Graduation 2020 at Cloghoula N.S.

We extend our sincere congratulations to Sophia Serreli and to Patrick Gilbourne on their recent Graduation from Cloghoula N.S..  We wish them every success and happiness in their Post-Primary Education.   We share the following four images of such a very important uplifting occasion.   Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Sophia Serreli with her mother Denise
Patrick Gilbourne with his parents Raymond and Gillian and his sister Margaux

“Lunchtime Favourites” After Mass on CMS Sunday 5th July 2020 Until 1.15pm

We invite you to submit your Requests for our weekly Music Request Show “Lunchtime Favourites” (Sunday, 5th July 2020) on Cork Music Station which is broadcast directly after the celebration of 11:30 am Mass from 12:15pm until 13:15.   Just email your requests anytime to corkmusicstation @gmail.com or text/WhatsApp to 086 825 0074.   Our focus this Sunday will include the wonderfully uplifting songs and tunes hugely popular in the era of Carnivals in Millstreet in the 1950s and 1960s.    Sure to evoke some great memories.    And we have a final update on the very successful Bumbleance Project.   Happy Listening!  (S.R.)

Live broadcast of “Lunchtime Favourites” from our Millstreet Studio.
Sincere thanks to Photographer/Correspondent Supreme John Tarrant for this uplifting promotion in a recent “Corkman” of our weekly Sunday and Tuesday programmes on Cork Music Station. (S.R.)

Religious Broadcasts on Cork Music Station to Continue

For the next fortnight we shall be broadcasting live the celebration of Mass at St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet as we have been doing since the beginning of the onset of COVID-19 with its many restrictions.   Our week-day daily broadcasts will continue for the next fortnight and will then end as more people are gradually being permitted to attend Church for the celebration of Mass.   However, our broadcast of 11.30 a.m. Sunday Mass will continue until full congregations are permitted to attend Mass in Church.   And our “Lunchtime Favourites” following Mass until 1.15pm will also continue on Cork Music Station.   We thank the very many Listeners worldwide who have been tuning into our Religious Broadcasts and who have been sending such uplifting kind comments.  If you wish to make contact with our Radio Station just email corkmusicstation@ gmail.com.

“Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm Sunday on C103

We thank Presenter John Greene for advance information regarding his programme this Sunday, 5th July 2020 at 7pm on C103.  (S.R.)

The life, times and songs of Country Music star Margo and songwriter Johnny Duhan, currently feature on ‘Where the road takes me’, in a series entitled ‘The Singer & the Songwriter’

On this week’s programme, John Greene concludes the story of Margo….

This week we hear about her battle with alcohol, as she strives to come to terms with a cancelled wedding, a horrific car crash and the weight of a promise made to her father before he died. 

But the good times outweigh the bad as she sings with Johnny Cash and Glen Cambell, tours with Hank Locklin and in Dolly Parton discovers a friend when she needs one.

There’s also a few family facts to be set straight as well, including a supposed falling out with Daniel that never happened.  [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm Sunday on C103″

Millstreet Pitch & Putt Club

The first competition of the year will be a scratch matchplay competition open to all adult members (ladies and gents). Please note that that this is a scratch matchplay competition where one player plays another and no handicaps apply All Covid-19 restrictions apply.
The draw will take place on Sunday 5th July at 6 p.m. Entry fee is €3. If interested please text your name to 086 8510423 to be included in the draw.   We thank Pat Breen for this notice.  (S.R.)

“Radio Treasures” Tonight Features Interview with Eileen Cronin

Tonight on “Radio Treasures” broadcast on Cork Music Station 9:30 to 11:00pm we feature our regular items with a splendid blend of uplifting songs and music as well as interesting musings.    

Our 10pm Interview is with Eileen Cronin of Scrahan, Knocknagree who has very kindly presented a hugely historic soldier’s belt of 1916 with a direct link to Eamon de Valera.   Hear the wonderful Eileen tonight at 10pm in a superb interview which I recorded recently in her most welcoming home near the Cork/Kerry border.

