Sliabh Luachra Cycling Club

🥇WE ARE NATIONALS READY.🏆

✅Preparation done ✅Bikes serviced ✅Bus loaded ✅RIDERS ARE ALL SET

For what will be an exciting full filled weekend of racing. The club is been fully represented by 19 young racers all heading up to Armagh for this year’s National Youth Championships with their parents for the weekend. We wish everyone of them the best of luck. 🚴

U11s Girls : Rose Lenihan, Lily Larkin, Caoilfhionn Foley. 🤪

U11 Boys : Dan Dennehy-0′ Sullivan, Ethan Real, Dillion O Sullivan. Ryan O Sullivan. 😍

U12 Girls : Abaigh Dennehy. Muirium Fenton 🥳 U12 Boys : Patrick O Sullivan, Conor Lynch, Kieran Mulvaney, Jack Fleming. 😋

U13 Boy : Cianan Dennehy. 🤩 U14 Girl : Hannah Dennehy-0′ Sullivan

😎 U14 Boy : Nicholas James Buckley. 🤗 U15 Girl. Kate Murphy.

😁 U16 : Donagh O Conor, Darragh Dennehy. 👏

We’d like to give credit where credit is due to all the coaches & parents over the last 12mths for all their support, time & patience.💞

Mounted Games – World Pairs Championships

The 30th Annual International Mounted Games Association  World Pairs Championships are to be held at the Green Glens Arena, Millstreet, from tomorrow Thursday July 28th to Saturday July 30th.

The competition will involve approximately two hundred of the  worlds most elite riders. There will be World Pairs Titles achieved in four categories: U12, U15, U18, and Open. The championships finish with a Gala event on Saturday night.

For those that can’t be there, the Championships will also be live-streamed on youTube. Full information is on the Irish Mounted Games Association.

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Intermediate Football Championship

Millstreet play Mitchelstown in the Intermediate Football Championship next Sunday (July 24th) at 7pm in Ballyclough. 
 
Tickets available now to purchase from the Cork GAA website.https://gaacork.ie/tickets/

Please note: Juvenile/U16 tickets will not be required for Club Championship games in any venues.
As in other years, Juvenile/U16s can gain entry free of charge at the gate.
There will be no tickets available to purchase at the gates, only available online.

Sliabh Luachra Cycling Club

Sliabh Luachra Cycling Club youths, parents & trainers had a fantastic weekend at the JJ Keneally Newcastle West Cycling Club youth 2 day cycling event where 4 tough stages were held in extremely warm conditions on very hilly roads, fast descents & some serious climbs, a few mechanicals & a bit of fatigue didn’t hold back our 13 riders from performing to the best of their ability, all starting & finishing each stage very strong showing great strength & determination. There was a great buzz & atmosphere around with plenty ice-cream. It was a great weekend of racing all round for the club & youths. Lessons were learnt & skills development for future events.
We had a full field of riders in each age category & each did the club, their parents & coaches very proud.
U12s girls were 1st to kick off the event on Saturday morning with Abaigh Dennehy, Caolfhionn Foley & Rose Linehan.
Followed by U12s boys Dan Dennehy O Sullivan, Conor Lynch, Patrick O Sullivan & Ethan Reel.
U16 girls next up was Kate Murphy, followed on by U16 boys Donagh O Connor & Darragh Dennehy.
Then off 5mins after them were the U14 girls with Hannah Dennehy O Sullivan, followed by U14 boys Nicholas James Buckley & Cianan Dennehy.
All putting in fantastic effort in not so easy conditions.
There was a prize giving in the hall on Sunday evening where we congratulate Rose Linehan who won overall 1st unplaced U11. U12s Conor Lynch wins 3rd overall & Ethan Reel 4th overall. Kate Murphy wins 2nd over all in U16 girls.
We’d like to congratulate & thank Francie Collins & Peter Finn on running a very well organised event & Dany Blondeel for entertaining us with his music & keeping us informed.
More photos on their Facebook page 

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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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.

