Blessed with glorious weather the large attendance enjoyed a supremely enjoyable afternoon outdoors at O’Keeffe’s Supervalu, Minor Row, Millstreet at the official launch of Smart Store Cooking. Chairman of Millstreet Tidy Towns Association, Derry Sheehan addressed the large crowd and called upon Eily Buckley to cut the launch ribbon. Most impressive stalls, lots of delicious food, face painting, music and the Animal Road Show all helped to make the occasion such a wonderful success. Key Coordinators Joe Fitzgerald and Áine Murphy of Supervalu plus Stephen O’Sullivan of CCC together with members of Millstreet TTA ensured a great occasion where we were delighted to help with the Live Facebook transmission worldwide. This may be viewed on the Facebook of Millstreet Tidy Town. Here we share the first of our selections of images from the very memorable and important occasion. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “Magnificent Atmosphere at Launch of Smart Store Cooking”
A wonderfully successful fundraising Tea Morning in aid of the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association was held at Millstreet GAA Community Hall on Thursday, 21st June 2018. It was superbly coordinated by the Casey Family and Friends and was enthusiastically supported by a constant flow of people throughout the morning. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
Sliabh Luachra Cycling Club Sportive
will take place on
Sunday, 1st July
and will be going through the following areas between 9am and 1pm
Ballydaly, Millstreet Town, Lackabawn, Kilcorney, Moll Carthy’s bridge, Inchamay, Curraraige , Boggeragh Wind Farm, Nadd, Lyre, Rathcoole, Liscahane, Knocknakilla, Aubane, Laharn, Horsemount
Enquiries – 0877023562 or message our Facebook page
We were delighted to welcome the pupils of 3rd and 4th Classes from Scoil Mhuire, Millstreet B.N.S. to Millstreet Museum on Wednesday, 20th June 2018. Accompanied by their dedicated Teacher – Miss N. Buckley – the children asked the most interesting questions and shared inspiring thoughts during the visit. Special thanks also to Myra (Assistant Curator) for helping to make the visit wonderfully successful. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
On Tuesday, 19th June 2018 Fr. Paddy O’Byrne celebrated his annual Mass at Tubrid marking the anniversary of his Ordination to the Priesthood in 1960. People travelled from afar for this special Mass such as Fr. Paddy’s brother Kevin from Skibbereen, his brother Billy from Co. Wicklow and his sister Marie from Kanturk as well as many others such as the son of James O’Sullivan – Matthew who had just arrived back from Thailand. Patricia Guerin, Breda Fitzgerald and James O’Sullivan added a new dimension this year – a picnic after the Mass creating such an uplifting atmosphere. Fr. Paddy in his superb homily recalled many wonderful memories and hoped that Our Lady would bring everyone back again for the 2019 occasion in Tubrid. Here we share a selection of images (11) from the splendid evening. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “Fr. Paddy O’Byrne’s Annual Mass in Tubrid Plus Picnic This Year”
Millstreet Community Council wishes the very best of luck to Chloe Collins and Kevin Crowley who will be participating in the Senior Munster Finals versus Kerry in Cork this coming Saturday, 23rd June 2018. We thank Chairman MCC, Noel Buckley for this special greeting to both outstanding sports people on such a prestigious occasion. (S.R.)
Ladies Football Final: Cork 5:13 Kerry 2:10 (result)
Men’s Football Final (7pm): Cork v Kerry (Live on RTE 1)
Tonight at 10:00 we feature an interview with Colm O’Connor who has recently published a superb Novel “Between the Ears”. To contact our Show simply text 00353 86 825 0074 (from abroad) or 086 825 0074 from within Ireland. Alternatively, you may wish to use our live chatroom on the Seán Radley Facebook page. Happy listening! (S.R.) To access our Show log into www.corkmusicstation.com
Millstreet Vintage Club BBQ Run on next Saturday June 23rd,Sign on at Bush Bar from 5.30pm to 6.45pm with take off at 7.00pm,Nice 40km Route laid on followed by BBQ at Moll Carthys Bridge Bar,Great Event always,not to be missed,All Vintage and Classic Cars welcome,for more details Contact John P Kelleher on 087 8300494
Many Primary Schools participated enthusiastically in the Annual School Sports held at Millstreet Town Park on Monday, 18th June 2018. Great credit is due to Millstreet Athletic Club for the overall preparation and running of the excellent event. Here we share our first feature of the uplifting event where with some 14 images we meet the Organisers, the young Participants, the Teachers and Parents on a day blessed with excellent weather conditions. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
Millstreet Community Council is inviting representatives of Pubs, Clubs,
Groups, Organisations, Businesses and also Individuals interested in
participating in Culture Night on September 21st, the annual all of Ireland
celebration of culture, creativity and the arts to a meeting in the Wallis
Arms Hotel on Tues June 26th at 8pm. We thank Marie Twomey of Millstreet Pipe Band for this notice. (S.R.)
