Eily’s Report 19th June

Dia is Mhuire díobh go léir a Chairde and welcome to my Report.

If you blinked your eyes in Millstreet these times you’d miss something. Yesterday we had the National Schools Sports Day in the Town Park, with little ones arriving home in high spirits bearing treasured trophies.  A Pitch ‘n Putt competition is planned for this evening. The Children of Rathcoole School are still reeling from the privilege of coming face to face with Prince Charles.

Fr. Paddy is saying Mass at Tubrid Well this evening to celebrate one of his Priestly anniversaries. Starting at 7.30 and all are welcome.

Every good wish to Chloe Collins who plays with Cork Senior Ladies in the Munster Final against Kerry on Saturday June 23rd at 2pm at CIT.

On Thursday a coffee morning will be held at the GAA Hall in aid of Motor Neuron disease, from 9.30 to 12,30.  Please support it well.

On Thursday June 21st also we are all invited to our SuperValu Store from 3 to 5 pm, when SuperValu and the Cork County Council, Southern Region Waste Management Office are hosting a Waste Management Information evening in conjunction with our Tidy Towns Group. There will be a carnival atmosphere, comprising of Art Competitions, Music, Side Shows, and a demonstration By Mary Louise Ward author of Smart Store Cooking, recipe book. It’s all with the view of achieving the three R’s, Reduce, Recycle, Reuse. All ages welcome, Spot Prizes and food tasting. It’s a First in the all out attempt to deal with widespread waste and littering. Thursday June 21st, the longest day of the year.

We would like to complement our students who have completed their Inter and Leaving Cert exams. And wish them a carefree summer and a word of caution to please stay safe.

Looking forward, Our Community Council is inviting representatives from all the pubs, clubs, groups, organisations and businesses, in fact everyone who is interested in taking part in this year’s Cultural night which will be held countrywide on September 21st.  It’s an annual celebration of our culture, creativity and arts. The meeting will be held at the Wallis Arms on Tuesday, June 26th at 8pm. Please attend it well.

Millstreet Gramophone Circle Meeting this Friday night June 22, starting at 8.15 at the Day Care Centre, Presenter Joe Kenneally, It’s the last one until September.

Tune in to www.corkmusicstation.com every Tuesday night for Sean Radley’s wonderful show.

The annual open Day at the beautiful garden of Gertie and Maurice O’Donoghue, Dromboy, Carrignavar, will be held on next Sunday June 24th from 2 to 6pm. It will be sign posted on the Mallow/Cork Road. Proceeds in aid of Marymount Hospice.

Next Sunday also the annual Feis Laitiarain will be held in Cullen, starting at 12 noon with all the usual attractions.

The annual Mass at St, Johns Well will be said on Monday June 25th.

Eucharistic Adoration in Millstreet Church every Tuesday and Wednesday and in Cullen on Thursdays from 10am to 7, Confessions in Millstreet every Saturday from 12.30 to 1.


Here are the results of this week’s lotto draw which was held at the MalPasso Bar on Sunday night. Numbers drawn were, 9,14,17,32 and the Jackpot was not won.

€100 went to Alan the Mayor. The seller was the Mal Paso Bar and he got €50 sellers prize, €50 went to Conor and Darren Hanratty c/o Michael Healy. €20 each to Denny and Sinead, c/o Marie Twomey. Mary Cortes, Macroom, Pat Lane c/o of Tarrants Bar, Diarmuid O’Liathain c/o the Mal Paso, Bertie Batt Ahern c/o the MalPaso Bar, Pat and Caroline c/o Corkery’s Bar, Forty Plus c/o the Mal Paso, and Breda Kelleher c/o the Camogie Club.

Jackpot for next week €6,000 the draw at McCarthy’s Bar on Sunday night.


Vintage Club mighty BBQ run on Saturday June 23rd. Check In at the Bush Bar at 5.30 for 7pm take off.

For details contact John P 087 8300494.

Mushera Platform opening June 25th, also July 8, July 29th and September 9th.   Great music, dancing and craic to be enjoyed.

Agus sinn a bhfuil a chairde, Slán is beannacht Dé libh go léir.

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