Cullen Fashion Show

Update (12th Oct): SOLD OUT – no tickets available at the door.


We have planned a fashion show fundraiser night for the 12th October 2018 to take place in our Community Centre. The beneficiary of this fundraiser will be our local Community Hall and also the Children’s Ward in Cork University Hospital. We are very excited about this event and expect an attendance of 250 on the night. Most of our attendees and models will be from the local region of Duhallow and East Kerry.

Our MC for the night is Helen Murphy of Daily Diva Diary. Helen is a wonderful host and we are looking forward to her sharing her expertise on fashion with us.

We see this as a great opportunity to showcase fashion from some of our local stores and are delighted that Fran & Jane Cork, Scarlett’s Killarney, Philip Lenihan, Newmarket, O’Shea’s, Newmarket, Noirin’s , Millstreet, Lady Lydia, Kanturk along with Luna Bella, O’Flynn Stores, Morgan’s, Profile, Moda, Barry’s Mensware & Fitness Solutions all from Mallow will all join us on the night.

Doors open at 7.15pm for a Cheese & Wine Reception and the show starts at 8pm sharp. For all our fashionistas there will be a great prize for Best Dressed on the night and everyone will receive a goody bag.

It promises to be an excellent evening of fashion and fun. Tickets cost €25 and are available Patsy’s Hair Salon, Cullen Creamery or 087 6127386

We look forward to a really entertaining night and hope everyone will come out to support these two great beneficiaries.

Superb Win by Duarigle Gaels in U12 (Green) Football Final in Lismire on Monday Evening

Sincere congratulations to the wonderfully talented victorious young people of the Duarigle Gaels (Green) Football Team having been successful in the Final on Monday night (3rd Sept. 2018) in Lismire.   The final score:  Duarigle Gaels….3 – 7 .   Ballyclough….1 – 3 .   We became aware of the win when the happy sound of car horns at West End was accompanied by joyful cheers.   Celebrations continued at Christy’s Family Restaurant.  Here we share a series of images from the historic sporting occasion.   Duarigle Gaels players are from Cullen and Millstreet.  Click on the pictures to enlarge. (S.R.)  [read more …] “Superb Win by Duarigle Gaels in U12 (Green) Football Final in Lismire on Monday Evening”

Cultúr á Scaipeadh

Back by popular demand following the success of last year’s super night of dance, music and entertainment, Cullen Pipe Band are hosting a great night of entertainment on Culture night Friday 21 September in Cullen Hall.
Honoured to have, fresh from the World Championships in Glasgow, performances from Cullen Pipe Band Pipers and Drummers.
Singing, Dancing, Music and Story Telling performances from the All Ireland Comhaltas Championships in Drogheda and All Ireland Scór Championships in Sligo plus Munster and County Scór Championships performances will take place.
The local choir from the Community Games All Ireland in Limerick University will also perform on the night.
8p.m. SHARP or arrive earlier to let the students young and old try out the Pipes and the Drums on the night. TEA/COFFEE refreshments.
See Cork County Culture Night for more events

Tessie Celebrates her Hundredth Birthday

Tessie Kelleher,  Cullen, celebrated her hundred years young birthday last night at the Sandpit House Pub Dromtariffe at the Irish Trad Night with her family and friends where she comes without fail too once a month! Although Tessie’s birthday isn’t until this coming Friday, she will be waiting for the cheque from the president of Ireland! She still ran rings around us all and enjoyed the music, dancing, cake, finger food and laughter in her honour! There is another party planned for Saturday in Cullen for family, Have an amazing time Tess! Your an inspiration to us All!! – article thanks to Tom

more photos below… [read more …] “Tessie Celebrates her Hundredth Birthday”

“Radio Treasures” Visits Cullen Vintage Event 2018 & Meets Christy Costello

On this evening’s “Radio Treasures” we visit the recent Cullen Vintage Event 2018 where we recorded a truly interesting interview with Christy Costello from the Listowel area of Kerry.   This we shall broadcast at 10pm on Cork Music Station.  We also feature lots of uplifting songs, music and musings.   And we report on our recent Museum Collection, on recent Visitors to our area, on Show preparations and we review our Listeners’ messages, texts and emails.  Feel most welcome to make contact with us on our Seán Radley Facebook chatline, our text line on 086 825 0074 or our email communication on millstreetmuseum @eircom.net  .  We share below images of our recent visit to Cullen Vintage Event.  Happy listening!  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Interviewing Christy Costello of North Kerry at Cullen Vintage Event in July 2018.

[read more …] ““Radio Treasures” Visits Cullen Vintage Event 2018 & Meets Christy Costello”

Death Notice: Paudie O’Keeffe, Cullen Village

The death has occurred on Monday 6th August 2018 of Paudie O’Keeffe, Cullen Village. Passed away peacefully in the presence of his family in Marymount Hospice, brother of the late Tadghie and Liam. Sadly missed by his loving wife Nora, deeply regretted by his his sister Nora Mary, brothers Jeff, Donie and Batt, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Cullen on Tuesday from 5.30pm to 8pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 12 noon burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only, donations to Marymount Hospice. [1]

