Millstreet Vintage Club Annual BBQ Car Run on next Sat Evening June 23rd

Millstreet Vintage Club BBQ Run on next Saturday June 23rd,Sign on at Bush Bar from 5.30pm to 6.45pm with take off at 7.00pm,Nice 40km Route laid on followed by BBQ at Moll Carthys Bridge Bar,Great Event always,not to be missed,All Vintage and Classic Cars welcome,for more details Contact John P Kelleher on 087 8300494

 

Great Performance by Local Rally Crew at The Donegal Rally

Local Rally Competitors Derry Long along with his Co-Driver Declan Casey who both hail from Kilcorney competed in the hotly contested Junior Category of the Donegal Rally over the weekend,the Crew were competing in a Honda Civic and at the end of the Event they finished a very strong 6th overall and 3rd in Class,there was some strong competition in the Junior Rally and this result now puts Derry Long into second place in the Junior Section of the Irish Tarmac Championship which he is contesting,the result is all the more creditable given that this was the first time the Crew made the long Journey to Donegal for to compete in the Rally which for Junior Competitors comprised of 3 tough challenging Stages repeated twice which included the famous Fanad Head and Atlantic Drive Tests on the final day of the 3 day Event on Sunday,the Junior Section was won by Jason Black in a Toyota Starlet who pushed Jordan Hone in an Opel Adam into 2nd place by just 1.9 seconds at the end,other local interest was in the form of Ballydaly Man Liam Moynihan who was co-driving for Desi Henry in an R5 Skoda,they were running strongly in the early stages of the Main Rally but had to retire due to a Technical Problem,the Rally was won by Donegals Manus Kelly for the 3rd year Running in a Subaru Impreza WRC who was followed home by Sam Moffett in 2nd place in his R5 Fiesta who finished ahead of his Brother Josh Moffett in 3rd place in a similar Car,this result means that Josh Moffett retains the overall lead in the Tarmac Championship.(Photos by Alan Noonan and Declan Casey)

Upcoming Events to be held By Millstreet Vintage Club

Below are Dates for upcoming Events on the Schedule to be held by Millstreet Vintage Club to keep a note of in your Diary

Run and BBQ Saturday Evening June 23rd,for details Contact John P Kelleher on 087 8300494.

Ford Escort 50th Celebration Run over Classic Circuit of Ireland Rally Stages Sunday July 1st,for details Contact Donie Lucey on 086 8545873.

Charity Truck Run leaving Millstreet on Sunday July 29th,for details contact Mike P Kelleher on 087 2929430.

More details to be had from the Contacts listed above.

Millstreet Vintage Club Tractor Run on Tommorrow Sunday May 13th

Millstreet Vintage Club are holding a Tractor Run on Tommorrow Sunday May 13th,
Sign on is at the Wallis Arms in Millstreet from 11am with Take Off at 12.30 pm Sharp,Nice Scenic Route planned with the Run returning back to Millstreet for the Finish. 
All Tractors both Old and New are welcome to take Part, for more details contact Johnny Flynn at 087 9230332.

Class Success for Local Crews at the Killarney International Rally of the Lakes

There was success for 2 local Crews last weekend at the Killarney International Rally of the Lakes which was the 3rd Round of the Irish Tarmac Championship,Sean Moynihan driving his Ford Escort Mk2 co-driven by Liam Brennan came out on top of Class 12 and finished in 9th place overall in the National Rally,this was a repeat performance from the Crew when they achieved an identical result 12 months ago on the 2017 Event,there was also success for Denis O`Brien co-driven by Michael O`Riordan in there Opel Corsa who had a great Rally and at the end of the 2 day Event they had a convincing win in Class 10 and like Sean Moynihan  this was also a repeat of there success on this Rally having also won Class 10 on the Event 12 months ago,Derry Long/Denny O`Riordan had a great Run in the Junior Rally to finish 8th overall and 5th in Class while Pat Sheehan in his Renault Clio had had no luck this time and retired after 6 Stages while performing strongly in his Class,Victory went to Donegals Manus Kelly in a Subaru Impreza WRC with Robert Barrable finishing behind in 2nd place in his Ford Fiesta R5 with Desi Henry who was co-driven by Ballydaly Man Liam Moynihan finishing in a fine 3rd place overall in there Skoda Fabia R5,the Rally was held in mostly favourable Weather Conditions over the 2 days and used some famous Stages like Molls Gap,Healy Pass and Caragh Lake. We thank Matthew Twomey for the use of his Photos and you can see more of his work at https://www.facebook.com/M2merallyphotos/#

