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Millstreet Pipe Band was delighted with its weekend church gate collection in Millstreet and Ballydaly and wishes to express sincere thanks for such much appreciated and wonderful generosity.  (S.R.)

Millstreet Pipe Band was delighted with its weekend church gate collection in Millstreet and Ballydaly and wishes to express sincere thanks for such much appreciated and wonderful generosity.   Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

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We thank the Happy Couple - Niamh Bradley and Tim Vaughan who were married in St. Patrick's Church, Millstreet on Saturday, 20th Sept. 2014 for permissing us to share a brief selection of pictures recalling the wonderfully enjoyable occasion.   The superb Reception took place in the Killarney Avenue Hotel in Killarney.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

We thank the Happy Couple – Niamh Bradley and Tim Vaughan who were married in St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet on Saturday, 20th Sept. 2014 – for permitting us to share a brief selection of pictures recalling the wonderfully enjoyable occasion. The superb Reception took place in the Killarney Avenue Hotel in Killarney Town. Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

2Wonderful Wedding of Niamh and Tim 20th Sept. 2014 -8003Wonderful Wedding of Niamh and Tim 20th Sept. 2014 -80011Wonderful Wedding of Niamh and Tim 20th Sept. 2014 -80012Wonderful Wedding of Niamh and Tim 20th Sept. 2014 -800There was lots of splendid music and songs at the Wedding Reception with beautiful songs sung by Michael Bradley and his sisters including the Bride, Niamh.   Here we share further images from the great occasion blessed with glorious continue reading…

We have received a request from a person who because of already taking great care of a number of animals is hoping to find a good home for two lovable kittens which although only six weeks old have become wonderfully trained.   Details from 087 267 9665.  (S.R.)

Tomi Reichental visited Millstreet Community School on Wednesday, 17th Sept. 2014.  Coordinated by School Chaplain, John Magee and his Team this was such a unique privilege for the senior Students to hear a remarkably inspiring address by the world famous child survivor of the notorious Bergen -Belsen concentration camp.  Pictored above are teachers Chris Horan and John Magee with Tomi in centre.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Tomi Reichental visited Millstreet Community School on Wednesday, 17th Sept. 2014. Coordinated by School Chaplain, John Magee and his Team this was such a unique privilege for the senior Students to hear a remarkably inspiring address by the world famous child survivor of the notorious Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. Pictured above are teachers Chris Horan and John Magee with Tomi in centre. Click on the images to enlarge.     (S.R.)

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Please click on poster to see more

Please click on poster to see more

Calling all Millstreet Community School Class of 2004 – or anyone part of the class from 1998 – 2004.

A ten-year reunion will take place in Corkery’s Bar on Saturday, 4th of October. There will be music, food, lots of memories and the perfect chance to catch up with all those who you may have lost touch with over the last ten years.

If interested or for more information please contact Rebecca (087 9492965) or Norma (086 3567300) on or before Friday, September 26th.

Many thanks to Anne O’ Keeffe, Rathcoole, who designed this wonderful poster for the event.

 

We were delighted to welcome twin brothers Jim (on left) and Michael Fenton from the USA to Millstreet Museum on Monday morning,15th Sept. 2014.  Also included is Mary Kelleher (Museum Staff) and Ann Hickey, first cousin of the twins.   We also recorded a brief interview for local television with Jim who is from the New York Fire Department and with Michael who is in the American Navy.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

We were delighted to welcome twin brothers Jim (on left) and Michael Fenton from the USA to Millstreet Museum on Monday morning, 15th Sept. 2014. Also included is Mary Kelleher (Museum Staff) and Ann Hickey, first cousin of the twins. We recorded a brief interview for local television with Jim who is from the New York Fire Department and with Michael who is in the American Navy.  They have been superbly uplifting with the royal welcome received and on meeting with their many relatives especially their wonderful Aunt, Mrs. Cronin from Coolinarne.  Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

On Monday morning, 15th Sept. 2014 at the "Aroma" Restaurant in The Square, Millstreet richly deserved Certificates were presented by Chairman of Millstreet Tidy Towns , Gordon O'Keeffe to a number of dedicated International Volunteer Helpers after which all enjoyed delicious refreshments and a wonderfully harmonic brief singing session took place.   Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

