Tag: Macra na Feirme
Thank You from Millstreet Macra
Macra Quiz Night
Millstreet Macra Information Night
Muskerry Macra na Feirme – Information Night
5K Fun Run & Know your Neighbour Evening
Macra New Members Night
Are you bored heading in to these long Winter evenings with nothing to do?
Would you like to get involved in sports, drama, debating, agriculture and many more activities?
Would you like to meet new people and have a lot of craic along the way?
… then why not come along to Millstreet Macra’s new members night on the 30th of September. Bring a friend and make this an excuse for a night out.There’ll be more information available on the night but in the mean time, if you’re interested please contact James on 086 3023969 or Jerry Murphy on 087 9315783
Millstreet Macra: Public Speaking National Champions
Huge congratulations to the Millstreet Macra team of Rebecca Ambrose, Steven O’Riordan, and Katie Guerin who won the Macra Public Speaking National Championships in Killarney last weekend, and to top it off, Steven also won Best Speaker on the night. They are pictured below with Macra President Seán Finan.
[read more …] “Millstreet Macra: Public Speaking National Champions”
New Macra year kicking off. Interested? Get in touch!
All Ireland Title for Millstreet Macra
Macra Debating Success
The Millstreet Macra Senior Debaters have progressed on to the quarter finals of the National rounds for the first time since the club reformed.
Anneka Dunne, Katie Guerin, Rebecca Ambrose and Steven O’ Riordan defeated Naas Macra, in Naas last weekend, while opposing the motion “That farmers should not retire at State Contributory Pension age”.
It was a very enjoyable debate, both for the team and the supporters who went up on the night.
They will be taking part in the quarter final against Ramor Macra from Cavan on Saturday, 21st February.
Macra Annual BBQ
Millstreet Macra are holding their annual BBQ on Saturday the 13th of September in Corkery’s bar Millstreet at 8pm. All welcome. The proceeds will be going to “An Tuath Nua” (Cope Foundations further education unit for young adults with autism). It will be a great night for everyone! See more at Millstreet Macra on Facebook
Six teams from around the country will [read more …] “Macra Capers”
Macra National Talent Competition
Macra Start of Year
Macra ‘Shave or Dye’ Fundraising Presentation
Millstreet Macra recently presented a fantastic €4,000 (the proceeds from their ‘Shave or Dye’ fundraiser) to Eileen, a representative from the Irish cancer society.
The club would like to thank all of the brave souls who volunteered to have their hair shaved or dyed for this wonderful cause, everyone who was so generous in supporting the cause and the club members who helped with the event.
Photo L-R: Gary McSweeney, Jerry O’ Mahony, Aisling O’ Mahony, Rebecca Enright, Eileen (Irish Cancer Society), Aoife McSweeney, Joe Kelleher, Niamh O’ Mahony, Catherine O’ Shea and Tracey Lehane.
Millstreet Macra Summer BBQ 2013
Millstreet Macra are hosting their annual BBQ on Saturday the 17th August in Corkery’s Bar. It is the fourth annual summer event and promises to be bigger and better than before. O’ Leary’s butchers will be supplying the delicious barbeque and this will be accompanied by a cocktail bar and DJ Nev until late.
As promised, we are having a ‘Know your neighbour’ / New members night next month…
Keep the 17th August free to join us at our annual BBQ bash! Lots going on that night including the Penalty shoot-out final (more details on this to follow!), DJ Nev playing until the small hours and our infamous cocktails and jelly shots!! Always a brilliant night over the last few years, this year promises to be as good, if not better! Hope to see ye there.
For more details see the Millstreet Macra Facebook Page
Macra Tag Rugby
Millstreet Macra are hosting the Muskerry round of tag rugby this Sunday from midday in the Los Zarcos pitch in station road.
New members always welcome … so why not come have a look or just come support our team!
Millstreet Macra debating against Clonakilty Macra
Millstreet Macra v Clonakilty Macra
in the Parkway Hotel in Dunmanway Saturday the 23rd
March at 8.00 pm.
All support would be appreciated!
from Millstreet Macra
Millstreet Macra News
Millstreet Macra won their first National title since reforming 4 years ago. Our Question Time team of David O’ sullivan, Kieran Murphy, Dan Creedon and Mick Walsh (L-R on photo without trophies) beat off stiff competition in Castlebar at the end of February to take an outright victory and National Macra title back to Millstreet.
