Regional Report 1170 – 5th June 2013


Eily Buckley

Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a cairde and welcome to News Report 1170 from Millstreet. Fondest greetings dear listeners and I wish you all the very best on this lovely warm, sunny Tuesday morning. The first one in June.

The Lotto  Jackpot was not won at the Mal Passo Bar last night.

Jackpot for next week €10,200 the draw at McCarthys Bar on Sunday night.

Our Bank Holiday weekend passed off without any local fatalities or injury, Baoichas le Dia. And we were not short of outdoor pursuits. The Corpus Christi Parade through the town enjoyed fine weather  on Sunday following the 11.30 Mass, The band played before rushing off to the annual vintage Day in Upton.

The 52 seater Coach going to Knock on Sunday was full to capacity and a great day was had by all.

Out in Carriginma a Gala Fun Day was held at their National School and it was a wonderful success judging by all the praise that was allotted to it.
And in the Pub that night, Big Maggie and her band from Co. Limerick, made the rafters roar until closing time. The perfect end to a perfect day.

On Sunday night a Great party was held in Ballydaly  Hall in Honour of the humble Fr. Con Kiely who journeys home from poverty stricken Equador every year to spend some relaxing time with his family, friends and neighbours. As usual the organisers left no stone unturned to make it a gala event. With lovely refreshments mingled with music, song & dance. And as

Fr. Returns to his mission in the near future we wish him God’s blessings all the  way.

Our town is getting encouraging results in the Tidy Towns Contest countrywide.and have already joined a chosen few for highly commended status. We are doing great so keep up the good work. Show Pride of Place in all things Millstreet.

Come out a help with the Clean-up group or just make the effort by yourself.

Pitch .n Putt Coaching for all ages on Thursday evenings at 6pm.

A note from our Librarian Breda to say that Childrens Book Club,led by Rebecca Enright and Katie Guerin is on this Saturday  June 8th from 12noon to 1.

The number there for enquiries 029 21930  ,And please be reminded that the Book Club will continue right through the Summer Holidays.

Cullen Feis. Next Sunday June 8th.

Concidering changing times and the large mix of other nationalities, countrywide, people are encouraged to learn and speak our own native language.

Outdoor Masses.

Mass at Drishane Cemetry this evening at 8

and at St Marys Cemetry on Friday next June 7th.

In Cullen June 13th.

St Johns Well June 24th.

National Vigil For Life,  Saturday June 8th at Merrion Square Dublin from 3 to 4 pm.

IRD Duhallow would like you to know that they have a wealth of courses and information to offer. And they are now taking names for women interested in understanding Personnal Development Training Course which will commence in September  .

Further to that they are seeking to run an intensive 8 week course on Interior Design Training Program, also in September.

For full information on these important items please ring

Mary McHugh at 029 60633.

Please take note that all items for this weeks  Mass Leaflet ,must be in by 3pm this Thursday.

The day is good and the forecast is good so please get out and enjoy the lovely weather.The house can mind itself for a few days, Don’t feel guilty ,it’s well coming to us Baoichas le Dia.


Millstreet overcame Cullen in the Ducon Cup semi final, and will meet Knocknagree in the Final in Boherbue on Sunday next with at 3pm .

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

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