Mushera Platform Dance, Venue changed to Marquee in Ballinagree Tommorrow Sunday August 4th

Mushera Platform Dance Tommorrow Sunday August 4th from 3.00pm to 5.30pm Music by The Singing Jarvey,Everyone Welcome.


Due to the inclement weather forecast for Tomorrow,The Mushera Platform Committee have decided to have the dance undercover in the Marquee in Ballinagree village PX 12 PF 66. Music by the Singing Jarvey. 3 to 5.30 pm Enquiries to 086 0647381. 

Mushera Platform Dance on Tonight St Johns Night Monday June 24th

Mushera Platform Dance on this Monday Night St John’s Night after Mass at St John’s Well from 8.30pm to 10.30pm with Music by Jerome Coakley and Lee Sound,Everybody Welcome.

Mushera Platform Fundraising Afternoon Tea Dance next Sunday April 28th

Mushera Platform Fundraising Afternoon Tea Dance at the Marquee in Ballinagree (at the Back of Laine Bar) 

Next Sunday April 28th 2019 from 3pm to 5.30pm,Spot Prizes on Door Tickets,Proceeds to Ballinagree Playground 


Millstreet Comhaltas welcomes guests from Killeigh Comhaltas

This weekend sees the return visit as part of an exchange programme between Millstreet Comhaltas Branch and Killeigh Comhaltas branch. In February, members of Millstreet travelled to Killeigh in Co. Offaly where they were hosted by families and engaged in activities arranged. Nineteen members of the Killeigh Branch are travelling to Millstreet today (Friday 2nd). They will be put up by families here, and there are a few events over the weekend where you can catch them:

Seisiún at Wallis Arms Hotel – Friday 2nd November from 9pm
Tradtional music at 6:30pm Mass – Saturday 3rd November
Seisiún in Corkery’s Bar – Saturday 3rd November from 9pm (ish)

[read more …] “Millstreet Comhaltas welcomes guests from Killeigh Comhaltas”

A Fleadh to Remember for Leah

Leah Murphy from Laught had some weekend at the Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in Drogheda. Firstly on Saturday she was part of the mighty Crossfield Ceili Band that won first place in the U18 Céili Band competition (Marie O’Neill, Anna Buckley, Darragh Twomey, Aubane, were also members of the band). Then on to Sunday, and with three solo competitions to play in, she got placed in all three!! 2nd place in Fiddle Slow Airs,  2nd place in English Singing, and 3rd place in Rogha Ghléas. Mighty going , we’re delighted and so proud  🎶 🎻 👍 😀 😀


[read more …] “A Fleadh to Remember for Leah”

Last Dance of Year at Mushera Platform changed to Ballinagree this Sunday Sept 10

Mushera Platform last dance of the season has been changed to Ballinagree Village due to weather conditions It’s on from 3 to 5.30 pm on this Sunday Sept 10th. Music by the Hillbillies.


Success at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann

2015-08-16 Patrick O'Callaghan With the Kilcummin U18 Set which won gold at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in Sligo
Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann champions 2015!! Congratulations to Patrick O’Callaghan from Millstreet who danced with Kilcummin at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in Sligo at the weekend, and achieved a Gold All Ireland medal in the under 18 mixed set. Patrick also achieved a silver All Ireland medal at the weekend in the half set under 18 competition. He also got gold medal last year in the under 18 Half Set.
2015-08-16 Shandrum Céilí Band who just gave a superb performance after their victory on TG4 - includes Tadgh O'Sullivan of Millstreet Pipe Band 03
Congratulations to Tadgh O’Sullivan, one of the tenor drummers with Millstreet Pipe Band, who became an All Ireland Champion with the Shandrum Ceilí Band (playing the concertina) who were crowned Senior champions in Sligo yesterday. They also gave a superb performance after their victory on TG4. See it on the TG4 Player, from 2:24:30 to 2:28:30. (In fact the whole three hours is a treat for anyone interested in Irish music song and dance)
2015-08-16 Crossfields Céili Band - 3rd in the U15s at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in Sligo
Congratulations to Darragh Twomey, Aubane; Leah Murphy, Anna Buckley and Aoife Buckley from Rathcoole, who were all playing with the Crossfields Céilí Band who came third in the U15 Céilí Band competition. (The Crossfields Céilé Band also won the U18 competition)

2015-08-15 James Linehan - second at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann at the BodhránAgain Congratulations to James Linehan, second in the under 18 Bodhrán (who we mentioned on Saturday), and to all the others who competed in Sligo: Liam Ó Cróinín (Sean Nós Singing in Irish, 15-18); Mairéad Ní Mhuíneacháin (Songs in English, 12-15); Conchubhar Ó Linneacháin (Accompaniment, over 18); Tadhg Ó Súilleabháin (Trios, over 18); (there may be m ore we’re not aware of) … it’s quite an achievement to even get there in the first place ! Full Results are on the Fleadh website:

Also a belated congratulations to Siobhain Buckley to of Rathcoole on coming first in the Irish Harp Slow Airs Over-18 All-Ireland competition. She was competing with Freemount Comhaltas.

(updated 1st Sept) Congratulations also to Daniel O’ Callaghan (Rathcoole) and Darren Kiely (Millstreet) members of the Crossfields Céilí Band Freemount who won the U18 title at Fleadh Ceoil na hÉireann in Sligo .(below)

2015-08-23 Congratulations to Daniel O' Callaghan (Rathcoole) and Darren Kiely (Millstreet) members of the U18 Crossfields Céilí Band Freemount that won at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann


Trad for Trócaire Event at MCS – A Superb Success


Attending and partcipating in the very successful Trad for Trócaire event at Millstreet Community School on Friday, 12th Oct. 2012.   The four special EU visitors from Belgium and the two Irish Trócaire Representatives were hugely impressed by the day spent in the School and were thrilled by the Traditional Concert presented by the talented Students.  (S.R.)

Here we share images from that Concert where both solo and group musical and dance performances enchanted the large audience.   Refreshments were served in the Canteen following the very [read more …] “Trad for Trócaire Event at MCS – A Superb Success”