Herlihy Supermarket Group announced as one of Ireland’s 20 Best Managed Companies!

Photo shows with The Herlihy brothers Paul, Kevin & Brian bring presented with their award by Miriam O Callaghan

Herlihy Supermarket Group announced as one of Ireland’s 20 Best Managed Companies!

Herlihy Supermarket Group has been named as one of Ireland’s ‘Best Managed’ companies in the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards Programme. In total, twenty companies which demonstrated superior business performance were recognised at a gala awards dinner in the Burlington Hotel in Dublin on 4th March 2011. The independent judging panel, chaired by Denis Brosnan, reviewed a broad range of criteria including strategy, capability, commitment, financials and growth potential across all key functions of the business.

Herlihy Supermarket Group is made up of 6 Centra Stores in the Cork area. Its business is grocery retail with particular focus on convenience and fresh food. The stores have on site kitchens and scratch bakeries.

Herlihy Supermarket Group employs over 230 staff and is owned and managed by the Herlihy family who have been in business since 1980.

Herlihy’s Centra, Millstreet is situated at West End.

LTV2 Programme 182 Now Available for Viewing

Thanks to LTV2’s Bernard Crowley, Programme 182 from LTV2 is now available for viewing.   It was first broadcast on 3rd March 2011.   You may now access the programme on the following link:


Happy Viewing and we hope that you are truly enjoying St. Patrick’s Day.   The Millstreet Parade begins at 5.00 p.m..   Do watch out for LTV2’s Seán Murphy’s “Boat on a Float” with some really cool “Leprechauns”!


Talented Musicians Participate in St. Patrick’s Vigil Mass on 16th March 2011

The superbly talented Millstreet Group who have reached the County Scór na bPáistí Competition in April 2011. They were among the many other splendid musicians who participated in the St. Patrick's Vigil Mass tonight at St. Patrick's Church, Millstreet.

LTV2 Millstreet Programme 181 (24/02/2011) Now Available

LTV2 Millstreet Programme 181 is now available on our LTV2 Facebook page from which one can access the complete programme which was first broadcast on 24th February 2011.    We thank LTV2’s Bernard Crowley for uploading the programme on YouTube and we thank Seán Murphy for editing this particular programme.  We wish you happy viewing.

Inspirational Address by George Hook at “Living Scenes” in Millstreet Community School

Pictured at the official opening in Millstreet Community School on Wednesday, 2nd March 2011 of "Daring to Dream" by the Millstreet Living Scenes Intergenerational Group - from left: Derry Morley (Deputy Principal, MCS), Barra Buckley, George Hook, Dr. Mary Surlis (NUI Galway), John Magee (Chaplain, MCS), Pat Pigott (Principal, MCS) and Dr. Séamus Mac Mathúna (NUI Galway). Lots more pictures to follow in coming days. The inspirational addresses were also recorded by LTV2 Millstreet for later transmission.

Victory Parade Brings Cheer to Millstreet

Cllr. Noel Buckley addresses the large gathering in the Square on Sunday night during the Victory Parade for newly elected Fine Gael T.D., Áine Collins.

As Millstreet Pipe Band led the Victory Parade for Deputy Áine Collins, the newly elected Fine Gael T.D., through Millstreet town on Sunday night, 27th Feb. 2011 an uplifting cheerful spirit was very much in evidence.   Here we share [read more …] “Victory Parade Brings Cheer to Millstreet”

Women’s Dressmaking Group

The Employment and Training Working Group is proposing to develop a Women’s Dressmaking Group with the aim that participants will enjoy the sense of achievement in creating a tailored garment for their own personal body shape. Introductory demonstrations will be given. Step by Step guidance will be provided on the pattern, fabric, cutting, sewing, fitting and finishing and each participant will create an A-line skirt from commencement to finish. Names are now being sought from the public to determine interest in such a training course. If you are interested or would like more information please contact Mary McHugh at 029 60633.

Victory Parade for Áine Collins, T.D. at 7 p.m.

Áine is deemed Elected at the Macroom Count Centre

Beginning at Michael O’Sullivan’s in Drishane Road,  Millstreet this evening at 7.00 a Victory Parade honouring the newly elected Fine Gael T.D. , Deputy Áine Collins will take place.   Speakers will make an address at the Monument in the Square and the Parade will also travel to West End.   All are very welcome.   We extend heartfelt congratulations to Áine, to Michael Creed and to Michael Moynihan on being elected to the new Dáil.

LTV2 Millstreet – Programme 180 Now Uploaded

We are delighted to indicate that, thanks to the energetic and enthusiastic work of LTV2’s Bernard Crowley, you can now view last week’s Programme 180 on our YouTube link.   Included in this is our  Millstreet interview with Enda Kenny, Leader, Fine Gael, on the actual day of broadcast of the Programme – Thursday, 17th Feb. 2011.   The Programme is edited by LTV2’s Seán Murphy.

The programme features the following items: [read more …] “LTV2 Millstreet – Programme 180 Now Uploaded”

Enda Kenny Visits Millstreet On Election Campaign Trail Today – Greeted by a Warm Welcome from Supporters – Coverage on LTV2 Tonight

"Gael Force" in earnest when Enda Kenny was joined this afternoon at the Square, Millstreet by Fine Gael's Aine Collins, Michael Creed and Derry Canty.

