Millstreet Events, the new sub-committee of Millstreet Community Council, wish to express our heartfelt gratitude to the people and friends of Millstreet who attended our “Party in the Park” on Saturday 27th July. We were blown away with the numbers in attendance and are so thrilled that everyone had a great day.
A huge thank you to our volunteers on the day namely John O’Riordan and Millstreet Juvenile GAA Club and Cian O’Mahony and Los Zarcos for constructing the marquee.
Mick McSweeney for the collection and return of the equipment to IRD Duhallow, site set-up and supervision throughout the whole day.
Denny Lane for power supply.
Abdul Rauf and Imran Ahmed for putting up the gazebos and deconstructing the marquee along with Sgt. Paul Lynch, Mick and John.
Jane Labat, Marie O’Callaghan and Nuala McSweeney for wearing the costumes and entertaining the kids.
Niamh Cobbe our fabulous real-life vet for making all the Teddy’s better.
Maria Smyth and Méabh Buckley for assisting with the bouncy castle supervision.
Michelle Hickey for the brilliant face painting.
Orla O’Sullivan for the cash run.
Nuala McSweeney, Christine O’Donoghue, Catherine Cronin and Catherine Jenks for the excellent service during the Afternoon Tea. Also Catherine Cronin for collecting the baking in IRD Duhallow, Newmarket.
The stewards for directing traffic and participants; Mike Healy, Mona Pomeroy, Shane Browne and Tommy Tucker
Thank you to our sponsors Colemans of Millstreet, Herlihy’s Centra and O’Keeffe’s SuperValu for the kids’ goodie bags
Folláin Preserves for the lovely jams and spreads
IRD Duhallow for providing the equipment and baking
Jim Healy from Healy Sound and Lighting for the amplification
Jack from The Flaming Cook for the BBQ
Just 4 Leisure for the inflatables
Sapphire Signs for the roadsigns
Kanturk Printers for the posters
DTMarketing for the PR, video production and social media exposure
The Diamond Sisters for the live music
Cloverhill Foods for the baking.
A special thanks to Millstreet Town Park Committee for agreeing to us using this fantastic facility and Millstreet GAA for the use of the changing rooms.
Lastly, thank you to the kids and adults for the respect shown to us in keeping the Town Park virtually litter free the entire day, we appreciate your co-operation in this regard.
We are always interested to receive any feedback both positive and negative so please do let us know about your experience by emailing us at <email>
If anyone would like to take part in organising any future events please also make contact via the email above or through our Facebook page or Instagram.
Sarah McSweeney, Tracy Cronin, Jerry O’Mahony, Maura Kiely, Marie Twomey, Mary Collins, Margaret Bourke, Mary Cronin, Pat Murphy
Millstreet Events Committee Members