Cork’s Hamper Packers Christmas Appeal 2022 Last Call

That time of year again, lets share the spirit of Christmas.

Cork’s Hamper Packers Christmas Appeal 2022

Individual Food Hamper parcels are made up for the homeless at Christmas.

If you’d like to donate items for these parcels, the following would be a great help:

Essential foods :

Small jars of Coffee /Tea Small jars of jam/marmalade
Cereal bars/chocolate/sweets Small packs of rice/Cup-a-Soup/   Pot-noodles
Biscuits/crackers Easy to open Tins of: fruit, fish, meat, stews, chicken, etc.

Hygiene items suitable for Men:   toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo, combs, shower gels, face-cloths, baby-wipes.

Small items of clothing:  socks, hats, scarfs & gloves. Cigarettes

DROP-OFF POINTS until Monday 12th December

Educare Centre,  Boherbue – Alaine

O’ Regan’s Mill Millstreet – Hannah

Collection in Millstreet Car Park as follows

Friday 9th Dec 1.30 to 3.30 pm  (Carnegie hall side)

Saturday 10th Dec 11.00 to 12.00PM.

and

Derrinagree Church Car park on

Saturday 10th Dec  at 13h00

This year items will be packed locally into Christmas Hampers and taken to Cork on Thursday 15th  December to be delivered out to the homeless.

Any extras will be given out to the needy, such as Edel house and St Vincent’s at this time.

Thank you once again for supporting this yearly event.

Margaret Crean 087 2212864 (local person)

 

Mushera Christmas Mountain Climb 2022

Aubane Social Annual Mountain Climb this year on Christmas Morning December 25th at 10.30 am is in Aid of Féileacáin.

Féileacáin is a not for profit organisation that provides support to anyone affected by the death of a baby during or after pregnancy.

Bucket Collection on the Morning of Climb.

AIB Bank – Cheque Presentations

 

AIB’s Carmel Hickey presents the impressive cheque to Marie O’Sullivan, Coordinator, Millstreet Day Centre. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

Donie Lucey representing Community Air Ambulance accepts the equally appreciated cheque from AIB’s Carmel Hickey at the Millstreet AIB Branch.

Millstreet Primary Schools’ Parents’ Association – Annual Church Gate collection.

This weekend the Parents Association are back with our annual Millstreet  Church Gate Collection and would kindly appreciate any support you can give.

We are endeavouring to raise further funds for both Millstreet Primary Schools and will be collecting outside 6.15pm Mass this Saturday, and 11.30am Mass on Sunday.

For those in our community who won’t be about this weekend but would also like to contribute, we have set up an iDonate account which we will keep open for a couple of weeks. Here is the link….Many thanks MPSPA

https://www.idonate.ie/fundraiser/millstreetpspa

Cork’s Hamper Packers Christmas Appeal 2022

 

That time of year again, lets share the spirit of Christmas.

Cork’s Hamper Packers Christmas Appeal 2022

Individual Food Hamper parcels are made up for the homeless at Christmas.

If you’d like to donate items for these parcels, the following would be a great help:

Essential foods :

Small jars of Coffee /Tea Small jars of jam/marmalade
Cereal bars/chocolate/sweets Small packs of rice/Cup-a-Soup/   Pot-noodles
Biscuits/crackers Easy to open Tins of: fruit, fish, meat, stews, chicken, etc.

Hygiene items suitable for Men:   toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo, combs, shower gels, face-cloths, baby-wipes.

Small items of clothing:  socks, hats, scarfs & gloves. Cigarettes

DROP-OFF POINTS until Monday 12th December

Educare Centre,  Boherbue – Alaine

O’ Regan’s Mill Millstreet – Hannah

Collection in Millstreet Car Park as follows

Friday 9th Dec 1.30 to 3.30 pm  (Carnegie hall side)

Saturday 10th Dec 11.00 to 12.00PM.

and

Derrinagree Church Car park on

Saturday 10th Dec 1.30 to 2.30pm

This year items will be packed locally into Christmas Hampers and taken to Cork on Thursday 15th  December to be delivered out to the homeless.

Any extras will be given out to the needy, such as Edel house and St Vincent’s at this time.

Thank you once again for supporting this yearly event.

Margaret Crean 087 2212864 (local person)

Presentation of Proceeds to CART Carriganima from Recent Charity Tractor Run

Last Night Friday November 18th at The Pub in Carriganima saw Millstreet Vintage Club make a Presentation to CART Carriganima a sum Total of €2336 which was the proceeds from the Clubs Charity Tractor Run that was ran on Oct 16th last to go towards the running of the CART Area Rural Bus Service based out of Carriganima,the amount of Money raised from the Event is a vital ingredient in keeping this important Service up and Running and will help in some way to keep the wheels in motion for a Service that is available to both the Community of Carriganima and a Wider Area beyond for Transport to Events like weekly Shopping Trips to Macroom and other Social Activities /Trips as required,
Millstreet Vintage Club Member Danny Lane who headed up the Running of the Charity Tractor Run paid Tribute on the Night to Everyone who made this Event the success that it was and wished CART the very best for the Future.
Millstreet Vintage Club are once again delighted to be associated with such a worthy Cause and the Club wish to thank CART Carriganima and all Associated with them
for there help along the way and we look forward to working with this great Group again in 2023
Many Thanks to Matthew Twomey for the Photos.

 

Halloween Fancy Dress Party in Bush Bar Millstreet next Saturday Night Oct 29th

Halloween Fancy Dress Party in The Bush Bar Millstreet Saturday Night Oct 29th in Aid of Aubane Community Fund

Why not drop by and support the Aubane Community Centre Renovations Fund. Raffle on the Night …Spot Prizes for the Fancy Dress Costume.

Great Turnout for CART Tractor Run in Carriganima Today

Millstreet Vintage Club and CART Carriganima wish to thank Everyone for the Fantastic Support Today for there Tractor Run,the Weather was not very kind with Wet and Windy conditions greeting the 80 Tractors that took to the Road and conveyed through what was a lovely Scenic Route which wound its way back to the finish at The Pub in Carriganima where some Refreshments were very much welcomed by everyone.

Event Clerk of the Course Danny Lane would like to thank all the Hardworking Marshals for keeping the Event Run so smoothly in miserable weather conditions, also thanks to Mick Duggan and his Co-Pilot Willie Fitzgerald for leading the Tractors out on the Road and keeping the Run progress so smoothly,to the Crew at Sign On many thanks for a great job,to Christy Ring Tractor Garage thanks again for the continued support, to Sean Matt and Crew at The Pub in Carriganima for the Catering and Hospitality and was as always top class, thanks also to An Garda Siochana for there help,and to all the people that donated Spot Prizes for the Raffle your support was very much appreciated and to the Media and Photographers for covering the Event thanks very much for your help and again many thanks from CART Carriganima and Millstreet Vintage Club for the great turn out and support and generosity from the Public on the day,it is very much welcomed.

Photos Courtesy of Sammy Murphy,Matthew Twomey,and Danny Lane.

Millstreet Vintage Club Presentation to Alzheimers Society of Ireland last Friday Night

A Presentation was made last Friday Evening at The Bridge Bar Millstreet by Millstreet Vintage Club to The Alzheimers Society of Ireland where the Groups Representatives from St Marys Day Care Centre Mallow accepted a Cheque for €2,320 following the Clubs Recent Autumn Car Run, Millstreet Vintage Club Autumn Car Run Organiser Luke Hurley and Members of the Vintage Club were on hand to make the Presentation and The Alzheimers Society of Ireland Representatives thanked everyone that supported the Event back in September last and said the financial support gained from the Autumn Run will be of great benefit to the Groups Work.

Many Thanks to Danny Lane for the Photos.

CART Carriganima Tractor Run happening Tomorrow Sunday Oct 16th

Just 1 day to go to the CART Tractor Run in Carriganima, Everybody Welcome to come Along to Carriganima Tommorrow from 11am, Always a great Day Out.

It`s all happening over in Carriganima for the Millstreet Vintage Club
Charity Tractor Run on next Sunday Oct 16th in Aid of CART Carriganima Rural Bus Service,Your Support would be Welcome for a Very Worthy Cause, All Tractors both Old and New Welcome.Sign on 11am, Take Off 12 Noon Sharp
A great Event always for All the Family to come along to and Enjoy, Everybody Welcome.
For Further Details
Call Danny Lane on 087 2213848 or Dan O’Riordan on 087 2452569

 

 

CART Carriganima Tractor Run happening next Sunday October 16th

Millstreet Vintage Club
Charity Tractor Run on next Sunday Oct 16th in Aid of CART Carriganima Rural Bus Service,Your Support would be Welcome for a Very Worthy Cause, All Tractors both Old and New Welcome. Sign On 11am at The Pub Carriganima,Take Off 12 Noon Sharp
For Further Details
Call Danny Lane on 087 2213848 or Dan O’Riordan on 087 2452569.

Millstreet Vintage Club Presentation to Alzheimer Society of Ireland next Friday Night Oct 14th

Millstreet Vintage Club will make a Presentation to the Alzheimer Society of Ireland with the Proceeds from the Clubs recent Autumn Car Run at The Bridge Bar Millstreet on next Friday Night Oct 14th at 8pm,

 

All very Welcome to Attend.

