by the popular Kelts. So shop early to avoid disappointment.

 

Art Exhibition by  Bill and Bertie  Buckley will be open at the McCarthy TV Shop in the Square from November 16 -19th. Cheese and wine reception on Thursday 16 at 7.30pm.

 

Fundraising Coffee evening will be held at the Pub in Carriganima on  Saturday November 18 after the 6oclock Mass in aid of their local Bus service CART.

 

This is the Month of the Holy Souls and the Blessing of the Graves will take place this Sunday  after 11.30 Mass.

Candles for placing on Graves will be blessed at all Masses.

 

Eucharistic Adoration in Millstreet Church every Tuesday and Wednesday and in Cullen on Thursday from 10am to 7. New members who may like to join can contact Mary after 6 pm at 087 1330039. Please make a little time for the Lord.

 

Agus sinn a bhfuil a chairde, many thanks for joining me, slán is  beannacht Dé libh go léir.

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