Millstreet Vintage Club and CART Carriganima wish to thank everyone for there support today on the Tractor Run,the weather was superb on the day and some 60 Tractors took to the road and conveyed through what was a lovely Route which made its way back to the finish at The Pub in Carriganima where some Refreshments were enjoyed by all,again many thanks from CART Carriganima and Millstreet Vintage Clubfor the great turn out and support on the day,it is very much appreciated. (Photos Courtesy of Sean Radley and Patrick W O’Leary)
Millstreet Vintage Club Carriganima Tractor Run in aid of CART Rural Transport Service on Tommorrow Sunday September 16th. Registration at The Pub Carriganima from 10.30 am. Run starting at 12 noon sharp. Nice local scenic route. Refreshments afterwards at The Pub in Carriganima. Contact Sean on (087)2600640, or Dan on (087)2452569 for details. (NOTE NO PASSENGERS ALLOWED ON RUN WITHOUT SAFETY BELTS)
Millstreet Vintage Club Carriganima Tractor Run in aid of CART Rural Transport Service Sunday Sept 16th. Registration at The Pub Carriganima from 10.30 am. Run Starting at 12 noon Sharp. nice Local Scenic Route. Refreshments afterwards at The Pub in Carriganima. Contact Sean on 087 2600640 for more details.
(NOTE NO PASSENGERS ALLOWED ON RUN WITHOUT SAFETY BELTS)
The death has occurred on Saturday 18th August 2018 of William RIORDAN, Carriganima, Co. Cork. Passed away peacefully in the presence of his loving family in the Mercy Hospital Cork, husband of the late Eileen (Eily Twomey) step brother of the late Margaret and Peter Riordan and Sheila Linehan. Deeply regretted by his son Jerry, daughter Nora(Lucey), son in law Jimmy, grand daughter Elaina, step brother, step sister, sister in law, nephews, nieces, relatives, friends and neighbours and his carers Ann and Sheila. Reposing at Tarrant’s Funeral Millstreet on today Saturday with Rosary at 9pm.Lying in Repose on Sunday from 5.30 to 7pm with removal to St. John the Baptist Church, Carriganima. Requiem Mass on Monday at 12 noon followed by burial to St. Coleman’s Cemetery Macroom. Family Flowers only please. 
The death has occurred on Sunday 18th March 2018 of Eileen (Eily) RIORDAN (née Twomey), Knockraheen, Carriganima, Cork. Unexpectedly, in the presence of her loving family in ICU at Cork University Hospital. Sister of the late John Twomey. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by her loving husband William, daughter Nora, son Jerry, son-in-law Jimmy, grandaughter Elaina, sister Margaret, nephews, nieces, in-laws, relatives, neighbours and a large circle of friends.
Reposing in St John the Baptist Church, Carriganima, on Tuesday evening from 6.30pm to 8pm followed by rosary. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 12 noon, followed by burial to St Colman’s Cemetery, Macroom. Family flowers only, by request. 
UPDATE THIS FEATURE WILL BE ON AT 5.30PM THIS EVENING (NOTE CHANGE OF TIME)
The Drivetime Programme which airs on RTE Radio 1 every evening Monday to Friday between 4.30pm and 7.00pm, is doing a feature on how Womens Little Christmas is being celebrated in the Millstreet Area. They plan to have the feature on their programme this Friday evening between 6 and 6.30pm approx. On the programme they will have a report from Millstreet and Carriganima on the preparations for celebrating Womens Little Christmas which takes place on this coming Saturday January 6th. On the Programme they plan to visit the Wallis Arms Hotel in Millstreet and the Pub in Carriganima which are both holding Womens Little Christmas Celebrations, and will talk to various people on what Womens Little Christmas means to them, so do tune in to Mary Wilson on Drivetime between 6.00pm and 6.30pm, tommorrow Friday and if there is any change on the broadcast time for this we will keep you informed here on millstreet.ie with any update on this.
