The Fermoy Cycling Club Hennessy League continues every Tuesday night – thanks to all the parents who have helped out lately with the weekly commute. After 5 weeks of racing , roughly the half way point in the league have a number of members well positioned on the league tables. We have racers in all age groups weekly from Under 12 right up to the scratch race. This is a great environment for juveniles to learn the skills of road racing on a regular basis.
A busy weekend for the juveniles with Amy Fleming racing in Lisburn, Denis O Connor and Dan Murphy racing in “biblical conditions” in Minane Bridge. The non-racing juveniles completed the 80 km option of the Sliabh Luachra Cycling Club Sportive on Saturday last.
Congratulations to Ben Murphy who following a tough weekend of selection races on the hills of Kerry made the six man Irish Under 16 Team for the 5 day Austria Youth Race in August.
The focus now switches to the Sliabh Luachra Cycling Club Sportive in memory of Willie Reen and Paud O’Leary which is on 30th June next with three routes to choose from. The cycle will start at 9 am from Teach Íosagáin Rathmore. Ideal last week preparation for the Ring of Kerry.
Well done to all the club members who supported the Pedal the Peninsula charity cycle based around Dingle last Sunday.
Training for both Juveniles and Adults continues this week.
A new bowls club is starting up in Millstreet
It is to be called the Millstreet Bowls Club in the Wallis Arms Hotel every Wenesday morning, 10.30am to 1.30pm. if you are a member of the Millstreet Active Retired OR Millstreet Men’s Shed please come along from 10am to 1pm all welcome. 😀 [f]
Dia is Mhuire díobh go léir a chairde, and welcome to my report.
The lashing rain all day on Sunday put paid to lots of well planned outdoor events. For the first time in many many years our Corpus Christi Procession had to be cancelled on Sunday. But to avoid disappointment, Canon John adopted Plan B. At the last minute and when he had finished the 11.30 Mass he dressed himself in the heavy brocade vestments and exposed the Blessed Sacrament for Benediction. The First Holy Communion Children who were dressed up for the procession through the town went in formation within the church led by Canon John carrying the Blessed Sacrament . The quick thinking of the organist & choir provided the customary hymns. Following the blessing our pastor recited the Blessed be God prayer and the choir brought the Benediction to an end with their rendering of Tantum Ergo. Everybody agreed that it was a beautiful inpromtu ceremony. Baoichas le Dia.
Pictured after a recent mass at Tubrid Well were Fr. Paddy Byrne, Noreen Dennehy, and Mary Reardon. Fr. Paddy was celebrating his 12th anniversary since his return from Nebraska, and he gave a beautiful account of his love of Tubrid Well.
Millstreet Community Council is inviting representatives of Pubs, Clubs, Groups, Organisations, Businesses & Individuals interested in participating in Culture Night on Friday September 20th (the Annual All of Ireland celebration of culture, creativity and the arts) to a meeting in the Wallis Arms Hotel on Wednesday June 26th at 8pm. Your support would be greatly appreciated.
Organised by William Fitzgerald and Millstreet Vintage Club Saturday evening’s Vintage Run (22nd June 2019) in the Sliabh Luachra area in aid of “Bumbleance” which is a very special Ambulance for Children – was hugely successful. Following an address by Declan Ryan re the history and the role of the Bumbleance the Vintage Run left Millstreet just after 6:30pm Mass. Here we share some 23 images of the very special and praiseworthy occasion. Click on the pictures to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] ““Bumbleance” Leads Superb Vintage Run on Saturday Evening”
From Europe and Asia and Africa and places near and far away
They came to the Parish of Millstreet to stay
Nowadays different races of black, white and brown
You are likely to meet in and near Millstreet Town
And a difference to Millstreet with them they did bring
And this in itself is a wonderful thing
Their music, song and dance things refreshening and new
Of multiculturalism the good things are more than a few
The Millstreet of the past was a monocultural place
A Town and Parish of only one race
But time does bring change as the wise one does say
And great changes are happening in Duhallow today
And change for the better good things only add
And for any community cannot be bad
And those who oppose change for the better in their thinking all wrong
Nobody owns any Country since to a Country you belong [read more …] “Changes In Millstreet”
MASS INTENTIONS THIS WEEK-END: Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Margaret & Grace O’Callaghan, Macroom Road Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Eugene & Margaret McCarthy, Coolinarne & Denis & Margaret McCarthy, Boherbue Cullen 10.15 a.m. John Fleming, Cullen Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Neily O’Leary, West End
ANNIVERSARIES: Liam O’Driscoll, Lackabawn; Ann Lucey, Minor Row; Gearoid Hickey, West End; Kathleen Buicke, Murphy’s Terrace; Jimmy Coleman, Murphy’s Terrace; Hannah O’Connor, Church Street & Cloghoulabeg; John & Catherine Kelleher, Carrigacooleen; Peter Desmond, Claramore; Nelius Guerin, Ballydaly; Jimmy Walsh, Knocknageeha; Angela & Stella Pomeroy, London & Millstreet; Anastasia & Timothy O’Connor, Ballydesmond; Patrick, Mary & Pat Joe Murphy, Dunmanway. [read more …] “Parish Newsletter – The Most Holy Body & Blood of Christ – 23rd June, 2019”
Injuries to Darragh Cashman and Kevin Crowley has prevented them from playing in the Munster Minor and Senior Football Finals against Kerry this evening. But the best to Luke Murphy who is #18 for the Cork Minors and is sure to be well ready if called on.
