Death Notice: Anna Hartnett, Clara Road

On 20th of August 2019 passed away unexpectedly in Cork University Hospital. Loving wife of the late Noel and dear mother of the late Gillian and sister of the late Dermot and Tim. Deeply regretted by her loving family son’s Ben and Conor, daughter Gráinne (Casey), sister’s Eileen, Esther and Maura. Sadly missed by her grandchildren Tom, Íde, Paddy and Annamaria, son-in-law Patrick, daughters-in-law Mary and Cristiane, neighbours and friends.
Lying in Repose at her residence on Thursday Rosary at 8pm. Reposing in Tarrant’s Funeral, Millstreet (Eircode P51 XF86) on Friday evening from 6pm to 8pm followed by Removal to St Patrick’s Church, Millstreet Town. Requiem Mass on Saturday at 12 noon burial afterwards in St Mary’s Cemetery, Millstreet. [rip]

Jerry Lehane Day Tours

September 1st – Ring of Beara
September 8th – East Cork trip visiting Ballycotton, white gate and Ringaskiddy, as well as Ballymaloe House.
September 15th – Glen of Aherlow, the V and Mount Mellery
September 22nd – North Kerry trip
September 29th – Trip to Kilkenny city and one of the largest car boot sales in the country, Callan Co. Kilkenny

To book a seat, contact Jerry 0872833696

Part-time Therapeutic Recreation Facilitator


Elderwell Ltd are currently recruiting a part-time Therapeutic Recreation Facilitator in Millstreet starting from Sept 2019.

The facilitator is required to lead and deliver recreational sessions with a focus on improving the quality of life for the elderly living in residential care centres. The facilitator must be committed to the well-being of older people.

Skills & requirements: Excellent communication skills, experience of working with the elderly and experience of working in groups. The facilitator must be Fluent in English (both verbal and written), must have own transport, and must be flexible and committed to their allocated sessions. All employment with Elderwell Ltd is subject to Garda Clearance and Reference Checks.

About the position: Elderwell sessions are run in Residential Homes/Community Hospitals across Cork. The sessions run Monday – Friday. The sessions are usually 1.5hrs in duration on a morning or afternoon, on the same day each week. In some centres Elderwell provide two group sessions on the same day. Elderwell provide ongoing staff support and training. Facilitators mainly work in pairs.

This position would suit someone who is flexible, who is reliable and who is committed to improving the well-being of the Elderly. The position is a high energy position and requires a motivated creative person to deliver the Elderwell programme.

This application closes: 30th August 2019.

Any queries please contact: Nicola Fitzpatrick 089-9561358 or Submit CV by email to <>

All Ireland Success for Siobhán, Darragh, Leah, Marie and Anna

Congratulations to Siobhán Ní Chróinín who won the Corn Stiofáin Uí hEalaoire for Scéalaíocht.  for Scéalíocht (15-18) in Drogheda last Sunday at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2019 in Drogheda.

Also, congratulations to Darragh Twomey, Leah Murphy, Marie O’Neill, and Anna Buckley, who also won at the Fleach Cheoil, in the Ceili Band Competition (15-18) as part of the Crossfields Ceili Band.

All that on top of the Under 12 Set which finished second during the week, and Muireann O’Connor of Cullen won the Flute Slow Air Competition (U12) and the  Crossfield Ceili Band Under 12s also won the Ceili Band Competition.

[read more …] “All Ireland Success for Siobhán, Darragh, Leah, Marie and Anna”

Intermediate Championship: Millstreet v Mayfield

7pm Sat 17th August, in Donoughmore

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Parish Newsletter – 18th August, 2019

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 18th August, 2019
Canon John Fitzgerald P.P.
Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948
Email: <email>
10.00a.m.-1.00p.m. & 2.00p.m.-5.00p.m.

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of the following and for those whose anniversaries occur around this time, and for those for whom masses will be offered during the week:

Recent Deaths: Eugene Winters, Kanturk; Helen Whitford (nee Murphy) Dublin & The Square, Boherbue.

Mass Intentions this Week-end:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Dan O’Connor, Claraghatlea
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Nora Horgan, Ballydaly
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Molly, Con, Thade & Denny Hickey, Gortnacreeha
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Dominic Lawlor, Clara Road

Anniversaries: Hannah O’Keeffe, Millview; Joe Murphy, West End; Eimear O’Mahony, Inchileagh; Kathleen Lane, Ballinatona; Noel & Nelius McSweeney, Cloghoula; John O’Shea, Killowen; Edward Byrne & Sr. Patrick Tarrant, Ahane; Mickie & Breda Dennehy, Moll Carthy’s Bridge; James & Catherine O’Connor, Kilcummin & Betty Smith, Boston; Margaret Cullen, Tralee & Millstreet; John Moylan, Sally’s Cross; Charlie & John Murphy, Waterville.  [read more …] “Parish Newsletter – 18th August, 2019”

Credit Union Student Draw

Mallow Credit Union’s annual Student Draw is back and this year we’ve changed it up! We have 5 Apple MacBook Air up for grabs. If you’re a full-time student between the ages of 17-21, pop into our Millstreet branch for an entry form! Student (or their parent/guardian) must be a member or can join to be eligible for entry. Full T&Cs on the form.

[read more …] “Credit Union Student Draw”

National Cycling Championships

Best wishes to Nicholas J. Buckley from Millstreet, & to all The Sliabh Luachra team taking part in The Nationals in Mullingar over the weekend Also, best wishes to Ben Murphy, Sliabh Luachra cyclist (pictured in the centre below) who is representing Ireland in a 5 day stage race in Austria next week.

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Death Notice: Kathleen Hurley, Gneeveguilla

Hurley (Nee Brosnan), Lyreacorring, Gneeveguilla, Co. Kerry, on Thursday August 15th, peacefully in the presence of her family and in the excellent care of the staff of Millstreet Community Hospital, KATHLEEN, loving wife of the recently deceased Con, fond mother of John, Mary (Horgan), Siobhan, Catherine (Dineen) and Tim. Much loved sister of Dermot and of the late Timothy and greatly cherished by her ten grandchildren. Deeply mourned by her family, daughters in law; Eithne & Fiona, sons in law; Donal & Colm, her sisters in law; Eileen & Sr. Genevieve, her brother in law; Br Walter, her nieces & nephews, her kind carers, neighbours, relatives and friends.

Reposing in St. Brigid’s Funeral Home, Gneeveguilla on Sunday, August 18th, from 5pm to 8pm, followed by removal to the Church of the Holy Rosary, Gneeveguilla. Requiem Mass on Monday (August 19th) at 11am, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. Donations if desired to Millstreet Community Hospital. [rip]

All Ireland Football Final Tickets Draw

St. John’s GAA Club are offering you a chance to win a pair of stand tickets for the All-Ireland football final.

This could be your chance to witness a historic 5-in-a-row for the Dubs, or, Kerry stopping them, or to see the two local lads playing in the Minor Final.

Tickets are only €5 each and can be got from any Club members or contact 0877668669 / 0879103891

End of an Era for Tarrant’s Bridge Bar

On behalf of Mairéad, Stephen, Jack, Éoin, Áine and most importantly Davy, we would like to thank all of our customers for the loyal support you have shown us over the last 14 and 1/2 years.
We will be closing our doors on tomorrow Sunday @ 9pm.
Wishing you all the best for the future from all at Tarrant’s.
We would also like to wish Humphrey and the Healy family all the best in his new venture.

[read more …] “End of an Era for Tarrant’s Bridge Bar”

Death Notice: Virginia Linehan, Dromahoe

The death has occurred of Virginia (Vir) Linehan (née O Sullivan), Dromahoe, Dromagh, Cork. On August 6th 2019, passed away peacefully at the Mercy Hospital after a short illness surrounded by her loving family, Vir, beloved wife of the late Pat and sister of the late Francis and Alfred, dear mother of Mary (Doody), Gail (Lowe), John, P.J and Irene (Duggan), sons-in-law Declan, Georgie and John, daughters-in-law, Angela and Linda, her adored 10 grandchildren and great-granddaughter Sophia, dear sister of Irene (O’Gara), Brenda (O’Sullivan), Marie (Dunlea), Theresa (Sr Coleman). Deeply regretted by her sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, friends and neighbours.

Lying in Repose at Tarrant’s Funeral Home, Millstreet (P51 XF86) on Thursday from 6pm to 8pm. Reception into St. John’s Church, Dromagh (P51 W983) on Friday for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards to St. Mary’s Cemetery, Millstreet. HOUSE STRICTLY PRIVATE PLEASE. [rip]

Death Notice: Nora Hickey, Ballinlough, and formerly of Main Street, Millstreet

Hickey (Ballinlough and formerly of Main Street, Millstreet), On August 5th 2019, peacefully in the presence of her loving family and in the tender loving care of the staff of Beaumont Residential Care, Nora, beloved sister of Mary (Lehane) (Millstreet) and the late Eileen and Joan. Sadly missed by her loving sister, brother-in-law John, nephews, nieces, Máire, Reidín, Noirín, Eleanor, David, Mairead, Seamus and Maria, grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandnieces, great-grandnephew, relatives and friends. May she rest in peace.
Reception into Church Of Our Lady of Lourdes, Ballinlough Tuesday (6th) at 7.30pm. Requiem Mass Wednesday (7th) at 1.30pm, funeral afterwards to St. Mary’s Cemetery, Millstreet. [rip]