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Butter Road Celebrations to be Held at The Aubane Community Centre on Friday 18th May

A Celebration of 270 Years of The Old Butter Road 1748-2018 is to be Held in The Aubane Community Centre on Friday 18th May at 7.30pm

Tickets are €27 and are available from Noreen Kelleher on 087 9486673 or Celeste Buckley on 083 3135750

Book your tickets now. Last day to purchase tickets is Wednesday May 9th 2018.

Millstreet Vintage Club Tractor Run on next Sunday April 15th (Tractor Run has been Postponed due to Weather Conditions)

Millstreet Vintage Club Tractor Run which was to be held Tommorrow Sunday April 15th has been postponed due to the Weather Conditions,it will be re-scheduled at a later Date, we will inform people on the new date once we have it set,sorry for any inconvenience caused.

 

 

Millstreet Vintage Club are holding a Tractor Run on next Sunday April 15th.
Sign on at the Wallis Arms in Millstreet from 11am with take off at 12.30 pm Sharp,Nice Scenic Route planned with the Run returning back to Millstreet for the Finish. 
All Tractors both Old and New are welcome to take Part, for more details contact Johnny Flynn at 087 9230332.

Millstreet Vintage Club Successful Spring Car Run held on last Sunday

Millstreet Vintage Club held a Highly Successful Spring Car Run on Sunday last, with 35 fabalous Cars taking part the Event was blessed with great Weather along the way, the Cars left Millstreet just after 12 noon and made there way over the County Bounds through Rathmore, Barraduff, Glenflesk,  and then back over the Border into Co.Cork again with a stop at The Abbey Hotel in Ballyvourney for some refreshments, from there the Cars continued on into Macroom, then on to the Ballinagree Road, before heading up for Mushera, and from there winding down past Knocknakilla Stone Circle, and on into the finish in Millstreet, where everyone adjourned for a Meal in the Wallis Arms Hotel. The Run was well received and enjoyed by everyone that took part and both Denis O’Flynn and Bernard Crowley who organised the Event want to thank all the People that participated and supported the Run on the day and to Everyone that helped out with Marshalling, Registration etc., many thanks for your help. Also, we wish to thank the Photographers and Media People for covering the Run and to both The Wallis Arms Hotel Millstreet and the Abbey Hotel in Ballyvourney for the use of there Premises and there Hospitality, without all your help and support the day would not have been the success that it was.

We thank Matthew Twomey, Tom Corbett and Brian Duggan for the photos featured below.

The Clubs next Event is a Tractor Run on Sunday April 15th 
All Tractors both Old and New are welcome to take part, for more details on this contact Johnny Flynn at 087 9230332.

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Millstreet Vintage Club Spring Car Run on Tommorrow Sunday March 25th

Millstreet Vintage Club Spring Car Run will be held on Tommorrow Sunday March 25th,All Vintage and Classic Cars very Welcome on the day,nice Route laid on,Sign on at the Wallis Arms Hotel from 10.30am with Take Off at 12 Noon,for Enquiries contact Denis on 087-2033350 or Bernard on 087-7924406.

Success for Local Rally Crews at the West Cork Rally

Last weekends West Cork Rally produced some great results for some of our local crews that made the trip to Clonakilty to compete in what was a very tough and challenging Event,there was Success for Mike P Kelleher/Eoghan McCarthy who emerged victorious in Class 10 in there Mark2 Escort,there were also some great performances from other local Crews including Darren Cremin/Liam Dennehy who finished 2nd in Class 11F, Denis O`Brien/Ryan O`Brien Opel Corsa who finished 4th in Class 10 who in turn were followed home by Kevin Hickey/Derry Healy in there Ford Escort with 5th in Class 10, and Denis Buckley/Jason Buckley who finished 7th in Class 10,unfortunately there was no luck for Don Moynihan/Kevin Murphy Ford Escort who were back after a long lay off from the Sport but retired with Mechanical Woes on Sunday while luck also deserted Derry Collins/Stephen Collins in there Class 9 Vauxhall Nova,and Derry Long/John Joe Williams in the Junior Section who both failed to make the finish,also local Co-Driver Declan Casey was calling the notes for Cavan Man Kevin Cole in a Ford Escort but luck also deserted them when they retired on Sunday with Mechanical Problems.The Event was won by Donagh Kelly/Conor Foley in there Ford Focus WRC who took a record breaking fifth consecutive victory, Josh Moffett/Andy Hayes Ford Fiesta were second overall and won the hotly contested R5 catagory,Gary Kiernan/Ryan Moore in there Proton won the National Section,Owen Murphy won the Historic section in his Talbot Sunbeam and Gary McNamee in his Honda Civic was the top Junior Competitor.Frequent changeable weather during the Event made for very challenging driving conditions with very Cold Conditions and even some Snow making the going quite interesting but as always Cork Motor Club led by Greg McCarthy and his hard working Team which included Danny Creedon/Michael O`Riordan Subaru and Conor Falvey Porsche performing 00 Sweeper Duties along the Route Ran a Top Class Rally which was enjoyed by both Competitors and Spectators alike.

