Neil named as Judge for 2015 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Finals

Neil O'Connor - formerly  of West End, now a top Showjumping judge in the USA (photo from Feb 2013)Congratulations to Neil O’Connor who has been announced as a judge for the 2015 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Finals which are to be held in Las Vegas from the 15th to the 19th of April next year.

Neil O’Connor (USA) is a USEF and FEI 3* Judge and Steward and officiates regularly at national and international shows. He has served as President or Member of the Ground Jury at many prestigious U.S. shows such as the Hampton Classic, Pennsylvania National, Winter Equestrian Festival, Washington International, National Horse Show, and the inaugural 2014 Central Park Horse Show. Internationally, O’Connor has officiated at Spruce Meadows and the Royal Winter Fair, both in Canada. A native of (West End) Millstreet, County Cork Ireland, O’Connor now resides in the U.S., and ironically he was the Foreign Judge at the 2014 Dublin Horse Show. – from the Chronicle of the Horse.

—— “Born in West End, Millstreet in County Cork, Mr. O’Connor, 33, has been involved with horses all his life, riding them and grooming them, simply because, he said, ”horses were the biggest thing happening in my town.” Mill Pearl, a horse that [read more …] “Neil named as Judge for 2015 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Finals”

Millstreet Christmas Market

Millstreet Christmas Market

This weekend


Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th December
12-5pm each day


Visit Santa from 2.30 – 4pm each day


Huge selection of gifts,
crafts, decorations, fashion, art, baking
and much more this year


2014-12-06 Millstreet Christmas Market and tea room - poster
6th & 7th December – 12-5pm •  Santa’s Grotto 2.30 – 4pm Each Day
We’re really excited this year – We have searched far and wide for lots of new and interesting stand holders with everything from Fudge, baking, crafts, Christmas decorations, stained glass and Gifts to Accessories and fashion. Santa will be in his grotto from 2.30 to 4pm each day. [read more …] “Millstreet Christmas Market”

Death Notice: Peggy O’Leary, Ploverfield

O’LEARY (Ploverfield, Cullen): On November 17, 2014, in the tender and loving care of the matron and staff of Millstreet Community Hospital, PEGGY (nee Daly), wife of the late Dan. Deeply regretted by her family Pat, Bridget, Denis and Antonia, sons-in-law Michéal and Matthew, daughter-in-law Claire, grandchildren Daniel, Michael, Stephen, Úna, Donagh, Danielle, Mary and Redmond, sisters-in-law Margaret and Elizabeth, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Tarrant’s Funeral Home, Millstreet tomorrow, Thursday, from 5.30pm to 8pm, followed by removal to the Church of The Nativity, Cullen. Requiem Mass on Friday at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Millstreet Community Hospital.

Cullen Community Centre

The re-opening

of the

recently refurbished

Community Centre in Cullen

takes place on

Saturday night, December 13th

at 8.00 p.m. 

  After the official opening, there will be a Mulled

Wine Reception followed by finger food.

Music on the night will be supplied by the Kelts.

Full bar facilities will be available.  

Adm.  €10.

Draw for €100 on door ticket on the night.