Eileen Cronin with the truly historic soldier’s belt of 1916. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

And we reflect on the return of part of the congregation to St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet.

The Bumbleance Go Fund Me Project is close on €1,300.00. The target is €1,500.00 and the fundraising is open until 12 midnight on this Tuesday, 30th June 2020. To support the very praiseworthy cause just log on to Bumbleance and just follow instructions on how to donate. Coordinators William and Ita Fitzgerald are most grateful for the generosity already shown by many people.  Pictured above is William Fitzgerald with son John.

[read more …] ““Radio Treasures” Tonight Features Interview with Eileen Cronin”

Millstreet Pictorial Updates Monday 29th June 2020

As we enter the next phase of the easing of COVID-19 Restrictions we reflect on life in Millstreet on this historic Monday when many businesses reopen.  And we are all so relieved that Hair Salons and Barber Shops will be according a royal welcome from this day!  We share a selection of images illustrating uplifting signs for the future.   Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Sheila and Frank enjoy the wonderful sunshine while relaxing on the very impressive street seating.

Tom Flahive on behalf of Millstreet GAA superbly coordinated the hugely successful Clothes Collection in Millstreet GAA Community Hall from 9am to 2pm on Saturday.
Tom Flahive meets just two of the very many people who kindly delivered bags of clothes to Millstreet GAA Hall.

We’re presently preparing a full feature on the splendid Graduation ceremony which took place at Presentation N.S., Millstreet last week. A full feature will also appear on the “Corkman”.
Providing the wonderful liturgical music and hymns for our religious broadcasts on Cork Music Station during the entire COVID-19 lockdown period. From left: Deirdre Tracey, Edel and Barry Fraser. Deirdre played the organ while Edel and Barry recorded by phone the many members of Millstreet Church Choir….blending the singing of all into a perfect recording.
Monday, 29th June 2020 – the day on which the first congregation of fifty people will attend 10am Mass at St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet….following the easing of COVID-19 Restrictions.
The Bumbleance Go Fund Me Project is close on €1,300.00. The target is €1,500.00 and the fundraising is open until 12 midnight on this Tuesday, 30th June 2020. To support the very praiseworthy cause just log on to Bumbleance and then follow instructions on how to donate. Coordinators William and Ita Fitzgerald are most grateful for the generosity already shown by many people.   Pictured above is William Fitzgerald and son John.

[read more …] “Millstreet Pictorial Updates Monday 29th June 2020”

Mass Broadcast Schedule This Week on Cork Music Station

Schedule of Radio Broadcasts of Masses from St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet with Celebrant Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P. on Cork Music Station this Week 

Mass on Sunday, 28th June 2020 at 11.30 am… Mass today for People of the Parish

Our Weekday Broadcasts of Mass  

Mass on Monday (29th June) for Private Intention at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Tuesday (30th June) for Private Intention at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday (1st July) for Eileen Collins, Clara Road and Private Intention at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday (2nd July) for Private Intention at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday (3rd July) for Jack & Joan Healy, Minor Row and Private Intention at 10.00a.m.

Incorporated into the celebration of Masses this week will be new recent recordings of Millstreet Church Choir and the playing of the Church Organ by Deirdre Tracey.   We thank Edel, Barry and Kieran Fraser for the coordination of the recordings of Millstreet Church Choir.   Thus we shall have the virtual sounds of the Organ and the Choir at the Celebration of all Masses throughout the week.   Members of the Congregation watching the live transmission on the Church Local Television will be unable to hear the Choir and Organist unless one turns on the radio sound in the background of the Mass being broadcast live on (just click on the following link to tune into our Internet Radio Station:) Cork Music Station.  Please note that there is a slight delay in synchronisation of the television and radio sounds. Tap on the images below to enlarge.  (S.R.)

