Presentation of “Shave or Dye” Cheques at The Pub, Carriganima

Rose O'Dea (pictured 2nd from right) accepted two very impressive cheques for the Irish Cancer Society at The Pub in Carriganima on Monday, 30th May 2011 - the wonderfully uplifting fruits of the special "Shave or Dye" night in The Pub in April. John P. Kelleher (4th from left) & Supporters presented €3,343.00 while Seán Murphy (kneeling in front) and his Group handed over a cheque for €2,442.

Millstreet Regional Report – Tuesday, 31st May 2011


Millstreet Regional Report (As Broadcast on c103)

with Seán Radley (deputising for Eily Buckley)

Tuesday,  31st May 2011

Report No. 1066


Hello Patricia and Greetings dear Listeners to Millstreet Regional Report No. 1066.

The All Ireland Rosary Rally takes place this coming Saturday, 4th June at Knock Shrine, Co. Mayo.   Peg O’Shea indicates that there are still a few seats left in the bus which leaves The Square, Millstreet at 6.30 a.m. on Saturday.   For those who may still wish to avail of the remaining seats one may contact Peg on 029-70206 or Essie on 029-70126.   The bus also passes Banteer where the contact there [read more …] “Millstreet Regional Report – Tuesday, 31st May 2011”

Cork City Walkers Visit Millstreet and Thoroughly Enjoy Clara Walk

Alerted by the recent "Irish Times" feature on the Clara Walk these wonderfully energetic members of a Cork City Walking Group (many of whom are members of a Cork Tennis Club) enjoyed not only a superb walk this evening (Sunday, 29th May 2011) but also a splendid picnic upon Clara Mountain. Meeting with the very fit Group at Mount Leader, LTV2's Brendan Murphy (on video camera) and I arranged to interview the sincerely friendly and very cheerful people for the Autumn Schedule of LTV2. They accorded much praise regarding the excellent Clara walkway. It's wonderfully uplifting noting the visit of such interesting people to our area who promote the advantages of such healthy outdoor pursuits. (Picture by Seán Radley for website and LTV2)

Millstreet Regional Report on 24th May 2011

Millstreet Regional Report (As Broadcast on c103)

with Seán Radley (deputising for Eily Buckley)

Tuesday,  24th May 2011

Report No. 1065


And a good morning to you, Patricia and welcome, dear Listeners tuned in on c103 and worldwide on the Internet, to Millstreet Regional Report No. 1065.   In today’s report we hear about Transition Year successes, the annual Tubrid Mass for May, a visit to Galway.  And there’s more … much more!   And of course our full report may [read more …] “Millstreet Regional Report on 24th May 2011”

Transition Year Students Present Three Cheques at End of School Year Event

Following the celebration of Mass and Presentations of Certs. to Transition Year 2011 Students at Millstreet Community School on Thursday, 19th May 2011, cheques of €1,000.00 were presented to three highly praiseworthy groups (with representatives present) by three students. These funds resulted from the hugely successful Fashion Show during the past school year. More pictures of this presentation night at which Áine Collins, T.D. presented the certificates, will feature later on our website.

Millstreet Regional Weekly Report – 17th May 2011

Millstreet Regional Report (As Broadcast on c103)

with Seán Radley (deputising for Eily Buckley)

Tuesday,  17th May 2011

Report No. 1064


And a good morning to you, Patricia and welcome, dear Listeners tuned in on c103 and worldwide on the Internet, to Millstreet Regional Report No. 1064.   Today’s report refers to an €8,000.00 figure not just once but twice!  We look forward to forthcoming events including Macra and music related happenings.   And there’s more … much more! [read more …] “Millstreet Regional Weekly Report – 17th May 2011”

Millstreet Parish Capital Fund Draw – Results

Fr. John Fitzgerald, P.P. on behalf of the Millstreet Church Restoration Committee thanks Michael Healy representing Millstreet Vintage Club for having sponsored the prizes of the Millstreet Parish Capital Fund Draw which took place this evening in the Wallis Arms Hotel and which realised in excess of €8,000.00 for the Fund. The results of the Draw may be seen below.

We thank Parish Secretary,  Sharon Lane, for providing us with the names and addresses of the Winners.    These are [read more …] “Millstreet Parish Capital Fund Draw – Results”

Mallow Camera Club Wins All-Ireland

Camera Clubs from all over Ireland took part in the Irish Photographic Federations National Club Finals held recently over two days in the Athlone Institute of Technology, Athlone. It is the biggest competitive event for amateur photographers in Ireland. The overall winning club for 2011 is Mallow Camera Club. Two of the clubs members are from Millstreet - Colman Culhane & Geraldine Dennehy.

Seeking Employment? Two IRD Duhallow Workshops to Assist

Are you at present seeking Employment?

Job Search Strategy & Skills Workshop which will enable participants to Learn to Tap into the hidden Jobs Market; Develop Techniques for Effective Networking; Telephone Techniques to secure an in Interview; Source suitable Potential Employers using Career Decisions unique Virtual Career Centre. Additionally participants will be shown the smart way to job hunt in today’s fast moving environment and develop methods for researching employers.