This Sat Night Jan 6th -The Pub Carriganima Women’s Little Christmas Night Celebration, Music by Back on Track,Pub Christmas Draw will take place on the Night with plenty Prizes to be won including a Top Prize of 500 Euro.
Promises to be a good Night Out,looking forward to seeing you all there.
Santa received a Royal welcome as he made his annual hugely popular visit to The Pub in Carriganima on last Sunday, 17th Dec. He arrived by Horseback along with his hardworking Helpers and was in great form on the day as he handed out Presents to all the Children who came to meet him,he had some light refreshments and was than on his way again just before Dark to continue on his Busy Schedule leading up to Christmas,we thank Matthew Twomey for capturing his arrival on Camera below.
Don’t forget Santa Claus is appearing at The Pub in Carriganima on today Sunday Dec 17th at 3pm. This year he is arriving by Horseback, so why not come along to Carriganima on Sunday to meet the great Man himself. He is looking forward to meeting Everybody on the day.
A big thanks to the Millstreet Vintage Club on presenting the €1,300.99 proceeds of their Autumn Tractor Run to the Carriganima based CART Rural Transport Service Bus. Perfect weather conditions added to the enjoyment of the day, close on 70 tractors took to the road over scenic terrain to Moll Carthys Bridge for a short halt before returning to Carriganima Pub for a Barbeque and refreshments.
Co-inciding with the formal presentation was a Coffee Evening and a heat of the Millstreet Community Council Talent Competition.
On the progamme are interesting guest speakers and patrons are welcome to bring along their Vintage / Classic Ford Vehicle and park their prized possessions outside the Hotel in the Town Square in Millstreet.
Millstreet Vintage Club held a very well supported Tractor Run on Sunday last in Carriganima in aid of the CART Rural Transport Service, the weather was superb on the day and close on 70 Tractors took to the road and made their way through what was a lovely route which included a stop at Moll Carthy’s Bridge for a short halt with the Run, then making its way back to the finish at The Pub in Carriganima, where a Barbeque and Refreshments was enjoyed by all. Many thanks from CART Carriganima and Millstreet Vintage Club for the great turn out and support on the day.
Millstreet Vintage Club Tractor Run in aid of CART Transport Service in Carriganima on Tommorrow Sunday Sept 17, Nice Compact Route planned,Refreshments before take off and Food and Refreshments back at The Pub in Carriganima at the end of the Run, Sign on at The Pub Carriganima from 10.30 with Take off at 12 noon, Contact Sean on 087 2600640 or Ryan on 086 2158994 for more details.
The death has occurred of Maureen O’CONNELL (née Roche)
Milleen, Kilbarry, Inchigeela, Cork / Clondrohid, Cork. Peacefully in the excellent care of Grange Con Nursing Home, Maureen (née Roche, Carriganima) wife of the late Andy, beloved mother of Michael, Margaret (O’Connor, Ballincollig), Finbarr, Helen (Forbes, Milleen), Norma (Cotter, Ballindangan), sister of the late Paddy, James, Peggy, Connie, Stephen, Fr.Jack, Peter and Diarnuid. Deeply regretted by her sister Nora (Tarrant), her brother Liam, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing in St. Finbarr and the Holy Angels Church, Inchigella on Friday evening from 6pm to 8.30pm. Requiem Mass on Saturday at 2pm followed by burial to local cemetery.
