DJ Desmond on Winning Streak

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Congratulations to DJ Desmond who had a nice start to 2013, winning himself €29,000 in prizes on the National Lottery gameshow Winning Streak on RTÉ 1 tonight. DJ grew up in Millstreet, and now runs the Preston House Restaurant & Guesthouse in Abbeyleix, Co. Laois with his fiancée Breda Stackpool.

Below are some photos from the show, but you can see the full show online on the RTÉ Player

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Parish Newsletter – 6th January 2013


THE EPIPHANY OF THE LORD – 6th January, 2013

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:

Deaths: Martin Cleary, Clara Road (former sacristan in St.Patricks Church, Millstreet)

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In the Corkman – 27th December 2012

Mushera climb boost for Suicide Aware

Duhallow U21s get well-deserved victory

Not much local news on the Corkman this week :/ The Corkman Newspaper is out every Thursday in all the local newsagents, and contains much more than just the online version.

The Irish Sun carried an article on Jan 6th on Zuu Zuu the tame Jackdaw that spent some time with Brendan and Marie Fleming in Millstreet (of the educational Animal Roadshow fame).

Death Notice: Martin Cleary, Clara Rd

Martin ClearyThe death has occurred peacefully on Friday, January 04, 2013 of Martin Cleary of Clara Road, Millstreet. Reposing in St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet tomorrow, Sunday, from 6pm to 8pm, followed by Prayers. Requiem Mass on Monday at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Millstreet.
Contact: Tarrant’s Funeral Directors, Millstreet. 029-78015

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Methodist Update – Happy New Year

“Happy New Year everyone. Our services continue at 6.30pm every Sunday evening but please note a change of venue beginning Sunday 6th January. We will be meeting at Drishane Castle (kindly granted). This will be a temporary venue and we plan to be moving to another venue in the town in due course, but until further notice our Sunday services will be at Drishane. For more info contact Laurence at 064 6631613 or <email>