Sanctuary Runners are looking for volunteers in Millstreet to join our group!

We are a solidarity-through-sport initiative which uses running, jogging and walking to bring together asylum seekers, refugees, migrants and all Irish residents. 

Our vision is for a more inclusive, integrated and equal society where the benefits of multiculturalism are clearly understood and valued and that community integration as a policy is properly understood, valued and championed.
If you are interested in getting involved, drop us a line <email>.

Exciting Christmas Trolley Dash at O’Keeffe’s Supervalu Millstreet a Wonderful Success

The recent St. John’s GAA Club Annual Christmas Trolley Dash held at O’Keeffe’s Supervalu, Millstreet was a tremendous success for the Club and for very lucky Winners – Eddie & Nora Nagle, Rathmore – wonderfully happy with a superb full trolley. There were five Runner-up Prizes also of €50.00 Supervalu VouchersCecilia Roche, Don Twomey, Paul Brophy, Katie Kelleher and Cian Lawlor. Tap on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

Dromtariffe GAA History Book – A Report by John Tarrant

We thank John Tarrant for the following Report and Images.  (Tomorrow we shall feature images by Tadhg Curtin).  Tap on the photos to enlarge. (S.R.)

In Praises of Dromtariffe charts history of famed club

Dromtariffe GAA launched its history “In Praises of Dromtariffe” in the presence of a large attendance in Dromtariffe Parish Hall. The club boasts a long and distinguished history of achievement on the playing field, the 592 page history edited by Dan Joe O’Keeffe offers nostalgia and reminiscing, former and current Dromtariffe GAA players, officers and supporters convened at the launch for this once in a lifetime colloquial occasion.

Founded in 1885, Dromtariffe has been at the heart of the GAA since its very inception. The club continues to grow and encourage a new generation to play gaelic games.

A History Committee headed by Mary Browne and joined by Michael Byrnes, Joe O’Riordan, Seán Feely, Frank Barry and  Dan Joe O’Keeffe ensured  the content  was meticulously researched, excellently structured  and illustrated with fascinating photographs and text on football, hurling, ladies football camogie and Scór.

Apart from the GAA, subjects also covered are the War of Independence to an insight on Dromtariffe’s patron saint Iníon Bhuí with fitting songs and poems added.

“In Praises of Dromtariffe” is available from Dromtariffe committee members and retail outlets in Dromagh, Cullen, Kanturk, Kilcorney, Millstreet and Newmarket. [read more …] “Dromtariffe GAA History Book – A Report by John Tarrant”

Official Launch of “In Praises of Dromtariffe” by Dan Joe O’Keeffe

Dromtariffe GAA  launched “In Praises of Dromtariffe” by Dan Joe O’Keeffe on Sunday, 4th December 2022 at Dromtariffe Parish Hall.

Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

A large crowd gathered in Dromtariffe on Sunday for the eagerly anticipated launch by John Tarrant of this interesting and entertaining  book. Thanks to the generosity and hard work of many people including  Dromtariffe GAA Historical Group members Seán Feeley, Joe O’ Riordan, Michael Byrnes, Frank Barry, Mary Browne (chairperson) and Dan Joe O’ Keeffe (editor) the book is now available for purchase.

A great day was had by all under the stewardship of Michael O’Connell MC. Amplification was provided by Richard O’Sullivan. Speakers on the day included Seán Feely – Chairperson Dromtariffe GAA club, Mary Browne – Chairperson Dromtariffe GAA History Committee, Dan Joe O’ Keeffe – Editor and Steven Lynch – Chairman Duhallow GAA. Food was provided by Dromtariffe Ladies Club under the guiding hand of Michelle O’Keeffe Chairperson Ladies Club. Local talent provided great music and entertainment.

The content of the book is meticulously researched and illustrated with fascinating photographs. The publication gives a detailed account of the club’s achievements in football and hurling, ladies football, camogie and Scór.

There is a limited amount of books available and are selling fast. In order to avoid disappointment get your copy as soon as possible!

