Pet Cat possibly missing from its Home in the Cullen or surrounding Area

A lovely Black and White Cat pictured below has strayed into a Home in the Cullen area,the Cat is very tame and friendly and could be missing from its Family Home,if anyone is missing a lovely Black and White Cat give Dan a Ring on 087 7806466.

 

Christmas Season Greetings from Cork Music Station

From Everyone at Cork Music Station we wish you all a very Happy Christmas and a peaceful healthy New Year. We would like to thank all our DJ’s who give their time throughout the year to bring all our listeners the best of music and entertainment. We would also like to thank the artists and promoters who send us the material during the year. Also to you all the listeners who have made our station so popular all over the globe,to All of You Enjoy the Festive Season and Most Importantly Stay Safe 

Listen Online http://www.corkmusicstation.com

Give Blood this Christmas

The blood transfusion service are in Cullen on Sunday the 3rd of December from 12pm until 3:30pm. This is their first time trying it out on a Sunday and it’s also their first time in Cullen Community Centre as far as I know. They have asked me to try and circulate it to all the groups in Cullen.  From a community centre point of view it would be great if it was successful as they are hoping to bring people from a 10 mile radius.

Millstreet Vintage Club Presentation to St Josephs Foundation

Millstreet Vintage Club made a Presentation on Wednesday Evening October 4th last to St. Joseph’s Foundation CEO Michael Hegarty of a Cheque for €4,736 following the Clubs Van Run held back in July,the Cheque was presented by Event Organiser Martin Lucey along with his Wife Nollaig and Son Colin to a delighted Michael who thanked Millstreet Vintage Club and Everyone who was involved in the running of the Van Run,Michael said the money raised will be used to very good effect in the day to day work that St Josephs Foundation do in the North Cork Region and as well making improvements for future development which is vital to give a top class service to the Region.

As ever we thank Danny Lane for the Photos.

BUMBLEance Children’s Ambulance Service say a Big Thank You for your Support

Below is a lovely Letter and Card from BUMBLEance Children’s Ambulance Service Group to Event Organiser Willie Fitzgerald of the recent joint venture between Millstreet Vintage Club and Corkmusicstation in the running of the Summer Car Run back in June,BUMBLEance thanked everyone for the great support received which is much appreciated by the Group and both Millstreet Vintage Club and Corkmusicstation are delighted to be associated with such a worthy Cause and look forward to working with them again next year. 

Outstanding support for recent Millstreet Vintage Club Bumbleance Summer Car Run

A Presentation was made last Night to Bumbleance Childrens Ambulance Service following the recent Bumbleance Car Run organised by Millstreet Vintage Club and headed by Willie Fitzgerald,the Fundraising Event was a Giant Effort between Cork Music Station and Millstreet Vintage Club,an Impressive Total of €5,006.70 was the Final Amount collected following the Car Run and the CMS Go Fund Me Page Donation Campaign and BUMBLEance Children’s Ambulance Service Volunteer Richard Walsh was on hand to accept this fantastic amount of Money from Willie Fitzgerald and Crew last Night at a Presentation held at Murphys Gala Shop on the Mallow/Killarney Rd, Richard was absolutely delighted with the Presentation to Bumbleance which does incredible work for very ill Children and said the Donation would be be very beneficial in continuing to keep this Vital Service on the Road,Willie Fitzgerald thanked everyone that supported the Cause and helped in anyway at all to make the Fundraiser the success that it was, Club Members and Friends along with some Vintage and Classic Cars were on hand to add there support at the Presentation to what is a very Worthy Cause,big thanks to Daniel Lane Breeda Piggott and Bernard Crowley for the Photos.

