McEgan College Macroom Night classes

McEgan College Macroom Night classes are beginning Monday 25th and Thursday 28th January.

Registration and payment is available through the school website www.mcegan.ie. Due to Covid19 restrictions, classes will be held online. For further enquiries email: <email>

List of Courses for Bishop McEgan College

TO ENROL 
Go to www.mcegan.ie, click on
‘nightclasses’ and enrol on Way2Pay.

Seasons Greetings from Millstreet Vintage Club

Millstreet Vintage Club would like to wish Everybody a very Happy Christmas and a Prosperous New Year,2020 has been a Challenging Year and one to Forget with our Activity and Events very thin on the ground due to Covid 19, we thank Each and Every one of you for your support during the past Year and we look forward to meeting ye all again in 2021 please God, Enjoy the Festive Season and Most Importantly Stay Safe.

Notice from Aubane Community Alert

The Committee of Aubane Community Alert Group would like to thank all the People who have signed up to there Text Alert Service for the 2020/2021 period,the new listing is now gone Live so if you have not yet Subscribed for the Coming Year ahead you wont receive any Text Alert Updates from now on,if you still wish or intend to join up for the year ahead you are more than welcome still to do so and you can be added on to the new list,Fee is 10 Euro and as before you can drop in the Fee along with your Name and Mobile Number to the Post Box next to Noreen Kelleher`s House at Aubane Cross, or you can Contact Bernard Crowley on 087 7924406 or any one of the Community Alert Group if you require anymore information.

Many Thanks from Aubane Community Alert Group.

AUBANE COMMUNITY ALERT REMINDER:

AUBANE COMMUNITY ALERT REMINDER:
Notice from Aubane Community Alert if you wish to Renew /Join up for the 2020/2021 Text Alert Service the Closing Date for Applications is FRIDAY NOV 27. Renewal Fee is 10 Euro.
Due to the current Covid 19 situation we wont be calling to Homes for renewal of Membership for 2021 so instead you can put the 10 Euro fee into an Envelope with your Name and Mobile Phone Number on it and place in the Post Box next to Noreen Kelleher’s House at Aubane Cross.
Any Queries Contact
Bernard Crowley (087)7924406,or any Member of the Committee.
Many Thanks.

The Late Eileen Cronin of Pound Hill and Killowen (28th Anniversary)

Today we Remember the Late Eileen Cronin of Pound Hill and Killowen who went to her Eternal Reward on this Day November 16th 1992,Eileen is dearly missed her Brother Garry and Sister in Law Bridie along with Family and Friends, May Eileen RIP.

This Remembrance was brought to our Attention by Pat Sullivan,(Eileen`s Nephew)

Walsh family tree

I was wondering if someone might please be able to help me?

My name is Helen Sagan and I live in Australia. I understand it is not your job to do family history research for anyone who might happen to ask, but I am looking for some very specific local history information regarding the Rockite movement of 1822 and I thought you might best be able to assist or direct me.

I am researching my husbands Walsh family tree, on the Kerry side of the Blackwater, in-fact I visited your library back in 2011 and spent many pleasant hours looking through the Casey Collection.

At present I am investigating two brothers Healy, Tadj(Timothy?) and Liam(William?) that were executed on 10th August 1822 (along with 3 others) and have their names inscribed upon a monument erected at Shinnagh Cross, Rathmore. I believe these brothers to be my husband’s  Uncles and would sincerely love more information on them.

Most recently I discovered the Duchas School books (a truly marvellous & enlightening collection!) which introduced me to tales of old local people during the 1930’s, recalling stories their grandparents would have told them, some about the Whiteboy uprising and precisely the 1822 murder of William Brereton and the subsequent events that resulted in and around Rathmore.

 

 

 

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Notice from Aubane Community Alert

NOTICE from Aubane Community Alert if you wish to Renew /Join up for the 2020/2021 Text Alert Service the closing date for Applications is FRIDAY NOV 27. Renewal Fee is 10 Euro.
Due to Covid 19 situation we wont be calling to Homes for renewal of Membership for 2021 so instead you can put the 10 Euro fee into an Envelope with your Name and Mobile Phone Number on it and place in the Post Box next to Noreen Kelleher’s House at Aubane Cross.
Any Queries Contact
Bernard Crowley (087)7924406,or any Member of the Committee.
Many Thanks.

