Millstreet Vintage Club Presentation to Noel C Duggan

Millstreet Vintage Club recently made a presentation to Noel C. Duggan of an Aerial Photograph of his Shop and Yard which was taken on the Night of the Club’s BBQ Run held back in June. The presentation was made by the club to acknowledge the help that Noel C. and the Duggan Family have given in providing a Parking Facility for the Vintage Club BBQ Runs over the past 3 years and also for allowing the club the use of the Drishane grounds for the most recent BBQ Run held and for the Ford Tractor 100 Celebration Event held earlier this Year. The Aerial Photograph was taken and supplied by Munster Drone Services and you can check out there work and contact them at

Pictured Below making the presentaton is Club Secretary Dan O`Riordan, Noel C. Duggan and John P. Kelleher who organized the recent BBQ Run.

Death Notice: Joan Fitzpatrick, Dromagh

The death has occurred on Thursday 6th July 2017 of Joan Fitzpatrick, Dromahoe, Dromagh, Cork.

Peacefully, in her 90th year, surrounded by the wonderful staff at Araglan Nursing Home, Boherbue. Deeply regretted by her nieces, relatives, neighbours, many friends, residents of the Cannon O’Donovan Centre and the nursing home. Rest in Peace.

Reposing in Tarrant’s Funeral Home, Millstreet, on Friday from 6.30pm followed by removal to St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet, at 8pm. Requiem Mass on Saturday at 11am. Burial afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Death Notice: Hugh V Kelleher, Rosnalee Lodge

Kelleher (Kanturk), on May 14th 2017, peacefully at Cork University Hospital, Hugh V., Woodview, Gurteen and formerly of Rosnalee Lodge, (late of Munster Cattle Breeding). Beloved husband of Nuala (nee O’Hanlon) and dear father of Kenneth and Adrian. Deeply regretted by his loving wife, sons, sisters Sr Anna Maria (Australia) and Rebecca (Desmond), brothers Henry and Denis, daughter-in-law Sara, sisters-in-law Carmel and Sheila, nieces, nephews, relatives and a large circle of friends.

Reposing at McCarthy’s Funeral Home, Banteer. Rosary on this Monday evening at 9pm. Reposing on tomorrow, Tuesday from 6.30pm followed by removal at 8pm to St John’s Church, Dromagh. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to St John’s Cemetery, Glantane. May he Rest in Peace.

Dromtarriffe Ladies Football

Dromtarriffe ladies football are holding our major  fundraising evening

on Wednesday May 24th

from 6.30pm to 9pm.

Annual Clothes collection and coffee evening.

All unwanted clothes, shoes,bed linen, mobile phones, laptops and books (no duvet,pillows or school books).

This is an important fundraiser for the club.

Anymore information needed please contact Sean Feely 0863168212


Kieran O Flynn 0870601017.

Thanks Kieran O Flynn Sec.

Millstreet Vintage Club Car Run on Sunday 23 April

Millstreet Vintage Club are holding a Car Run on this coming Sunday 23 April, starting from Dromtariffe Parish Hall with Take Off at 12 Noon,all Vintage and Classic Cars welcome, enquiries to Denis O Flynn on 087-2033350 or Donie Lucey on 086-8545873.

Annual Good Friday Table Quiz in Aubane

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.


