Millstreet in the News – 25th October 2013

Millstreet Matters: Looking ahead to ladies night / Aubane Style Coaching / GAA Draw … (The Corkman – 24th Oct)

Garda pursuit reached speeds of 180kph: Dangerous high-speed driving across North Cork in a stolen car last September, which went through Millstreet and finished in Ballydaly goes to court … (Irish Examiner – 25th Oct) (Also in the Corkman)

Frawley Family Thrilled at Double Win: The overwhelming delight of the Frawley family upon winning their Irish Examiner National Dairy Show 2013 Supreme Champion two-in-a-row last weekend signified the high standing of the Millstreet competition … (Irish Examiner – 24th Oct)

On the trail of Great,Great,Grandfather Mahony in Millstreet and Knocknagree: From a death notice in a NZ newspaper that his great grandfather had inserted in 1901, this New Zealander had traced his ancestry to Millstreet, and arrived here to fond the museum closed! … ( – 23rd Oct)

Did Kathleen get Anything: Steven O’Riordan, of Magdalene Survivors Together, spoke to Mary Wilson on RTÉ One’s Drivetime, on the death of Magdalene survivor Kathleen Whelan (23rd Oct)

Warning on Liver Fluke: Animal health topics were discussed with the Osmonds technical team at the National Dairy Show … ( 22nd Oct)

Let’s lose the doom and gloom for a week: Joanne O’Riordan muses on why we’re such a bunch of cynics, and why we should have a positivity week … (Irish Examiner – 21st October)

All I have is two dogs and a thousand songs: Singer-songwriter Jimmy McCarthy is interviewed for the Sunday Independent, and in it recalls how he was sick as a child and spent the first four years of his life with his grandfather James Manly in Church Street – (Sunday Independent 20th Oct)

Fine Gael’s Collins wants asylum process changed: Laws governing the asylum seeking process are “outdated” according to a Millstreet based TD … (Corkman – Oct 17th)

4G is rolled out in Duhallow as problems persist – The people of Duhallow have experienced dire mobile phone coverage for weeks on end this week they got the very latest in mobile accessibility rolled out across the region … (Corkman – Oct 17th)

Community Funding Welcomed:  TD Áine Collins (FG) has welcomed the announcement of €95,000 for local community projects in Millstreet, Charleville, Banteer, Kanturk and Newmarket from the Cork County Council Community Fund … (Corkman – Oct 17th)

Dairy advice and lots more: Dairy Farmers are at a crossroads as the 2015 post quota era approaches fast – however, there is free advice available at the National Dairy Show… (Corkman – Oct 17th)

Sean Treacy remembrance at Kilfeacle: Tom Meaney is to deliver the oration to Sean Tracey, one of the men of Soloheadbeg who was killed in action by British Crown forces in 1920.

Hilariously bad penalty box drawn by Millstreet Celtic: It takes time and effort to draw a straight line on a football pitch, but come on lads this is ridiculous, as Eric’s photo of the Millstreet Celtic penalty box was seen worldwide ( – 17th Oct) [also on]

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