Rathcoole N.S. Celebrates its 160th Anniversary in Superb Style

Just one of the many historic moments from today’s hugely successful celebration of the 160th Anniversary of St. Brendan’s N.S., Rathcoole.   Principal, Susan O’Connor with Donal McCarthy, Chairman of the Board of Management and Fr. Seán Hanafin unveiling the special plaque commemorating Colthurst N.S. which dated from 1853 to 1943.   We shall be sharing lots more pictures from the magnificent occasion in a few days time.    The historic occasion was blessed with splendid weather.   (S.R.) 

Grangevale 1 Millstreet Celtic 1

We drew 1-1 with Grangevale this morning after a hard fought game at Grangevale Park. Both teams started well and had early chances, ours falling to Michael Murphy whose strike from the edge of the box whistled just wide. Brian Murphy was causing the Grangevale defence a lot of problems and in the 20th min he beat two defenders and pulled a cross back for Paul Dawson but the finish was off target. Despite a few scares in our own box, we took the lead in the [read more …] “Grangevale 1 Millstreet Celtic 1”

Medjugorje – Thirty-one Years After First Apparition of Our Lady

Visionary Mirjana returning to her home on 02/10/2012 following her monthly vision of Our Lady in Medjugorje.  Marjana is pictured here at centre on left of gentleman with red tee-shirt.   While her constant smile is full of joy she is very clearly suffering significantly as we amongst the vast crowds present witnessed that morning in temperatures into the 30s.   Over the next week we shall share a feature in various parts of our recent pilgrimage to Medjugorje.   (S.R.)