On Monday morning, 15th Sept. 2014 at the “Aroma” Restaurant in The Square, Millstreet richly deserved Certificates were presented by Chairman of Millstreet Tidy Towns , Gordon O’Keeffe to a number of dedicated International Volunteer Helpers after which all enjoyed delicious refreshments and a wonderfully harmonic brief singing session took place.   Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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The presentation of certificates for those who over a period of five months participated in the Beacon Initiative Retail Development Programme took place on Tuesday, 9th Sept. 2014 in the E-Centre at The Square, Millstreet.   Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

The presentation of certificates for those who, over a period of five months, participated in the Beacon Initiative Retail Development Programme took place on Tuesday, 9th Sept. 2014 in the E-Centre at The Square, Millstreet. Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

9Beacon Initiative Retail Devel. Programme 2014 -800Here now we share a selection of pictures of the individual presentations by Paul Sutton from the Economic Development Section of continue reading…

For this magnificent image of Sunday evening's Harvest Sunset we thank Fr. James McSweeney  Chaplain  Coláiste Choilm  Ballincollig   www.2u.ie

For this magnificent image of Sunday evening’s Harvest Sunset over Millstreet we thank Fr. James McSweeney, Chaplain, Coláiste Choilm,  Ballincollig.
www.2u.ie  Click on the picture to enlarge.  (S.R.)

 

“The Asthma Society of Ireland is holding a free Asthma Clinic in Mulcahys Pharmacy from 11am-5pm on Thursday ,11th of September. There is no admission fee, with all services and information provided completely free of charge. Please phone 029-70792 to book your appointment. The most recent statistics from the CSO indicate that 10% of people in Munster have asthma. This figure is almost double that in children under the age of 14 years, with 19% of children in Tipperary, Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Waterford suffering from the condition. Asthma is a serious condition which affects patients’ quality of life and can result in hospitalisation or, in the worst cases, death. Attendees at the Asthma Clinic will have their asthma management reviewed, their inhaler technique checked and their lung function tested. Asthma Specialist Nurses will be on hand to answer questions and give expert advice during a confidential, one to one consultation. Topics covered on the day will include asthma advice for children and adults, allergy avoidance and what to do during an asthma attack.”

“The Asthma Society of Ireland is holding a free Asthma Clinic in Mulcahy’s Pharmacy from 11am-5pm on Thursday 11th September 2014. There is no admission fee, with all services and information provided completely free of charge. Please phone 029-70792 to book your appointment.
The most recent statistics from the CSO indicate that 10% of people in Munster have asthma. This figure is almost double that in children under the age of 14 years, with 19% of children in Tipperary, Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Waterford suffering from the condition. Asthma is a serious condition which affects patients’ quality of life and can result in hospitalisation or, in the worst cases, death.
Attendees at the Asthma Clinic will have their asthma management reviewed, their inhaler technique checked and their lung function tested. Asthma Specialist Nurses will be on hand to answer questions and give expert advice during a confidential, one to one consultation. Topics covered on the day will include asthma advice for children and adults, allergy avoidance and what to do during an asthma attack.” Click on the Poster to enlarge.  (S.R.)

To get us in the mood for the 2014 Cork 20 Rally which will again be based in Millstreet this year we take a look back at footage from last years Highly Successful Event.

The 2014 Event will be held over the weekend of  3-5 October and again will be based out of The Green Glens Complex.

Duggan Steel are based in the Square Millstreet and have a diverse portfolio encompassing retail, industrial, pharmaceutical, education, leisure, energy, bridges, and special architecture for commercial and government clients. They work on projects in Ireland, the UK and France. The video above is a timelapse of their construction of the Parkway Shopping Centre in Limerick. [see duggansteel.ie for more]

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We thank Colin Sheahan for this wonderfully comprehensive coverage of the recent Tony Galvin Memorial Juvenile Match and the Match in memory of Keith Sheahan held at the Los Zarcos Pitch in Station Road, Millstreet on Saturday, 30th August 2014.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

We thank Colin Sheehan for this wonderfully comprehensive coverage of the recent Tony Galvin Memorial Juvenile Match and the Match in memory of Keith Sheehan held at the Los Zarcos Pitch in Station Road, Millstreet on Saturday, 30th August 2014. Click on the images to enlarge.    (S.R.)