To make contact with Cork Music Station :

Email corkmusicstation @gmail.com [read more …] “Mass Broadcast Schedule This Week on Cork Music Station”

“Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm Sunday on C103

We thank Presenter John Greene for advance information regarding his programme this Sunday, 28th June 2020 at 7pm on C103.  (S.R.)

This Sunday evening on Where the road takes me, John Greene begins a four-part series entitled  ‘The Singer & The Songwriter’.

Featured in parts three and four, songwriter Johnny Duhan reflects on a difficult upbringing, his time as frontman with beat-band ‘Granny’s Intentions’, the importance of  his song ‘The Voyage’, and why he is often referred to as ‘the man in the shadows’. 

The series begins this Sunday evening with Country singing star Margo O’Donnell, who never wished or meant to be a singer.

In the programme Margo speaks about…………

How the promise made to her father on his deathbed, weighed her down for years……..

How her future husband backed out of their wedding, two weeks before it was due to take place…

How the final straw was a horrific car crash which kept her off the stage for months, leading to loneliness, depression and leaning on alcohol for support.

And………there’s a few myths about her family to be cleared up as well. [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” at 7pm Sunday on C103″

Death Notice: Tom Barrett of The Square, Millstreet & Castlegar, Galway

The death has occurred of Thomas (Tom) Barrett Bruckey, Castlegar, Galway / Millstreet,  Co. Cork

Barrett, Thomas (Tom) of Bruckey, Castlegar, Galway and formerly of The Square, Millstreet, Co. Cork, June 25th 2020.

He died peacefully, in the company of his children Danni, David and Katie and his siblings Dick, Teresa, Ted and Maria after an illness.

Rest In Peace

A celebration of Tom’s life will be arranged at a later date, after Cremation.

He will be sadly missed by extended family and dear friends. He was a simple man. He wanted a death as simple as his birth.

If you wish to leave a message of condolence to the family please click on this link.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam uasal.

[read more …] “Death Notice: Tom Barrett of The Square, Millstreet & Castlegar, Galway”

Millstreet Library Reopens on Tuesday 30th June at 10.00 a.m.

Millstreet Library will be open to the public from next week – from Tuesday, 30th June 2020. It will open at the slightly later time of 10am each day. Customers will be able to browse and pick their own books as before. The nationwide request system will start up about a month later. We look forward to welcoming everyone back in again.   We thank Librarian Nora for this important notice.  (S.R.)

Carnegie Hall where Millstreet Library is located

“Radio Treasures” Tonight Features Interview with Fr. Paddy O’Byrne

Tonight on “Radio Treasures” broadcast on Cork Music Station 9:30 to 11:00pm we feature our regular items with a blend of uplifting songs and music.    

Our 10pm Interview is with Fr. Paddy O’Byrne on his Diamond Jubilee tothe Priesthood…..Interview also includes members of the O’Leary Family.

And we provide an update on Cork Music Station’s “Go Fund Me” Fundraising Campaign in aid of “Bumbleance” currently over  €1,000.00.  This wonderfully praiseworthy Annual Project in aid of “Bumbleance” is coordinated by Ita and William Fitzgerald.   And we chat about the 18 images featured below.  Tap on the pictures to enlarge.

All this and more in tonight’s “Radio Treasures”.  Happy Listening!  (S.R.) [read more …] ““Radio Treasures” Tonight Features Interview with Fr. Paddy O’Byrne”

Large Numbers of People Sign Book of Condolence at Millstreet Garda Station

Liam Flynn of Millstreet signs the Book of Condolence in tribute to the late Detective Garda Colm Horkan at Millstreet Garda Station in the presence of Garda Andy McCarthy.   The Book remains open for ten days…10.00am to 1.00pm daily. Tap on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

“Where the Road Takes Me” This Sunday at 7pm on C103

We thank Presenter, John Greene for advance information regarding this week’s programme at 7pm on C103 on Sunday, 21st June 2020.  (S.R.)