Fantastic Turnout for The Millstreet Vintage Club Summer Car Run in Aid of Bumbleance Childrens Ambulance Service last Saturday Evening

The Millstreet Vintage Club Summer Car Run was held last Saturday Evening over in Cullen and despite the Weather being a big Challenge with Thunder and Lightning and Torrential Rain prevailing before the start of the Event there was a very impressive 95 Cars signed on for
the Event which was again in Aid of BUMBLEance Children’s Ambulance Service,the starting point was the Cullen Community Centre where the Bumbleance Ambulance was also on display,the Cars left Cullen just after 6pm and made there way on a Scenic Route up to Knocknagree and then on to Ballydesmond, Sugan Road,Cordal and on to Castleisland before heading out the Abbeyfeale Road and then turning left and heading up into some spectacular views of the Countryside that brought the Cars down into the Finish at O`Riadas Bar and Restuarant near Ballymacelligott, the weather was not as favourable on this occasion but the views on this part of the Run never disappoint even on a bad Weather day and once we reached the finish this was followed by Refreshments and Musical Entertainment supplied by Bernie Heaney Barry O Halloran Sheila Heery and Tim Joe O’Riordan.
At the Finish of the Event the Bumbleance Ambulance was again on display at O Riadas Bar Ballymacelligott and a viewing of this very impressive Vehicle gives a person an idea of the great Work and Service this voluntary group carry out for seriously ill Children.
There was an open draw made before the start of the Run in Cullen for a Perpetual Trophy and this was won by Ian O’Connor in his Subaru Legacy.
Millstreet Vintage Club and Event Organiser Willie Fitzgerald would like to thank everyone who came along to the Event, your support was tremendous and much appreciated,a big shout out must go out to the People that helped out on Saturday Evening in very Challenging Weather Conditions which helped make the Event a massive success, to all the Marshalls, Bike Marshalls, Registration/Sign On, Route Layout/Arrowing Crew, the hardworking Catering Crew in Cullen etc many many thanks for all your help, also thanks must go out to Cullen Pipe Band, An Garda Siochana,Cullen Community Centre, Sheila Fitzgerald of The Corkman Mike Sheehan Old Road Productions,O`Riadas for great Food and Hospitality, Photographers and Media People, thanks also to The Pub Carriganima for the Amplification System and finally many thanks to all the people that donated Spot Prizes for the Raffle namely Kealy Coaches Cullen,The Pub Carriganima,Super Valu Millstreet, Murphys Gala Banteer Kanturk, Duggans Recovery, Liam O`Connor Garage, Dan Barry Crash Repairs Bernard and Mary Crowley,Luke/Mairead Hurley and Family,Dan and Mary O’Riordan,Eileen and John Lucey Recovery Boherbue,Sheila Heery,
O Riadas Bar and Restaurant,Bernie Heaney, and Sibly Group.

For anybody that may have not been at the Event on Saturday Evening last but would like to make a Contribution to Bumbleance you can still do so on a Go Funde Me Page organised by Corkmusicstation and Willie Fitzgerald,this Go Fund Me Fundraiser Page will remain Live until the end of June and can be found on the Link Below.

https://gofund.me/1304c460

We hope you Enjoyed the Event and we look forward to seeing you all again very soon.

Photos by Daniel Lane, Sammy Murphy Seán Radley and Ray Corkery. 

 

The General Public are very Welcome to the Millstreet Vintage Club Bumbleance Summer Car Run happening on Saturday Evening June 17th over in Cullen

The Millstreet Vintage Club Summer Car Run which is taking place on this coming Saturday Evening June 17th over in Cullen,the General Public are very Welcome to come along to Cullen Community Centre and have a look at some Cool Vehicles that are promised to be on display.

Preparations are well advanced for the Run which will be in Aid of Bumbleance Childrens Ambulance Service and it will be an opportunity for People to see the Bumbleance Ambulance as well which will be on display at the start of the Event over in Cullen Community Centre,the Event is open to All Vintage/Classic Cars Bikes Vans Trucks etc, the Run will Start Out in Cullen Community Centre(Eircode P51 YY06) with Sign On from 4.30pm and Take Off at 6pm Sharp,the Cullen Pipe Band will lead the Run away from the start in Cullen and it will take in a Scenic Route with views of Mushera Mountain,Clara Mountain,The Paps,Mangerton and Carrantuohill especially if the Weather will be good,the second part of the Run will on a clear Evening give the possibility of seeing up into as far as Limerick and Clare so a very Scenic Route is promised,the Run will End up at O’Riadas Bar Ballymacelligot just outside Castleisland where there will be Free Food and Music Supplied by the very Popular Bernie Heaney along with Barry O Halloran and Sheila Heery, also on the Evening there will be a Draw with some nice Prizes to be Won,Entry for the Run will be by Donation and its all for a great Cause in Bumbleance Childrens Ambulance Service,for Details Contact Willie Fitzgerald on 087 2229874,Ita Fitzgerald on 087 9865217 or Bernard Crowley on 087 7924406.

If you wish to make a Contribution Online there is a Go Fund Me Page Co-ordinated by Cork Music Station now open for Bumbleance Childrens Ambulance Service at the Link below

https://gofund.me/1304c460

 

 

 

Millstreet Vintage Club Bumbleance Summer Car Run happening on Saturday Evening June 17th

With just over 2 weeks left to go to the Millstreet Vintage Club Summer Car Run which is taking place on Saturday Evening June 17th the Event is once again in Aid of Bumbleance Childrens Ambulance Service and is open to All Vintage/Classic Cars Bikes Vans Trucks etc,

Bumbleance Childrens Ambulance Service does wonderful work and is a Totally Voluntary Organisation.

Bumbleance ensures that the journey of a sick child is as safe and comfortable as possible,

Bumbleance Trips and Services cover the following

Pre and Post-surgical appointments
Inter hospital transfers
Respite and Hospice Trips
Scheduled Trips
Chemo Cab
Transplants and critical care
Angel Trips

The Run will Start Out in Cullen Community Centre (Eircode P51 YY06) with Sign On from 4.30pm and Take Off at 6pm Sharp and it will take in a Scenic Route with the Run ending up at O’Riadas Bar Ballymacelligot just outside Castleisland where there will be Free Food and Music Supplied by Bernie Heaney, Barry O’Halloran and Sheila Heery, also on the Evening there will be a Draw with some nice Prizes to be Won.

Entry for the Run will be by Donation and its all for a great Cause in Bumbleance Childrens Ambulance Service,for Details Contact Willie Fitzgerald on 087 2229874,Ita Fitzgerald on 087 9865217 or Bernard Crowley on 087 7924406.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tony Moynihan Coalpits, Cullen, Mallow, Co. Cork – Acknowledgement and First Anniversary

Tony Moynihan, Coalpits, Cullen, Mallow, Co. Cork

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT & FIRST ANNIVERSARY 12th April 2023

On this the first anniversary of Tony’s passing we his family and relatives wish to acknowledge and thank most sincerely all those who helped and supported us during this difficult time.

We would like to thank the wonderful staff and his friends in the Dialysis Unit CUH, especially Dad’s loyal friend Breda Walsh, his taxi driver Dan and Dr, Michael Casey who threated Dad with such dignity and respect throughout the years.

We would like to express our deepest gratitude to all those who attended Dad’s funeral, sent mass cards, flowers, posted condolences on RIP, travelled long distance and those who gathered to bid farewell to Dad.

Finally, we would like to thank all those involved in Tony’s funeral service, our wonderful friends and neighbours who supported us during the funeral and the sad days which followed.

We would especially like to thank Denis and Anthony Casey Funeral Directors for their kindness and professionalism. Canon John Fitzgerald for the beautiful service and all those who participated in making Dad’s funeral service so special for us.

As it is impossible to thank everyone individually, please accept this acknowledgement as a token of our appreciation.

The holy sacrifice of the mass has been offered for your intentions.

First Anniversary Mass for Tony is on Sunday the 16th of April in Cullen Church at 09:30am.

Cullen and District Special Needs Association

The grand finale of our 36th Annual #WeighIn was on Monday March 13th, when a large number of participants eagerly awaited the announcement of the winners in the different categories.
This year we again invited representatives of the various centres, where our friends are educated and made a financial presentation on your behalf to them i.e. Michael Hegarty CEO. St Josephs Foundation, Charleville, Mary Fogarty – COPE Mallow and Kanturk, COPE Cork. Gillian Kenny, of Kerry Parents and Friends Association represented Tearmann Lodge and Glebe house, Castleisland. They all replied and expressed their sincere gratitude and deepest appreciation for this financial boost. They paid tribute to the generosity of the Association and their many supporters who support the various fundraising projects. Due to Government cut backs in funding, their needs are greater more than ever and voluntary fundraising is hugely important to enable these centres to achieve high standards and services to enhance the lives of people with an intellectual disability.
Michael Moynihan TD., Chairperson of the Disability Matters Committee in Dáil Eireann also spoke and congratulated all participants.
Weight Loss Ladies –
1st Mag Mullane, Rathcoole 21.6 lbs
2nd Marie Fleming, Cullen, 19.6 lbs
3rd Dolores O’Connor, Cullen 18.8 lbs
Weight Loss Gents –
1st James Collins, Millstreet 36.6 lbs
2nd Declan Kelleher, Millstreet 21.6 lbs
3rd Neily Lehane, Kiskeam 17 lbs
Money Collected –
1st Mary O’Mahony, Flintfield, €320.00
2nd Neily Lehane, Kiskeam and Thomas Kelleher, Cullen €250.00
3rd Colette Vaughan, Cullen €200.00
Total Money collected: – €5,500.00, a small number of cards are still outstanding and can be given to any committee member.
Total Weight Loss over the 10 weeks: – 600 lbs.
Trophies were presented to all the above winners.
Raffle Winners – Thomas Kelleher, Cullen, Mary Fleming, Cullen, Neily Lehane, Kiskeam, Anne O’Connor, Boherbue, Kathleen O’Sullivan, Cullen, Anthony Barry, Millstreet.
We had fantastic support with 87 cards being issued, making it a very busy 10 nights for Healthy Body Wealthy Mind with Marie O’ Sullivan who co-ordinated #WeighIn and spoke to each participant individually and discussed a suitable weight loss over the ten weeks. Hannah O’Connor expertly guided an exercise to music class. Their contribution to the success of the Weigh-in is immense.
We are fortunate to have so many professionals who volunteer their services to the cause and we are indebted to the many people who give so generously their time, – Healthy Body Wealthy Mind with Marie O’ Sullivan, our wonderful participants, sponsors and all who contributed in any way to the success of this annual event, also to the Cullen Community Centre, Photographers, Seán Radley, John Tarrant, Phil O’Sullivan, The Corkman, Eily Buckley, C103 Cork.
The occasion is always a very pleasant and sociable one and is invariably enjoyed by everybody. Incidentally the first ever #weighin was held on Jan. 20th 1986 and in that period of time thousands of Euros have been raised through the generous sponsorship of our loyal and dedicated participants. At a time when there is so much media coverage relating to how charitable donations have been used or misused, we are pleased to be able to assure our supporters and sponsors that every cent and Euro sponsored or donated goes directly in to our funds and is presented to reps of the various centres where local children are educated and cared for.
Our sincere thanks for your continued support.
‘Go raibh mile maith agaibh go léir’

 

Cullen & District Special Needs Association Annual Weigh In

Feeling the post festive bulge? We are here to help.

Our 10 week Weigh In commences tomorrow night!

Local lady Marie O’Sullivan will oversee this years weigh in. Her expertise and knowledge in this field is a huge bonus. So how does it work? Just check in tomorrow night for your first weigh in and you will be given a sponsorship card.

