Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a cairde and welcome to News Report 1208 from Millstreet. Fondest greetings dear listeners and I wish you all the very best on this calm but cold Tuesday morning, the first one in March, with a hint of snow on the distant hills.
The annual March fair was held in the town on Sunday, in fair weather thoughthe crowd was noticeably down. Our camera men have captured over sixty images of the Fair, look them up on the Web.
Our annual St Patricks Day Parade falls on a Monday this year. Already some of our shops have dressed their places for the big event and others are urged to follow suit.
This year our town looks all new and beautiful, thanks to the great improvement work that was carried out in the town square. The new seating giving an air of welcome and relaxation, so please be ready in good time , to take part in the Parade.
Out in Carriganima they will have their Parade on Sunday March 16th.
And thanks to our Website our St Patricks Day activities will be on show around the World.
These are the sort of numbers they’re talking about:
- Customers who live on site for the entire week and require 3 meals a day, as well as snacks and drinks. Day-trippers also attend.
- Anticipated attendance of 1,500-2,500 jugglers.
Full details and applications can be found here: http://www.ejc2014.org/
Joanne O’Riordan was interviewed on the Ray D’Arcy show this morning, and they chatted about being an Oxfam Hero and about starring in a new film ‘No Limbs, No Limits’. Click on the play button below to hear the interview
The death has occurred of Jeremiah Cronin, of Oxford and late of Knockduff, Cullen, who passed away on 21st February. Reposing at Tarrant’s Funeral Home, Millstreet on Wednesday from 6.30pm with removal at 8pm to Millstreet Church. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St Mary’s Cemetery, Millstreet.
Cullen Community Council
will hold a public meeting
@ 8pm March 6th in Cullen Community Centre
with regard to getting the road opened to Cullen village, and
are asking as many people to come out and support this matter.
Joshua scooped a very impressive 6 medals. He competed in his own category – 10 years – and also in the 11 years. The categories were Sparring, Tul and High Kick.
Master Dalton’s training sessions are held in the the GAA hall Millstreet on Friday evenings.