Parish Newsletter – The Presentation of the Lord – 2nd February, 2020

PARISH NEWSLETTER
BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET
The Presentation of the Lord – 2nd February, 2020
Canon John Fitzgerald P.P.  
Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948
Email:  <email>    www.dioceseofkerry.ie
PARISH OFFICE OPENING HOURS:
MONDAY-TUESDAY- WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY
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:  Andy O’Sullivan, Lisnaboy; Tessie O’Sullivan, Crinaloo

Mass Intentions this Week-end:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                 Nell & Denis Hickey, Mill View
Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.                         Willie Neenan, Ballydaly
Cullen      10.15 a.m.                          Con Shine, Lislehane
Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                         Dick Pomeroy, Clara Road

Anniversaries: Meg Kelleher, Aubane; Julia Duggan, Claraghatlea; Pat Horgan, Ballydaly; Pat Buckley, Cahirbarnagh; Matt Murphy, Lisnaboy; Nora Creedon, Laught; Thomas & Bridget Kirby, Dooradoyle; Fr. Denis Manley, The Square & Hull.  [read more …] “Parish Newsletter – The Presentation of the Lord – 2nd February, 2020”

Teresa (Tessie) O’Sullivan (née Desmond), Crinaloo

The death has occurred of Teresa (Tessie) O’Sullivan (née Desmond), Crinaloo, Rathcoole, Cork. Passed away peacefully on January 30th 2020 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Sister of the late Nancy, Kitty, Paddy and her nephews Martin and Dan. Loving mother of Jerry and Catherine, daughter-in-law Eileen, grandmother of Jeremy and Katie, great-grandmother of Craig, Lexi and Mason. Deeply regretted by her niece Kathy, family, neighbours, large circle of friends and her wonderful home help Margaret. “May she rest in Peace”.
Lying in Repose at Tarrant’s Funeral Home, Millstreet on Saturday evening from 6.30pm to 8.30pm followed by removal to St Nicholas’ Church, Kilcorney. Requiem Mass on Sunday at 12.30 with burial afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Millstreet. [rip] [2]

Playground Donation Thank You

Millstreet Town Park Committee wish to thank Grace O’Shea of Grace’s Hair & Beauty for her very generous donation to the Playground Project. Just like the Town Park our Millstreet businesses have so much to offer us. Please continue to support our local businesses that support the community where we live, work and play. If you are in business locally and wish to pledge a contribution to the Playground Project we would be delighted to receive any amount.

TO DONATE: you may
(1) lodge online to Millstreet Town Park bank account: BIC-BOFIIE2D; IBAN-IE61BOFI90580332105069
(2) lodge cash or cheque in person at Millstreet Credit Union – reference Millstreet Town Park account
(3) send a cheque payable to ” Millstreet Town Park ” care of FAS Offices, Millstreet Community Gym, Millstreet
If you wish to confirm your donation we would be delighted to hear from you at <millstreettownpark@gmail.com>

“Mummy & Me ®” (or Daddy & Me) Swing on right to feature in new Playground in Town Park

 

Andy O’Sullivan, Lisnaboy, Cullen

The death has occurred of Andy O’Sullivan Lisnaboy, Cullen. Passed away peacefully on the 29th January 2020 in the outstanding care at the Mercy Hospital Cork, surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his adoring wife Pauline, parents Johnny and Mary and his loving brother Murty. He will be deeply missed by his dear children John, Martin, Sinead, Andrew, Mary and their partners. Fondly remembered by his sisters Sheila and Marie and his brother John (Seanie), sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and his many friends.

Reposing at his residence (P51 TY89) on Friday from 4PM to 8PM. Reception into the Church of the Nativity, Cullen on Saturday for 12 noon mass. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. (House strictly private Saturday morning). May He Rest In Peace. [rip.ie]

Lest We Forget (14)

(Continuing our series on the events of 1920 with the help of the daily newspaper of the First Dáil, the Irish Bulletin.)

LEST WE FORGET (14)

The following are the Acts of Aggression Committed in Ireland by the Armed Military and Police of the Usurping English Government – as reported in the Irish Daily Press, for the Week Ending JANUARY 17th, 1920.
Summary.

MONDAY, JANUARY 12th, 1920.

Raids:- Armed police raided the residence of Mr. P. P. Doyle, Chairman of the Athy Urban District Council, in order to dismantle his Motor car. The car was not on the premises. The Sinn Fein Election Rooms were raided at Kingstown Co. Dublin, and all available Election Literature was seized. The literature was being used in the Municipal Election campaign now proceeding throughout Ireland. At Tullamore and in the surrounding districts, armed police raided and searched upwards of 50 houses.
Arrests:- A young man named Cunningham was seized in his mother’s house, and taken to the Bridewell, Dublin, on a charge of discharging firearms. He was subsequently released.  [read more …] “Lest We Forget (14)”

Barraduff Tractor Vintage/non Vintage car and Motorbike under 75cc run

Barraduff Tidy Village Group are holing a Tractor Vintage/non Vintage car and Motorbike under 75cc run, on the 9th of February, in aid of the Kerry/Cork Cancer Link Bus and Recovery Haven Kerry.

Registration is from 11am to 1pm in Barraduff Community Field and Barraduff N.S, and costs €20. Refreshments afterwards is in Murphy’s Bar Barraduff. All Welcome

Playground Donation Thank You

Millstreet Town Park Committee wish to thank  Catherine Tarrant of Tarrant Accountancy & Taxation  Services, Coole, Millstreet for her very generous  donation to the Playground Project.  The growing support from the cross section  of our local businesses is fantastic and much appreciated. If you want to join your local colleagues supporting the Town Park  we would be delighted to receive your contribution … the momentum is strong let’s keep it going Millstreet!

TO DONATE: you may
(1) lodge online to Millstreet Town Park bank account: BIC-BOFIIE2D; IBAN-IE61BOFI90580332105069
(2) lodge cash or cheque in person  at Millstreet Credit Union – reference Millstreet Town Park account
(3) send a cheque payable to ” Millstreet Town Park ” care of  FAS Offices, Millstreet Community Gym,  Millstreet
If you wish to confirm your donation we would be delighted to hear from you at  <email>

Spacenet climber to feature in new Playground in Town Park

[read more …] “Playground Donation Thank You”

Carriganima N.S. Open Week

You are invited to visit Carriganima National School during the Open Week from Monday 3rd to Friday 7th February 2020. Call into the school anytime between 9.20am to 3.00pm to see the excellent facilities and opportunities on offer – no appointment necessary. See how our school can best meet the needs of your child, both academically and socially. A perfect opportunity to look around the school and meet with staff during a working day.

Playground Donation Thank You

Millstreet Town Park Committee wish to thank Desmond O’Sullivan Carpentry & Construction Services for his very generous donation to the Playground Project. Fantastic to have another local business support our Town Park.
If you would like to join the growing honours list we would be delighted to receive any contribution….. very € counts!

TO DONATE: you may
(1) lodge online to Millstreet Town Park bank account: BIC-BOFIIE2D; IBAN-IE61BOFI90580332105069
(2) lodge cash or cheque in person at Millstreet Credit Union – reference Millstreet Town Park account
(3) send a cheque payable to ” Millstreet Town Park ” care of FAS Offices, Millstreet Community Gym, Millstreet

If you wish to confirm your donation we would be delighted to hear from you at <millstreettownpark@gmail.com>

Senior 4 Tower 2 Slide multiplay unit to feature in new Playground in Town Park

 

Professional Catering Assistant Required

The Flaming Cook are looking for a reliable and professional catering assistant for the upcoming season to join their team. This is seasonal work that will focus in the Cork/Kerry/Limerick area.

It is predominantly weekend work (Friday/Saturday/Sunday) with the possibility of weekday. The job will consist of food preparation and serving, maintaining a clean workspace, and general ad hoc duties. Training will be provided. Salary DOE

Interested candidates can email a cover letter and CV to <jack@theflamingcook.ie>


[read more …] “Professional Catering Assistant Required”

Parish Newsletter – 26th January, 2020 – Catholic Schools Week

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK
PARISH NEWSLETTER
BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET
The Third Sunday in Ordinary Time – 26th January, 2020
Canon John Fitzgerald P.P.  
Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948
Email:  <email>    dioceseofkerry.ie
PARISH OFFICE OPENING HOURS:
MONDAY-TUESDAY- WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY
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:    Joan Crane-Lynch, Lislehane, Cullen & Las Vegas

Mass Intentions this Week-end:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                 Kathleen Corcoran, Dooneen                          Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.                         The deceased members of the Moynihan Family, Lyreaoune                                               
Cullen      10.15 a.m.                          James Hickey, Meenskehy
Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                         Bertie & Kate Kelleher, Murphy’s Terrace