KICKBOXING FITNESS AND TONING 8 WEEK COURSE

🥊CLONDROHID KICKBOXING FITNESS AND TONING 8 WEEK COURSE🥊

👉NEW 8 WEEK KICKBOXING FITNESS AND TONING COURSE starts Tuesday 15th September in Clondrohid Hall from 7pm – 8pm.👈

This course is a total 🔥FAT BURNER AND BODY TONER🔥 Using Thai/Kickboxing Boxing techniques, suited for ALL fitness levels, ages and both male/female very welcome.

Punch, Kick, Elbow and Knee your way to a fitter body and healthier mind

To book your place on this very popular course please
Contact Colm 085-2371082

More details on his Facebook page 

Arrangements for blood transfusion board in Clondrohid

 

Arrangements for blood transfusion board in Clondrohid

Monday 7th September 2020

Times 15:15hrs – 20.00 hrs

Venue Clondrohid Community Hall

Tuesday 8th September

Times 15:15hrs – 20.00 hrs

Clinics are appointment only, to book an appointment call 021 480 7400

Please visit www.giveblood.ie  for all information regarding donations

Please visit Clondrohid Community Hall Facebook Page for more information

 

Delia adds her Pottery Studio to Castleisland’s Main Street at No. 94

 

 

It’s unlikely that Castleisland has ever had a serious potter of its own.

One who made pots and plates and jugs and mugs for the people of the locality.

The nearest we’ve ever had were ‘earthenware merchants’ Thomas Kearney and John Riordan both on Main Street in the late 1880s.

They may well have been potters themselves but they were, most likely, merchants for the merchandise of others.

What’s in a name ? Potters are often referred to nowadays as ceramicists and a practitioner of that class of craft and talent launched her own studio / shop at No. 94 Main Street, Castleisland on Monday morning, August 10th 2020 at 10am.

After her first week of trading in the new shop, Delia is delighted with the warmth of the welcome she got from fellow and neighbouring business people in the town.

She’s also taken aback with the level of business she’s been doing in terms of straight sales from stock and from orders received during the week.

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Keep Dogs safe.

Just had a message in:

A man with an occupant in his van was stopped outside our gate asking for directions to St. John’s well. Was inquiring about our dog and how old she was. He was curious as to how she acted as well. We watched as he drove towards Aubane area driving slowly past everyone’s house. A newish silver van with English Reg plates. Very suspicious and let everyone to keep watch of their dogs.

Remember keep an eye out for any Plastic Ties or markings outside your gate, and let anyone know if you see anything on other peoples properties.

Happy Easter from Millstreet Vintage Club

Millstreet Vintage Club would like to wish Everyone a very Happy Easter,and we hope that All our Friends and Followers are keeping Safe and Well during these Challenging Times,

Please Note (All Club Events Postponed for now including Autojumble in April &Tractor Run in May)

Take Care and Stay Healthy.

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Notice from McCarthys Bar Millstreet regarding Weekend Entertainment

Notice from Joanne of McCarthys Bar in Millstreet just to say due to the Covid 19 situation All Darts,/Music Entertainment etc planned for the coming Weekend are Postponed until a later date,Joanne wishes all her Customers a Safe and Happy St Paddy’s Weekend and would also like to Mention that she is Celebrating 5 years in Business in Millstreet on Tommorrow March 14th and would like to thank all her Lovely Customers for their support during the past 5 years.

 

Johnny Hickey Memorial Car Run on Tomorrow Sunday March 8th

The Annual Johnny Hickey Memorial Spring Car Run organised by Millstreet Vintage Club which will take place on tomorrow Sunday March 8th. Sign on for the Run is from 10.30am at the Wallis Arms Hotel. The Run will be led away from the Hotel at 12 noon by the Millstreet Pipe Band and will make it’s way across a lovely Scenic Route as it travels along to its first stop at Griffins Garden Centre in Dripsey, where we will have a break for Coffee. From there we continue through some lovely countyside as we make our way to the finish at The Farm in Grenagh where we will then adjourn for dinner after a busy day on the Road. All Vintage/Classic Cars, Bikes, Vehicles are very welcome to join the Run. The Johnny Hickey Memorial Cup will also be up for grabs for Best Car on the day. For more details Call Bernard on 087 7924406, or Willie on 087 2229874.

Aubane Social Club upcoming Celebration Event

In February 1975 some 45 Years ago The Aubane Social Club was founded,to mark the occasion the Club are having a night out with dinner at the Auld Triangle on Friday 13 March 2020 at 8pm in Macroom with past and present members of the Club,there will be a Complimentary Bus leaving Aubane Community Centre at 7.15pm for anyone that wishes to avail of this,

John F Kelleher Chairman of the Social Club reports that the Club is going from strength to strength and the future is very bright,as usual for the Year ahead the Club have many activities and events planned.

