Young Entrepreneur Award for Donagh

2014-10-20 Donagh Murphy, Ballydaly receives his award-800Pictured above is Donagh Murphy, Ballydaly being presented with a Young Entrepreneur award by Michael Hanley, Head of Local Enterprise Office Cork North & West, Mayor of Cork County Cllr Alan Coleman, and County Manager Tim Lucy, at the Vertigo Conference Centre at the County Hall in Cork. Donagh’s project has based on an E-Commerce platform in Education (, for which he received €10,000 investment fund. He is currently pursuing Post Graduate studies in education in Dublin. [read more …] “Young Entrepreneur Award for Donagh”

The Eurovision 1993 Stage Design

1993 Underneath the stage of the 1993 Eurovisoin
Underneath the Eurovision 1993 stage

The Eurovision Song Contest 1993 was broadcast live from the Green Glens Arena, Millstreet, Co. Cork on May 15 to an international audience of over 350 million people.

Work on the project commenced in September 1992 with a feasibility report highlighting the staging difficulties of the Millstreet arena.

Addressing the main problem of lack of height in the venue led to two key features of the final design, namely a three foot excavation of the area under the stage to accommodate underfloor lighting and a 60′ wide tilted ceiling piece to allow cameras to [read more …] “The Eurovision 1993 Stage Design”

Silver Surfer Award for Seán

Update: Added audio of the George Hook interview and more photos below
2014-10-20 Seán Radley wins the Hobbies on the Net Award at the Silver Surfer Awards at Google Headquarters in Dublin - photo by HannelieCongratulations to Sean Radley winner of the Hobbies on the Net Award at the Age Action Ireland Silver Surfer Awards at Google Headquarters in Dublin today October 20th.

Seán was later interviewed by George Hook (Newstalk 104-106) and some of that interview was aired just before 7pm this evening. listen to the interview and there’s more photos below:

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Countdown to the County Final



SATURDAY 25th in PÁIRC UÍ RINN at 6.15p.m.

2014-10-18 Millstreet Captain Michael Vaughan and the St.Finbarrs Captain who will compete for the Cork Junior Football Title next Saturday
Millstreet Captain Michael Vaughan & the St.Finbarr’s Captain with the Donal O’Sullivan Cup for which they will compete for at the County Junior A Football Final in Páirc Uí Rinn next Saturday.

It’s been 51 years since Millstreet won a [read more …] “Countdown to the County Final”

Annual Perpetual Cups Tournament

The Annual Perpetual Cups Tournament in memory of the late Tommy O’Connor, Alan O’Connor, and Connie Kelleher R.I.P., will be held on Sunday October 26th @11am in the Town Park.
The tournaments are for U8’s football, U10’s football, and U12’s hurling.
Players are asked to be in park at 10:45am as games will begin at 11am sharp.

Millstreet Parents Association Update

2014-10-16 Parents Association present Presentation NS Millstreet with €2000 raised earlier in the year-800
Pictured last week at the cheque presentation were: Sheila Lane (incoming Treasurer) Anneka Dunne (Secretary) Claire McCarthy (Outgoing Treasurer) Joan O’Mahony (School Principal) Rose Murphy (Chair)

As mentioned at the end of the school term in June, Millstreet Parents Association were pleased to announce that through the fundraising and generosity of Millstreet parents and companies we had raised €2000 for each primary school.

This week, the committee met with Joan O’Mahony, principle of Millstreet Presentation National School, and presented the school with the €2000 cheque. The money will be used to assist in the completion of the new basketball court in the girls school.

We also have a €2000 cheque for Scoil Mhuire National School to be presented later this week.

Many thanks again to all the local business groups and parents for assisting in the fundraising for both schools. – Rose Murphy, Anneka Dunne, Claire McCarthy, Sheila Lane.

Contact the Parents Association: <email>