Blacksmith Fair at Millstreet Country Park

The above photo is on the front page of the Irish Times today. Pictured in the newly constructed forge at Millstreet Country Park, Mr John Joe Bowen from Schull a member of the Irish Artist Blacksmiths Association preparing for the upcoming Traditional Crafts and Blacksmithing weekend which will run from Thursday May 3rd to Sunday May 6th.  Take a step back in time and enjoy a great family day out for all the family. Further details on [read more …] “Blacksmith Fair at Millstreet Country Park”

“Hot Country” Award Ceremony to be Broadcast Live This Evening by Cork Music Station

What must be regarded as a true milestone for the newly established Cork Music Station (developed by William and John Fitzgerald, Cullen) – the highly prestigious Annual “Hot Country” Awards Ceremony (see poster uploaded on April 26 for full details) will be broadcast live from Monasterevin on this eveningWednesday from 8.00 p.m. by Cork Music Station.   Very special thanks to Hugh O’Brien of Cork (with Kilcorney roots) who produces the ever popular  “Hot Country” weekly programme on Sky 201 – for according this honour to Cork Music Station.   Two of the Awards on the night will be presented by CMS’s William Fitzgerald.   A number of DJs from CMS will be in Monasterevin on the night and they will comment on proceedings as well as conduct a number of interviews with some of the galaxy of Country & Western Stars who will be attending this very significant annual event.   So we very much encourage you to tune into on this Wednesday night from 8.00 for this LIVE broadcast.   Happy listening!  (S.R.)

Death Notice: Kathleen (Kitty) Moynihan, Flintfield

The death has occurred on Monday, April 30, 2012 of Kathleen (Kitty) Moynihan, (née Murphy) of Flintfield, Millstreet. Following an accident. Removal today, Wednesday, from Tarrant’s Funeral Home at 8pm to St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet. Requiem Mass tomorrow, Thursday, at 12 noon, followed by burial to St. Mary’s Cemetery, Millstreet.

Green Flag Award for Derinagree NS

Derinagree NS have just received the fantastic news that they have been awarded their first Green Flag for the school. This is a tremendous acheivement! A delegation has been invited to collect their well deserved flag at an Awards Ceremony in Cork on May 22nd.

See what the Green Schools’ Inspector, Ellen Murphy had to say on the Litter & Waste reduction initiatives devised by the Derinagree Green School Committee & their colleagues. [at]

Our thanks to Dromtarriffe Active Retirement Group for their valuable & expert contribution to the discussion & demonstration on Composting.
Also thanks to the following Millstreet champions for helping us with [read more …] “Green Flag Award for Derinagree NS”