Eily’s Report – 8th May

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

The lovely sunny weather at the bank holiday weekend did wonders for everyone. Following all the wet months, people came out and made the most of the three warm days, in whatever way they liked. The Ed Sheeran mighty concert drew thousands of people of all ages, others went to the beach, some to car rallying, some to see the huge cruise liner in Cobh. While others spent their time in the garden planting flowers to brighten  things up the months ahead. And through it all was the joy in people’s faces, as the soaked up the sun.

The month of May is moving on and there is something for every day on IRD Duhallow’s list for Feile na Bealtaine. Yesterday our Active Retired Group organised a special Rosary meeting at Tubrid Well, Sean Radley was there to record the lovely occasion, and some of their Hymns etc will be included in his program on line on  Cork Music Station this week.


The Holy Rosary is said  at Tubrid every evening during this month starting at 8 and all are welcome.


A walk on the popular Clara Loop is organised for tomorrow Wednesday evening May 9th. Starting from the Car Park in the West End at 6.30, and all are welcome.


And on Sunday May 13th we’ll have a gala Millstreet Bealtaine Tea Dance, at the Wallis Arms Hotel from 2.30 to 5. Organised by our Active Retired Group, and as an added treat, the Kanturk and Millstreet Red Cross will provide free therapeutic hand massage. Admission € E5.


The Millstreet Vintage Group have organised a Tractor Run for next Saturday May 13th. Sign in at the Wallis Arms Hotel from 11, for a 12.30 start. For details contact 087 923 0332.


Sean O Se and Peader ‘ Riada will be in concert at Bruaic na Carraige on May 11th. A show not to be missed.


There is something on for every day in May so be on the lookout for those in your own area.


The Children from Cloghoula National School will receive their First Holy Communion on next Saturday May 12th  at Ballydaly Church at 11am.


The annual Cloghoula School Pattern Day will be held at the School Grounds on Sunday May 20th with all the usual attractions and your support would be appreciated.


Children of the Millstreet Town National Schools will receive their first Holy Communion in Millstreet Church, on Saturday May 19th .


Language Culture night will be held at the Community School Library on Thursday night May 10th starting at 7pm.


THE feast of the Ascension is on Thursday this week.


The call to keep Millstreet and the approach roads clean and neat, seems to be working, and there is a marked improvement, So please keep up the good work.  Put every shoulder to the wheel this year and help our committee to achieve their goal, on behalf of us all.


Here are the results of this week’s Lotto Draw which was held at McCarthy’s Bar on Bank Holiday Night. Numbers drawn were:


7,12,15,22. And the Jackpot was not won. €100 went to Anthony Kelleher, Macroom, the seller was me fein, and I got €50 sellers prize, €50 went to PJ Creedon. €20 each to Gary and Kay Williams c/o Pat Murphy. Joe O Sullivan Clonbanin, The Twomey Family, Station Rd. Eileen Hickey Clonbanin, Lisa O Callaghan, Drishane View, Norma Buckley, c/o the Boys National School Ger& Michelle O Callaghan c/o McCarthys Bar and M,N,P,T, c/o Tom Carroll. Jackpot for next week €4,800, the draw at the Clara Inn on Sunday night.


I’m not quite sure when our program with Daniel & Majella will be screened. The series begins on May 15th, but I think we are not on until the third week of May. So keep an eye out for it. If I can get a definite date I will let you know on line.


Agus sinn abfuil a cairde,  Slán is Beannacht Dé libh go léir.

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