If you would like attend the Dinner Celebration in Macroom you can Contact Celeste Buckley on 083 3135750 or John F Kelleher on 086 1942161 for Details.

Great support from Knocknagree Fair Field Tidy Towns Group for ICRR Air Ambulance Service

Knocknagree Fair Field Tidy Towns Group Presented a cheque for €2,435  to the ICRR Air Ambulance Group Earlier this Evening which was an amount that the Group raised following a recent Coffee Morning they hosted.
Donie Lucey accepted the Cheque on behalf of ICRR at there Base over in Rathcoole and he thanked the Knocknagree Group for there effort in helping such a vital Service in the Air Ambulance to stay in the Air and keep saving Lives.
Photographs
By Tom Corbett

Fantastic Response to Recent Millstreet Vintage Club Marymount Hospice Coffee Morning

Following on from the recent Cars Coffee and Chat Morning held on Sunday Jan 22nd last and also the End of Year Club Social Activites held back in November which were Organised by
Millstreet Vintage Club a final figure of €2,100.69 was raised in Total from these Events for Marymount Hospice,the Vintage Club would like to thank Everybody for there fantastic support and generosity.
A Cheque for the final figure raised was presented by Millstreet Vintage Club to Marymount Hospice in Millstreet on Friday Night Feb 21st last at The Wallis Arms Hotel in Millstreet,Fiona Kelleher of Marymount accepted the Cheque on behalf of the Group from Coffee Morning Organiser Daniel Lane and Fiona thanked the Generosity of People for supporting such a great Cause in Marymount Hospice and said it would be a great help for the Groups Activities.

Photos by Daniel Lane

 

Great Night had at the Millstreet Vintage Club Charity Pub Quiz for ICRR Air Ambulance Service

A Great Night was had at the Millstreet Vintage Club Charity Pub Quiz in aid of the ICRR Air Ambulance Service held in McCarthys Bar Millstreet on Friday Night last,there was a super Turnout and Myra Sheehan Event Organiser and the Club wishes to thank everyone who took part on the Night,the Club would also like to thank Joanne in McCarthys Bar for providing a great Venue,Denis Cremin for being a fantastic Quiz Master,Noreen Meade for checking the Answers and keeping the Scoring updated and Denis Lane for the use of his Amplification Equipment and to John Tarrant,Daniel Lane and Sean Radley for coming along to take some Photos,also many thanks to the people who donated Spot Prizes for the Draw held as well, Many Congratulations to the Winning Team  and to the people that won Spot Prizes on the Night also.

Business Groups are Encouraged to Field Teams for Millstreet Vintage Club Charity Quiz for Air Ambulance happening Tonight Friday Feb 21st

Millstreet Vintage Club Charity Table Quiz in McCarthys Bar Millstreet on  Tonight Friday February 21st at 8.30 pm for The ICRR Air Ambulance Service,why not come along for a Good Night Out for a Great Cause, Business Groups are also asked and encouraged to Field there own Teams,there are already a number of Local Business Groups after indicating that they will take part in the Quiz but there is still Room for more to join them with a Prize for the best Business Team who competes in the Quiz up for Grabs,Everybody Welcome,Table of 4 €40,Details Call Myra on 087 2742596.

2nd Johnny Hickey Memorial Spring Car Run on Sunday March 8th

The Annual Johnny Hickey Memorial Spring Car Run organised by Millstreet Vintage Club will take place on Sunday March 8th next,Johnny was a founding Member and former Chairman of Millstreet Vintage Club and was a highly Respected Person both in the Club and beyond so its a pleasure for Millstreet Vintage Club to be holding the 2nd Johnny Hickey Run,a Nice Scenic Route has been laid on with Sign on at the Wallis Arms Hotel from 10.30 am and take off at 12 Noon,the Millstreet Pipe Band will lead off the Run from the Square in Millstreet and this will be very appropriate as Johnny was a very active and Enthusiastic Member of the Pipe Band,all Vintage/Classic Cars,Bikes,Vehicles very Welcome to join the Run,the Johnny Hickey Memorial Cup will also be up for grabs for Best Car on the day,for more details Call Bernard on 087 7924406, or Willie on 087 2229874.

Millstreet Vintage Club Charity Table Quiz on Friday Night Feb 21st for The ICRR Air Ambulance Service

Millstreet Vintage Club Charity Table Quiz in McCarthys Bar Millstreet on Friday Night February 21st at 8.30 pm for The ICRR Air Ambulance Service,why not come along for a Good Night Out for a Great Cause,Everybody Very Welcome,

Table of 4 €40.

For Details Call Myra on 087 2742596.