This week on ‘Where the road take me’, John Greene concludes the three part programme ‘Inspiration from the past’.   

The failure of the 1916 Rising, proved, that while the Irish were willing, they weren’t able or ready for the power of the enemy.    Those who were rounded up in its aftermath were shipped off to Frongoch prison camp in a remote part of Wales, and left basically to their own devices.  The camp now became known as a ‘University of Revolution’.  As a result, when the ‘War of Independence’ came about, the Irish were still willing, but as a result of the secret training they received at Frongoch, they were now also ready and able.  [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” This Sunday at 7pm on C103″

Mass Broadcast Schedule This Week on Cork Music Station

Schedule of Radio Broadcasts of Masses from St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet with Celebrant Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P. on Cork Music Station this Week 

Mass on Sunday, 21st June 2020 at 11.30 am… Mass today will be offered for Ann & John Kelleher, Drishane Road; Ciss & Bill Kelleher, Cockhill & Christy O’Connor, Cullen. 

Our Weekday Broadcasts of Mass  

Mass on Monday (22nd June) for Neily O’Leary, West End; Jim & Nora Coleman, Murphy’s Terrace; Eily & Willie Cronin, Knocknakilla at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Tuesday (23rd June) for Pat & Kathleen Buicke, Murphy’s Terrace; Kathleen & Jackie Forde, Murphy’s Terrace & James Daly, Main Street at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday (24th June) for John O’Sullivan, Coolinarne; Thomas & Eileen O’Mahony, Kilmeedy; Maurice, Steven & John O’Sullivan, Dromagh at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday (25th June) for Con O’Sullivan, Lyreaoune; The Eucharistic Adorers of Millstreet, Cullen & Ballydaly  at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday (26th June) for Private Intention at 10.00a.m.

Incorporated into the celebration of Masses this week will be new recent recordings of Millstreet Church Choir and the playing of the Church Organ by Deirdre Tracey.   We thank Edel, Barry and Kieran Fraser for the coordination of the recordings of Millstreet Church Choir.   Thus we shall have the virtual sounds of the Organ and the Choir at the Celebration of all Masses throughout the week.   Members of the Congregation watching the live transmission on the Church Local Television will be unable to hear the Choir and Organist unless one turns on the radio sound in the background of the Mass being broadcast live on (just click on the following link to tune into our Internet Radio Station:) Cork Music Station.  Please note that there is a slight delay in sychronisation of the television and radio sounds. Tap on the images below to enlarge.  (S.R.)

To make contact with Cork Music Station :

Email corkmusicstation @gmail.com [read more …] “Mass Broadcast Schedule This Week on Cork Music Station”

Cork County Council Development Plan 2022 – 2028

Cork County Council Development Plan 2022 – 2028

Cork County Council are currently inviting submissions from the public with regard to the County Development Plan 2022 – 2028

One of the topics under consideration in the plan is Energy.  For anyone that has concerns regarding the proposed wind farm development at Mushera – now is your opportunity to make a submission.

You can make a submission on-line by logging on to website www.corkcoco.ie/en/Cork-County-Development-Plan-2022-2028 and follow the instructions or by making a written submission and addressing it to The Senior Planner, Planning Policy Unit, Floor 13, County Hall, Cork.

Deadline for receipt of submissions is midnight on Thursday July 2nd. 2020

Please note that email submissions will NOT be accepted.

Fr. Paddy O’Byrne’s Diamond Jubilee to the Priesthood Today

Sincere congratulations to the wonderfully popular Fr. Paddy O’Byrne who on this very day – Friday, 19th June 2020 – celebrates his Diamond Jubilee to the Priesthood.   Fr. Paddy was ordained to the Priesthood on this day 60 years ago in 1960.   Family and Countless Friends send their heartfelt greetings to Fr. Paddy on such a magnificent milestone in his priestly life.  He has been spreading the Good News at home and abroad in such a dedicated and enthusiastic manner – especially in Nebraska, USA – for six marvellous decades.   We wish Fr. Paddy many more years of great health and fulfilment in his inspiring priestly life here in his beloved home town of Millstreet .  (S.R.)