The 2018 Annual Cloghoula N.S. Sports and Pattern Day took place in May. Despite the rather inclement weather there was a superb atmosphere where young people enthusiastically participated in lots of races, games and activities. Here we share a selection of images from the enjoyable occasion adding a further selection at a later stage. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
[read more …] “Recent Cloghoula Sports & Pattern Day Wonderfully Colourful”
The Local Electoral Area Boundary Committee’s report on the redrawing of Local Electoral Area boundaries was published last night. Millstreet has been in the Kanturk-Mallow Municipal District, but is now looks set to change into the Macroom-Blarney District.
The Electoral Divisions of Caherbarnagh, Coomlogane, and Drishane are the ones that will move to the Macroom District, with Cullen, Dromtarriffe, Rathcoole and Kilcorney remaining in the Kanturk District.
No matter where they put us, we are out on a limb, but does this mean we are back in Muskerry which Millstreet always was in the past? 😉
On Wednesday, 13th June 2013 (Feast of St. Anthony of Padua) Millstreet Camogie Team extended a royal welcome to Cork Hurling Star Supreme – Alan Cadogan who participated in a most impressive coaching session followed by the signing of an enormous number of autographs and standing in for numerous photographs. Alan was most generous with his time, his interest and in his advice. The overall event was kindly sponsored by CAB Motors, Cork and Millstreet won the recent competition on Facebook with the most “likes” with Deirdre Looney and her Co-workers coordinating the successful project. Later we shall upload a full pictorial feature but here we share the overall Team Photograph with Alan Cadogan. Despite the wet and windy conditions in the Town Park it was a most enjoyable occasion with an excellent Barbeque provided by Tony O’Brien and his Team. Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)
[read more …] “Alan Cadogan Welcomed by Millstreet Camogie Team”
Sincere congratulations to the Sporting Champions of Scoil Mhuire, Millstreet B.N.S. and of Presentation N.S. who were both victorious in their Finals in Newmarket. Scoil Mhuire BNS in the Duhallow Schools Hurling – Millstreet 3 goals 9 points to Ballyhass 3 goals 5 points. Presentation N.S. in the Duhallow Schools Camogie A – Millstreet 5 goals 4 points to Rathcoole 5 goals 0 points. All the Finals took place in Newmarket on Friday, 8th June 2018. Here we share a selection of images taken when the wonderful Teams with their Teachers and Trainers arrived back in Millstreet. Click on the pictures to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “Supreme Champions All on Friday in Newmarket”
Robert sent us a the below short movie from the flood last Friday at Dr. Casey’s, Dairygold Co-Op and the Jehovah’s Whitness’ Hall, when the Tanyard Stream had too much water for the bridge. More photos from that storm are here.
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.
