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..
A beautiful sunset was in evidence over Millstreet this Saturday evening as people made their way to the Church for the annual Easter Vigil ceremony. The celebrant was Fr. John Fitzgerald, P.P. while [read more …] “Easter Vigil at St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet – Sat., 23rd April 2011”
Tomorrow, Easter Sunday is scheduled to be a truly marvellous Family Day at Green Glens where the very best of vintage will be on display, superb musical performances, lots of exciting activities for young people and, hopefully, splendid weather conditions. This and lots more to make it a day to [read more …] “Vintage Day Preparations at Green Glens”
On LTV2 Millstreet on last Thursday night (repeated at 8pm on this Sunday), Sarah Meaney was interviewed by Mary Ankettell regarding her participation in the “Comber” Project in Romania. The aim of the Project is to help build a better future for children and adults with disabilities in Romania. This morning, blessed with glorious sunny weather and assisted by [read more …] “Sarah’s Cake Sale This Morning – A Wonderful Success!”
As well as the very impressive Fashion Show at the School there was also a very successful Cake Sale in aid of Trócaire. The children went on a brief town tour after the Fashion Show and lots [read more …] “Celebrating Easter in Style – All Ready for the Easter Parade!”
Millstreet Parish Capital Fund Draw
Total prizemoney: €2,500
1st Prize: €1,000
2nd Prize: €500
3rd Prize: €250
4th & 5th Prize: €150
6th & 7th Prize: €100
8th & 9th Prize: €75
10th & 11th Prize: €50
Prizemoney sponsored by: Millstreet Vintage Club
Draw will take place on Sunday, 15th May 2011
All proceeds are for the Restoration Fund.
Tickets €2 each or 3 for €5.00
Tickets available from Restoration Committee or Parish Office.
And here we feature a selection of images of the Runners beginning the Race and later returning [read more …] “Clara Mountain Run As Viewed From Clara Road This Evening”
Millstreet Community School is today’s very appropriate venue for the annual Féile Cheoil 2011. An opportunity to experience some of the very finest traditional music, song, stories and dance from many different wonderfully gifted participants.
Co-ordinated by the Transition Year Students at Millstreet Community School, a hugely successful Fashion Show was held on Thursday, 7th April on behalf of three very worthy causes. Here we share a selection of images from the [read more …] “Fashion Show 2011 at Millstreet Community School – Transition Year Students, Staff & Guests”
Here we feature images from Sunday – mainly from Millstreet Country Park. As we left, the evening sun shone gloriously and we availed of the opportunity to capture some of the wonderful panoramic scenes from the Park as well as [read more …] “Part Two of Sunday’s Millstreet Walking Festival”
Sunday, 10th April 2011 we were at Millstreet Country Park for Day Two of the Millstreet Walking Festival. Here we feature Part One of a two part selection of pictures which we took on [read more …] “Millstreet Walking Festival – Sunday, 10th April 2011 – Part One”
Broadcast times on Sky 201
Monday & Sunday 8 – 9 pm
Tuesday and Saturday 2 – 3 pm
Sincere thanks to one of the dedicated Organisers, Michael Thornton, for a splendid selection of images which he captured so well as he acted as “Sweeper” (the Guide who keeps to the rear of the Walking Group) on the most challenging of the three walks (Walk A) on both the Saturday and the Sunday. Here we share images from [read more …] “Michael Thornton’s Splendid Images of Saturday’s Walking Festival”
- Returning from the Saturday walk to the Wallis Arms Hotel. All Walkers were required to register again at the Hotel to indicate that they had safely returned.
There was a superbly uplifting response to Millstreet’s first Walking Festival with organisers already considering another such Festival in the Autumn. Amongst those who enthusiastically participated in Saturday’s walk were Millstreet natives who are now living elsewhere including [read more …] “Visiting Walkers Hugely Impressed by Millstreet Walking Festival 2011”
The Organisers of Millstreet Walking Festival 2011 would have been very pleased to have had 150 participants at its very first festival. With some 200 registering this morning they must be quite thrilled with such a [read more …] “Some Two Hundred Energetic People Registered for the First Ever Millstreet Walking Festival This Morning”
This weekend Millstreet Walking Festival takes place. A full programme of events have been organised. Tonight at an inspiring address by Tom Scriven, Cork (and a native of Kilnamartyra) the focus was very much on [read more …] “Walking Festival This Weekend”
A wonderfully representative group of people from the Millstreet area assembled for quite a fascinating and helpfully revealing workshop where the focus was on the constructive positive development of Millstreet on a [read more …] “Very Successful Facilitated Planning Workshop at Wallis Arms Hotel”