We thank Matthew Twomey for the use of his Photos and you can check out more of his photos at https://www.facebook.com/M2merallyphotos/#

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Millstreet Vintage Club St Patricks Day Activities

With St Patricks Day almost here Millstreet Vintage Club is encouraging all Members and Non Members alike to bring there Vehicles out for to participate in the many Parades that will be happening around the place,in particular the Club would like to have a big Representation at the Millstreet Parade which will be taking place at 5pm on Sat March 17th,people wishing to take part are asked to assemble at the Green Glens Yard next to the Recycling Center at 4.30pm, for more details you can contact Dan O`Riordan on 087 2452569 or Donie Lucey on 086 8545873,other St Patricks Day Parades that have invited Club Members to attend are Rathmore on Sunday March 11th at 2pm, Knocknagree on St Patricks Day at 10.30pm,Ballinagree on St Patricks Day Parade at 12 Noon and finally Carriganima St Patricks Day Parade which takes Place on Sunday March 18th at 3 pm,Please support as many of these as possible.

Vintage cars during the St Patrick’s Day parade in Ennis. Photograph by John Kelly.

 

Millstreet Vintage Club 2018 Event Schedule

Millstreet Vintage Club are looking forward to a very Busy 2018 Season with there first Event of the Year already after taking place which was a well supported Cars Coffee Chat Morning in January, below is a list of the Events planned for 2018.

Car Run leaving Millstreet on Sunday March 25th

Cars Coffee Chat Morning at Cafe Aroma on Easter Sunday April 1st

Tractor Run Sunday April 15th

Tractor Run Sunday May 13th

Car Run and BBQ  Saturday June 23rd

Charity Truck Run leaving Millstreet on Sunday July 29th

Ford Escort 50th Celebration Run over Classic Rally Stages Sunday August 12th

Car Run Sunday September 9th.

CART Tractor Run Carriganima Sunday September 16th.

Millstreet Vintage Club Model Toy Show Sunday Oct 14th in Dromtariffe. 

More Details to Follow on Events Soon, Enquiries to 087 7924406

 

 

 

Millstreet Vintage Club Cars Coffee Chat Morning an Outstanding Success

The Cars Coffee Chat Morning held by Millstreet Vintage Club on Sunday Morning last was an outstanding success. Close on 20 Vintage and Classic Cars converged on the Town on what was a wet morning where the Group met up at Cafe Aroma for some refreshments and a most enjoyable chat. Millstreet Vintage Club would like to thank all the Car Enthusiasts who turned up on the morning, with some travelling long distances, and also the Club would like to thank Noreen of Café Aroma for supplying a great Venue and Hospitality, and also to Sean Radley, Tom Corbett, and John Tarrant, for taking time out to take photos of the proceedings. Over half the cars on display were Ford Escorts of various ages in what was a celebration of the 50th birthday of a very famous car. Below are a couple of images from the event itself:

Millstreet Vintage Club Cars Coffee Chat Morning at Café Aroma on Tomorrow Sunday Jan 21st

First Event of 2018 for Millstreet Vintage Club is a Car Coffee Chat Morning at Café Aroma in Millstreet which takes place on Tomorrow Sunday Jan 21st from 11am to 3pm,the Club will be Celebrating the 50th Birthday of the Ford Escort and all Cars Bikes Tractors etc are welcome on the day but in particular Ford Escorts of all Ages and Marks to celebrate 50 Years of this Iconic Car,For more details Contact Donie on 086 8545873.