On Sale Now at the following:

Millstreet

  • Centra Coleman’s
  • Centra Herlihy’s (West End)
  • Wordsworth
  • Supervalu

Dromagh

  • Angland’s Service Station

Cullen Co-Op

Kanturk

  • Harmon’s Photo Shop
  • Kanturk Co-Op
  • Supervalu
  • Kanturk Mart

Newmarket

  • Supervalu

Boherbue

  • Supervalu

Kilcorney

  • Moll Carthy’s Bridge Bar

We thank Mary Browne for the wonderfully comprehensive Report.  Tadhg Curtin, Photographer supreme, has kindly made several images available providing a superb pictorial record of the Official Launch of this hugely impressive Dromtariffe Book….These we shall upload in a special feature tomorrow.  We extend sincere congratulations to All involved in this phenomenal and outstanding Project.  (S.R.)

Sliabh Luachra Cycling Club

SLIABH LUACHRA CYCLING CLUB are going to the WORLD CUP. SLIABH LUACHRA CYCLING CLUB are very proud to have 7 of its members representing the club this weekend at the UCI CYCLO-CROSS WORLD CUP in DUBLIN. We’d like to wish Nicholas James Buckley from Millstreet, Kate Murphy, Hannah Dennehy O Sullivan, Kieran Mulvaney, Tim Murphy, John Healy & Richie Cleverly all the very best of luck. We hope they enjoy this fantastic experience.

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Sliabh Luachra Cycling Club

On our club’s 10th anniversary we honoured 5 people who are 5 different characters that did work behind the scene and on the front of scene that built the foundation to make the club as successful as it is today. Our first 5 honorary members of Sliabh Luachra Cycling club are Mick Collins, Neily Cronin, Hannelie O Connor, John Reen and Donal Kelleher. Congratulations to all.

Millstreet Juvenile GAA Club

To All Our Members & their families.
We would like to thank you all for your support in 2022.
Club AGM
They will be no Juvenile AGM this year, an end of year report was read out by our club secretary Maria Smyth at the Millstreet GAA club’s AGM on Sunday the 27th of November.
Congratulations & Thank You
We would like to say well done to all teams this year on what was a great year for the club, congratulations to the U14, U15 & U17 teams and mentors on Divisional Success this year, and to the U17s on winning a County Championship in addition to their divisional victory. We are looking forward to a social in 2023.
Thank you to all coaches from u6s to u17s for all their time put in, it was very much appreciated by the club.
Notable Events 
The Juvenile Club held their very first colour run this year and it was greatly supported by both kids and adults. We’d like to say thank you to everyone that turned up and helped on the day. Thank you to Millstreet Fire Service for all their help on the day
We held our annual table quiz. We had a great crowd on the night. Thanks to John Tarrant who made out the questions for the night and thanks to all parents who helped by correcting questions, in the shop, selling raffle tickets or helping clean up after. Thank you.
Cúl Camp 
We held our Cúl Camp in July and once again it was a great week and weather wasn’t too bad either. Thank you to Denis Hickey for always making sure that the dressing rooms and toilets were available & clean. Thanks to the coaches for giving up their time and making the week enjoyable for the kids. Thanks to Gary for sorting the ice cream truck, thanks to Ronan O’Leary for providing some great music for the week and thanks to the parents for helping on lunch time duty. Looking forward to Cúl Camp 2023 .
Perpetual Cups 
We held our perpetual cups in October and even though the weather wasn’t on our side the kids had a great morning. We would like to thank the O’Connor, Hickey and Kelleher families who always turn up and support the day and thanks to Millstreet Pipe Band also.
Thank you to all parents who made sandwiches/baking and to all who helped in kitchen . The club really appreciate it.
Club Gear
Club gear can be purchased online. Search for Millstreet Juvenile Club on the O’Neill’s website. Might make a nice Christmas present.
Local lotto 
Please support our local lotto for which we are very grateful. Tickets can be purchased in every local shop or from Paula & Connie Healy.
Rebel Óg 
We would like to wish all our members involved with rebel squads all the best in their journeys.
Thank you
I would like to thank my fellow officers and PAs for all their hard work in 2022.
Millstreet Adult club for all their support and guidance and we look forward to working with ye 2023.
Thank you to our main sponsor O’Keeffe’s Super Valu for their continuing sponsorship, the club is very grateful for their support.
Thank you to Seanie Radley and John Tarrant who always are there to capture some wonderful pictures. thank you to Millstreet Pipe Band who always come out to support any event we are having.
This year we would like to thank Geraldine Dennehy who was there to take some wonderful pictures at our u15s and 17s games.
Thank you to Cullen GAA for their partnership, collaboration & contribution to Duarigle Gaels. We look forward to many more years of partnership.
Finally on behalf of myself and my fellow officers I would to wish all members and their families a Happy Christmas and wonderful new year. See ye all in 2023
Thank you
Karen Stanley,
Chairperson of Millstreet Juvenile GAA Club