Anniversaries:  Chrissie Mullane, Dromnahilla; Patrick O’Mahony, Lackabawn; Nora & Dan Joe Carroll, Tullig; Denis & Ellen Murphy, Tullig; Nora & Peter Dineen, Cloghoula; Theresa McCarthy, Kilmeedy; Joan Murphy, Knocknakilla;   Peter Desmond, Claramore; Margaret Mullane, Coolikerane; Patrick Kearney, Lisnaboy; Tade & Mary Murphy, Knocknagree; Kattie O’Mahony, Murphy’s Terrace & Ballincollig; Joe & Paddy Barrett, Newmarket.  [read more …] “Parish Newsletter – 26th January, 2020 – Catholic Schools Week”

Joan Crane-Lynch, Las Vegas & Cullen (1936-2020)

Joan Lynch Crane of Las Vegas, NV, passed away on January 20, 2020, at St. Rose Dominican Hospital – Sienna Campus, Henderson, NV.

Joan married Allan Crane of Staten Island, NY, in May 1960. Joan and Allan had four girls while living in Staten Island, NY, and eventually moved their young family to Old Bridge, NJ, in December 1970, where Joan and Allan stayed until 2001, when they retired and moved to Las Vegas.

Joan was a native of County Cork, Ireland. Born on February 23, 1936 as Siobhán Ó Loingsigh in Eagleounne, Cullen, County Cork, Ireland, to Mary Casey and Tim Lynch, who in all had 11 children.  [read more …] “Joan Crane-Lynch, Las Vegas & Cullen (1936-2020)”

Playground Donation Thank You

Millstreet Town Park Committee wish to thank Niamh Twomey & her Team at Wordsworth for the very generous donation to the Playground Project. Millstreet businesses are just like our Town Park….there is something for every Sráider right on our doorstep. Please continue to support our local businesses as they rally behind the Playground Project.
If you are in business locally and have the capacity please consider making a contribution today.
TO DONATE: you may
(1) lodge online to Millstreet Town Park bank account: BIC-BOFIIE2D; IBAN-IE61BOFI90580332105069
(2) lodge cash or cheque in person at Millstreet Credit Union – reference Millstreet Town Park account
(3) send a cheque payable to ” Millstreet Town Park ” care of FAS Offices, Millstreet Community Gym, Millstreet

If you wish to confirm your donation we would be delighted to hear from you at <email>  [read more …] “Playground Donation Thank You”

The Old Woman who Lived in a Shoe

Preparations are almost complete for “The Old Woman who lived in the Shoe” – The Marian Players 33rd Annual Panto, in The Community Centre, Rathmore.  Adding to the fabulous acts we have all enjoyed down the years, we have many new young faces giving added life and zest to the whole production. The schedule of performances is available on local advertising and media, and is also on the booking office phone number as above.  Every day from Tuesday Jan 28th onward, the booking office across from Rathmore Church, will be open between 2.00 pm and 6.00 pm. Also, during these hours, one may also phone in to reserve seats for collection later.

Bookings, as usual, are taken for individual seats. So an early call is advised so one can be assured of their preferred seats. Details: 085 2031730.

[read more …] “The Old Woman who Lived in a Shoe”

Playground Donation Thank You

Millstreet Town Park Committee wish to thank Shane Tarrant of Shane Tarrant Building & Carpentry for his very generous donation to the Playground Project. Please continue to support our local businesses to allow them give back to Sráid an Mhuilinn. We are getting closer with groundworks already underway this week. If you want to help us with the ever decreasing balance required to complete the Playground Project please consider making a contribution today.

TO DONATE: you may
(1) lodge online to Millstreet Town Park bank account at IBAN: IE61 BOFI 9058 0332 1050 69, BIC:BOFIIE2
(2) lodge cash or cheque in person at Millstreet Credit Union – reference Millstreet Town Park account
(3) send a cheque payable to ” Millstreet Town Park ” care of FAS Offices, Millstreet Community Gym, Millstreet

If you wish to confirm your donation we would be delighted to hear from you at <millstreettownpark@gmail.com>

[read more …] “Playground Donation Thank You”

Collins / Sheehan / O’Hare of Cloghoulamore

Hello from Boston!
I’m doing some family history research, and my great-grandmother Mary Agnes Collins (Molly) came from Millstreet and emigrated to the US at about 15 years old.
Maria (Mary) Collins, baptised 5 December 1884″. Her mother is listed as Ellena Collins. The priest was “J. Martin”. And her location is listed as “CLOUGHOOLABEG“.
Does anyone know anything about this family or location?
I would GREATLY appreciate any tips or help. Many thanks!
Robert Pyles, Boston

Admin’s note: we have found out a good bit: [read more …] “Collins / Sheehan / O’Hare of Cloghoulamore”