Local Competitors Success at Moonraker Forestry Rally

Tom Murphy/Kieran O`Donoughue Winners of Class 10

Ruairi Mcguire/Grace O`Brien Winners of Class 9


The Moonraker Forestry Rally which took place last Saturday April 8th was the 2nd Round of the Valvoline Forestry Championship,the Rally which was  based at the Abbey Hotel in Ballvourney and oraganised by Munster Car Club who laid on 8 Challenging Stages around Mullaghanish and the surrounding areas on what turned out to be a
very dry day which made for sometimes quite dusty conditions,once
again there were some Local Competitors taking part with last years
winners Desi Henry and Ballydaly Co-Driver Liam Moynihan leading the
Field away,while they didn`t repeat last years Victory this time
around they still finished a fine 4th overall at the end, Tom
Murphy and his Co-Driver Kieran O`Donoughue in there Ford Escort Mk2 had a great Run and at the end of the Rally they emerged victorious in Class 10,Grace O`Brien from Dromtariffe was the Co-Driver in the Class 9 winning Vauhall Nova which was driven by Ruari Maguire from Tyrone, John O`Sullivan from Boherbue driving his Fiesta finished 5th in Class 16,Ballvourneys Ciaran Creedon driving a Honda Civic and Co-Driven by John Murphy had a great run and finished 2nd in Class 11F,
Danny Creedon and Derry Healy in there Subaru Impreza had to
retire on Stage 2 due to a Mechanical Issue but returned under
Rally 2 Rules to have a great run and finish 6th in Class 15,there
was no luck for Ger Cullinane who had to retire after 4 Stages
while going well in his Toyota Starlet,The Rally had 81 starters
which is a record amount of Competitors taking part in a Forestry
Event in recent years and was won by Keith Cronin in a Fiesta R5
who was in turn followed Home by Josh Moffett Fiesta R5 in second
place with his Brother Sam Moffett Fiesta WRC finishing in 3rd
place overall in what was a closely contested Battle at the Top End
of the Field. The 2wd Battle was won by David Crossan in a Ford Escort MK2,Out of the 81 Crews that started the Event 65 made it back to the Finish Line after a tough days Competition.

Many thanks to Matthew Twomey for the Photographs and you can see more of his Photos at

Millstreet Vintage Club Tractor Run this Sunday March 26

Millstreet Vintage Club are holding a Tractor Run on tomorrow 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
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.

Success for Local Rally Crews at the West Cork Rally

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.

We thank Matthew Twomey for the use of his Photos and you can check out more of his photos at


Top Picture – Sean Moynihan/Sean Nolan Ford Escort Class 12 Winners

Middle Picture – Mike P Kelleher/Iarla McCarthy Class 10 Winners

Bottom Picture -John Murphy/Eoghan McCarthy Class 20 Winners

Millstreet Vintage Club Tractor Run to be held Today has been cancelled due to the Weather Conditions

The Tractor run to be ran out of Dromtariffe today has been cancelled due to the Bad Weather, Millstreet Vintage Club apologise for any inconvenience on the short notice of this.

Death Notice: Ann Horgan, Kiletra

Ann Horgan (Kiletra, Dromagh and Harpers Island, Glounthane) (retired N.T.) on January 9th 2017, after a short illness in the excellent care of the staff of the Bons Secours Hospital and Marymount Hospice. Beloved wife of the late Sonny (Cors.P.), sister of the late Patrick, Gretta, Donal and Nora. Loving mother of Liz (McCarthy), John, Deirdre (Barry) and Barry. Sadly missed by her children, daughters-in-law Damhnait and Elaine, sons-in-law Eoin and Pat, brothers Denis, Liam and Finbarr, sister Mary, sister-in-law Nellie Mai, her 12 devoted grandchildren, nieces, nephews, neighbours and many friends.

Reposing at her residence on Wednesday from 5pm with rosary at 8pm. Requiem Mass on Thursday in St. John’s Church, Dromagh at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in the New Cemetery, Dromagh. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Marymount Hospice Cork or donation box at the services. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam dílis.

Set Dancing Classes with All Ireland Champion Patrick

2016-08-21 Patrick O'Callaghan Fleadh Cheoil 02Five time All-Ireland set dancing champion Patrick O Callaghan will be holding set dancing classes in Dromtarriffe Hall for beginners and advanced ages 5-18. Patrick will teach a large variety of steps and sets.

Registration: next Tuesday 4th of October from 6-7pm in Dromtarriffe Parish Hall
Classes commence: Tuesday the 11th of October from 6-7 in Dromtarriffe Hall.

For further information contact Patrick O Callaghan after 4pm on 0873174561

Also, anyone interested in an Over 35 or senior set training please contact patrick also.

