In Other News – 28th November 2015

Taking Pope Francis to the classroom – Annmarie O’Riordan is one of five students who are the first in Ireland to take Pope Francis’ Laudato Si to the classrooms of Ireland (Irish Catholic, Annmarie)

Leaving Cert students welcome Niamh Quain of Cork Simon where she spoke of the essential work of the organisation (

Future Proofing Rural Towns and Villages – Áine Collins TD gets cross when she hears others talking down our rural towns and villages, instead she believes we need to keep the conversation and actions going on future proofing our rural communities (Evening Echo, Á

Book of Condolence sent to French Embassy signed by students and staff at Millstreet Community School

Route 66, Part 3 – by Ann Lane as she continues her travel through New Mexico  (New Irish Writing)

Election 2016 – Cork North West – Barry Roche gives the current overview of who’s who and where they stand ahead of the general election next year (Irish Times)

Millstreet Knitting Club were bust knitting bottle tops for the Age Action Ireland Big Knit (C103)

Mosaic of school crest installed – following many months of painstaking work, five 5th year students have completed a mosaic of the Millstreet Community School crest (Millstreet Community School, The Corkman)

Moynihan critical of Duhallow ambulance service – The ambulance service in the Duhallow region was raised in the Dáil by Deputy Michael Moynihan (The Corkman)

Around the districts: Banteer and beyond – EPS’ Leadership Award and more … (The Corkman)

The fallout from Paris terrorist attack reaches to Millstreet – Michael Creed TD speaks in the Dáil about the Paris attacks (The Corkman)

New champions adds top appeal of domestic games to be highlighted at Duhallow convention – A rewarding season for clubs will be recapped at the Duhallow Junior GAA Board Convention in the Millstreet GAA Community Hall next Monday night (The Corkman)

Capturing the characters and spirit of Ireland’s horse fairs – Francis Duggan’s poem about Millstreet Horse Fair appears in the upcoming “Horse Fair of Ireland Calendar 2016” (The Corkman)

Cork County board set to rejig championship format – No danger it seems of relegation from Intermediate football next year 🙂 (Irish Examiner)

St Francis College Rochestown 3-10 Intermediate School Killorglin 3-7 – Last season’s beaten finalists St Francis College, Rochestown had to dig deep in Millstreet yesterday to see off the persistent challenge of Intermediate School Killorglin, and book their place in the last eight of the Corn Uí Mhuirí (Irish Examiner)

The below video of the Ice Bucket Challenge at Reen’s Pharmacy surfaced in the last few days … brrrrrrr  🙂


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