15Matches at Los Zarcos Pitch 30th Aug. 2014 -800 16Matches at Los Zarcos Pitch 30th Aug. 2014 -800We now share some 31 further pictures taken by Colin Sheehan recalling the very successful event at continue reading…

2Wonderful-Wedding-of-Kaitriona-Kevin-2012-800_rszHICKEY (Main Street and 4 St. Joseph’s Gardens, Millstreet, Co. Cork): On September 1st, 2014, unexpectedly, to the inexpressible grief of his family and friends, CONNIE (CHICO), beloved son of the late Brendan and Eily Mai and brother of the late Kathleen, much loved brother to Denis, John, Brendan, Patrick, Kevin, James,brother in law to Chris, Liz and Kaitriona, and cherished uncle to Ciara, Eric, Katie and Oisin. Very sadly missed by his family, aunts, uncle, relatives and wide circle of friends.

Reposing at Tarrant’s Funeral Home, Millstreet. Rosary on Wednesday at 9pm. Removal on Thursday from 5pm to 8pm followed by reception into St Patrick’s Church, Millstreet .
Requiem Mass at 12pm on Friday. Burial immediately afterwards in St Mary’s Cemetery, Millstreet.
May He Rest in Peace

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Blessed with mild weather the victory Parade for the Duhallow Football Champions - Millstreet - took place at 6.30 pm on Sunday, 31st Aug. 2014 with lots of enthusiastic spectators lining the Parade Route.  It began at Colemans in Minor Row and proceeded to Millstreet GAA Community Hall where a number of uplifting speeches were shared.  Click on the images to enlarge.   S.R.)

Blessed with mild weather the victory Parade for the Duhallow Football Champions – Millstreet – took place at 6.30 pm on Sunday, 31st Aug. 2014 with lots of enthusiastic spectators lining the Parade Route. It began at Colemans in Minor Row and proceeded to Millstreet GAA Community Hall where a number of uplifting speeches were shared including one from the Team Captain, Michael Vaughan. Click on the images to enlarge.    (S.R.)

27Victory Parade for Millstreet Football Champions 2014 -80043Victory Parade for Millstreet Football Champions 2014 -80059Victory Parade for Millstreet Football Champions 2014 -80098Victory Parade for Millstreet Football Champions 2014 -800Following the supreme addresses in the GAA Community Hall a special welcome had been arranged at Tarrant’s Bridge where “The Kelt” (Connie & Tom) provided a marvellous musical dimension to the historic occasion.   Here we share some 104 more pictures of the very memorable continue reading…

Sincere Co0ngratulations to the superb Millstreet Football Team on such a magnificent victory this afternoon in Banteer.     John Tarrant's splendid commentary for c103 reported a final score of Millstreetr 2 goals 13 point to Knocknagree at 1 goal 11 points.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Sincere Congratulations to the superb Millstreet Football Team on such a magnificent victory this afternoon in Banteer. John Tarrant’s splendid commentary for c103 reported a final score of Millstreet 2 goals 13 points to Knocknagree at 1 goal 11 points. Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

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The official launch of the Centenary "Cork 20" Motor Rally in Millstreet took place at The Square and in the Wallis Arms Hotel on Friday, 29th August 2014.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

The official launch of the Centenary Cork “20” Motor Rally in Millstreet took place at The Square and in the Wallis Arms Hotel on Friday, 29th August 2014.   Click on the images to enlarge.     (S.R.)

 

4Launch of Cork 20 in Millstreet 2014 -8002Launch of Cork 20 in Millstreet 2014 -8005Launch of Cork 20 in Millstreet 2014 -800The prestigious event even included a very courageous ice-bucket challenge (above) where Clerk of the Cork “20” Course, Kevin O’Riordan got very wet!  Tony McCaul (standing 4th from left in first picture) received much well-deserved praise for his hugely inspiring commitment to the Cork “20” project both for last year’s highly successful event and in motivating the return of this supreme event to Millstreet on 3-5 October 2014.  Every success to this year’s wonderful sporting continue reading…

One of the wonderfully uplifting memories of this summer's EJC2014 in Millstreet appear on a new In-Shop Television Channel at Reen's Pharmacy in Main Street, Millstreet.  We thank Mairéad for sharing this splendid pictorial montage of such a very happy Parade of International (and local!) Jugglers through Millstreet Town in July.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

One of the wonderfully uplifting memories of this summer’s EJC2014 in Millstreet appears on a new In-Shop Television Channel at Reen’s Pharmacy in Main Street, Millstreet. We thank Mairéad for sharing this splendid pictorial montage of such a very happy Parade of International (and local!) Jugglers through Millstreet Town in July.  Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)