Death Notice: Donagh Murphy, Dromagh

The death has occurred of Donagh Murphy, Rossgloss, Dromagh (ex Cork Co. Council). On September 1st 2016, peacefully, surrounded by his family in the wonderful care of the staff at 4c, Cork University, Hospital, beloved husband of the late Kathleen and the most wonderful dad to Helen O’Leary, Brendan, Denis, Thomas, Catherine (Ferns) and Sylvia (Donnellan). Deeply regretted by his loving family, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, his adored 20 grandchildren, great-granddaughter Caoimhe, brothers-in-law Michael and John, sister-in-law Marie, his good friends Peg, Denis and Brian, nephews, nieces, cousins, extended family, neighbours and his many friends.

Rosary tonight, Friday, in his residence at 8.30pm. Reposing at Tarrant’s Funeral Home, Millstreet, on Saturday from 5.30pm followed by removal to St. John’s Church, Dromagh, at 8.00pm. Requiem Mass on Sunday at 10.30am. Burial afterwards to Dromagh New Cemetery.

‘We walked the road of life together’

Death Notice – Richie O’Keeffe, Kanturk & Keletra

O’KEEFFE (Canon O’Donovan Centre, Millstreet and late of Killeenleigh, Kanturk and Keletra): On June 9, 2016, peacefully, at Mallow General Hospital, RICHARD (RICHIE), beloved son of the late Kate and James and brother of the late Donie and Jimmy. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his heartbroken brothers Pat, John Joe and Timmie, sisters Bina (Williams) and Ellen (Nell), brother-in-law Harry Williams, sisters-in-law Mary Pat, Ellen (Doneraile) and Ellen (Kanturk), nephews, nieces, the O’Keeffe family, Keletra, the staff and residents of Canon O’Donovan Centre and a large circle of wonderful and loyal friends.

Reposing at Tarrant’s Funeral Home, Millstreet. Rosary this Saturday evening at 9pm. Reposing tomorrow, Sunday, from 6pm, followed by removal to St John’s Church, Dromagh at 8pm. Requiem Mass on Monday at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St Mary’s Cemetery, Millstreet.

Dromtariffe’s Seniors Party 2016 on Sunday

The two most senior people present at Sunday's Dromtariffe Community Centre's Seniors Party 2016 - Julia Dunne, Dysert, Dromagh and Denis O'Leary of Coolclougher, Dromtariffe. Also included is Christine Doyle representing the Organisers of the very popular annual event. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
The two most senior people present at Sunday’s Dromtariffe Community Centre’s Seniors Party 2016 – Julia Dunne, Dysert, Dromagh and Denis O’Leary of Coolclougher, Dromtariffe. Also included is Christine Doyle representing the Organisers of the very popular annual event. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
Members of the Millstreet & Cullen Branch of the Red Cross who administered therapeutic hand massage for those present for Dromtariffe's Seniors Party 2016 on Sunday. Lots more images to follow later.
Members of the Kanturk / Millstreet Branch of the Red Cross who administered therapeutic hand massage for those present at Dromtariffe’s Seniors Party 2016 on Sunday. Lots more images to follow later.

Death Notice: Bridie Hannon, Minehill

Bridie Hannon - Minehill 03HANNON (Minehill, Dromagh): On January 6, 2016, in the care of the matron, nurses and staff of Care Choice Nursing Home, Macroom, BRIDIE (nee O’Connor), wife of the late Michael (Mick) and mother of the late Noreen. Deeply regretted by her loving family Bridget, Michael Jnr, Mary, Kathleen, Elizabeth and twins Helen and Teresa, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, cousins, neighbours, relatives and friends.
Reposing in Tarrant’s Funeral Home, Millstreet. Rosary on this Saturday evening at 7.30pm. Reposing tomorrow, Sunday, from 5.30pm, followed by removal to the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, Derrinagree, at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Monday at 11.00am, followed by burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Millstreet. May she rest in peace.