Womens Little Christmas to be Featured from Millstreet and Carriganima on this coming Friday Evening on the Drivetime Programme on RTE Radio 1 Tune in at 5.30 this Evening (Note the Change of Time on this)

UPDATE THIS FEATURE WILL BE ON AT 5.30PM THIS EVENING (NOTE CHANGE OF TIME)

The Drivetime Programme which airs on RTE Radio 1 every evening Monday to Friday between 4.30pm and 7.00pm, is doing a feature on how Womens Little Christmas is being celebrated in the Millstreet Area. They plan to have the feature on their programme this Friday evening between 6 and 6.30pm approx. On the programme they will have a report from Millstreet and Carriganima on the preparations for celebrating  Womens Little Christmas which takes place on this coming Saturday January 6th. On the Programme they plan to visit the Wallis Arms Hotel in Millstreet and the Pub in Carriganima which are both holding Womens Little Christmas Celebrations, and will talk to various people on what Womens Little Christmas means to them, so do tune in to Mary Wilson on Drivetime between 6.00pm and 6.30pm, tommorrow Friday and if there is any change on the broadcast time for this we will keep you informed here on millstreet.ie with any update on this.

Womens Little Christmas Celebration and Christmas Draw at The Pub in Carriganima this Sat Night January 6th

This Sat Night Jan 6th -The Pub Carriganima Women’s Little Christmas  Night Celebration, Music by Back on Track,Pub Christmas Draw will take place on the Night with plenty Prizes to be won including a Top Prize of 500 Euro.
Promises to be a good Night Out,looking forward to seeing you all there.

Little Creatures Band appearing at The Pub in Carriganima this coming Thursday Night Dec 28th

Music this coming Thurs Night Dec 28th at The Pub in Carriganima for Murphy’s Night Out with The Little Creatures,promises to be a great Night Out,Everybody Welcome.

Seasons Greetings form Cork Music Station

To all the DJ’s who have worked very hard over the past 12 months and who on a weekly basis give up there Valuable time to Voluntarily Present Great Shows, to the Many Artists who sent us in new Material to be aired and also in some cases took the time out to talk to us Live on Air as well,to All the Promoters/Venue Owners who so kindly left us Broadcast Live from there Great Events both at Home and Abroad, to Everyone who helped us out in any shape or form over the course of the past Year, and of Course most important of all to Our Loyal Listeners from all Over the World both Near and Far,Cork Music Station would like to wish Each And Every One of You a Very Happy Christmas and a Prosperous New Year.

Christmas and New Year Greetings from The Pub in Carriganima

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the Pub in Carriganima

The Pub Carriganima Christmas/New Year Entertainment line-up:

  • St Stephens Night-Music by Willie’s Country Roadshow
  • Thurs Night Dec 28th Murphy’s Night Out-music by The Little Creatures.
  • New Years Eve-Music by Danny Creedon.
  • Sat Night Jan 6th-Christmas Draw with Music by Back on Track.

Looking forward to meeting ye all over the Christmas Period.

 

Seasons Greetings from Millstreet Vintage Club.

Millstreet Vintage Club would like to wish Everybody a very Happy Christmas and a Prosperous New Year,we thank Each and Every one of you for your support at all our Events during the past Year and we look forward to meeting ye all again in 2018.Enjoy the Festive Season.

 

Royal Welcome for Santa Claus at The Pub in Carriganima on last Sunday.

Santa received a Royal welcome as he made his annual hugely popular visit to The Pub in Carriganima on last Sunday, 17th Dec. He arrived by Horseback along with his hardworking Helpers and was in great form on the day as he handed out Presents to all the Children who came to meet him,he had some light refreshments and was than on his way again just before Dark to continue on his Busy Schedule leading up to Christmas,we thank Matthew Twomey for capturing his arrival on Camera below.

Santa appearing in Carriganima today Sunday at 3pm

Don’t forget Santa Claus is appearing at The Pub in Carriganima on today Sunday Dec 17th at 3pm. This year he is arriving by Horseback, so why not come along to Carriganima on Sunday to meet the great Man himself. He is looking forward to meeting Everybody on the day.