Fr. Paddy being presented with a copy of “Picture Millstreet” at Tubrid Holy Well in the presence of Cousin Eily Buckley and yours truly. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
Fr. Paddy pictured with the late Fr. Joe Murphy at West End, Millstreet.

Book of Condolence Open in Tribute to Detective Garda Colm Horkan at Millstreet Garda Station Daily from 10am to 1pm

Millstreet Gardaí extend an invitation to sign at Millstreet Garda Station anytime daily from 10am to 1pm the special Book of Condolence in tribute to the late Detective Garda Colm Horkan, R.I.P..

Detective Garda Colm Horkan
RIP – 17th June 2020.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.

COPE Foundation Fundraising Appeal

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=3027855677293252&id=100002065486425&sfnsn=mo

https://www.facebook.com/donate/907648126415233/?fundraiser_source=external_url

We thank Noreen McSweeney for this Fundraising Appeal Notice.

Tadgh McSweeney's photo.

Tadgh’s fundraiser for Cope Foundation- 5 Peaks 1 Week ULTRA Challenge

Fundraiser for Cope Foundation by Tadgh McSweeney · 

€1,177 raised of €1,000

 

 

“Radio Treasures” Tonight with Focus on Eugene, Denis & Bumbleance

Tonight on “Radio Treasures” broadcast on Cork Music Station 9:30 to 11:00pm we feature our regular items with a blend of uplifting songs and music.    Being “Bloomsday” 16th June 2020 we hear Frank Patterson with one of the songs from James Joyce’s “The Dead”.

Our 10pm Interview is Library related when we meet a gentleman who has become quite famous on television and the media because of his hugely important input for the Library Service during COVID-19.   Representing the Library inputs we meet with Denis Tangney who introduces Eugene Bradley. 

Denis & Eugene of Library Services.

 And we reveal how Denis Murphy from Newmarket solved our unending clicking noise which could even be heard in Australia!   

Denis Murphy of Newmarket at Mount Leader, Millstreet

We also note the superb work of Millstreet Tidy Towns in recent days.   Feel most welcome to make contact with us….just email corkmusicstation @gmail.com  

Noreen Dennehy and Pat Randles of Millstreet Tidy Towns.

And we provide an update on Cork Music Station’s “Go Fund Me” Fundraising Campaign in aid of “Bumbleance” currently approaching €600.00.  This wonderfully praiseworthy Annual Project in aid of “Bumbleance” is coordinated by Ita and William Fitzgerald.  William will be interviewing a key member of that organisation at 10pm on CMS on this Thursday night during his weekly Thursday Show.

All this and more in tonight’s “Radio Treasures”.  Happy Listening!  (S.R.) [read more …] ““Radio Treasures” Tonight with Focus on Eugene, Denis & Bumbleance”

Death Notice: Jerome Walsh, Cork & Rathmore

The death has occurred of Jerome (Jerry) Walsh
Barrington’s Avenue, Ballintemple, Cork / Rathmore, Co. Kerry

WALSH (Cork and Kerry): On June 13th 2020, peacefully at Marymount University Hospital and Hospice, JEROME (JERRY) (Retired N.T.), Barrington’s Avenue, Ballintemple and late of Rathmore, dearly loved husband of Connie (née Houlihan) and much loved father of Maurice, James and Anne-Marie and loving brother of Barry and late twin Maurice.

Sadly missed by his loving wife and family, brother, daughter-in-law Mia, granddaughter Norah, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

A private family funeral will take place, in accordance with current guidelines. We thank you for your co-operation and understanding at this difficult time. Please leave your personal message for Jerry’s family on the condolence section of www.rip.ie or through

www.jerhoconnorfuneralhomes.ie

Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to Marymount Hospice.