Coordinated by Millstreet INTO – and very especially by Joan O’Mahony and Con Meade – a truly impressive Presentation Ceremony took place on Tuesday, 29th May 2018 at Café Aroma, Minor Row, Millstreet to honour Susan O’Connor and Mary Lynch who following many dedicated years of teaching at Rathcoole N.S. recently retired. Mary Magner representating the national INTO also addressed the large gathering of Teachers. Accompanying the Retiring Teachers were their husbands Gerry and Der. Noreen, Joan and Staff of Café Aroma prepared a magnificent banquet of delicious food and drinks for the special occasion. Here we share a selection of images which will help to give an idea of the wonderful atmosphere – joyful, relaxing and uplifting where superbly witty addresses by Joan, Mary (Magner), Mary (Lynch) and Susan were delivered. We extend sincere congratulations to Mary and Susan for a long, healthy and very Happy Retirement. Click on the pictures to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “Retirement I.N.T.O. Presentations to Susan & to Mary at Café Aroma”
Sunday, 27th May 2018 marked the wonderfully successful Open Day at St. Joseph’s Millstreet Community Hospital during which Matron Margaret Collins (in red above) and her superb Staff welcomed an enormous assembly of Guests from far and wide including Doctors, Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P., Cllr. John Paul O’Shea, Noel Buckley (Chairman of Millstreet Community Council), former Staff including Matron Lena…and many relatives of Hospital Residents. A magnificent barbeque was provided by Jerry P. and James O’Leary & Staff while delicious baking was enjoyed by all with teas and coffee. Guests were hugely impressed by the guided tour which they received of the Hospital with its most impressive new developments. Here we share some twenty images of the very special occasion with its splendid atmosphere….with more to follow later. Click on the pictures to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “Magnificent Open Day at Millstreet Community Hospital on Sunday Afternoon”
A few minutes later than scheduled, under blue skies and a temperature of 22C, the Rás Tailteann passed through Millstreet on its way to Mitchelstown. There was a over a minute gap between the leaders and the main peleton. The Boys National School came up town and created a fantastic atmosphere. Well done everyone that came out !
There’s a number of more videos and photos of the race below: [read more …] “Rás Tailteann passing through Millstreet today”
“I regret to announce that Nibbles food emporium is to cease trading with immediate effect.
As a small family business and with 14 years history in Millstreet, it has been a difficult and emotional decision. It has been a hugely rewarding experience and my great pleasure to serve all of our dear customers. Unfortunately during the past few months due to a problematic broken ankle and other minor health reasons, this difficult decision had to be made. [read more …] “Nibbles Closing their Doors 😢”
We thank Presenter John Greene for advance information re this evening’s programme. (S.R.)
This week on ‘Where the road takes me’, John Greene concludes a two part
programme on the building of a tourist road between Killarney and Cork in
1748 – 270 years ago almost to the day.
The road which later became known as ‘The Butter Road”, was built by John
Murphy from Cahirciveen, who suffered heavy financial losses as a result..
* With the aid of Rachel Foley from ‘Ancestors from Ireland’, we
paint a more comprehensive picture of the elusive John Murphy
* At the butter market museum in Shandon, we discover how a failure
to move with the times resulted in the demise of the lucrative butter
The Kerry Athletics U9 to U16 Track and Field Championships were held in An Ríocht Castleisland last Saturday and Sunday in the glorious sunshine! Frank and Danielle O’Riordan from Dromsicane, Millstreet both did really well. Frank winning Bronze in the U 13 shot Putt with his best throw this season. His sister Danielle was:
1st in u13 shot
4th in U13 javelin
2nd u13 relay
1st U 14 Hammer
2nd U14 Discus
3rd in U14 Relay
Sincere congratulations to Danielle and Frank on such magnificent achievements in the world of sport. (S.R.)
Peacefully in the loving care of St Bernadette’s Ward, Bons Secours Hospital, Cork, in the presence of his loving family, beloved husband of the late Mary(2006), beloved father of Maurice, Karl and David, father in law of Tai, Kelli and Mecker, grandfather of Eoin, Eamonn, Ciarrah and Kjersten, brother to John,Vincent, Patrick, Michael and Sheila and to the late Denis, Con, Eugene and Kathleen, mourned by brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives and a wide circle of friends.
Reposing in St Patrick’s Church, Millstreet, on Sunday evening from 6pm to 8pm. Requiem Mass on Monday at 11am and burial afterwards in St Catherine’s Cemetery, Ceann Tra, Dingle, arrival at approx 2.30pm. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to Cunamh, Bons Secours Hospital, Cork. Ar dheis lamh Dé do raibh a anam. 
Watch the full programme above, and also below are links to three more videos from the RTÉ News Archives from Millstreet before and after the contest: