Eily’s Report 5th Sept. 2017

Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a cairde and welcome to my weekly report.

Our annual September Horse Fair left a lot to be desired on Sunday. The weather was great for once but the crowds didn’t come. There were too many other fixtures within striking distance of Millstreet and our fair   fell victim to them all. The few people who did turn up were very disappointed at the poor attendance. I hope that this years poor show will not set a precedence for the future. We have two such shows in the year, one in March and one in September and people often come to meet other people whom they never see again until the next one. It is a pity to lose any event which brings people together like that.

September is well in and there is a vast amount of   activities available for people of all ages and capabilities to become part of . You can choose anything from the highly active and competitive to the   more laid-back type or many others in between. Maybe you need help or maybe someone needs you to help. It’s a well known fact that the best way to get happy is to make someone happy.

Ask at the Adult Learning Centre for details of the many classes and courses that they have to offer. The contact number is 086 770 73 01.

The Knitting Club meet at the adult Learning Centre every Tuesday night from 7-9 . and new members always welcome.

Across the street at the DT Marketing there is a six weeks course on Social Media for Beginners which covers Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc. For more details give them a ring at 087352 84 86.

The Millstreet Community Singers with Marie Twomey will start up again later on.

There is a wide range of activities available at the Canon O Donovan Centre both by day and by night. They serve dinners every day Mon. to Fri. residents and non residents, Give them a call at 029 70926, and put your name in the pot ,any day. They also do Meals on Wheels. plus chiropody, hair dressing, nursing care, bingo, singing , art ,the list goes on. Every Tuesday night at nine they have 45Drive and the proceeds go to the Centre Fund. The Gramaphone Circle hold their meetings there one a month. And the Active retired Group also hold some of their functions there.

Please support the Thrift Shop in Minor Row , the proceeds of which also goes to the Day care Centre Fund. The Thrift shop takes good clean used clothing and jewellery, also household items and so on. The number at the Centre is 02970926.

Cullen Community Centre Cards will resume on Wednesday Sept. 13th from 9pm. all welcome.

Set Dancing resumes in Ballydaly Hall on Wednesday Sept. 13 from8.30 to11 and all are welcome,

The Millstreet Active Retired Group will hold their Registration Night at their Canon ODonovan Centre on Monday night Sept, 11 from 7-8.

New members Welcome.

Millstreet Pipe Band will hold their annual Church Gate collection on this weekend September 10/11th. Please support them well.

Items at the Aubane Social Centre. The Monthly Rosary in honour of the Centenery of Our Lady’s Third apparition in Fatima will be said at Aubane Social Centre on Wednesday Sept. 13 at 8 pm . Please attend it well.

Weekly Set Dancing resumes in Aubane on Monday Sept.18th at 9.15. all welcome.

If you know of any other evernts please let me know and I will mention them here.

And be reminded that this Report can be heard live on 103.ie.

Here are the results of this weeks parish lotto Draw which was held at the wallis Arms hotel on Sunday night.

Numbers drawn were 2, 15,20,27 and the Jackpot was not won. 100 went to Stephen Kelleher Moulnahorna, The seller was me feion and I got €50 sellers prize. €50 went Peter Horgan , Kilmeedy, €20 each went to Christy Tarrant, Tanyard, John corkery Ballydaly, Noel Collins Clara Rd.

Joan Corkery Coomligane, David Tarrant Tarrants Bar, Gerard Waugh c/o Mary O Connor, Martin Carroll, c/o Tom Carroll. & Laurance McSweeney Tanyard. Jackpot for next week €4,800 the draw at Tarrants Bar on Sunday night.

Mass in Millstreet Church every Mon & Fri. at 7.30pm and at 10am Tues. Wed, Thursday. Confessions in Millstreet Church every Sat. from 12.30 to 1.

Eucheristic Adoration in Millstreet Church every Tues. & wed, from 10.30 to 10.30 pm. and in Cullen on Thursday from 10am. Please   support it well

The September issue of Duhallow Today is in the shops ,It free and its full of information.

Agus sinna bfuil a cairde, Slan is beannacht De libh go leir.

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