Millstreet Parish Newsletter – 27th November 2022



First Sunday in Advent

27th November 2022

Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P.

Telephone Nos.:  Landline:  029 70043  &  Mobile: 087 775 2948

Email:  millstreet


All Masses are livestreamed on

Parish Opening Hours 

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 

9.00am to 1.00pm  &  2.00pm to 5.00pm

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the Souls of the following:

RECENT DEATHS: Betty Murphy (née Corkery), Waterford & Dereen; Patsy O’Sullivan, Kiskeam; Seán Murphy, Watergrasshill; John Kelleher, The Bridge & Harlow.

Mass Intentions this Weekend:

Saturday 26th November:

Millstreet   6.15p.m.     Denis O’Rahilly, Murphy’s Terrace;  John Anthony O’Sullivan, Ballydaly, his parents Denis & Kitty & deceased members of The O’Sullivan Family.

Sunday 27th November:

Cullen           9.30a.m. Phil Cremin, Church Hill;  Maura, Tom & the deceased members of the Cronin Family, Knockduff;  Andy & Pauline O’Sullivan, Lisnaboy;  Noel Duggan, Lisnaboy & his daughter Noreen Lucas

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.   Julia Mary O’Sullivan, Fairfield Rise (1st Anniversary);  Moya Murphy, Claramore.

ANNIVERSARIES: Aidan Burke, Drishanemore; Joan Healy, Minor Row; Margaret O’Byrne, West End; Garrett Hickey, West End; Breda & Pat Broderick, Clara Road;   Denis O’Shea, Pound Hill; Patrick, Margaret & Maura Buckley, Ballyvouskil; Julia & John C. O’Leary, Adrivale; Jerh Linehan, Gneeves; Margaret O’Connor, Kilmeedy;  Peter Murphy, Rathduane; Willie Joe & Peggy O’Keeffe, Cullen;  Martin Healy, Carriganima; Tim & Mary O’Mahony, Flintfield; Batt & Julia Cronin, Tureencahill; Jackie & Mary Murphy, Boherbue; Vera & Noel Moylan, Shannon.

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 3rd December:

Millstreet   6.15p.m.     Margaret & Frank Reen, Main Street & their son D.J (recently deceased);  Mickie O’Connor, Ballinkeen & Mallow (1st Anniversary)

Sunday 4th November:

Ballydaly           9.30a.m. Eddie Tucker, Whitegate & Ballydaly (1st Anniversary);  Kathleen Mulcahy, Annagloor.

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.   Michael O’Mahony, Murphy’s Terrace (recently deceased)

LEGION OF MARY every Tuesday night in The Parish Centre at 7.30p.m.

Rotas for Next Weekend 3rd/4th December


Millstreet   6.15 p.m. Catríona Kelleher M. Kelleher; Mgt. O’Sullivan; J. Reardon; T. Buckley,
  11.30 a.m. O’Mahony Family    M. McSweeney;

R. Murphy; J. Buckley; J. Doody.

Ballydaly 9.30 a.m. Maeve O’Sullivan Mary Murphy

Millstreet Church: Mass times this week, unless there is a funeral.

Monday 28th: Funeral Mass for Betty Murphy, Waterford & Dereen at 11.00a.m. followed by burial in Drishane Cemetery.

Monday 28th: There will not be a Mass at 7.30pm

Tuesday 29th: Mass for The Holy Souls at 10.00a.m.

Wednesday 30th : Mass for People of the Parish at 10.00a.m.

Thursday 1st:  Mass for Nora Hickey, Kilcommon, Thurles at 10.00a.m.

Friday 2nd:  Mass for Reach out Cancer Support Group at 10.00a.m. [read more …] “Millstreet Parish Newsletter – 27th November 2022”

Joan O’Brien (née Hickey), 26 Main Street, Newmarket

The death has occurred of Joan O’Brien (née Hickey), 26 Main Street, Newmarket, Co. Cork.

O’Brien: Newmarket, on November 26th, 2022 (peacefully) at home, Joan (née Hickey), 26 Main Street, beloved wife of the late Billy and dear mother of Pat, Síle (Daly), Mary and Anne (Gaffney). Pre-deceased by her brother Jack and nephews Jim and Neal. Deeply mourned by her loving family, brothers Benny (California) and Dan (Kiskeam), sisters Margaret (Millstreet) and Bridget (New York), grandchildren Mae, Joan and Bill, sons-in-law Michael and Denis, daughter-in-law Anastasia, sisters-in-law Betty and Mary Anne, nephews, nieces, relatives, devoted neighbours and friends.

May she rest in peace.

Reposing at O’Reilly’s Funeral Home on Monday evening from 6pm to 8pm followed by removal to St. Mary’s Church. Joan’s Requiem Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday at 12 noon and will be live-streamed on the Newmarket and Taur Parish Facebook page. Funeral afterwards to Clonfert Cemetery.

Family flowers only please; donations, in lieu, to St. Vincent de Paul.

Messages of sympathy may be placed on the Condolences link HERE.

The family wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude to Doctors Zelie and Bertie Daly, Newmarket, Doctor Conor O’Shea and Professor Diarmaid Houlihan, Bon Secours and the home care and public health nurses who attended our mother during her illness.

The death has occurred of Phyllis Buckley (née Cahill) Curraraigue, Rathcoole, Mallow, Cork


Passed away, peacefully, at home. Beloved wife of the late Willie. Much loved and dearly missed by her sons Pat and Bill, daughters Bernie McSweeney (Donoughmore), Kathleen Regan (Killarney), Angela Barrett (Tralee), her grandaughter Phyllis, daughter-in-law, sons-in-law, sister Carmel Ryan (Clonmel), brothers Tadgh, Stephen and Rev Fr Donal, (Lisheen, Skibbereen) and the late Frank, Dermot, Richard and Mike. 17 grandchildren & 10 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law and many friends and neighbours.

The family would like to express heartfelt gratitude to Dr Brian O’Connell and her wonderful home help.

May She Rest in Peace

Lying in repose in St John’s Church, Dromagh, on Sunday evening from 6 to 7.30pm. Requiem Mass on Monday at 2pm, followed by burial in St Mary’s Cemetery, Millstreet. Condolences for the family can be left on this link.