Millstreet Vintage Club welcomed the Blue Force Club to Millstreet yesterday as they continued there 5000 mile Coastline Challenge Tractor Charity Run,some Club Members met the Group in Macroom with more joining the Route in Carriganima as the Group made there way to a stop for Refreshments at Colemans Millstreet Kia and New Holland Dealers in Millstreet, here Millstreet Vintage Club made a donation to the Blue Force Club who said they were humbled and thrilled with the great Reception and Hospitality that they got on there visit to Millstreet,many thanks must go to Club Member Jack Sheehan who coordinated the whole Event and John and Ben of Colemans in Millstreet for there Hospitality and the use of the Garage Premises for the Parking and display of Tractors,Millstreet Vintage Club would also like to thank the Gardai for there help in managing the Traffic flow when the Run was in the Local Area. For more information on this Coastline Challenge check out the Blue Force website at http://www.blueforce.uk.com/
Millstreet Vintage Club have informed us that The Blue Force 5000 mile Coastline Tractor Challenge will be in the Macroom, Millstreet Area on Monday next the 24th April. The Tractor run will be in Macroom at 11am tomorrow. It will then proceed to Carriganima for a brief stop and then on to Colemans Millstreet for a Show and Reception. Millstreet Vintage Club members will then convey the run to Rathmore.”All Ford, Fordson and New Holland and Fiat tractors are welcome to join in on the Run as support. This event is part of Ford 100 celebration with proceeds of the event going to Cancer and Children’s charities in the UK. Donations will be accepted by the Blue Force boys on the day.There are also tickets for sale for a restored Fordson Dexta kindly donated by club member Roy Cowgill. Further details from Millstreet Vintage Club Member Jack Sheehan on (086) 806 8243.
Billy Coleman the three times Circuit of Ireland Rally winner was reunited with a Rothmans 911 during Circuit Deja Vu in Killarney over the Easter Weekend, the Porsche 911 he drove is now owned and beautifully restored by John Mulholland, a County Antrim motor trader, the Porsche was a genuine Porsche 911 similar to the car that Billy drove for the Rothmans Team in the 1985 season. Billy’s first Circuit win was in 1975 in an Escort RS1600. He repeated the win a year later in an RS1800 but it was another eight years before Billy, this time at the wheel of an Opel Manta 400 and with Ronan Morgan as his co-driver sprayed the champagne again at the finish of the five-day marathon, for the Circuit De Ja Vu Run last Sunday Ronan was back in the hot seat again to accompany Billy.
The Circuit De ja Vu is the brainchild of both Alan Tyndall of RPM Motorsport and Beatty Crawford who was a former Circuit of Ireland winning Co-Driver back in 1971,the Event was established to Celebrate the Glory Years of Rallying in the 70s and 80s and this Event without doubt captured that with some great Cars and Drivers from the that Period coming from near and far to be part of the Celebration,this was the second year that the Event was Ran and like last years Event which was also based in Killarney it was an outstanding Success.
Billy Coleman was not the only Millstreet Native to take part in the Circuit De Je Vu over the weekend,Conor Falvey had French Champion Bernard Beguin behind the wheel of his beautiful Porsche for the Run while his Brother Todd Falvey had Saeed Al-Hajri who is a former winner of the 1989 Cork 20 driving his Car which was also a Porsche along the Route as well, both Al-Hajri and Beguin are former Rothmans Teamates to Coleman so it was fitting that they all got together along with another former Rothmans driver from the same Era Jimmy McRae who was driving a Vauxhall Chevette,Former World Champion Stig Blomqvist was another famous driver to do the Run in an Audi Quattro while Donagh Kelly and Denis Biggerstaff each wheeled out a Metro 6R4 for the day,the other Millstreet Drivers that completed the Course included Kevin Hickey with co-driver Matthew Twomey in there beautifully turned out Replica of Billy Colemans 1979 Circuit of Ireland Ford Escort,and Ballydalys Denis Moynihan also completed the Course in his immaculate Mark 1 Escort, the Run which was based at the Malton Hotel departed at 10 am on Easter Sunday to tackle some famous Rally Stages along the way such as Molls Gap, Healy Pass, Cods Head, Ardgroom, and Killmackillogue and finished back in the Malton Hotel at around 4.30pm,the Event was a great Success and was enjoyed by both Competitors and Spectators who turned out in quite large numbers.
Below are the Local Crews who took part along with some Famous Stars as well and in Order they are
Kevin Hickey/ Matthew Twomey Motorcraft Mark 2Ecort
Aubane Social Club Annual Good Friday Table Quiz will take place on Tommorrow Night Friday 14 April at 8.30 pm in Aubane Community Centre, Tables of 4 are €40.00,Under 18`s half price. Raffle also on the night. All Very Welcome.