Startrax Concert to be Broadcast Live on Cork Music Station 2-6 p.m. Today

Ita Fitzgerald, Louise Morrissey and William Fitzgerald at Derek Burke's 21st in Midleton Park Hotel on Friday, 11th May 2012. William and his dedicated CMS team of DJs will be broadcasting live on online radio from 2.00 - 6.00 p.m. from Mike Fitzgerald's excellent Open Air Concert (which is also possible to stage indoors) on the Knocknagree Road setting on Sunday, 13th May 2012. We shall have lots more pics of Derek Burke's 21st Birthday later in the week when we shall feature his many special guests including his very own "Crystal Swing", Louise Morrissey and Richie Kavanagh. (S.R.)

Parish Newsletter – 13th May 2012

Sixth Sunday of Easter 13th May, 2012
Canon John Fitzgerald P.P. Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043 / Mobile 087-7752948
Email: <email>
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: Sr. Veronica Cronin, Presentation Sister
Pat Joe Murphy, Macroom & Coole

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Garage Sale – 12th &13th May

This weekend, Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th May, there is a big Garage Sale in Shanaknuck, Millstreet (near the train station). Times are Saturday 10am-4pm, and Sunday 10am-4pm. Items include furniture, books, crockery, some catering stuff, tools, bric-a-brac, must go as seriously downsizing!

Email: <email>  Tel: 087-1711754

How to get there, see:

Some of the items can be seen on their website

Caherdowney wind farm nearly finished

Energia is finishing the build of its latest wind farm, Caherdowney, located just south of the Quarry on the Macroom road The €14m wind farm at Caherdowney in Co Cork will have the capacity to produce 9.2MW of renewable power from its four wind turbines, according to the independent energy supplier.

The turbines being used in the build are Enercon E70 models with a hub height of 64.5 metres and a rotor blade diameter of 70 metres. The company said the Caherdowney site was chosen because of its high average wind speeds. It said once the wind farm is fully operational it will be capable of powering up to 9,200 homes. [read more …] “Caherdowney wind farm nearly finished”

Crossfield Star can score a Famous Victory

Crossfield Star owned and trained by Brendan O’Shea (Cockhill) will be running in the Betfair Open 600 Final, the big race at Shelbourne Park tonight at 9:40pm live on RTÉ2 TV. He’s been drawn again in trap 6, and if he runs like he did in the semi-final (see video below),  he’ll have a great chance.

“Crossfield Star has been the revelation of the stake. Brendan O’Shea’s dog has really thrived in this competition and from six he can score a famous victory” – from the Examiner (12th May 2012).

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