Candlelit Tales

‘We want to let these stories live again, and we need you to listen’
On April 27th Millstreet Culture and Wellbeing Association welcomes a very unique event to the Cultúrlann Newmarket,
Candlelit Tales are a storytelling group that specialise in immersive retelling of Irish myths and legends in the oral tradition, with live music to accompany and enhance every moment! The group were founded by Cork siblings Aron and Sorcha Hegarty.
The legends are told as they were written, they will make you laugh, maybe cry, and maybe even roar!
As we celebrate the Spring transforming into Summer, upon the eve of Bealtaine, Candlelit Tales will regale you with the old tale of the ‘Fury on the White Strand – the Battle of Ventry’.
Na Fianna were faced with a terrible fight against the King of the World, and his monstrous army. A tale with as many twists and turns as the southwest coastal roads around Dingle where this tale took place!
Tickets are available online at
Tickets can also be reserved by contacting 086 251 1812 or emailing <email>
Doors open at 7pm
If you would like to check out their podcasts, please listen here –

Line Dancing Classes in Aubane Community Centre starting Wednesday Evening March 29th from 7 to 9pm


Line Dancing Lessons at Aubane Community Centre from Wednesday Evening March 29th from 7pm to 9pm

Everybody very Welcome 

Admission €7 Per Night.

Enquiries on 087 9891771


We would like to thank you  the old Comhaltas committee Clare o Leary , Maria Casey ,Caroline Lehane & Nicole Coleman all the best and thank you for all the hard work and dedication ye put in over the years it was very much appreciated. We like to wish the new committee which are Chairperson: Maria Smyth Vice chairperson Cathriona Lynch, Secretary Ashlean Tarrant and treasurers Joanne Barett and Aoife Golden as the best .
End of term session in Corkery’s on the 11th of December for past and present members.
Hope to see ye all there .

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.

Wishing Anna Moynihan and Katie O’Sullivan from Cullen the very best in the All Ireland Fleadh

Wishing Anna Moynihan and Katie O’Sullivan from Cullen the very best in the All Ireland Fleadh in the U18 Solo singing. It is a fantastic achievement that the two girls representing Munster are from the same parish and have grown up together as great friends through the years. There is a long list of brilliant musicians and singers representing Duhallow, Cork and Munster in the All Ireland Fleadh from the area including Ava Thornton, Muireann and Oisin O’Connor and Zara Lehane as well as others. We have no doubt that they will make Duhallow, Cork and Munster very proud in Mullingar. Enjoy the Fleadh. Go n-éirí an t-ádh libh!! 🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶

The Duhallow Historical Journal

Volume I of Dúchas: The Duhallow Historical Journal will be launched at 8pm on Saturday, 23 July. The launch will take place in the recently refurbished Cultúrlann Mhic Amhlaoibh, Newmarket, the beautiful new venue located in the old Protestant church in the townThe journal contains fifteen contributions, twelve of which are in English and three in Irish. Among the contributors are a mixture of local authors and university academics. The history and folklore of Duhallow and its hinterland are the focus. Places touched upon include, but are not confined to, Ballydaly, Ballydesmond, Banteer, Castlemagner, Clara, Clonmeen, Cullen, Donaghmore, Drishane, Dromagh, Dromtarriff, Kanturk, Knocknagree, Liscahane, Millstreet, Nadd, Rathcoole and Tullylease. Contributions are currently being sought for volume II, which it is hoped will appear in 2023.
All will be welcome at the launch. Copies of the journal may be purchased there, in local bookshops, or by contacting the editor at the following email address: <email>.

Scoil Laitiarain Irish Course, Cullen, Co. Cork

Our course will take place in Cullen Community Centre the 1st July 2022 starting each day at 10am and finishing at 3
Our Timetable each day includes
10:00 Rang/ Class
10:45 Sos/ Break
11:05 Dara Rang/ Second class
11:55 Tráth na gCeist/ Quiz
12:20 Amhránaíocht/ Singing
12:45 Lón/ Lunch
1:20 Rince/ Dancing
1:50 Cluichí/ Games
3:00 Dul Abhaile/ Hometime
More information on their Facebook page 

Speed Irish!

Hi All,

Myself and Clíodhna O’Callaghan are running an event in the Mills Inn, Ballyvourney at 9pm on Friday 13th May known as Speed Irish!

This event is kindly sponsored by Ciste Spreagtha which aims to
encourage the use of Irish in the community after a few difficult years due to the pandemic and encourage community groups inside and outside the Gaeltacht to organise community events again.

The idea behind Speed Irish is like Speed Dating without the dating bit! Each person will have 3mins at a table with an Irish speaker and you will have a conversation AS GAEILGE! When the bell rings you will switch to the next table and get to know the next person and so on and so forth.

All levels of Irish are welcome and even if you have no Irish at all please come along as there will be flash cards of phrases and sayings you can use to engage in conversation.

We will be holding a raffle to raise money for the Linn Snamha Chúil Aodha with loads of fabulous spot prizes! Did I mention a FREE glass of PROSECCO!?

Aonis, scaip an scéal agus tar isteach chuig oíche a bheidh cinnte a mheabhrú!

St Patrick’s Day Parade in Carriganima

The popular St Patrick’s Parade in Carriganima took place Friday at 3 pm and a festive atmosphere prevailed around the village.  The Millstreet Pipe Band opened the proceedings while Pat Lane led the Parade as Grand Marshall.  The festivities carried on until late with Peter Lane providing music in the Pub. All proceedings are in aid of the Air Ambulance based in Rathcoole.   Once again Geraldine Dennehy captured the moments superbly, well done to everyone involved.

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St Patrick’s Day Parade 2022

After two years of absence due to Covid19 the Millstreet St Patrick’s Parade returned bigger and better than ever.  The Town wash awash in green and gold with a festive atmosphere about.  Grand marshal for 2022 was Joanne O’Riordan whom returned to her native Milllstreet to bestow us with the honour.  Our Pipe Band started the proceedings showcasing their new uniforms.  The rain showers of earlier dried and everyone enjoyed a mild dry afternoon.  Thank you to Geraldine Dennehy for stepping into the shoes of Seán Radley and I am sure did him proud.  Seán is recovering well from his recent surgery and is looking forward to contributing to in the near future.

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