Regional Report 1141 – 13th November 2012


Eily Buckley


Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a cairde and welcome to News Report 1141 from Millstreet.

Fondest greetings dear listeners and I wish you all the best on this wet and windy Tuesday Morning.

Great money was raised for great causes here again this past week. In Cullen they held a Style Coaching Evening in aid of Crumlin Hospital for sick Children. Tickets were all sold out well in advance of the night and it proved to be a gala event. We will reveal the financial outcome as soon as it comes to hand.


And still with Cullen, their Young at Heart Pre-Christmas outing takes place to the Glen Eagle Hotel, Killarney this Friday night November 16th. Bus leaving Cullen at 5.30.


Mary Buckleys Fundraiser for Bother Climbed to €780 and was sent off right away to help send Goats to Africa..


OurParishChurchwas full on Wednesday night last for the wonderful Teen Spirit Concert. Students from all the parishes in our Pastoral area took part. There was singing and music and dancing all with a spiritual air and it held the large crowd in awe. Well done to the organisers and to all who took part.

Our Community Singers attended the Vigil Mass on Saturday night and were very well received by the large crowd, Their next outing will be to our local Hospital later in the Month.


It being the month of the Holy Souls, Canon John blessed all our cemeteries on Sunday following the 11.30 Mass.


The Self-Build Exhibition at the Green Glens Arena, drew great crowds to the town over the weekend. Entries were well up to past years and businesses and services in the town did well as a result.


Many congratulations to young Eoin McCaul, son of Aidan, and  Grandson of the popular Aiden,  who competed in the U11 Junior Master Mind  Contest which was aired on TV3 at the weekend. He was pipped by just one mark from advancing to the next stage. But did very well just the same.


Annual 45Drive in aid of our local Hospital will be held at the Green Glens Arena on Saturday December 8th.


Millstreet Twinning committee will hold their Church Gate collection this weekend November 17/18th


Table Quiz in aid of local charities will be held at McCarthys Bar this Friday November 16th starting at 9.


The launch of the Aubane DVD of their Centenary Celebrations take place at their Social Club this Friday Nov. 16th starting at, 8.30 and all are welcome.

All books by the Aubane Historical Society are on sale at Wordsworth.

A note from Rathcoole to say that their book on the 160years of their National School is on sale at Wordsworth.

All of these books make ideal Christmas gifts.


Millstreet Gramaphone Circlemeeting will be held at the Canon O Donovan Centre of this Friday night, November 16th Starting at 8.15 Presenter is Eithne O Keeffe, Boherbue, All are welcome.


Dromtarriffe ICA will host an evening with Jill Kerly on Handcrafting Cards, on Tuesday November 20th.


IRD Duhallow, Hands of Duhallow ,Craft Fair on November 24/25th from 12noon to 6.

Safety issues for the Elderly, on Monday November26th at 2pm

And a seminar on how to manage Your Life and Your Mind onWednesdayDecember 5th at 7.30. Ring them for full details at 029 60633.


A note from Jack Roche to say that a gala Concert of traditional Music  of Sliabh Luachra,will be held at Bruach na carriage on this Saturday night November 17th, featuring among others, the well known Banjo player Dathai Carney, John Cronin, also   step-dancers  etc. A great night is assured.

Starts at 8.30.


“There’s  A Night at theGlenTheatrein Aid of Derinagree National School on Friday 23rd November.  Two one act plays will be performed on the night.

A raffle will be held on the night with many fantastic prizes on offer, which have been generously donated by local businesses.

Tickets costing €10.00 and can be purchased on the night at the GlenTheatreor by phoningDerinagreeNationalSchool@ 029 / 78223.”



Sport .

County Cross Country Intermediate and Masters Championships on this Sunday November 18th at

MountLeaderstarting at 1pm. Spectators welcome.



Congratulations to our Minor Camogie Team who won

Minor C County Final in the Camogie Grounds, Castle Road, Cork on Saturday 10th November.

They beat Sliabh Rua, Riverstick on a score of 13-10 to 4-08.


The team was Kayleigh Sheahan (Captain) Alanna Barry, Laura Dennehy, Elmarie Cronin,Eimear Twomey,Aideen Buckley,Ellie Dineen,Jessica Dunne,Leanne Murphy,Siobhan Sheehan,Chelsey Byrne, Leanne Smyth, Maire Ellen O’Connor,Lydia O’Reilly, Leanne Kelleher,Kate O’Keeffe.


Millstreet GAA hosted its annual Dinner Dance at a pleasant function hosted in the Dromhall Hotel, Killarney last Saturday night. Teams received medals for hurling and football triumphs following a very rewarding season

Please look up our website,it is updated every day by our brilliant voluntary team.


Here are the results of this week’s parish lotto draw which was held  McCarthys Bar on Sunday night. Numbers drawn were,

12, 14, 19, 21 and the Jackpot was not won. €100 went to John Healy,Killarney Rd.the seller was the Millwheel and they got €50 sellers prize, €50 went to Geraldine and Pat Kelleher, Rylane, €20 each to Mary & Sinead Murphy, Killarney Rd. Patrick Murphy, Pound Hill. James O Sullivan, Rathcoole, Liz and Brendan Hickey. Ballinagree, Frank Laughton ,Cullen, Connie Lineahan. Dooneen. Jerry Lehane, Ballydaly, and Metalist Kharkiv, c/o the Mal Passo Bar. Jackpot for next week €4,800 the draw at theClaraInnon Sunday night.



Agus sinn a bfuil a cairde,for C103,this is Eily Buckley saying many thanks for listening,agus slan is Beannacht De li

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