Route Details for Charity Truck Run in aid of Jacob this Sunday July 29th,

Millstreet Vintage Club Charity Truck Run in aid of Jacob who was Born without Eyes on next Sunday July 29th,the Truck Run will depart from the K&L Yard in Millstreet at 12 Noon, the General Public are more than welcome to come along and view the Trucks either before the Start or Back at the finish at the K&L Yard or why not come out and support them as they pass along the Route on the day and here is a list of places the Run will be passing through,starting in Millstreet heading to Sandpit House Cross,Ballymaquirke Cross,Kanturk,Newmarket,Boherbue,Kiskeam,on to Ballydesmond where Run will turn left before Ballydesmond Village and on to the Knocknagree Road,going past Munster Joinery,on down to Knocknagree then on to Rathmore turning left at Dennehys Corner and continue on for Cullen and outside Cullen turning Right for Derinagree down past the Church in Derinagree and turning Right at Lower Keale Cross and back into Millstreet to the Finish at the K and L Yard,this should take 2hrs approx, for more details contact Mike P Kelleher on 087 2929430.

Success for Local Rally Competitors in Imokilly and Down Rally Events

Last weekends Imokilly Mini Stages Rally produced some great results for the local crews that made the trip to East Cork to compete in what was a very tough and challenging Event in dry but very warm conditions,there was Success for Mike P Kelleher/Iarla McCarthy who emerged victorious in Class 10 in there Mark2 Escort who in turn were closely followed home by Denis O`Brien/Ryan O`Brien Opel Corsa who finished 2nd in the Class just 29 seconds further back to make it a Millstreet domination of the Top 2 places in Class 10,there was also success in Class 9 for Derry Collins/Declan Casey in there Vauxhall Nova who won there Class quite comfortably after a fantastic Run,unfortunately there was no luck for Don Moynihan/Sean Collins from Cullen in there Ford Escort who retired on Stage 2,the Rally was won by David Condell in his Ford Escort following the retirement of Barry Meade in his Mark2 Escort on Stage 5 while leading the Event comfortably,meanwhile at the other End of the Country last Saturday on the Down Rally Ballydaly Co-Driver Liam Moynihan who along with his Driver Desi Henry in there Skoda Fabia R5 had a great result to finish the Event in 2nd place overall,after 11 tough stages the Skoda Crew finished just over 20 seconds behind Event Winner Johnny Greer who was competing in the latest version of the Citroen R5.

Photos Courtesy of Alan Noonan Photography, and Adam Hall Photos.

 

Annual Vintage Afternoon in Cullen Sunday July 15th

 The Annual Vintage Afternoon is on in Cullen on Sunday July 15th at 1.30pm, always a great Family Day out and in aid of a Good Cause in the Cullen and District Special Needs Association.

… and there is also a butter making stand !!!!

Scoil Laitairain 2018

Scoil Laitairain is a 3 week Irish Course which will take place on Monday July 2nd until Friday July 20th 2018 in Cullen Community Centre, Co. Cork. Our course runs from 10am to 3pm Monday to Friday. We aim to promote the speaking of Irish through Irish classes, singing, quizzes, dancing, games and sports. For further information contact 086 3021503 or contact our Facebook page.

Community Games at the University of Limerick

Well done to this local group who came 3rd in the U16 National Finals of the Aldi Community Games at the University of Limerick. In the photo are: Clodagh O’Connor Cullen, Claire Lyons Banteer, Maggie Moynihan Cullen, Anna Moynihan Cullen, Jayne Harrington Kanturk, Katie O’Sullivan Cullen, Jack O’Sullivan Cullen. Front: Mary Walsh Cullen, Humphrey Moynihan Cullen, and Ava Thornton Millstreet.

Margaret O’Sullivan born in Cullen in 1855

Every few days, Ireland Reaching Out profiles people from Ireland’s distant past. This week they profile a lady who was born in Cullen in 1855:

Margaret O’Sullivan was born on May 4th 1855 in Cullen, the eldest child of Cornelius  and Margaret Hickey. She came out to Sydney Australia with her sister Mary arriving on 1 July 1880 and was soon joined by her younger sisters Hanora and Julia … [read the full profile on Ireland XO]

One question: The parish records give the location of birth as Gurnabeg in the parish register. Would anyone know where that is? Later the family were recorded in Lisnaboy Upper.

[read more …] “Margaret O’Sullivan born in Cullen in 1855”

Death Notice: Joan Herlihy (née O Leary), Knockane

The death has occurred of Joan HERLIHY (née O Leary), Knockane, Cullen. On February 9th 2018, unexpectedly in CUH following a short illness. Beloved wife of the late Michael and sister of the late Matthew and mother-in-law of the late Helena, dear sister of Patrick and John. Loving mother of Mary (O‘Donoghue), Pat, Kathleen (Mulkeen) and Noreen (Buckley). Sadly missed by her sons in-law Pat, Seamus, and Donagh, sister-in-law Kathleen, grandchildren, nephew Conor, grand niece and nephew, neighbours relatives and friends.

Reposing at her residence in Knockane, Cullen, on Sunday from 3pm to 6pm. Requiem Mass in The Church of The Nativity, Cullen, on Monday at 12 noon. Burial afterwards to the adjoining cemetery. May she rest in peace. [1]

Thank You from the Family of Peg Cronin (Morley)


Peg’s Family wish to thank all those who attended her arrival at Cullen Church on the 2nd of November and/or the funeral on the 3rd of November 2017. It was humbling to see that our mother was remembered and respected by so many people who came from near and far. [1]
[read more …] “Thank You from the Family of Peg Cronin (Morley)”