Eily’s Report – 23rd July

Dia is Mhuire díobh go léir a chairde, and welcome to my report.

The mixed weather, had mixed effects on both sporting and farming events over the past week. The dedicated Cullen Special Needs association got the full brunt of the rain on Sunday for their 31st annual event in aid of their worthy cause.  It was also the Feast Day of their local Patron St. Laitiarnan.  Thank you to their many supporters the financial outcome was on par with former years which means that their annual Christmas Mass and party will be as good as ever.

Well done to all concerned.

Millstreet Community Council are hoping for better conditions for their Party in the Park on Sunday this coming Saturday July 27th . The fun starts at 12 noon with the Teddy Bears Picnic and will go on to an afternoon tea at 3 pm, with live music and lots more followed with a BBQ.  Its open to all ages, so do come along and be part of our great Millstreet Party in the Park.

Our Tidy Towns committee are doing great work in beautifying our town. But as always they need more help to achieve their goals. Recently they have been busy painting unoccupied houses in Church Street and with a little bit of help from their friends they could turn this historic street into a cheerful colourful entrance into Millstreet. More and more foreign countries are coming to events at the Green Glens etc and its up to everyone to make our town a place for them to remember for all the right reasons. So please offer your help to the few who are doing all the work.

Our Tidy Towns Committee will hold their annual Church Gate Collection,before all Masses on July 27/28 . Please support them well.

The next event coming up at the Green Glens /Drishane Complex, will be the International Horse Show (CS 12) which will be held from August 14-18 inclusive. Followed soon after by the International Horse Trials Eventing from August 21-25 inclusive.

As always there will be great demand for accommodation and if you have the likes to offer please contact the office at the Green Glens 02970800.

  Our Community Hospital wish to thank all those who supported their recent Church Gate collection,which amounted to €2,848.44.

Likewise the North Cork Branch of MS Ireland want to thank all those supported their recent Church Gate Collection which amounted to €675,00.

Our Vintage Club are ready for road again .This time they are doing a Truck Run on Sunday next July 28th in aid again of the newly formed Air Ambulance Service which is based in nearby Rathcoole. Leaving the K&L Depot at Mountleader at 12 noon. And will return there again where trucks will be displayed. There will be presenting of prizes plus a BBQ and Entertainment. Denis O’Sullivan will be taking part with his bus and anyone who like to go along with him is welcome to take a seat free of charge.

People attending 11.30 Mass on the day are asked to park carefully on the Clara Rd to avoid any traffic jams in that area.

A great day is assured.

Here are the results of this weeks lotto draw which was held at Corkery’s Bar on Sunday night. Numbers drawn were 3,8,26,29 and the Jackpot was not won. €100 went to Pearse O’Keeffe, Tanyard Wood, the seller was McCarthys Bar and Joanne got €50 sellers Prize.  €50 went to Hickey and O’Mahony Family, Kilmeedy. €20 each went to Bernard Crowley, Aubane, Cathern & Shane, Drishanewood, Bally and Gaby c/o Marie Twomey, Colin and Patrick C/o Joanne at the Clara Inn. Catherine O’Callaghan, Drishane View, Noel Collins, Clara Rd  and Sean Hanratty, Balbriggan.  Jackpot for next week €2,200 the draw at the Mal Passo Bar on Sunday night.

Copies of our Parish (Church) finance Report are available at the bottom of the Church.

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

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