“May he rest in peace”

Mass Broadcast Schedule This Week on Cork Music Station

Schedule of Radio Broadcasts of Masses from St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet with Celebrant Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P. on Cork Music Station this Week 

Mass on Sunday, 14th June 2020 at 11.30 am… Mass today will be offered for the First Holy Communion Children of our Parish, their families & teachers.  We shall also be returning from “Lunchtime Favourites” to the Holy Hour for Corpus Christi 2020 and especially for the final Blessing at 12.55pm.

Our Weekday Broadcasts of Mass  

Mass on Monday (15th June) for Tom, Joan & Claire Grainger, Cloghoulamore & Birmingham; Billy & Lena Mulcahy, Dromahane at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Tuesday (16th June) for  Julie & Patie Hickey, Cullen; Christy & Bonnie Morley, Lislehane & their daughter Nuala Joyce, Tralee at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday (17th June) for William O’Leary, Dromnahilla; Breda O’Leary, The Square; Mary & Patrick Dineen, Knocknapogue at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday (18th June) for Johnnie & Abina Sheehan, Knockbrack; Timmy O’Connor, Dooneen; Tadg Crowley, Drishanebeg  at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday (19th June) for Feast of The Sacred Heart at 10.00a.m.

Incorporated into the celebration of Masses this week will be new recent recordings of Millstreet Church Choir and the playing of the Church Organ by Deirdre Tracey.   We thank Edel, Barry and Kieran Fraser for the coordination of the recordings of Millstreet Church Choir.   Thus we shall have the virtual sounds of the Organ and the Choir at the Celebration of all Masses throughout the week.   Members of the Congregation watching the live transmission on the Church Local Television will be unable to hear the Choir and Organist unless one turns on the radio sound in the background of the Mass being broadcast live on (just click on the following link to tune into our Internet Radio Station:) Cork Music Station.  Please note that there is a slight delay in sychronisation of the two sounds. Tap on the images below to enlarge.  (S.R.)

To make contact with Cork Music Station :

Email corkmusicstation @gmail.com

Sat. 13th June 2020 was the Feast of St. Anthony. This splendid statue of the Saint is located in St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet.

“Where the Road Takes Me” on C103 This Sunday at 7pm

We thank Presenter John Greene for advance information regarding his Sunday (14th June 2020) Radio Programme.  (S.R.)

It’s a Where the Road Takes Me ‘Special’ this week, as John Greene brings you the story of a Lockdown with a difference.

In a working-class district of West London, a mother calls her son, who has Asperger’s Syndrome’, downstairs for dinner.

Both she and her husband are unaware that their youngest has amassed 73 million dollars while trading in the financial markets on his home computer in his bedroom.

Neither are they aware that their son will become the focus of a global manhunt for allegedly causing the most mysterious financial crash in history.

Multi agencies, including the FBI will seek his extradition to the US where he faces a total of 378 years jail term.  

This is a ‘David and Goliath’ story at it’s very best.  But why is a home lockdown involved and still is, as we speak.  [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” on C103 This Sunday at 7pm”

Shane Very Generously Donates His 50th Blood Donation

Notice Regarding Home Deliveries at O’Keeffe’s Supervalu Millstreet

Afternoon all, our little van that has been working very hard over the last number of weeks has to go for DOE next week.  So it will be going to the mechanics for a day or two. There will be NO HOME DELIVERIES tomorrow  (Friday) and Saturday…12th/13th June 2020. We can of course do your shopping and drop it to your car as normal. 😍😍 Any issues please contact us via phone or email.  

We thank Áine Murphy of O’Keeffe’s Supervalu, Millstreet for this notice. Tap on the image tp enlarge. (S.R.)

