Death Notice: Rita Hickey, West End, Millstreet

Rita HickeyThe death has occurred of Rita HICKEY (née Kelly) 4 West End, Millstreet, Co. Cork.

Hickey (née Kelly) Rita, 4 West End, Millstreet, Co. Cork, on August 11th 2016, peacefully in the tender loving care of Strawhall Nursing Home, Fermoy. Beloved wife of the late Garrett and mother of the late Colette and Gearóid. Deeply regretted by her loving family, sons Donagh and Michael, daughters Breeda, Marian and Clare, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sister-in-law, relatives and a wide circle of friends.

Reposing at Tarrant’s Funeral Home Friday 12th from 6pm followed by removal at 8pm to St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet. Requiem Mass Saturday at 12 noon, funeral afterwards to St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Beannacht Dé go raibh a hanam dílis.
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Aidan Burke Memorial Trophy – Pitch & Putt Presentation

Pitch and Putt Club
A great evening was enjoyed by all at the presentation of the Aidan Burke Memorial Trophy by Aidan’s parents Bina and Liam and his sister Gillian at the Millstreet Pitch and Putt Clubhouse on Saturday 6th August.
The Burke family presented the beautiful trophy to the winning captain Fia Hurley who was ably assisted by her team mates Shane Browne,James Hickey, Denis Breen, Denis Kiely and Aoife Casey.
In second place was Team B consisting of Oran Kiely (captain), Micheal Hurley, Chris Twomey, Matt Dennehy, Jamie Kelleher, and Evan O’Mahony.
In third place was Team E consisting of Nicholas Buckley (captain), Pat Breen, Shane Cremin, Michael Twomey,Darren O’Sullivan and Mairead Reen.
We thank Joan Casey for the Report and the Picture. Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)
We thank Joan Casey for the Report and the Picture. Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)


Magnificent Response to Our Museum & Website Collection 2016

We extend sincere thanks to all the wonderfully generous people who so very kindly contributed to our Annual Church Gate Collection last weekend.  In addition we wish to acknowledge a truly superb contribution from Patrick O’Leary in Louisville, Kentucky, USA.  Many thanks also to Tony O’Connor in Tralee who annually sends a cheque in support of our work.  The concrete support and encouragement of the Drishane Sisters is greatly appreciated.  And the very generous support for our community website from the Wallis Arms Hotel is sincerely welcomed and will greatly assist our worldwide sharing of Millstreet news and features on a daily basis.   Here we feature the splendid team of helpers at our church gate collection 2016.  Adding all the excellent contributions – the total amount collected is a fantastic €1,774.00 plus €20.00.   (S.R.)3Millstreet Museum & Website Collection 2016 -6002Millstreet Museum & Website Collection 2016 -6001Millstreet Museum & Website Collection 2016 -6004Millstreet Museum & Website Collection 2016 -6005Millstreet Museum & Website Collection 2016 -600And some more pictures of the dedicated team. [read more …] “Magnificent Response to Our Museum & Website Collection 2016”

Millstreet Pitch & Putt Club – John “Sing” O’Sullivan Memorial Trophy

John Sing Memorial Trophy

Team A                                             Team D                        


Conor Casey( Captain )                   Cian O’Connor  Colm (Captain)

James Hickey                                   Ciaran Murphy

Denis Kiely                                       Jimmy O’Sullivan

Shane Cremin                                  Colm Frazer

Pat Breen                                         Denis Murphy

Mairead Reen                                  Deirdre Looney

Conor Kelleher                                Oran Kiely


Team B                                             Team E


Sean Murphy (Captain)                   Evan O’Mahony (Captain)    

Denis Breen                                      Matt Dennehy

John Twomey                                   Matt Murphy

Colm O’Connor                               Chris Twomey

Donagh Tarrant                               Jamie Kelleher

Tom O’Connor                                 Bill Kelleher

Nicholas Buckley                             Fia Hurley


Team C                                            Team F


Aoife Casey (Captain)                      Cian O’Connor Mags (Captain)

Frank Reen                                                Brian O’Sullivan

Kieran Frazer                                  Michael Twomey

Micheal Hurley                                Shane Browne

Michael  Breen                                 Joan Casey

Darren O’Sullivan                            Lauren Corcoran

Ronan Corcoran                              Padraig Sheehan 



Many thanks to Joan Casey for this important Pitch & Putt Club Information.  (S.R.)