IRD are collecting information for a Walking App

IRD are currently in the process of collecting information for a Walking App for the Duhallow Area that will be going live in early 2023. At the moment they are looking to gather a log of any points of interest within the area; these can be scenic viewpoints, wells, monuments, walks, standing stones etc., basically anything that may be of interest to locals and/or visitors.

If anyone has any points of interest in their area that they think should be promoted, please pop them into a word document and send it back to me by Wednesday December 14th.

When filling out the form please make sure that each point of interest has a location, and you can give as much information as you like – there is an example of the document required if you email me for it. If anyone would prefer to talk to Alannah over the phone you can call her on 029 60633.

Dromtariffe GAA & Historical Book Launch

Dromtariffe GAA & Historical Book Launch.

All roads will lead to Dromtariffe Community Hall on Sunday December 4th, when Dromtariffe GAA will launch it’s latest club history.  Written by Dan Joe O’Keeffe and titled “In Praises of Dromtariffe”, the book describes the club’s long and illustrious story from its foundation in 1895 to 2020.  It is not simply just the adult-club’s story, but also that of the under-age, ladies and Scór, as well as other sections of interest.  The book will be launched by John Tarrant, well known sports reporter and local correspondent.  Here is an opportunity for Dromtariffe people, young and old, from near and far to meet, great and reminisce.  There will be music and song, along with light refreshments for all.  It is hoped that the book will also be of interest to those outside the Parish, as it relates many epic and well fought clashes between Dromtariffe and its various Duhallow opponents.  The book will retail at €25 and will be available to purchase at a number of local outlets.  This is a limited edition and may be pre-ordered by contacting any of the following:

Michael Byrnes (Snr)   029 58056

Frank Barry                    087 9838087

Joe O’Riordan               087 2801867

Mary Browne                087 7951810

Sean Feely                      086 3168212

Dan Joe O’Keeffe         086 1234348

Best wishes to the U15 Hurling Team

Millstreet Adult & Juvenile clubs would like to wish the

Millstreet Adult & Juvenile clubs would like to wish the u15 hurling team all the best tomorrow in the county final V kinsale at 3pm in Bishoptown gaa.
Please come Out a support the lads 🟢🟡

all the best tomorrow in the county final V Kinsale at 3pm in Bishoptown GAA.

Please come Out a support the lads 🟢🟡

Magnificent Victory Parade for Under-17 Hurling Champions

On Saturday evening, 15th October 2022 a superb Victory Parade celebrating the Under-17 Millstreet Hurling Champions following their splendid win at Cloughduv in the Final – took place through Millstreet Town led by Millstreet Pipe Band.   At Cloughduv also that evening in the Semi-Final Millstreet Camogie Team were also wonderfully successful.  Here we share 42 images from our coverage of the celebratory Parade.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Michael Thornton (3rd from left) pictured with his daughter and son, will feature in a special Interview on “Radio Treasures” at 10pm this Tues. 18th Oct. on www.corkmusicstation.com .
Liam Reardon (on right) pictured with his son, will feature on the same radio feature on www.corkmusicstation.com at 10pm this Tuesday.

[read more …] “Magnificent Victory Parade for Under-17 Hurling Champions”

Fly the Club Colours High to Support Our Hurling Teams

Regarding letters that were sent out to all business in town Millstreet Adult and Juvenile clubs are asking all business, home owners to fly the club colours high to support our U17 & U15 hurling teams in their up coming county finals.
First out are our U17s this Saturday V Iban Gaels at 2pm, no venue yet.  We will keep ye posted on that.
 The following weekend our U15s are out we will also keep ye updated on venue and time of this game.