Strawberry baskets made from twig and twine

Strawberry baskets made from twig and twine-—-Paul, Sandra,  Marie, Catherine and Jerry enjoying the workshop by Stephanie Abresch  at the Sustainability Promotion Session at Cork College of FET, Millstreet Centre.
Contact Marie on 086 7707301 if you are interested in these Community  Participation and Community Garden Beds initiatives.

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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.

Cork College of FET

Cork College of FET, Millstreet Centre January 2023

Contact Marie on 086 7707301 for information

Day Subject Time  Start Date
Monday Communications with IT Skills Level 3 and 4 10am to 1.00pm 9th January
Yoga In House -11. or – 12.00 9th January
Sustainable Living – Goals and Ideas 9.30am to 11.30am 9th January
Potting, Planting & Container Gardening 11.30am to 1.30pm 9th January
Computer Tasks and Internet Upskilling 2.00pm to 4.00pm 9th January
Driver Theory Preparation 4.00pm to 5.00pm 9th January
Tuesday English language Classes Level 1 and 2 10.30 to 11.30 & 11.30 to 1.00 10th January
English Language Support in Drishane 2.00pm to 4.00pm 10th January
Advanced English Level 3 10 am to 12.00pm TBC
One to One Tuition 2.00pm to 5.00pm 10th January
Beginners Computers and Technology 2.00pm to 5.00pm TBC
Wednesday Yoga Online 11.00am – 12.00pm 11th January
Reading and Writing 9.30am to 11.00am 11th January
Improvers English 11.30am to 1.00pm 11th January
Managing and Coping with Stress 11.30am to 1.30pm 30th January
Caring for Children

Child Development and Play

2.00pm to 5.00pm /

5.30pm to 7.00pm

11th January
Thursday Art and Crafts Class 1 Level 3 9.30am to 11.30am 12th January
Art and Crafts Class 2 Level 3 11.30am to 1.30pm 12th January
Horticulture 10.00 am to 3.15pm 8th February
Healthcare Level 3 7.00pm to 9.00pm 12th January
Community Singing 7.30pm to 9.00pm 26th January
Friday Listening and Speaking Techniques 9.30am to 11.00am 13th January
Writing Skills 11.30am to 1.00pm 13th January
Introduction to Technology 9.30 am to 11.00am 13th January
Internet and Computer Technology 11.30am to 1.00pm 13th January
Computer and IT Skills in Drishane 2.00pm to 5.00pm 13th January

The Department of Environment is hosting Ireland’s first Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) week

The Department of Environment is hosting Ireland’s first Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) week from 20 – 26 September 2022, in conjunction with European Sustainable Development Week (ESDW).
The SDGs work towards ambitions such as an end to poverty, sustainable economic development, protection of the environment, access to health and education services, gender equality, peaceful societies and decent work.

To take part in SDG week by organising an event in North Cork, I am delighted that we can host 2 events together in Millstreet Centre from 3.00pm on Thursday September 22nd next.  
A workshop on “Native Tree Identification & Seed Harvesting” will be facilitated by tree expert and CETB tutor Paul O’Flynn and a workshop on “The Delights of Food Foraging” will be facilitated by local forager and CETB tutor Norah Keane.
  • Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) week 20 – 26 September 2022
  • Cork College of FET (Millstreet Centre) – P51 W3Y2
  • Thursday September 22 from 3.00pm
  • 2 Workshop Demonstrations
  • Native Tree Identification & Seed Harvesting by Paul O’Flynn
  • The Delights of Food Foraging by Norah Keane 
All are welcome.


Millstreet Day Centre is looking for MUSICIANS

Millstreet Day Centre is looking for MUSICIANS to start volunteering at the Day Centre. We had some beautiful music in the Centre last week during our monthly mass & the clients & residents absolutely loved it so we are trying to get some regular musicians to come play! If you have an hour to spare Mon to Thurs at 11.00am or 2.00pm – any type of music or singing would be hugely welcomed!! If you have the time or know someone that does please get in touch with the Centre on (029) 70926 or <email>

Thinking of studying and becoming a pharmacist?

I’m so excited to announce my next Live is on Saturday April 16th at 4pm. Leah Buckley is a qualified pharmacist and will chat about her school life, college, training and career. I’m so excited to chat to her. This will be of particular interest to anyone thinking of studying and becoming a pharmacist. Please join us on Instagram @northcorkcounselling this Saturday. Feel free to DM via Instagram ( @northcorkcounselling) me if you have any questions for Leah.

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