The ‘Rolling Through the Years’ table quiz that was held in Millstreet Community School on Thursday 18th December proved to be a great success. Ten teams took part and had to get to grips with some very demanding questions. Thanks to all who participated.
The winners (front row) – Darren Kiely, Mary O’Connell, Billy Cronin and Gerard O’Hanlon. In charge of questions (back row) – Liam O’Donoghue, Tomas Ozaist and Martin O’Riordan
Second place (front row) – Aishling Dennehy, Brídelle Cronin, Áine McAuliffe and Tommy Tucker
As if we didn’t already know the extraordinary lengths Seán Radley goes to when it comes to Millstreet, its history, and helping visitors to our town: the Roberts family were here in 2012 have written about their day in Millstreet:
“Sean taught us a bit of Gaelic as he dropped us off: “Slan Abhale” or “Come again!” I hope we can take him up on it. As I stood in the cool, gray air on the train platform, I took the time to reflect on our adventure, that had given us such a genuine Irish experience where we could explore a small town off the beaten path and get a small glimpse into how our family might have once lived.”
Read the full article (includes some nice photos) on anywhereandeverywhereblog.com
The newest publication by the Aubane Historical Society is the at the “94th Anniversary of the Kilmichael Ambush – Address by Jack Lane”.
She speech prompted reaction in the national newspapers a few weeks ago as it critised the view of former Touiseach John Bruton.
Available at a mere €3 from Wordsworth in Millstreet, it makes for interesting reading over the Christmas period.
Here are the results of our X-Mas Draw
held yesterday (December 21st)
1st Prize (X-Mas Hamper) Barry Flavin ,Ladysbridge,Co.Cork
2nd Prize (€50 Voucher) Pat Joe Kelleher,Keim
3rd Prize (Drinks Hamper) Gillian & Sean McCarthy,Ahane ,Cullen
4th Prize (X-Mas Cake) Eileen Healy,Claraghatlea,Millstreet
5th Prize (Bottle Whiskey) K.O.Sullivan,Dooneen,Millstreet
6th Prize (Bottle Whiskey) Denny Twomey,Station Road,Millstreet
We would wish to thank everyone that supported the draw & also to wish everyone a Very Happy Christmas – from Millstreet GAA Club
Thanks to Tom from TMC Photography who sent us these nice photos of Christmas lights and light trails in Millstreet last night, the longest night of the year