Millstreet Vintage Club AGM Report

Millstreet Vintage Club held a very successful AGM earlier tonight Wednesday Dec 13th at The Parish Centre in Millstreet.
There were over 30 people in Attendance comprising of both current Club Members and also a significant number of New people who joined the Club on the Night of the Meeting as well.
Dan O`Riordan Club Secretary outlined and recapped on a very successful and busy year for the Club in 2017 with many great events being held including a highly successful Vintage Day, Car Runs, Tractor Runs, Barbeque, Cars/Chat, Coffee Mornings, Model Show etc taking place and as a result the Club raised over €6,400 along the way during the year as well for some very worthy Charities. Myra Sheehan Club Treasurer gave her Financial Report for The Year, and Club Chairman Donie Lucey in his address thanked all Club Members  Fellow Committee Members and anyone else who may have helped the Club for all there hard work during the Course of the Year gone by.

Following this a New Committe was Elected as Follows:

Geoff O`Sullivan- President
John Barry-Vice President
Donie Lucey- Chairman
Mike P Kelleher-Vice Chairman
Dan O`Riordan-Secretary
Tim Lucey-Assistant Secretary
Myra Sheehan-Treasurer
Tom Mulcahy-Assistant Treasurer
Bernard Crowley-PRO
Dan Barry-Assistant PRO
Luke Hurley-Safety Officer.
Finbar Hurley-Equipment Officer

Millstreet Vintage Club are planning on having a Busy 2018 with many of the Events held during 2017 being planned again for Next Year with more details to follow in due course,
The Club is always open to New Members and if you want to find out more about the Club give Donie Lucey a Call on 086 8545873 or Dan O`Riordan on 087 2452569  or you can contact any Club Member and do check out our  Twitter Page https://twitter.com/MillstreetV for updates, and you can check us out on Facebook as well at https://www.facebook.com/Millstreet-Vintage-Club-1235187116516958/  or Email <email>

Millstreet Vintage Club Annual AGM will take place on next Wednesday 13 December 2017

Millstreet Vintage Club Annual AGM will take place on this coming Wednesday 13 December 2017 in the Millstreet Parish Centre at 8.00pm sharp. All Club Members and anyone out there interested in Vintage/Classic Cars and Tractors are welcome to attend and join our Club.

Aubane Man to take to the Floor in Strictly Come Dancing Competition in aid of Bandon Community Hospital

Aubane’s John F Kelleher is set to take Bandon by storm on this coming Weekend with his particapation in a Strictly Come Dancing Competition in Bandon which is being held in aid of Bandon Community Hospital,the Event kicks off on this coming Friday Night in the GAA Pavilion in Bandon, John will take to the Floor with his Partner Margaret O`Brien who along with John is employed at the Hospital in Bandon,the Couple have been practicing intensely for the past three months sometimes up to four times a week,and with his Work in Bandon and also mixing in his Community work as being Chairman of the Social club in Aubane John has been very busy indeed,the Couple take to the stage on this coming Friday 24th November and Saturday 25 November and again on Friday 8th December in the Bandon GAA Pavilion. The Strictly Come Dancing Competition is organised by the Friends of Bandon Community Hospital to raise Funding for a new day room as part of the brand new Hospital. The first two Nights of the Competition are a sell out, John always had a keen interest in dance as he is a regular at the set Dancing in Aubane, dancing is in his blood and John said he always wanted to do Strictly Come Dancing. Michelle Barry from Devine Promotions in Six Mile Bridge who is overseeing all the Couples prepartaions has great praise for not only John and Margaret but all the other Competing Couples as they have been preparing very hard for this Competion since last August. Hopefully John will bring a Strictly Come Dancing title to Aubane and from all at Aubane Social Club and the surrounding locality the best of luck to John and Margaret in the Competition. 

Millstreet Vintage Club Celebration of 100 Years of Ford in Ireland at The Wallis Arms Hotel in Millstreet on Next Sunday November 19 at 3pm

Millstreet Vintage Club are holding a Celebration of 100 Years of Ford in Ireland with a History of the Ford Motor Company and Ford Family Film Show at the Wallis Arms Hotel on this coming Sunday Nov 19th starting at 3 pm, some very interesting Guest Speakers on the day and you are welcome to bring along your Vintage / Classic Ford Vehicle as well and display them outside the Hotel and in the Square in Millstreet,an Event not to be missed, Admission 5 Euro.Contact Donie on 086 8545873 for more details.