Regional Report 1003 9th March 2010


Eily Buckley

Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a cairde and welcome to news report 1003 from Millstreet.

Fondest greetings dear listeners and I wish you all the very best on this lovely sunny Tuesday morning following yet another night of severe frost.

The Highlight of our week here in Millstreet will be the Annual Community CouncilAwards Social which will be held at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Friday night. All tickets are already sold out ,and a gala event is assured. The Hall of Fame Award goes to Fr. Paddy O Byrne, who will travel to Nebraska later in the month ,where he ministered for many years ,to celebrate his Golden Jubilee. Other award recipients are Service to Youth, Our Youth Leaders, Service to the Community, Me Fein, Cultural Award, James Linehan, Achievement Award, Stephen O Riordan , For his Film, “(The Forgotten Maggies) Unsung Hero, Moira O Keeffe, Cullen, and Special Award.  The Sister of the Divine Jesus, in other words the Drishane Nuns.

List of Sponsos are. K&L Deliveries, Super Valu, Millstreet, O Sullivan Electrical, Dennehy Haulage, Alps Electric, Millstreet Credit Union and Noel C and the Duggan Family.

This sparkling show kicks off at 7.30 sharp on this Friday March 12th ..

There were a greats account of the 2act comedy,entitled “Holiday Snaps” which was staged at the Glen Theatre last weekend , And they are doing it all again this Friday and Sunday nights March 12th and 14th.

But before that they will Jerry Banjo O Connor in Concert on this Thursday night March 11th To book your tickets ring 029 56239.

Community Council Meeting at the Wallis Arms Hotel to-night to plan our St. Patrick’s Day Parade. & Social. Starts at 8.30.

Defibillators for use in the Community have now been placed at the alcove of the Youth Centre and at the Garda Barracks Door.

A short meeting will be held, to-night, at the new Adoration Room in our Church which is also used as a crying room, To-nights meeting is to decide suitable times for the Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.Starts at 8 oclock and interested people are welcome to attend.

The Annual “World Wide Welcome “ takes place at the Community School this Thursday night starting at 7pm.It’s organised by the Transition year students, Please give it your interest and your support.

An important note here to say that our

A representative of the  Citizens Information Centre attends the Adult Learning Centre, Main Street, Millstreet
the first friday of every month from 10.30a.m.-12.30pm.
to help and advise with  any queries on Social Welfare, Housing, Health, Employment Rights etc.

or Ring 022 20162.

The most important day of the year is coming up. Next Sunday March 14th. is Mothers Day

Our beautiful Country park is celebrating it in style by offering a free open day at the park.

The resturaunt will be up and running offering a swell luncheon menu for just €18.50, with lots of other attractions to make the day special. They would advise pre-booking for lunch, So give them a ring at 029 70810.

A note from Aubane to say that they will host their annual Table Quis on Good Friday night Apr 2nd. Tables of four €40.

Monster Vintage & Family Fun Day at the Green Glens Arena on Easter Sunday.April 4th. Proceeds to the Church Restoration Fund.

Many of our local Bikers took part in the fundraising ride on behalf of the co-joined twins, Hussan and Hussein, on Sunday which took them on a vast tour of the south, in brilliant sunshine but freezing cold. Well done to all who took part.

50 people weighed In in Cullen last night and 81 pounds weight were lost.

The current issue of Clara News is in the shops. Always a great read,for those at home and abroad.

Reens Chemists have a great offer on at the moment in their camera section. 100 prints for €10.

Millstreet  novelty act team enjoyed success in the County semi- finals of Scor na paisti  and now  advance to a county final in Ovens , this Sunday at 2.30pm.and we wish them the best of good luck.
Millstreet hosted the Munster Senior Scór semi finals last Sunday ,before a large audience.  Millstreet question time team secured a passage to the provincial finals , in Ballybunion on Sunday, March 21.

Here are the results of this weeks parish lotto draw which was held at the Clara Inn on Sunday night. Numbers drawn were ,1, 17, 31, 32 and the Jackpot was not won. €100 went to Tony O Brien, Minor Row, the seller was Mary O Connor and she got €50 sellers prize. € 50 went to Tara Burke LA, €20 each to Danny O Callaghan, Bolomore, Miriam andSteve,  Old Coach Road, Anita Sherlock, Tanyard Wood. Owen Lawlor Rathmore, Anna Jean O Reilly, Cloghoulabeg, Sean O Keeffe, Cloghoulabeg, Dan O Sullivan, Gneeveguilla,  &    Ryan Tarrant, Liscahane, Jackpot for next week € 2,800 the draw at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Sunday night.

Agus sinn a bfuil a cairde, for the New C 103, this is Eily Buckley saying many thanks for listening, agus slan is Beannacht De libh go leir.

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