Millstreet Vintage Club Summer Run and Barbeque in aid of Bumbulance Childrens Ambulance Service on this Saturday Evening June 22nd,nice Scenic Route laid on which will finish up at Bob’s Bar in Ballydesmond for Barbeque and Live Music,Sign on at Corkerys Bar in Millstreet from 5.30pm with Take Off at 6.45pm,Entry Fee €10 for Run, All Vintage and Classic Cars/Vehicles very welcome to attend.Call Willie Fitzgerald on 087 2229874 for details.(Note Bumbulance Ambulance will be on Display )
The very impressive proceeds of a recent fundraising Day at the home of the Buckley Family Laught Rathcoole were presented to MUH Foundation by Mary Buckley accompanied by one of Mary’s daughters – Audrey. Accepting the cheque at the Hospital were Josephine Griffin (Patient Liaison Officer), Sylvia Hickey (MUH) and Emily Burns (MUH Foundation). We thank Emily for the pictures. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
The death has occurred of Nora Tarrant (née Roche, Carriganima), of Derrinagree. On June 20th 2019, unexpectedly, in The Bon Secours, Cork. Loving wife of David, dear mother of Nicholas, Martina (Buckley), Elaine (Reardon), Stephen and Fiona (Byrne), sister of the late Paddy, James, Peggy, Connie, Stephen, Maureen, Fr. Jack, Peter and Diarmuid, sister-in-law of the late Andy and John. Deeply regretted by her family, brother Liam, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, her 13 grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at Tarrant’s Funeral Home Millstreet (P51 XF86) on Friday evening from 5pm to 8pm. Reception into The Church Of The Blessed Virgin Mary, Derrinagree (P51 K316) on Saturday for 12 noon Mass. Funeral afterwards to St. Mary’s Cemetery Millstreet. Family flowers only, please. ‘Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam’. [RIP] [f]
The Duhallow Carers Group will be organising a number of courses for Family & Voluntary Carers under Dormant Accounts Funding. All are welcome! For full details or to register for any of these courses, please contact 029-60633 or visit irdduhallow.com/upcoming-events
Millstreet Tidy Towns have been hard at work planting new flowers all over town bringing a splash of colour to our lives. They are in their usual spots, some new spots, and the street-light pole pots for flowers have been reintroduced!
The Barnardos National Collection Day, kindly supported by Dell, takes place on Friday 13th September 2019.
We need you on Friday 13th September 2019to help with organised bag packs and on-street collections in communities across the country.
This is a fun opportunity to take part in a very worthy cause. Not only will you be giving back to the community, you will also get the opportunity to meet people, make new friends, and establish new networks. By generously volunteering your time you’ll be helping change lives and create brighter futures for some of the most vulnerable children across Ireland.
A truly wonderful Irish Pony Club event – the National Minimus Championships, took place at Green Glens and at Drishane this past weekend. Here we share two images of the occasion with more to follow later. Click on the pictures to enlarge. (S.R.)
Our 10pm interview tonight introduces Memories of the Recent Silver Surfer Event at The Helix. And we visit our audio archives for some very special gems. All this and much more tonight on Cork Music Station during which we listen to a wonderful selection of the hugely popular songs of Jim Reeves. Also in tonight’s “Radio Treasures” we include musings, music and songs galore. Listen to the magnificent music of Kevin McDermott of Wexford.
Feel most welcome to make contact by logging into our “Seán Radley” Facebook chat page or by texting. One may also email us on millstreetmuseum @eircom.net – Happy Listening! Click on the image to enlarge. Click here to tune into tonight’s Show. (S.R.)
Mulcahy: California and late of Aunagloor, Millstreet. On Saturday June 15, 2019, peacefully, in Los Angeles, Monsignor Donal. Aged 94. Sadly missed by his sister Mary Frances (Howard), brothers Tom, Joe and David, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. May he rest in peace.
Memorial Mass on Saturday, June 22, at 10am in St. Mary’s Church, Newmarket. [RIP]
Celebration of Life – Monsignor Donal Mulcahy1925 – 2019
Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.
Our Lady of the Assumption Church
Reception to follow in the SBHS Athletic Center.
Our former Pastor, who was loved by all, is now side by side with the Lord. He was clearly very happy when he was·our Pastor, but after he retired and stayed with us at O.L.A., he said many times that he was now in the best time of his life because now he could truly focus on how to best serve the people. Please join us on Saturday as we celebrate his life. [Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Parish – Ventura] [read more …] “Death Notice: Monsignor Donal Mulcahy, Los Angeles and Annagloor”