Sliabh Luachra Cycling Club

A fantastic weekend of cycling for our youths dis weekend. 22 enthusiastic riders proudly representing the club in 2 great cycling events been held this weekend.
💝 3 riders headed to Co. Cavan for the Moynalty GP which was successfully held by Moynalty Cycling Club & we thank them for having us there. Conor Lynch U12, Hannah Dennehy O Sullivan U14 & Kate Murphy U16 had a very successful morning with each of them coming home with a cash prize. With tough competition there starting off at 9am, They each had a superb race in the morning heat. We congratulate Conor winning 3rd place, Hannah winning 4th place & Kate winning 1st place. Fantastic cycling by all 3. Great efforts.
🚴 It all kicked off at 10am for 19 more riders who headed to Limerick Racecourse for the Modulcc Race Day which was very well organised & supervised by Greenmount Cycling Academy & we thank them for having us there. 1st up was the fun race with 8 of our rising stars starting off the event in the U8s & U10s catorgy. Caroline Collins, George Cleverly, Cara O Sullivan, amazing duo Marian & Brian Mulvaney, Conor Fleming, Cian Cronin & back on the track Aoife O Mahony after a short break. They had 1 lap around the track & what a race they had with George & Caroline coming over the line in 1st place U8s & Cara winning 1st in U10s. Great effort shown by all our youths Marian, Brian, Conor, Cian, Aoife all improving with every race with smiles.
Next up we had 9 in the U12s.
Abaigh Dennehy, Rose Linehan, Caolfhionn Foley, Dan Dennehy O Sullivan, Kieran Mulvaney, Jack Fleming, mighty duo Dillon & Ryan O Sullivan & Ethan Reel.
They had 2 laps around the track. We congratulate Ethan on his 1st race back after his accident & what a race he had with his 1st win today in Greenmount showing great strength, Kieran crossed the line in 2nd place & was very powerful all the way. Abaigh was our 1st girl over the line & finished very strong with the boys showing great determination. 3rd place went to Rose & Caolfhionn won 1st unplaced U11. Both with very strong finishs. Training is paying off. Jack, Dan, Dillon & Ryan all crossed the line & are improving no end.
Then came along the U14s race where they had 6 tough laps & no let up in the heat, we had 1 rider Nicholas James Buckley who worked very hard in staying up with the bunch where he proudly finished in 3rd place.
U16s was next up with Donagh O Connor. He had 12 very tough laps & never fell back, fought very hard & powered on finishing over the line in 5th place.
👏 The club is very proud of all their members & their improvements with every training session. The weather was amazing & fun was had by the members in the playground there.
💯 We’d like to thank Vinnie for his continuous time in keeping these events going. We look forward to a return visit on 14th August.
😊 Thanks to all the parents who made the journeys & helped out. Thank you for your continued support.
New members are always welcome.
More photographs on their Facebook Page 

Walking across Ireland

Meet 72 year old Joyce Dunne Rogers from Roseburg, Oregon whom is walking across Ireland at the moment.  She passed through Millstreet on the 22nd June where Margaret Crean came across her in Town.  After spending the night at Margaret’s home in Dromsicane,  she continued her journey the next morning.

Follow her daily update on her Facebook Page

Or

Her journey into Millstreet  The Ireland Way. Day 7

Millstreet Vintage Club Circuit of Ireland Stages Revisited happening on Sunday July 3rd

Keep Sunday July 3rd Free in the Diary for the Millstreet Vintage Club Circuit of Ireland Stages Revisited2022,Donie Lucey has organised 3 great Stages in a Compact Route of 50 miles Starting and Finishing In Millstreet Town,Sign on is at the Wallis Arms Hotel Millstreet Eircode (P51 D25 W) from 10.30am with Take Off at 12 Noon,Cars will Tackle Gortnagane,then will go for a Pitstop in Glenflesk before tackling Mullaghanish and then on to the Mushera Stage before heading back to Millstreet for the Finish,Each Participant will receive a Traditional Bumper Plate to mark the Running of the Event,for Further Details Contact Donie Lucey on 086 8545873. 

Millstreet Juvenile Table Quiz

Millstreet juvenile committee members would like to express our gratitude to all who helped out at our table quiz. Firstly to all our sponsors SuperValu, colemans, reens, mulcahys,castle pizza,mccauls,creative styles, Wordsworth,capabu, razorsharp barbers, o’learys butchers and Tony o brien who donated our spot prizes. Thanks to john Tarrant who made up the questions and for all the work you did on the night. Thanks to our correctors Mairead, Sinead McCarthy, Sinead corkery and ashlean Tarrant and all our helpers on the floor Sinead, noranne, Donna, tom, Cathy,Sheila, Katie and Joanna. Finally we’ d like to thank all the kids who came and made it a great success. We hope you all enjoyed the night and congratulations to all the winners.

Well done to all.

Karen, Gary and Maria.

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Duarigle Gales

Duarigle Gaels commitee would like to thank Joe and Supervalu for kindly sponsoring a new set of jerseys with the new Duarigle Gales crest on them for the U17 Duarigle Gales team.
In the picture u have the Duarigle Gales commitee which are Derry Morley, Karen Stanley, Maria Smyth, Kevin O’Dwyer and Joe Fitzgerald from Supervalu.