Death Notice: Eileen O’Callaghan, Derrygallon

The death has occurred of Eileen O’Callaghan (née Murphy), Derrygallon, Kanturk. Peacefully in the tender care of the staff of the General Hospital Mallow, Eileen, Derrygallon and former resident of Mount Alvernia, beloved wife of the late Con L. and dear mother of Leslie, Kieran, Kathleen (Elton) and the late Margaret (Nagle). Deeply regretted by her loving family, daughter-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, relatives and friends. May she rest in peace.
Reposing at Grace’s Funeral Home, Kanturk on Monday from 6.30pm followed by removal at 8pm to St John’s Church, Dromagh. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 1pm. Funeral afterwards to Dromtariffe Old Cemetery.

Dromtariffe Annual Bazaar

Dromtariffe Annual Bazaar


2pm Sunday 22nd in the Parish Hall


This years bazaar will benefit Dromtariffe Ladies and Junior Football GAA Clubs!

They are looking for people to do home baking, that will be for sale on the day. It is important that the home baking is well supported as this is always one of the most popular attractions at the Bazaar.

Please support, as Dromtariffe are our local Ladies Football team !!

Model Toy Show on Sunday November 1st in Dromtariffe Hall

Millstreet Vintage Club are holding a Model Toy Show in Dromtariffe Parish Hall on Sunday The 1st of November 10.30am to 5pm !
Admission is 5 Euro. (Free Admission for kids)
Plenty Rally Cars Old & New, Trucks & Trailers & Farm Machinery on Show!

Note: Please tune in Tonight at 9.30 to when next Sundays Model Toy Show Organiser Donie Lucey will be in Conversation with CMS DJ Willie Fitzgerald about details of what promises to be a very Exciting Event which is not to be missed next Sunday over in Dromtariffe Hall.

model toys

Dromtarriffe Toddler & Playgroup Halloween Party

Dromtarriffe Toddler & Playgroup Halloween Party

We will hold our Annual Halloween Party on Monday Oct 26th (bank holiday Monday) from 11am – 1pm @ Dromtarriffe Parish Hall.

Arts & crafts, Disco, & Traditional Halloween Games, treats & lots of fun.

Elaine will also be present for face painting / scary scars.

Come Dressed up in your Halloween Costume.

ALL WELCOME (from newborn upwards including primary school children), and the cost is €5 per family.

See more on the Dromtarriffe Toddler & Playgroup page

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Special Autumn Event in Dromtariffe Hall This Wednesday

Mary O’Sullivan indicates that there will be a very special event on this Wednesday, 7th October 2015 marking Harvest Time at Dromtariffe Hall beginning with the celebration of Mass at 12:30pm followed by a sit-down meal (payment on the day).   Then follows an evening of music, dance and song.  (S.R.)

Death Notice: Tim Corbett, formerly of Gurrane

CORBETT, 92 Assumpta Park, Newcastlewest, Co. Limerick and formerly of Drumtarriff, Millstreet, Co. Cork. September 29th 2015 (unexpectedly at his residence) Timothy (Tim) ex Shannon Development. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Margaret (nee Egan), daughters Christine and Maria, brother John, nephew Christopher, sons-in-law Jim and Mícheál, grandchildren Seamus, Tadhg, Mary and Peter, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives, neighbours and friends. Rest in Peace.

Reposing at Reidy’s Funeral Home, Newcastlewest on this Saturday evening October 3rd from 6pm until 8pm. Removal at 8pm to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Newcastlewest. Requiem Mass on Sunday, October 4th, at 12.30pm followed by interment at Calvary Cemetery, Newcastlewest. Enquiries to Tomás Coolahan, Tarbert, 087 2193610.
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Dromtariffe Active Club

are hosting a


to mark their 10th Birthday

during the week of Active Ageing. 

The event commences with the celebration of Mass by Fr Liam Comer

on Wednesday October 7th at 12.30pm

in Dromtariffe Hall

followed by a hot meal.

Later on to burn up the calories there will be a professional Facilitator to lead an Activity Session to suit all levels of ability as well as live music, song and dance.

Non members, men and women over 55 welcome. 

Cost €10

Reservation essential.

Booking with payment by September 30th to

Pauline 087 274 5628

Celia 086 399 351

Maura 086 871 4663

Mary 087 240 8363