Interview Skills Workshop which will help participants learn how to prepare for meeting with prospective employers. Participants will learn techniques for reducing pre-interview nerves; identify Interview Checklist of Dos and Don’ts and also learn about grooming and Dress Guidelines.

Each workshop will be two days in duration from 10a.m. to 4p.m. Places will be limited therefore registration is necessary. If you would like to book your place or would like to receive further information please contact Mary on 029 60633.


IRD Duhallow Dawn Chorus Meeting on 15th May at 5.00 a.m.

IRD Duhallow’s Bird Watching Group are hosting a Dawn Chorus Meeting on Sunday the 15th May 2011

Date: Sunday the 15th May 2011, 5.00am

Meeting Point: James O’Keeffe Institute, Newmarket, Co Cork.

Duration 1.5-2 hours

Light Refreshments will be served                                             Admission is FREE of charge

Booking is essential for further information please contact Katie Crowley on 029 60633

All Welcome

Peg Healy’s Wonderful 80th Birthday

Peg Healy celebrated her 80th Birthday at her home in Murphy’s Terrace, Millstreet in the presence of her eleven children (pictured here), thirty grandchildren, sisters, brothers, family, neighbours and friends on Saturday, 7th May 2011.  We all wish the very popular, cheerful and wonderfully friendly Peg a very Happy Birthday.   Lots more pictures to follow later.

Brother Vincent Corkery Honoured in Millstreet

To mark recognition of the recent major award bestowed in Malayasia on Brother Vincent Corkery, a special function and presentation was held at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Friday, 6th May 2011. Brother Vincent is seated second from left with Fr. John Fitzgerald, P.P., Noel Buckley of Millstreet Community Council and Eily Buckley (sister of Brother Vincent). Also included are family members and friends.

Television Reminders

“Crystal Swing” are scheduled to appear on tonight’s “Late Late Show” on RTÉ1 television while on tomorrow (Saturday) night at 9.00 on Sky Channel 4More there is another opportunity to view the excellent Australian documentary entitled “The Secret History of the Eurovision” which contains significant footage of Millstreet re the 1993 Eurovision.

Inspiring Tidy Towns Association Seeks More Volunteers

Dedicated Millstreet Tidy Towns Association Volunteers on an impressive painting project at Drishane Road on Thursday, 5th May 2011.

Many visitors to Millstreet remark on how well our town and its environs look.    Millstreet Tidy Towns Association must take much of the credit for these uplifting visitor comments when one considers the Trojan work consistently carried out by truly dedicated members.   But they need lots more Volunteers to continue such [read more …] “Inspiring Tidy Towns Association Seeks More Volunteers”

Excellent “Evening Echo” Coverage this Evening of Monster MAC

"Evening Echo" photographer supreme, Larry Cummins captured some wonderful images of the superb atmosphere of last Saturday's "Monster MAC" at Millstreet Country Park while Reporter Helen Walsh presented an uplifting and splendid account of the exciting event.

Monster MAC Event in Millstreet Gets Full Marks from Enthusiastic Participants!!

Key Organisers of the hugely successful Monster MAC event at Millstreet Country Park this past Saturday.

Thanks to the Trojan efforts of enthusiastic and dedicated organisers like Marie, Hannelie, Hilary, Joanie and Paul who co-ordinated some 187 energetic participants and 53 very hard working volunteers, the overall response of [read more …] “Monster MAC Event in Millstreet Gets Full Marks from Enthusiastic Participants!!”

“Monster MAC” Adventure Race


To the all the people of Millstreet and its surrounds


Hilary, Paul and Marie would like to say a huge THANK YOU for all your wonderful support and help for The Monster Mac. Without it the event would not have happened. It was so nice to work with so many friendly and enthusiastic people and with all that positive energy we would hope to be back again next year. Millstreet is a unique town with an amazingly strong community spirit. The Céad Míle Fáilte is alive and well in the community of Millstreet.

Mass from “The City” at Shrone on LTV this Sunday Evening

Weather permitting,  Dan Joe Kelleher and I will record the 2.00 p.m. Mass scheduled to be celebrated at “The City” in Shrone on this Sunday, 1st May 2011.   It will then be transmitted on LTV at 5.30 p.m. on Sunday…the very same evening thanks to Dan Joe’s dedication to Local Television.   The transmission will then be followed by a repeat of this week’s LTV1 and LTV2 programmes bringing us to the very end of this season’s LTV broadcasts.    We thank you for being such loyal Viewers and wish you all a very Happy Summer and look forward to a new LTV season in the Autumn.   (S.R.)

Eurovision Documentary to be Screened on Monday, 2nd May on RTÉ1 at 10.30 p.m.

Entitled “The Secret History of the Eurovision” this major documentary, part of which was filmed here in Millstreet in September 2010 when Niamh Kavanagh and the Duggan Family participated in comprehensive interviews, will be broadcast on RTÉ1 television on this Monday  from 10.30 p.m until 12.15 a.m..