June Outdoor Adventure Festival

2014-05-29 Baby Deer at Millstreet Country Park - name the deer this weekend
There’s a competition to name this baby deer this weekend !

Preparation is underway for the Outdoor Adventure Festival at Millstreet Country Park this weekend. There’s activities and entertainment for all:

  • A Spirited Duck Race down the stream
  • A Wildlife Arts and Crafts area
  • A Mini Bus as intrepid explorers journey into the wild to catch a glimpse of the wild woodland creatures and the baby red deer en route.
  • Name the Deer Competition” – this competition will be running both Sunday and Monday of the June weekend
  • Bouncing Castle, Face Painting, & Music

Kids under 16 years old are FREE admission to the park and dogs are welcome also once on a leash.

Toonsbridge 10 Walk Challenge 2014 in aid of the Childrens WARD at CUH

2014-06-01 ToonsBridge 10 Walk ChallengeThe Toonsbridge 10 Walk Challenge 2014 in aid of the Childrens WARD at CUH, will take place around the Clara Loop on this coming Sunday (June 1st ’14).

Officially the walk starts at 12noon, but this year many people prefer to start earlier so organsiers will be there with registration book at 11am. Starting point down Clara Rd. Many of our walkers have sponsorship cards but most prefer to make a donation in the box when they register.

The organisers would be delighted if people from the Millstreet locality joined us on this.

For more details or details of the remaining 6 walks, email <email>, or check their Facebook Page

Update (4th June): Photos from the very successful walk can be seen here

[read more …] “Toonsbridge 10 Walk Challenge 2014 in aid of the Childrens WARD at CUH”

Anti Litter Challenge – Round 1

2012-06-19 anti litterResults from the first fortnight of the Cork County Council Anti Litter Challenge 2014 – League Table – Category A

1 Castletownbere 994
2 Blarney 992
3 Skibbereen 973.3
4 Dunmanway 971.1
5 Youghal 968.5
6 Millstreet 901.5

A bad start to a competition Millstreet won last year 🙁  Detailed marks for the week are on the Tidy Town website
[read more …] “Anti Litter Challenge – Round 1”

Willie Neenan Memorial 10km road race


Only 4 weeks to go so its time to start training for the Willie Neenan Memorial 10km road race which takes place in Millstreet Town on 27th June at 7.30pm.
Online entries are now being taken on
Online entries are for runners ONLY and cost €10.
Anybody wishing to walk can enter on the day in the GAA Hall €5 and walkers set off at 6.30pm.
  Runners can also enter on the day at €15. 
Hopefully we will be blessed with the fabulous weather we had last year.
We are also looking for stewards so if you would like to help us out on the night we would be very grateful, please contact any club member or phone 087 2617001.