Sponsorship card and funds raised will need to be returned on our final night. Continue to weigh in every Monday night to check your progress. How much does it cost? It’s free – however it is important to remember that this program is a vital fundraiser and all funds raised go to benefit those with Special Needs in our locality.

Cullen NS – BT Young Scientists & Technology Exhibition

Heartiest congratulations to the 4th, 5th & 6th Class pupils of Cullen NS who have been selected to participate in the prestigious BT Young Scientists & Technology Exhibition – The Primary Science Fair in the RDS Dublin with their project on

“Aeronautical Engineering: How do Planes Fly?”

on next Thursday 12th January.

Best of luck everyone !

Cullen and DISTRICT Special Needs Association. Annual Christmas Mass and Party

 

Cullen and DISTRICT Special Needs Association. 

Annual Christmas Mass and Party

    The season of goodwill began in earnest in Cullen last Saturday Dec.3rd, when we hosted our 39thAnnual Christmas Mass and Party. It was disappointing that this successful and such an enjoyable afternoon had to be abandoned in 2020 and 2021 in the best interest of all during those unusual COVID 19 times. However it was great to be back again, this party is the highlight of our year’s activities and has been part of our lives here in Cullen over 40 years. Weather conditions were excellent and we were thrilled with the turn out from afar as Tarbert, Mallow and Kanturk to, Newmarket, Millstreet, Gneeveguila, Knocknagree and Cullen. A large number of our special friends with their families, friends or carers attended.   Many friendships are renewed and new ones formed at this annual get together. It was a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon.

Incidentally Sat. Dec. 3rd, was a very special day – the United Nations sanctioned day, celebrated internationally to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities, focusing on social inclusion, and is in its 30th year.

Mass was celebrated by Canon John Fitzgerald, and the local Choir added to the celebration with appropriate Christmas hymns and carols. Guests were then treated to festive refreshments and wonderful disco music kick-started the season of goodwill for all present, whose energy and enthusiasm could put many to shame. Our wonderful DJ, Sean Collins contributed in no small way to the success of the party. The excitement continued as each guest then received a Christmas gift. We were delighted to have a visit from the Kanturk/Millstreet branch of the Red Cross offering hand massage and nail painting to all guests, and this was very much enjoyed and appreciated.

Great credit is due to the organising committee, the hall committee, and the many wonderful helpers who did trogan work behind the scenes to ensure that everything was in order for the evening.

Many thanks to all who came and supported the afternoon to make it such a success.

 Cullen and District S.N.A. wish all their special friends, supporters and sponsors all the Joys and Blessings of Christmas with the best of health and happiness in the New Year 

 Moira O’Keeffe (Sec.) 

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Scór success for Millstreet and Cullen

Scór success for Millstreet and Cullen

Millstreet and Cullen enjoyed success in the Cork Scór Sinsir Finals on a staging at the Eire Óg GAA Pavilion, Ovens. Amidst exciting competition. Duhallow completed a hat trick of outright wins, thanks to a double recorded by Millstreet in addition to victory for Cullen.

Millstreet took victory in both the Novelty Act and Quiz with Muireann Vaughan representing Cullen enjoying success in Solo Singing. For good measure, Millstreet Ballad Group collected runner up place.

The Cork winners progress to the Munster Final in Cappamore, Co. Limerick on this Sunday, October 16.

A Big Thanks from Bumbleance for your Support

Willie Fitzgerald would like to inform People of a Communication that he received from Bumbleance Childrens Ambulance Service Group Thanking People for the Support shown after the recent Fundraiser Car Run and Go Fund Me Page that was held for the Group,a Total of €3,858.46 was the Final Figure Collected and Bumbleance were most appreciative ofvtge Support they got in a Letter and Card that was forwarded on from them,it is the intention that Millstreet Vintage Club and Cork Music Station will put there support behind a Similar Venture again in 2023.