Annual Christmas Mass and Party in Cullen

Our 39th Annual Christmas Mass and party will be held in Cullen Community Centre on Saturday December 7th at 1.00 pm. Invitations will be sent to approx. 100 special guests and their families. Our Christmas Mass and Party continues to be the highlight of the year, where many friendships are renewed and new ones formed at this Annual get-together. Following Mass refreshments and delicious food is served and then all take the floor for a great evening of disco music, song and dance. Each guest then receives a Christmas Gift. This party is a great meeting place for friends to relax and chat.
Any new families are very welcome to attend, details from any committee member or call 02979055 in the afternoon only for more info.

Padraig O’Connor, Lisnashearshane, Cullen

The death has occurred of Padraig O’Connor, Lisnashearshane, Cullen, Co. Cork. On 26th November, 2019 in the loving care of the Matron and staff of Millstreet Community Hospital. PADRAIG, beloved husband of the late Phyllis, dear father of Der and Frank. Brother of the late Fr. Donal, Benny, Brendan, Fr. Christy, Sr. Aquin and Sr. Rosalie.
Deeply regretted by his sons, daughters-in-law Ursula and Helena, grandchildren, Sadhbh, Sean, Claragh, Emmet, Muineann and Oisin, sister-in-law Maura, brother-in-law Micheal (O’Leary), nephews, nieces, relative, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at Tarrant’s Funeral Home, Millstreet, on Thursday from 6pm to 8pm, followed by removal to the Church of the Nativity, Cullen. Requiem Mass on Friday at 12 noon, burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to Millstreet Community Hospital. [rip]

Der Kiely, Lislehane, Cullen

The death has occurred of Diarmuid (Der) Kiely, Lislehane, Cullen, Cork. Passed away, peacefully, in University Hospital, Kerry, on 22nd of November, 2019. Beloved brother of the late Eilis, Sean, Conor and Martin. Deeply regretted by his sisters Maureen, Anne and Sheila, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandnephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Lying in repose in the Church of the Nativity, Cullen, on Sunday evening from 5.30pm to 7pm. Requiem Mass on Monday at 12 noon burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. No flowers, by request. Donations, in lieu, to Institute of Christ the King, Limerick. House strictly private, please. [rip] [f]

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Paddy O’Keeffe, formerly Banteer, Rylane, & Cullen

The death has occurred of Patrick (Paddy) O’Keeffe, formerly Banteer, Rylane &, Cullen, Cork. On 7th of November 2019, passed away, unexpectedly, peacefully in the Mercy Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Husband of the late Eileen O’Keeffe (née Mc Carthy) (Nell), loving father of Trisha, Anthony and Colette, adored grandad of Iarlaith, Paddy, Morgan and Síofra. Sadly missed by his loving family, son-in-law Shawn Meszaros, daughter-in-law Antoinette and Colette’s partner P.J. Cremin, brothers Michael and Fr Anthony, sisters Noreen (Mack) and the late Maureen, relatives, neighbours and friends. “Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hánan”.
Lying in repose in the Church of the Nativity, Cullen, on Friday evening from 5pm to 7pm. Requiem Mass on Saturday at 12 noon, with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. [rip]

Death Notice: Pat (Patrick) O’Keeffe, Glountane

The death has occurred of Pat (Patrick) O’Keeffe Glountane, Cullen, Cork. Unexpectedly, but peacefully, at Marymount on Saturday 26th October 2019. Beloved husband of Moira (née O’Mahony) and dear father of Marie (Morley), Kate (Kelleher), Trish (Moylan), Mag (Preston) and son Hugh. Sadly missed by his loving wife and family, his adored 10 grandchildren, brothers and sisters Anne, Michael, Peg (Margaret), Kevin, Bernadette and Eileen, his sons in law Conor, Jerry, Séan and Donal, daughter in law Nollaig, sisters in law, brothers in law, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing in the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Cullen (P51 E195), on Monday from 4.30pm-8pm. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only, please. Donations, if desired, to Marymount Hospice. House Strictly Private Please. May He Rest in Peace. [rip]

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Ciarán steps up to Irish Under 16s

The best of luck to Ciarán O’Sullivan from Cullen who plays with Cork City Football Club U15’s, who has been called up to play with the Irish U16 football team in the Victory Shield Tournament which is being held in Wrexham in North Wales from October 28th to November 1st. They will play Northern Ireland, Wales, and Scotland. Ciarán was capped last year with the U15’s when he played in Spain and Cyprus. This will be his first cap at the U16 level.

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Cullen Community Centre presents the Shandrum Céilé Band and guests on Saturday the 23rd November in Cullen Church

Cullen Community Centre are hosting a concert with the Shandrum Céilí Band and guests on Saturday the 23rd of November in Cullen Church. This promises to be a great night and all proceed will go to  Cullen Community Centre.

Death Notice: Pauline O’Sullivan (née Cassidy), Lisnaboy

The death has occurred of Pauline O’Sullivan (née Cassidy), Lisnaboy, Cullen. Passed away peacefully at the Bons Secours Hospital Cork, surrounded by her adoring family. Predeceased by her parents Pat and Lucy and her loving sister Ann. She will be deeply missed by her adoring husband Andy and her dear children John, Martin, Sinead, Andrew, Mary and their partners. Fondly remembered by her sisters Kay, Josie, Ciara, Nora, Marian and her brothers Pat, James and Brendan, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and her many friends.
Reposing at her residence (P51 TY89) on Thursday from 4 pm to 8 pm.

