Parish Newsletter – 9th January 2011

The Baptism of the Lord. 9th January, 2011
Fr. John Fitzgerald P.P. Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043 / Mobile 087-7752948
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10.00a.m.-1.00p.m. & 2.00p.m.-5.00p.m.

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of the following and for those whose anniversaries occur around this time, and for those for whom masses will be offered during the week:

RECENT DEATHS: Fr. Michael O’Leary, St. John’s, Tralee

Donnacha Murphy, Ballydaly

Margaret Murray, Crookstown

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150 extra staff at Alps

Alps Electric returns to profit as 150 staff hired in last nine months

A Co Cork electronic parts manufacturer confirmed yesterday that it has employed an additional 150 staff in the past nine months following a recovery in the global automotive industry.

Managing director of Alps Electric (Ireland) Ltd, Brendan O’Shaughnessy confirmed the 150 jobs increase at the company’s Millstreet plant, which brings the number employed there to more than 560.

The jobs boost has received no publicity until now, and Mr O’Shaughnessy said: “We do things quietly here.”

Read the Full Article on the Irish Examiner

Snow People Invade

Yesterday evening as the sun was going down, the snow returned again. After December, people were not delighted to see it. But, we got another decent fall of it this time (4 1/2 inches), but this time real Irish snow … not the powdery stuff that blows around the place, but nice damp stuff that you can have snowball fights with. With the snow saw the appearance of some weird and wonderful Snowmen (or snowpeople in this case), which are shown above, but which seemed strangely absent in the snow before Christmas.

Conor Visits Cullen & District Special Needs Association Christmas Party

Conor Counihan was a very popular Guest of Honour at the Cullen & District Special Needs Association's Annual Christmas Party on 11th Dec. 2010.

The Annual Christmas Party at Cullen Community Centre was a wonderful success.   Beginning with the celebration of Mass by Fr. John Fitzgerald, P.P.  and Martin Goggin as Altar Server, the many guests were treated to a delicious meal followed by [read more …] “Conor Visits Cullen & District Special Needs Association Christmas Party”