“Radio Treasures” Tonight Features Corncrake & Sponsored Programmes Memories on Cork Music Station

An Invitation to tune into our weekly “Radio Treasures” on Cork Music Station at 9.30 until 11pm this Tuesday (9th June 2020).   Happy Listening!  (S.R.) 

  1.  Music and Songs aplenty including “Ireland in My Dreams”….And the sound of the Corncrake recorded on Tory Island.
  2.  Call outs to our Loyal Listeners worldwide.
  3. Our 10pm Feature takes us back to 1Radio Memories of Sponsored Programmes .  Our 1960s edited recordings are from Millstreet Museum Audio Recordings.  
  4.  Time to smile!
  5.  Time to reflect – Wise Quotes.
  6.  Remembering our Faithful Departed.
  7. Carriganima Book just published…We share how Irish words are so much part of our English language in this area.
  8. Musings and Chatting about the attached images relating to the many images pictured here. Tap on the pictures to enlarge.
    Visitors to Tubrid Holy Well, Millstreet delighted that this Centre of Prayer and Haven of Peace reopened on Sunday, 7th June 2020 with COVID-19 safety measures in place.
    Cork Co. Council Millstreet recently put in place at West End, Millstreet a very impressive Steel Bicycle Stand Feature fabricated by Vanhalen Ltd., Liscreagh, Millstreet.
    Angela Sheehan of Shinnagh, Rathmore is a loyal regular visitor to Tubrid Holy Well, Millstreet pictured (7th June 2020) on the evening of the reopening of this Centre of Prayer and Haven of Peace with COVID-19 safety measures in operation.
    Patrick W. O’Leary of Louisville, Kentucky, USA kindly posted these two wonderful Kentucky St. Patrick’s Day Tee-shirts to Millstreet – which arrived this morning.
    During my Clara Road walk on Sunday, 7th June 2020 I got to meet Evelyn and John Moylan with Georgie the dog and Polo the Pony. June Moylan kindly shared four superb images of Evelyn and John’s recent trip to the summit of Clara Mountain – totally charming and courageous. Many thanks for sharing such photographic gems, June.

[read more …] ““Radio Treasures” Tonight Features Corncrake & Sponsored Programmes Memories on Cork Music Station”

Sincere Thanks from MCC to All Magnificent Front-line Workers

We received the following message from  Maura  Kiely,  Secretary,  Millstreet Community Council

On behalf of our community, Millstreet Community Council wish to acknowledge the Trojan work of the front-line staff of our hospital, medical surgeries, health centre, chemists, postmen, supermarkets, butchers, suppliers of petrol and diesel and all who helped the community in a variety of ways.

They served the community with good humour and smiles— even in the early days of this pandemic, before perspex protection and when nobody knew what to expect.
They all deserve our unending gratitude and perhaps the best way that we can show this gratitude now is to Shop Local.  (S.R.)

Millstreet Children’s Playground Re-opens Tuesday 9th June 2020 at 10:00 am.

Millstreet Children’s Playground re-opens Tuesday, 9th June at 10:00 am.   Please note the following important information received from Millstreet Town Park Committee:

For the Safety of Our ChildrenRules of Use of This Playground

Children using this Playground are to be SUPERVISED by a PARENT or GUARDIAN AT ALL TIMES.

Parents or Guardians are REQUIRED:

  • To bring their own hand sanitiser for the cleaning of their children’s hands before, at regular intervals during, and after use of the playground equipment. In the absence of such sanitation parents or guardians are requested to refrain from allowing their children use of the equipment.
  • To ensure physical distancing between children
  • To advise children to avoid touching their face, eyes, nose and mouth.
  • To ensure children under your care have regard to the safe use of equipment and to the safety of others at all times.
  • To adhere to the most up to date health advice.

The Irish version of this notice appears below:

[read more …] “Millstreet Children’s Playground Re-opens Tuesday 9th June 2020 at 10:00 am.”

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