Funding for Our Museum and Our Millstreet Website Not Required Until Autumn 2022

We’re delighted to report that due to the magnificent response to our annual fundraising for Millstreet Museum and the Millstreet Website in August 2020 no fundraising is necessary this year.   By Autumn 2022 we expect that we shall most likely need to fundraise to offset the costs involved in providing both services.   Sincere thanks to everyone for being so very supportive and for being such Loyal Followers.   Let’s take a brief Virtual Tour of Millstreet Museum where a royal welcome always awaits.  Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
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Sixth Class of 1968 at Scoil Mhuire, Millstreet B.N.S. Identified

Following a wonderful response to our “Radio Treasures”  interview on Tuesday’s programme on Cork Music Station with Brendan, Kieran and Mary Cronin of Carrigtwohill and formerly of Drishane Road, Millstreet we promised to share Brendan’s identification of the 1968 School Photo below.  Chris Twomey also assisted in the identification of the wonderful photo.

Front row, from left:  Bill Kelleher, John Anthony Dennehy (R.I.P.), Colm O’Connor, Ted Curtin, Conor Falvey, Michael Collins, Martin Healy (R.I.P.).                                                                                                                                   Middle row, from left:  Michael O’Connor, Dermot O’Shea, Pat O’Connell, George Buicke, Vincent Hartnett, John O’Keeffe, Denis O’Mahony, Seán O’Farrell.                                                                                                                                           Back row, from left:  Con Daly, John O’Connor, Miah Buckley, Brendan Cronin, Chris Twomey, Raymond O’Leary, Pat Buckley, Richard McAuliffe.

Tap on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

Aubane Tractor Run Organised by Aubane Social Club on Sunday October 10th

We in Aubane are having a 30 Km Tractor Run on Sunday 10 October 2021 in Aid of Aubane Community Centre. Registration at 11.45 pm Run commences at 12.30. Refreshments on the day. It is the very first Tractor Run for the region. Also on the day Gerdie Buckley will reverse a Tractor and Trailer 5 km around the Aubane/ Mushera circuit. Guess how long it will take, Tickets 5 euro for 1 guess or 3 for 10 euro. 1st Prize 2 nights B&B &1 Dinner for 2 people in the The Park house hotel Galway City. 2 nd Prize voucher. For further details or for tickets Contact John Twomey on 0872844630 or any Aubane Social Club Committee members.

Final Performance of “The Cause” at Glen Theatre Sunday 3rd Oct. 2021

Due to Popular Demand ….. The Glen Theatre Banteer has decided to stage THE CAUSE for one last night!!

They have been enjoying a phenomenal run with this original play and would like to extend a huge ‘Thank You’ for everyone’s support since reopening their doors.

🎭🤗 Great to have LIVE Theatre back 🤗🎭

💥⭐️✨ Final date ✨🌟💥
Sunday 3rd October

Due to COVID Restrictions – Places are limited and Booking this year is ESSENTIAL!!
No walk-ins !!
Please call 029 56239 to secure your place 📞

* HSE Guidelines in place / Vaccine Cert required for entry & Masks must be worn 😷

We thank Marie Bourke of Glen Theatre Drama Group for this Notice. Tap on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

Boherbue Comprehensive School

The Board of Management of Boherbue Comprehensive School invites applications for a vacant post on the cleaning staff of the school. This is a fixed-term contract of 10 hours per week until 3rd June 2022, payable at Department of Education and Skills rates. The successful candidate will be required to work after normal school hours (4-6pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and 1.30-3.30pm Wednesday). 

A letter of application, along with current CV and references, should be submitted to The Secretary, Board of Management, Boherbue Comprehensive School, Boherbue, Co. Cork, P51 TK28,  by 5pm on Friday 8th October 2021. 

Noreen Dennehy, Shanakiel, Rathcoole

The death has occurred of Noreen Dennehy (née O Connell)
Rathcoole, Cork

Dennehy (Rathcoole) On September 28th 2021, peacefully at home in Shanakiel, in her 90th year, Noreen (nee O Connell, Tooreenbawn, Millstreet), beloved wife of the late Danny Pat, dear mother of Joe, John, Kevin, Angela and the late Brendan and sister of Bridie and the late Pat and David. Deeply regretted by her loving family, grandchildren Louisa, Brian, Frank, Dan, Owen, Alan, Aisling and Mark, great-grandchildren Lilia, Conor, Alice and Tommy, daughters-in-law Carmel, Kate and Esther, sister-in-law Eileen, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

May she rest in peace

Noreen’s funeral cortége will leave her home on Thursday at 11:15am to St Nicholas’ Church, Kilcorney for 12 noon Funeral Mass, which can be viewed live at new government guidelines the capacity of the church is limited to 50%). Funeral afterwards to St Mary’s Cemetery, Millstreet.

Messages of sympathy for the family may be left via the link below.

McCarthy’s Funeral Home Ltd I.A.F.D. – Banteer  <email>

Dromtariffe Cemeteries Committee’s Preservation and Conservation Project

Charlie Drake shares the following:    Dromtariffe Cemeteries Committee are very pleased to announce the commencement of the preservation and conservation of the old Dromtariffe Church in Dromtariffe Cemetery.  This Church was burned down on the 27th of July 1651 on the day after the battle of Knockbrack by one of Cromwellian Lord Broghill’s Officers, Known as Butcher Maxwell.   Approximately 400 persons perished in the fire.                                                           Ar dheis Dé go raibh a n-anamacha dílse.

Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

 The remains of the Church have deteriorated extensively over the years and more-so- over the last few years, to such an extent that part of the front wall recently collapsed and there was a danger of other parts collapsing. The Chairman of the Cemeteries group, along with other members, brought it to the attention of the relevant bodies, and for a while it looked like it would have to be demolished completely in the interest of health and safety. But due to the intervention of the Board of Works and Cork Co. Council, and in particular Billy Dennehy and Paul Curtin…. Funding has been secured and the Church will be saved, along with all the history attached to it. The work will be ongoing for the next few years, and will be subject to funds being made available, so fingers crossed, but at least it won’t be demolished. There may be a bit of inconvenience to people visiting the Cemetery to pay respect to their loved ones.    But please bear with us. It will be worth it in the end.        The very painstaking work is carried out by Sheehan’s Stone Works – Restoration & Conservation. Historical Buildings.     [read more …] “Dromtariffe Cemeteries Committee’s Preservation and Conservation Project”