Last weekends West Cork Rally produced some great results for some of our local crews that made the trip to Clonakilty to compete in what was a very tough and challenging Event,there were Class Wins for three of our local Crews who competed with Mike P Kelleher/Iarla McCarthy emerging victorious in Class 10 in there Mark2 Escort, Sean Moynihan/Sean Nolan in another Mark2 Escort took the Class 12 Honours while John Murphy/ Eoghan McCarthy came out on top in Class 20 with there Subaru Impreza,there were also some great performances from other local Crews including Denis O`Brien/Ryan O`Brien Opel Corsa who finished 3rd in Class 10 who in turn were followed home by Denis Buckley/Declan Casey in there Ford Escort while Todd Falvey/Peter Falvey in there Porsche 911 were 5th overall in the Historic section on there return to competition following a lenghty break from the sport,unfortunately there was no luck for Dan Kelleher/Gavin Downey Ford Escort who retired with Mechanical Woes late on Sunday while luck also deserted Pat Sheehan/Liam Dennehy Renault Clio and Colin Moynihan/Sean Collins Honda Civic who both failed to make the finish.The Event was won by Donagh Kelly/Conor Foley in there Ford Focus WRC who took a record breaking fourth consecutive victory, Josh Moffett Ford Fiesta was second overall and won the hotly contested R5 catagory while Kevin Eves co-driven by Macroom Man William Lynch won the National Rally in his Toyota Corolla,Barry Jones won the Historic section in his Ford Escort and Kieran Reen in his Honda Civic was the top Junior Competitor.Frequent changeable weather during the Event made for very challenging driving conditions but as always Cork Motor Club led by Greg McCarthy and his hard working Team which included Danny Creedon/Derry Healy Subaru and Conor Falvey Porsche performing 00 Sweeper Duties along the Route Ran a Top Class Rally which was enjoyed by both Competitors and Spectators alike.
Millstreet Vintage Club are holding a Tractor Run on next Sunday March 26,the Run will depart from Dromtariffe Hall with Sign on from 12 Noon and Take Off at 1pm Sharp with a nice Scenic Route winding its way back to the Finish in Millstreet,Weather Permitting.
All Tractors both Old and New are welcome to take Part, for more details contact Johnny Flynn at 087 9230332 or Donie Lucey 086 8545873.
Among the many items about which we shall be chatting on “Radio Treasures” tonight … Despite the snow of this morning Spring is clearly in evidence with such colourful flowers. We visit Rathcoole Playschool which this very morning had what must be Ireland’s last superbly colourful St. Patrick’s Parade 2017.Lots of excellent music from England, India and of course, Ireland. And musings aplenty also.Click on the images to enlarge.(S.R.)To access the programme please tune intowww.corkmusicstation.com Do log into the Seán Radley Facebook to communicate with the Show. Happy Listening! (S.R.)And we continue to share some more images. Please click on the pictures to enlarge. (S.R.) … continue reading the full article ““Radio Treasures” Tonight from 9:30 to 11:00″
The death has occurred on Sunday 19th March 2017 of Sheila BARRY (née Cronin), Murphy Terrace, Millstreet.
Peacefully, after a short illness. Beloved wife of Patsy and loving mother of Mary (Daly), Anthony, John (J.J.), Francis and James, her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, son-in-law, daughter-in-law and sons’ partners. Missed by her sisters Kattie, Mary and Joan. Predeceased by her brothers John and Timmy, her sisters Nora and Eily, her brothers-in-law sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, extended family, neighbours and friends.
Reposing in Tarrant’s Funeral Home, Milstreet, on Wednesday from 6pm to 8pm followed by removal to St Patrick’s Church, Millstreet. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 12 noon followed by burial in St Mary’s Cemetery. No flowers please, donations, if desired, to Millstreet Church Restoration Fund and Parkinsons Association of Ireland. May She Rest in Peace.
VOLUNTEERS URGENTLY REQUIRED
As we are a community organisation, we rely on your help to run these events. We fully appreciate all our volunteers and the more people who come on board, the less we all have to do. This year we are looking for more competition clerks to come on board – your job would be to help the judge with the smooth running of the competition. Or, you may want to stay out of the limelight – that’s OK too. You can help with venue set up and tidy up after, cleaning trophies or with our catering team. … continue reading the full article “Millstreet Féile Cheoil 2017”
An important Heritage Meeting regarding the Church and the Mill with the final presentation to be viewed and discussed before going to print will take place at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Tuesday, 21st March 2017 at 8:30pm. All are very welcome to this important meeting. We thank Margaret Bourke for this significant notice. (S.R.)
The Annual Daffodil Coffee Morning (coordinated by Mary Fitzgerald & dedicated Supporters) will take place in Millstreet G.A.A. Community Hall this Thursday, 23rd March 2017 from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.. All are very welcome to this important and praiseworthy fundraising event. (S.R.)
There’s a special treat for kids on Main Street for this St.Patrick’s Day. Someone has gone to great efforts to created the lego story of St. Patrick as their window display, and it’s fantastic. Fair play to the creator. We would advise all children (small and big) to go and have a look before it disappears, but if you can’t, just click on the photo below to see the detail (with thanks to Áine for sending this in)
Tonight’s “Radio Treasures” truly celebrates St. Patrick’s Week 2017. Our music is distinctively Irish and we chat about the many traditions and stories relating to our National Feast. We share news about last Sunday’s Parade in Rathmore and we talk about next Sunday’s Parade in Carriganima. We also view images from today’s Confirmation Ceremony in Millstreet. Our programme is from 9:30 to 11:00pm. Click on the images below to enlarge. (S.R.) Just log into www.corkmusicstation.com.
The death has occurred on Sunday 12th March 2017 of Maureen O’Keeffe, Ahane, Cullen, Cork / Knock, Mayo.
In the wonderful care of Araglen Nursing Home, Boherbue. Daughter of the late Bill and Kate (nee Duggan). Deeply regretted by her loving sister Noreen, brothers Fr Anthony, Michael and Paddy, brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, relatives, neighours and friends.
Reposing on Tuesday in the Church of the Navity, Cullen from 6.30pm to 8.00pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 12 noon and burial afterwards to the adjoining cemetery. “May She Rest In Peace”
The death has taken place of Chris Kiely, Liscahane, Millstreet. R.I.P.. Rosary this Thursday, 9th March 2017, at 7pm in Tarrant’s Funeral Home, Millstreet. Lying in Repose from 6pm on tomorrow, Friday with removal at 8pm to St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet. Requiem Mass at 12 noon on Saturday followed by burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Drishane Road. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam dílis.
Aubane Social Club Annual Good Friday Table Quiz will take place on Friday 14 April at 8.30 pm in Aubane Community Centre, Tables of 4 €40.00,Under 18`s half price. Raffle also on the night. All Welcome.
Kilcorney native John Howard has spent the last five years in South Korea. He lives, works and plays in Gwangju, a city of 1.5 million people in South West of the country. He’s interviewed this week on the Gwangju Blog as one of the “People You Should Know in Gwangju”:
Name…John Howard Occupation…Elementary School English teacher Hometown…Kilcorney, North County Cork, Ireland (current population 406 approx.) Length of time in Korea…Arrived Sunday, March 4th, 2012 so MY GOD coming up on 5 years in Korea now! :-O My hometown is famous for…having the oldest primary school in Ireland still in operation (built in 1864!) Also, Kilcorney has a higher presence of sióga/fairies than other villages in Ireland. They roam the moors at night… but I’m not supposed to talk about them… I wish I could… Read the full interviewon the Gwangju Blog