Regional Report 1123 – 10th July 2012


Eily Buckley

Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a cairde and welcome to news report 1123 from Millstreet. Fondest greetings dear listeners and I wish you all the very best on this dry and calm Tuesday morning.

Evening of Prayer including Blessings with first Class Relics with Fr. John Keane at Tubrid Well on next Monday evening, July 16th.Starting with Mass at 7.30. It’d  the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.

The Faith and Light Group will hold their annual Mass at Tubrid Well on Saturday July 21st at 3pm.

The AGM of IRD Duhallow will be held on July 25th at the James O Keeffe Institute in Newmarket and all are welcome.

Cullen Young at Heart Evening Out is on Wednesday July 18th, to the Gleneagle Hotel for Dinner followed by entertainment by Mike Denver. Bus leaving the Church at 5:45 sharp. Names must be in by to-morrow Wednesday. Contact Joan 086 353 59 90.

Cullen’s Vintage and Old Time Threshing Day will be on Sunday July 22nd,with all the usual attractions, plus the music by their Pipe band and Mike and Helen of Southern Pride.

Congratulations again this week to Cullen’s Pipe Band on winning the All Ireland Pipe Band Championships Grade 2 in Ballina at the weekend.

Music at the Pub in Carriganima this Saturday night  July 14th by Willie Burke.

Millstreet Gramaphone Circle meeting this Friday night July 13th at 8.15 at the Canon O Donovan Centre. It is in memory of the recently deceased Donal Cowman and the presenter is Nora Burke, Kanturk.

Coffee Morning in aid of our Church Restoration Fund and Cope in Mallow at the GAA Hall this Thursday from 9am to 1pm.

Church Gate Collection in Millstreet this weekend July 14/15th is in aid of our local Hospital Fund. Please support it well.

A note from Breda at our local Library to say that Workshops on creating Fantasy Wall Hangings will be held at the Library every Wednesday from tomorrow, July 11th, till August 4th, from 3-4pm each day. For more details give Breda a ring at 029-21920.

The new Cross on the top of Clara Mountain will be blessed  by Canon John FitzGerald on Friday July20th at 5pm. And all are invited to take the leisurely walk on the Clara Loop for this pleasant event, Refreshments will be served at the GAA Hall afterwards.

There is a fundraiser in aid of BOTHER coming up  at the home of Gertie and Maurice O’Donoghue, at their Award-winning Garden at Dromboy Carrignavar on Saturday and Sunday July 21/22 from 1 to 6pm. It is signposted on the Cork/Mallow Road at Rathduff.and Carrignavar Village.

Gala Fundraising Dance at Darby O Gills on Monday August 6th in aid of Millstreet Hospital and Saint Mary of the Angels in Beaufort . With a long list of popular entertainers lined up.

If you have any old or favourite photos that you would like included in a Millstreet Calendar for 2013 please hand them in to Billy at the Hotel or Tony McCaul. Include your details if you want them returned.

Sponsored Walk with a difference, in aid Marymount Hospice in Kilcorney on Sunday August 5th. Check posters and our website for details.

Please let me remind you again that Defribullator Coarses both for beginners and those who need a refresher will be held here in September.  Please send your names to me at 086-3163285, or email eilybuckley

Our town and surrounds are looking much better thanks to all the great work that is being carried out both by homeowners and our Tidy Towns Group and their helpers. Please keep up the good work.

Work is progressing at a fastrate on the Enterpise Centre in the Square. Even the new windows and doors are adding a ray of hope to the scene. When complete it will provide a place where people can have an opportunity to get started on a new career.

Millstreet Development Group invites you the Karaoke Competition which will be held at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Friday the 27th July @9pm. When our various businesses will be represented to battle against one another for the top prize, to add effect each will be dressed in a manner to reflect their own business. Admission is €10 which will include a BBQ. For further information  contact   087-2823646.


Millstreet V Bantry Blues in the County U21 Football Championship quarter final replay at Inchageela tomorrow Wednesday evening at 7pm.

In the Junior A Football Championship, Millstreet overcame Newmarket in Ballydesmond bt 2-13 to 0-12

On Sunday next, Millstreet play Kanturk in the U21 Hurling Championship in Millsteet at 8pm.

Here are the results of this weeks parish lotto draw which was held at the
Bush Bar on Sunday night. Numbers drawn were 1, 9, 13, 32 and the Jackpot
was not won €100 went to Donie Kelleher, Carrigacooleen, the seller was
the Millwheel and they got  €50 sellers prize €50 went to Con O
Connor,Rathrue, €20 each went to Pat and John Randals, Minor Row.
Margaret.Murphy, Cloghoulabeg, Sheila O Mahony, kilmeedy, Mary O Keeffe, Tanyard Wood, Ann and Noreen c/o the Post Office. Breda FitzGerald, Minor Row, Eugene O Callaghan, Drishane View,and Nick Pomeroy, Fairfield Rise. Jackpot for next week €9,400 the draw at Corkery’s Bar on Sunday night.

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

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