Funeral mass on Monday (October 14th) in the Church of The Nativity Cullen at 12 noon. Burial afterwards to adjoining cemetery. Reception into the Church of The Nativity, Cullen on Friday for 12 noon Mass. Burial afterwards to adjoining cemetery. (House strictly private Friday morning).  Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, in lieu to cancer clinical trials Ireland. May She Rest In Peace. [rip]

Cullen Culture Night

Uplifting evening of traditional music, singing, stories and dancing from the abundance of locals who performed so successfully in the recent Fleadh Cheoil events.   Try your hand at playing drums or pipes courtesy of Cullen Pipe Band members fresh from the World Championships (7-8pm).    All welcome between 8 and 10.30pm at Cullen Community Centre on Friday 20th September 2019 for the concert, a cup of tea and lots of craic.

 

Death Notice: Willie Hickey, Lisnaboy

The death has occurred of William (Willie) Hickey, Lisnaboy, Cullen. Died peacefully on July 24th in the loving care of the Nurses and Staff of Millstreet Community Hospital. William (Willie) dear brother of Michael (Mikey) and the late Margaret Cronin. Sadly missed by his brother, relatives, neighbours and friends. Rest In Peace.
Reposing at the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Cullen, Co. Cork on this Thursday (25th July) from 6:30p.m to 8:00p.m. Requiem Mass on Friday (26th July) at 11:00a.m and burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. O’Keeffe’s Funeral Directors – Rathmore. [rip]

Millstreet Vintage Club Presentation to Cullen Pipe Band next Friday Night July19th

A Presentation following the Recent Tractor Run organised by Millstreet Vintage Club will be made to Cullen Pipe Band on next Friday Night July 19th at 8.30 PM in the Cullen GAA Grounds. Everybody Welcome.

 

Scoil Laithiarain

Scoil Laithiarain is a summer school which takes place every July in Cullen with the aim of encouraging children to speak Irish daily through Irish classes, games, song, dance and quizzes. The course is suitable for children going in to 5th class in September 2019 to children going in to 3rd year. For further details, ring  086-3021503, or contact the Scoil Laitiarain Facebook Page.
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Millstreet Vintage Club Tractor Run on next Sunday May 12th in aid of Cullen Pipe Band,

Millstreet Vintage Club Tractor Run on next Sunday May 12th,Nice Scenic Route,Sign on at Cullen GAA Grounds from 11am,Take off at 12 Noon,Run finishing in Millstreet,€20 per Tractor,Proceeds in aid of Cullen Pipe Band,
All Vintage and Modern Tractors very Welcome,
For details Contact John O’Riordan on 086 3731842 or Finbarr Hurley on 087 1134460.

(NOTE NO PASSENGERS ALLOWED ON RUN WITHOUT SAFETY BELTS)

 

IRD Meeting in Cullen Pipe Band Hall

IRD Duhallow will be conducting a Community meeting in Cullen Pipe Band Hall on Thursday 2nd May at 8pm. The meeting will involve a series of short presentations and a group workshop to understand the challenges and opportunities in the area. The knowledge gathered will help inform future planning for our programmes and the area at large. These are the last in the series of community meetings that IRD Duhallow has ran across the area over the months of March & April. All members of the community are invited to attend a meeting in their locality which will be attended by representatives of IRD Duhallow Board and Staff.

A short online consultation which is part of this process is available at the following link  https://forms.gle/sszdnZ1fhKb4sE2B8

Death Notice: Christy O’Connor, Knocknagurrane

The death has occurred of Christy O’Connor, Knocknagurrane, Cullen. Passed away, peacefully, in the presence of his family, after a long illness. Sadly missed by his family, brothers Mossy, Donal, sisters Margaret, Maureen and the late Hannah Mary and Derek, friend Mary, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, extended family, neighbours and friends.
Lying in repose in The Church of the Immaculate Conception, Cullen, on Friday evening from 6.30pm to 8pm. Requiem Mass on Saturday at 12 noon with burial afterwards in the Old Cemetery, Cullen. May He Rest in Peace. [rip]

You too can live to 99, if you play your cards right

What’s the secret to staying card sharp as you approach your 100th birthday? For Cullen man Paddy O’Mahony, the answer is to eat well, enjoy lots of fresh air — and play a sociable game of cards three times a week.

And he’s a good man for the advice, as his great-granny lived to 103, and his 94-year-old sister is a card player too! Paddy, who was 99 on Christmas Day, lives in Cullen, near Millstreet. He and his late wife, Mary, from Kerry, had four children, Bridie, Thade, Noel and Siobhan.

He plays cards every week in Cullen, Castleisland and Ballydesmond and says: “My father played the game of 45 and 31. He taught me how to play cards at the age of five.” Paddy’s card-playing partner, Betty, has been alongside him for 30 years, and he also stays active by minding the animals at the home farm at Meenaglóherane … read the very interesting full article on EchoLive.ie