Rathcoole Development Association yoga and coffee morning

Rathcoole Development Association invite you to their open morning to raise funds to help contribute towards future projects in the area.

The morning will begin with a yoga 🧘‍♂️    taster class suitable for beginners @ 10.00-11.00. All you need to bring is a mat.  

Following this we will be hosting a coffee morning  ☕ @ 11.30-1.30. Please bring a donation of some baking if you wish.

Please come along for some yoga, coffee or just a friendly chat to meet your neighbour.

We will welcome ideas of potential projects that residents would hope to have completed in the future.

More details can be found on their Event page on Facebook 

All donations welcome.

Presentation made to Millstreet Museum and Millstreet Website last Monday Night by Millstreet Vintage Club

There was a Presentation made by Millstreet Vintage Club on Monday Night last at the Carnegie Hall Millstreet to Millstreet Museum and Millstreet Website following a recent Tractor Run that the Club held in Millstreet, Sean Radley representing both Millstreet Museum and Website along with Michael Cashman and Hannah Lee O’Connor who were present on behalf of Millstreet Website were on hand to receive a Cheque for €3,128.96 the proceeds from the Tractor Run, also in attendance was Patrick W O’Leary from Kentucky USA who contributed a very generous patronage to both the Website and Museum through the Vintage Club Event, Hannah Lee O’Connor, Michael Cashman and Sean Radley thanked Everybody for there very generous support and also thanked Millstreet Vintage Club for making this happen and the Club were delighted to play there part in helping out these 2 very important Groups in Millstreet which give invaluable service to our Community.
Photos by Danny Lane.

Coffee morning and yoga

Rathcoole Development Association invite you to their open morning to raise funds to help contribute towards future projects in the area.

The morning will begin with a yoga taster class suitable for beginners @ 10.00-11.00. All you need to bring is a mat.

Following this we will be hosting a coffee morning @ 11.30-1.30. Please bring a donation of some baking if you wish.

Please come along for some yoga, coffee or just a friendly chat to meet your neighbour.

We will welcome ideas of potential projects that residents would hope to have completed in the future.

More details can be found on their Event page on Facebook 

Upcoming Millstreet Vintage Club Events

Millstreet Vintage Club are holding a Cars Coffee and Chat Event on Sunday September 25th at the Car Park of Super Valu in Boherbue Eircode (P51 X2FW) from 10am to 2pm.
All Vintage/Classic/Modified Cars Bikes Vans etc are very Welcome to come along and the General Public are encouraged as well to come along for a look as there promises to be some nice Vehicles
on Display.
Entry to the Event is Free and there will also be Spot Prizes to be Won on the Day as well.
For Details Contact Bernard Crowley on 087 7924406.

Millstreet Vintage Club
Charity Tractor Run on Sunday Oct 16th in Aid of CART Carriganima Rural Bus Service,Your Support would be Welcome for a Very Worthy Cause, All Tractors both Old and New Welcome.Sign on 11am,Take Off 12 Noon Sharp
For Further Details
Call Danny Lane on 087 2213848 or Dan O’Riordan on 087 2452569.

Great Support for Millstreet Vintage Club Autumn Car Run held last Sunday

Luke Hurley and all at Millstreet Vintage Club would like to thank Everyone that took part on Sunday last in the Clubs Autumn Car Run, also a big thanks goes out to the hardworking Bike Marshals on the Day Seanie and Anthony and all the other Marshals who controlled Junctions and looked after Parking etc and also An Garda Siochana for there help which kept the Run going smoothly all day, also to everyone that helped out at Sign on and Documentation before the start of the Run and to the hardworking Arrowing Crew who put up the Route Arrows on Saturday and had them taken down again at the conclusion of the Event, many thanks also must go to Humphrey and All the Crew at the Bridge Bar in Millstreet for providing fantastic Hospitality and for there great Generosity as well, to Noel C Duggan`s we thank them very much as well for the use of there Fantastic Car Park Facility, also many thanks to the Community of Rockchapel for the use of there Church Grounds for Parking and to Paddy Molly`s and Murphy`s Pub and Shop for looking after us at our halfway pitstop, many thanks also to the Media/Photographers for covering the Event on the day and on the lead up to it, also a big shout out must go to the people who contributed spot prizes as well for our Draw on the day, 75 Fantastic Cars took part in the Run and made there way through some lovely Countryside along the Cork /Kerry Border with a stop along the way at midpoint in Rockchapel before the run made its way to the finish at O`Riada`s Bar and Restuarant in Ballymacelligot for Refreshments and we thank O`Riada`s for looking after us so well,this concluded what was a most enjoyable day, we hope that everybody had a great time and we look forward to seeing ye all again very soon, Luke.

