Regional Report 1252 – 3rd February 2015



Eily Buckley

Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a cairde and welcome to News report 1252 from Millstreet.  Fondest greetings dear listeners and I wish you all the very best on this calm and wettish Tuesday morning.

The AGM of the lotto committee will be held at the Wallis Arms Hotel at the end of February.

Yesterday Monday February 2nd was the Candlemas day and at the morning Mass Canon John, Blessed the candles that will be used on the alter for the coming year, and people were invited to bring candles for home use and they were included in the blessing.

Today is the Feast Of Saint Blaise and the annual Blessing of throats took place after 10am Mass. For the Feast of St Bridget the customery Breedeen Crosses are widely available. Our Community school Students, held a very successful Table quiz at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Friday night. It was to raise funds for Some of them who will be going to Lourdes at Easter as Helpers. Further to that a Diocesan Church Gate Collection will be held this weekend February 8th for the same cause. The AGM of Ballydaly Hall will be held tonight February 3rd. Starting at 8.30. The Weekly WeighIn  with Music, Zumba and dancing, continues in Cullen every Monday Night. Last night 60 people weighed in and 100 pounds weight was lost. It is still not too late for newcomers to join. Eucharistic Adoration in Cullen every Thursday from 10am to 7. Cloghoula National School are holding their enrolment for 2015 . Forms can be collected at the school all this week from Monday Feb, 9 to Friday 13th. Our Community Council Awards Social will be held at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Friday March 6th. and they are inviting people to nominate anyone whom they concider to be worthy of a Community Council Award. Names can be handed in to Maura Kiely Liscahane, or to any Council Member by February 8th. Contact IRD Duhallow for details of internet and mobile technology,  Safety for Parents, and children information, to be held in Newmarket on February 12th. at 7.30. In Sport Millstreet open the Intermediate Football League campaign on a meeting againt Glanmire in Glanmire on Sunday. Ceolchoirm den scoth anseo ar an Aoine 123ú Feabhra @ 8:30 / Great concert on Friday 13th February @ 8:30, at Ionad Cultúrtha, Baile Mhúirne. Sean-nós master Iarla Ó Lionáird and composer/pianist Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin join together for a very special evening of song and music. Pre-booking advised – tel 026.45733 <email>: Exploring  the songs and sounds of a hidden Ireland’, these brilliant artists collaborate to present a program of transporting musical beauty and emotional depth. The evening’s performance mines the traditions of sean-nós songs, Irish harp music, song airs, and other sounds from 18th century Ireland brought to life by two of Ireland’s best-known innovators of tradition. Presided over by the spirit of the composer Seán Ó Riada (1930–1971), whose influence on Iarla Ó Lionáird and Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin was profound, Ó Riada’s Aisling Geal or Bright Vision is invoked through the striking piano playing of Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin and the evocative vocal soundings of Iarla Ó Lionáird. Ionad Cultúrtha an Dochtúir Ó Loingsigh, Baile Mhúirne, Co Chorcaí 026.45733 Here are the results of this weeks parish lotto Draw which was held at the Bush Bar on Sunday night Numbers drawn were 13, 23, 24, 26 and the Jackpot was not won. €100 went to Noreen O Connell Dernagree. The Seller was Colemans and they Got €50 sellers prize  €50 went to Noreen and Dylan Murphy’s Newmarket. Sandra Bickerdyke Liscahane, Breda Kelleher, Tullig, Noreen O Connell Dernagree, Susan and Micheala ,Murphys Tce, Denis P Lane , Drishane rd. Christy Duggan, Cullen, Tom Casey Dublin , Michaela McMahon, Dernagree, and Odhran & Fin Kiely Station Rd . Jackpot for next week €17,600 the draw at Corkery Bar on Sunday night. Agus sinn a bfuil a cairde, Slan is Beannacht De libh go leir.

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