On Friday night last (1st March). the Millstreet Macra set dancers comprised of Niamh O’ Mahony,Tracey Lehane, Maura Sheahan, Cathriona Cullinane, Laura Lynch, Ciara Hickey, Deirdre O’Mahony and Eileen O’ Sullivan won the regional round of the National Talent Contest in Ballyanly. Kieran Murphy also won Mastermind in the National Talent Contest. Both groups will be representing the region at the upcoming county final which will be taking place in Imokilly on Easter Saturday.
On Saturday last night our debating team consisting of Rebecca Enright, Anneka Dunne, Katie Guerin and James Kelleher (L-R in photo) beat an enthusiastic Kerry Macra team to progress to next round of the national senior debating competition. Rebecca also was awarded the ‘Best Debater’ accolade on the night of the four teams competing. They will compete again on the 23rd of March, opposition and venue TBC.
To top off the night, Rebecca also took part in the Muskerry Macra ‘Titles’ night and came away with the prize of Miss Blue Jeans Muskerry 2013 and [read more …] “Millstreet Macra News”
National Macra Question Time Champions
A huge congratulations to the Millstreet Macra team which won the Kerrygold Club Question Time Quiz National Final at Breaffy House Hotel in Castlebar, Co. Mayo on Saturday night. The team pictured above are Dan Creedon, Michael Walsh, David O’Sullivan and Kieran Murphy.
Macra Impromptu Debating: National Semi-Final
We like to wish the lads, James, Rebecca And Gary the very best of luck as the represent Millstreet & Muskerry in the National Semi Finals of Impromptu Debating this Saturday night October 6th In Cork Marts Corin Fermoy at 7.30pm, Any support would be greatly appreciated. – from Millstreet Macra
Macra Presentation to St.Vincent de Paul
Chairperson of Millstreet Macra James Kelleher presenting the proceeds from there very successful Race Night to Members of the Local St.Vincent de Paul, Monday night last, September 24th. Total raised for them on the night was €800. Once again the Members of Millstreet Macra would like to thank everyone who supported the night and helped make it the success that it was!
Check out all the Millstreet Macra news on their Facebook page, where you can also see photos from the Race Night!
Macra Race Night – Thank You
Millstreet Macra would like to thank everyone who came to our race night on Saturday last in Corkery’s. We would like to thank each and every one of our very generous sponsors without their support the night would not have been possible or the success that it was.
We will host an open evening in the GAA hall this Friday evening August 24th between 7 and 10pm. Anyone aged between 17 & 35 can join Macra, so come along meet the members and see what Macra has on offer for you. We will be on hand to answer any questions ye may have. For further information contact us @ <email> / 087-3684138.
Catch up with whats happening in Millstreet Macra on their Facebook Page
Macra May Monthly Meeting
Millstreet Macra’s May monthly meeting will take place tomorrow Friday night in the front room of Corkery’s Bar at 9.30 . It is our last meeting before our AGM and we will be discussing our club plans for the summer (Fundraising, days/nights out etc) as well as the upcoming regional Tag Rugby competition (for anyone who currently isn’t a member but would like to be involved in any of the above activities especially the Tag then please come along Friday night, message us on Facebook or contact us on 087 3684138 to let us know!) – from Millstreet Macra
Second in the Macra All Ireland Question Time
Congratulations to the Millstreet Macra team of Steven O’ Riordan, Eoin O’ Sullivan, Dan Creedon, Rebecca Enright and James Kelleher who finished second in the All-Ireland Macra Club Question Time final which was held last Saturday night at the Hamlet Hotel, Johnstownbridge, Enfield, Co. Meath (February 18th)
Macra Table Quiz in Corkery’s
Cork County Macra Novice Debating Winners
The Cork County Novice Debating final was held recently in Ballinagree, with Millstreet Macra representing the Muskerry Macra na Feirme region and Bantry Macra representing the Carbery Region. An entertaining debate was had with Millstreet emerging as overall victors on the night. Club members Rebecca Enright and James Kelleher won the ‘Best Chairperson’ and ‘Best Speaker’ awards respectively on the night – both have won the awards twice previously in the three rounds leading up to the Final which is an impressive feat in itself. We wish the team the best of luck in the Senior Debating in the New Year. Above L-R are: Kevin Walsh (Cork County Chairperson), James Kelleher, Rebecca Enright, Steven O’ Riordan.
Macra Novice Debating – County Semi-Final
Millstreet Macra’s Novice debating team defeated strong opposition from Donoughmore Macra in last weekend’s Cork County Novice Debating Semi-Final in Bandon.
They will now take part in the Final versus Bantry Macra na Feirme. The Final takes place in Ballinagree N.S. on Saturday, the 3rd December at 8.00 pm. All support would be greatly appreciated!
[read more …] “Macra Novice Debating – County Semi-Final”