With lots of national media present, Enda Kenny, Fine Gael Leader, delivered a rousing speech in front of the Wallis Arms Hotel, Millstreet where a large group of supporters warmly applauded his inspiring words.   Enda shook hands with many people adding lots of witty and wise comments.   Joanne O’Riordan asked a number of [read more …] “Enda Kenny Visits Millstreet On Election Campaign Trail Today – Greeted by a Warm Welcome from Supporters – Coverage on LTV2 Tonight”

Meeting with Brian Dennehy & Mary Keane at “The Field” in the INEC Killarney on Tuesday, 15th Feb. 2011

Mary Keane, wife of the late John B. and Brian Dennehy, Actor Supreme with Seán Radley following the opening night of "The Field" at the INEC Killarney where a capacity audience witnessed a magnificent production of John B. Keane's world famous play.

With LTV2’s William Fitzgerald on camera we received an exclusive interview following the truly outstanding presentation of “The Field” on Tuesday, 15th Feb. 2011 – with Mary (wife of John B.) & Billy (son of John B.) Keane and with internationally famous filmstar Brian Dennehy who is so wonderfully proud of [read more …] “Meeting with Brian Dennehy & Mary Keane at “The Field” in the INEC Killarney on Tuesday, 15th Feb. 2011″

Sincere Congratulations to Mighty Meelin – All-Ireland Champions!

Meelin's "Alternative" Team and "Physio" during the superb "Up for the Match" presentation in Meelin Community Hall on Friday, 11th Feb. 2011 in advance of their magnificent and truly historic win in today's All-Ireland in Croke Park. The real team were not present at this great night as they were preparing for the All-Ireland but undoubtedly they will be the true stars in Meelin during what is likely to be quite a celebration. Sincere Congratulations to Mighty Meelin! We shall be broadcasting highlights of the Friday event on LTV2 in the not-too-distant future.

Live transmission on c103 of the All-Ireland match between Meelin and John Locke’s (Kilkenny) has just reported Meelin as the Champions following a hugely exciting match at Croke Park.   The final score: [read more …] “Sincere Congratulations to Mighty Meelin – All-Ireland Champions!”

“Feis & Blood” on TG4 to Feature Talented Linehan Family, Millstreet

On TG4 tomorrow night (Sunday, 13th Feb. 2011) beginning at 7.15 p.m.  the excellent series “Feis & Blood” will feature the wonderfully talented musical Linehan Family of Dooneen, Millstreet.    And on LTV2 in the near future we shall be transmitting highlights of “Up for the Match in Meelin” which we recorded at Meelin Community Centre last night in advance of their All-Ireland appearance in Croke Park on tomorrow, Sunday with the historic game beginning at 2.00 p.m..   Superbly dedicated Reporter and Photographer, John Tarrant has been providing splendid updates on Meelin’s huge successes and will, undoubtedly, provide excellent coverage of the All-Ireland event.   We all wish the mighty Meelin Team every success in this very significant milestone of Meelin G.A.A..

General Election 2011 – LTV Broadcast on 21st, 22nd & 23rd February

One of the many election posters on display in the Millstreet area. This poster for Michael Moynihan, T. D. (Fianna Fáil) is at the Square, Millstreet. LTV Local Television will broadcast a special Gerneral Election 2011 Programme on Monday, 21st February at 7.30 p.m. (time yet to be fully confirmed) where all participating Candidates who wish to share their thoughts will be given equal time opportunity on the transmission. The very same recorded programme will be repeated on the following two nights at the same time. Programme Co-ordinator is LTV's Dan Joe Kelleher.

Jeffers of Cork – Music Instrument Specialists – Visit Millstreet Church

Pictured on Wednesday, 2nd February 2011 with Suzanne Fitzgerald, Organist at St. Patrick's Church, Millstreet - David Jeffers and his father, Peter (playing the retuned organ) who are renowned experts from Cork City in the world of Musical Instruments.

LTV2 Millstreet Interview with Midwest Radio’s Michael Commins

Crowley of LTV2 Millstreet has just uploaded the very special interview we recorded with Midwest Radio Presenter Supreme, Michael Commins.   It can be accessed on http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwCk-fxp-Bw .   We thank Bernard for arranging this and William Fitzgerald also from our LTV2 Team who was cameraman on the occasion at the “Hazel Tree”  in Mallow.   Michael also edits a wonderful “Country Sounds” feature weekly in the “Farmers Journal”.    One may tune into his excellent radio show on Midwest Radio on Wednesdays from 11.00 p.m. and on Sundays from 10.00 p.m. on Internet Radio.   It is also possible to view his studio show in live stream video on the Midwest Radio website.

Energy Awareness Day at Millstreet Library until 3.30 p.m. Today

A truly excellent Exhibition for Energy Awareness Day is being held today, 1st February 2011 (St. Brigid's Day) at Millstreet Library where all are invited to view and acquire wonderfully helpful leaflets and brochures and to discuss energy issues. Pictured from left: Alex Grassick (CCC Energy Dept.), Breda O'Leary (Librarian) and Colette Creedon (CCC Energy Dept.). The final Exhibition for the moment takes place in Cobh on Tuesday, 8th Feb. 2011 from 10.00 a.m. to 3.30 p.m..

Áine Collins (Fine Gael) Campaign Launched by Seán Kelly, M.E.P.

Pictured at the official launch of Fine Gael's Áine Collins Campaign in the Wallis Arms Hotel, Millstreet on Monday, 31st Jan. 2011 where a very large audience was in attendance. From left: Gerry Kelly, Seán Kelly (MEP), Áine Collins, Gerard Murphy, Noel Buckley and Patrick Buckley.

[read more …] “Áine Collins (Fine Gael) Campaign Launched by Seán Kelly, M.E.P.”

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