Since The Last Time I Saw Clara

On the last time i saw Clara it wore a hat of snow
And Finnow bank high in the rushy fields with a loud babble did flow
On towards the great Blackwater on that bleak December day
And the hungry cattle in the farmyard sheds were bellowing for silage or hay
As i boarded the bus for Rosslare in the Square of Millstreet Town
From the gray sky of early evening the rain was drizzling down
I was just one of the many in Duhallow back then not rare
Who took the migrant ferry for Fishguard at the harbor of Rosslare
Unlike the migratory swallow i did not return in Spring
Though often in my [read more …] “Since The Last Time I Saw Clara”

Parish Newsletter – 6th December, 2015

Second Sunday of Advent – 6th December, 2015
Canon John Fitzgerald P.P. Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948
Email: <email>
10.00a.m.-1.00p.m. & 2.00p.m.-5.00p.m.

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of the following and for those whose anniversaries occur around this time, and for those for whom masses will be offered during the week:

RECENT DEATHS:  Peadar Cremin, Adare; Eileen O’Callaghan, Dromagh; Margaret Mary Dennehy-Gleves, Cullen & Birmingham.

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 5th December:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m
.                  Margaret Reen, Main Street
Sunday 6th December:
Ballydaly  9.00 a.m.                           
Kathleen Mulcahy, Annagloor
Cullen     10.15 a.m.                         Maura Cronin, Knockduff
Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                         Tade Corcoran, Coolikerane

Anniversaries: Denis & Fr. Michael Cashman, Tullig; Maurice & Mary Fitzgerald, Cloghoula; Mary Dennehy, Cloghoulamore; Denis Buckley, Mountleader;Bobby Cronin, The Rectory; Daniel O’Connell, West End; Nora Murphy, Killarney Road; Cornelius Duggan, Claraghatlea; Pat O’Connell, Tullig; Denis & Catherine Kelleher, Killowen; Con Buckley, Dooneen; John & Elizabeth Cahill, Coolikerane; Jack Kelleher, Dromsicane; Tony Veart, Ahane; Francie Herlihy, Glountane; Anna Dimmock, London & Aubane; Brian O’Dea, Carrigaline & London; Mary McCormick, Umeraboy & Clonakilty; Noreen O’Keeffe-Finn, Millstreet & Dromina. [read more …] “Parish Newsletter – 6th December, 2015”

Death Notice: Joan Kelleher, Boherbue and Ballinagree

The death has occurred on Friday 4th December 2015 of Joan Kelleher (née O’Shea) Coolclougher, Boherbue, Cork. Late of Ballinagree, in the presence of her loving family, wife of the late Neily and dear mother of Connie, Noreen (Stokes) , Michael and Ina (Walsh). Deeply regretted by her loving children, grandchildren and great grandson Owen, daughters-in-law Marie and Margaret, sons-in-law PJ and Tom, nephews, neighbours and friends.
Lying in repose at Tarrant’s Funeral Home, Millstreet on Sunday from 6.00pm to 8.00pm followed by removal to Derrinagree Church. Requiem Mass Monday at 12 noon and burial afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Millstreet.

LTV2 Millstreet Programme 269 now Online

On this weeks Programme we go over to the Launch of the Vintage Display Weekend held over in Lackabawn during the Summer which was hosted by the Barry Family, we check out a Steam Train that stopped at Millstreet Railway Station, and we have Music from Peter Lane, Patrick O`Sullivan, and Joe Guerin. We hope you enjoy our latest programme. 

[read more …] “LTV2 Millstreet Programme 269 now Online”

In Other News – 5th December 2015

Students spread message on climate – a number of students from Millstreet Community School who are passionate about addressing the causes of climate change took their message to St. Patrick’s Church in Millstreet and Ballydaly (Corkman)

Around the districts: Kilcorney/Dromtariffe – Dromtariffe Junior AGM, Ladies Football, Cards, SV de Paul… (Corkman)

Merry Christmas from Millstreet – there’s a section in this week’s Corkman on Christmas in Millstreet

David O’Connor Outlines Plan for U.S. Eventing Team – Millstreet CCI3* in Ireland will be a new targeted event for Team USA in 2016 (Eventing Nation)

Video: Christmas Cheer from children in 1st Class – the English of these foreign children is really improving (Pres NS)

Aubane gears up for festive season – Aubane Social Club host their pre-Christmas Night out with Friends and Neighbours in the Wallis Arms Hotel  (Corkman)

[read more …] “In Other News – 5th December 2015”