Photos Courtesy of Sammy Murphy,Danny Lane and Oakview Photography

Millstreet Vintage Club Autumn Car Run in Aid of Alzheimers Society Ireland happening next Sunday Sept 4th

The Countdown is on now with just a few days left to go now to the the Millstreet Vintage Club Autumn Car Run which is happening on next Sunday September 4th,the Event is In Aid of Alzheimers Society of Ireland with Sign On at The Bridge Bar Millstreet Eircode (P51 H978) from 10.30am and Take Off at 12.30pm,Lovely Scenic Route Starting in Millstreet with a Break in Rockchapel and Finishing at O’Riadas Bar Ballymacelligot for Refreshments.
All Vintage,Classic Cars Bikes Vans etc very Welcome on the Day
Details Contact Luke Hurley on 086

EVERYBODY IS VERY WELCOME TO COME ALONG TO THE BRIDGE BAR NEXT SUNDAY FROM 10.30 MORNING TO SEE THE CARS UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL.

Millstreet Vintage Club Autumn Car Run happening on Sunday September 4th In Aid of Alzheimers Society of Ireland

Millstreet Vintage Club Autumn Car Run Sunday September 4th In Aid of Alzheimers Society of Ireland Sign On at The Bridge Bar Millstreet Eircode (P51 H978) from 10.30am with Take Off at 12.30pm,Lovely Scenic Route Starting in Millstreet with a Break in Rockchapel and Finishing at O’Riadas Bar Ballymacelligott for Refreshments.
All Vintage, Classic Cars Bikes Vans etc very Welcome on the Day
Details Contact Luke Hurley on 086 8805437.

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.

Millstreet Vintage Club Upcoming Events

Millstreet Vintage Club have had a busy Season so far this Year with 3 very successful Car Runs after taking place along with 2 very well supported Tractor Runs as well,we have 2 more Events planned for later in the Season with our Autumn Car Run which is in aid of Alzheimers Society of Ireland taking place on Sunday September 4th and then on Sunday October 16th we are holding the Annual CART Carriganima Tractor Run based out of Carriganima,if you want anymore information on the Car Run you can Contact Luke Hurley on 086 8805437 and for information on the Tractor Run you can give Danny Lane a Call on 087 2213848.

 

 

Millstreet Tidy Towns

As the ground breaking has begun on our latest project in the Pollinator Park, we are asking for small donations to help us continue keeping Millstreet clean, safe and bright for all residents and visitors.
A huge amount of effort is put in by our volunteers each year – countless hours of administration as well as physical work, and with that comes added expenses. After the past 2 years our funds are now completely depleted.
Please if you can, all donations are welcome!

Antrim to Allihies

Antrim to Allihies _
It was a very hot mid afternoon on Saturday when Geraldine Lynch and her fellow walkers arrived at the Boeing river crossing in Dromsicane on her way to Millstreet. Greeted by her Mother Joan ( a native of Minor Row Millstreet) her sister Moira and many of her local O Connor cousins.
She was interviewed by our very own Seanie
Who took time out to meet this wonderful Macroom woman, who has walked 34 days from Antrim on her way to Allihies a total of 1000km when completed next Saturday. One week to go to complete this journey for a wonderful cause, close to her heart Breakthrough Cancer Research .
To support Geraldine click on this link 

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1000km Fundraising Walk For Breakthrough Cancer Research

Please support this Macroom lady Geraldine Lynch (granddaugther if the late Pete Paul and Joan O’Connor, Minor Row and Dronsicane) walking from ANTRIM TO ALLIHIES..1000kms,  raising funds for Break Through Cancer Research arriving in Ballyhea on Thursday then back in her own County and heading to Churchtown, Liscarrol. Lismire, Newmarket and reaching Millstreet on Saturday. Then heads off to west Cork to complete her 1000 km journey from Antrim to Aillhies. A great achievement.

Follow her journey on her Facebook page

You can support her by clicking on this  link   

Schedule as below, she usually starts at 9am.  Leaving from Millstreet Sunday morning.

Sliabh Luachra Cycling Club

Yesterday evening we officially launched our appeal of support from all of you, as 17 of our adult members will embark on a 600km cycle from Mizen head to Malin head in aid of the Irish Community Air Ambulance
On August 11th over 4 days. Our juvenile members joined us at the Air ambulance base airfield in Rathcoole, they didn’t get to see the Helicopter as it was out on a call in South Kerry. This is an unbelievable service that functions solely on the generosity of the public, that is greatly appreciated by everyone especially the family and friends of the individual’s that have benefitted from its service. Donation link below. 👇 TIA.