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 Easter Poster 2015

We thanks Breda at Millstreet Library for both Posters.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

We thank Breda at Millstreet Library for both Posters. Click on the images to enlarge.    (S.R.)

 

JD Kelleher, Actor supreme (in centre) with David Beckham features in a "H & M" ad currently on television.  The link for the ad is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxt-Virtdek .  JD is such a wonderfully loyal listener to "Radio Treasures" on Tuesday nights on www.corkmusicstation.com and he shares the most humorous, witty and most interesting comments on our Facebook chatline during the programme.  Continuing success to JD.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

JD Kelleher, Actor supreme residing in London and a native of Drishane Road, Millstreet (in centre) with David Beckham features in a “H & M” ad currently on television.  JD is such a wonderfully loyal listener  to “Radio Treasures” on Tuesday nights on www.corkmusicstation.com and he shares the most humorous, witty and most interesting comments on our Facebook chatline during the programme. Continuing success to JD. Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

The link for the ad is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxt-Virtdek

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Happy Easter 2015

 Nail & Brow Bar at InstyleHairdesign, West End Millstreet. Happy Easter to all! Appointments are available all week every day before Easter! Get your appointment now for nails, eyebrows, waxing & spray tan! Late appointments also available! Contact me on 086-3570214 or 029-21846!  Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)


Nail & Brow Bar at InstyleHairdesign, West End, Millstreet.
Happy Easter to all!
Appointments are available all week every day before Easter!
Get your appointment now for nails, eyebrows, waxing & spray tan!
Late appointments also available!
Contact me on 086-3570214 or 029-21846!  Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

This day, 29th March has always been special to me as it marks my late mother's anniversary (40th Anniversary today) but for the people of Poland who have adopted Millstreet as their home it is also the day on which Palm Sunday occurs and they shared their very beautiful Polish tradition with us at 11.30 Mass this morning.   We thank the two Polish families for permitting us to photograph such a splendidly colourful tradition on Palm Sunday 2015.

This day, 29th March has always been special to me as it marks my late mother’s anniversary (40th Anniversary today) but for the people of Poland who have adopted Millstreet as their home it is also the day on which Palm Sunday occurs and they very kindly shared their truly beautiful Polish tradition with us at 11.30 Mass this morning. We thank the two Polish families for permitting us to photograph such a splendidly colourful Polish tradition on Palm Sunday 2015.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

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LTV2 Millstreet Programme 252 Now Online, Enjoy the Programme.

The wonderful wedding of Catríona O'Connor and John O'Sullivan took place in the exquisite setting of St. Patrick's Church, Millstreet.   The Celebrant of the Mass was Fr. Jim Kennelly.   The Bride's Family are from the Sliabh Luachra area while the Groom's Family are from Cork.  We thank the Happy Couple for permitting us to share a selection of images from their very special Wedding Day which was blessed with excellent weather.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

The wonderful wedding of Catríona O’Connor and John O’Sullivan took place in the exquisite setting of St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet on Saturday, 28th March 2015. The Celebrant of the Mass was Fr. Jim Kennelly. The Bride’s Family are from the Sliabh Luachra area while the Groom’s Family are from Cork. We thank the Happy Couple for permitting us to share a selection of images from their very special Wedding Day which was blessed with excellent weather. Click on the images to enlarge.    (S.R.)

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Saoirse, Ann and Nicola enthusiastically taking part in today's "Spinathon" at The Square, Millstreet - a fundraising project for V.E.S.A. (Volunteer Eco Students Abroad).  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Saoirse, Ann and Nicola enthusiastically taking part in today’s “Spinathon” at The Square, Millstreet – a fundraising project for V.E.S.A. (Volunteer Eco Students Abroad).   Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

Pat Sheehan of "The Loft" provides the sports equipment ...and the fitness advice.

Pat Sheehan of “The Loft” provides the sports equipment … and the fitness advice.

4Twelve Hour Spinathon at The Square 28th March 2015 -8009Twelve Hour Spinathon at The Square 28th March 2015 -800And many more joined in as the twelve hours progressed.   The Spinathon will end at midnight.  Great credit is due to the dedicated Coordinators and especially to Saoirse and Ann to whom we extend our best wishes for a very successful continue reading…

SPEAKING NOTES FOR PRESIDENT ROBINSON AT THE OPENING OF MILLSTREET SHELTERED HOUSING & DAY CENTRE ON SUNDAY 18TH DECEMBER, 1994

–         I very much appreciate your generous invitation to be present today at the opening of the Sheltered Housing and Day Care Centre here in Millstreet.  I would especially like to thank Mr. Michael Feeley, Chairman of the Millstreet & District Housing Association, for asking me to perform this pleasant task.  I am always glad of opportunities to meet with members of voluntary bodies and to assist and encourage them in their activities.-         I would like to take this opportunity to compliment the Millstreet & District Housing Association Ltd. for their initiative in developing this new project.  I note that the Association was formed in 1991 and I am greatly impressed that so much work has been completed in such a short space of time.

–         This Ceremony here today is the culmination of a great deal of detailed planning and hard work.  This project is also a testimony to the generous spirit of the people of Millstreet.  A special thanks must be extended to continue reading…

Pictured at O'Keeffe's Supervalu, Millstreet this evening preparing for Easter 2015!  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Pictured at O’Keeffe’s Supervalu, Millstreet this evening preparing for Easter 2015! Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

John Lehane and Tommy Burke in real Country & Western style during a recent Steak Promotion at Supervalu...Y'all come now folks!

John Lehane and Tommy Burke in real Country & Western style during a recent Steak Promotion at Supervalu…Y’all come now folks!

Mother's Day 2015 and its exquisite floral displays truly impressed customers at Supervalu.

Mother’s Day 2015 and its exquisite floral displays truly impressed customers at Supervalu.

Twenty-six women who took part in the recent Red Cross Practical First Aid Course at Drishane Castle were presented with their Certificates this morning.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Twenty-six women who took part in the recent Red Cross Practical First Aid Course at Drishane Castle were presented with their Certificates this morning. Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Coordinators of the excellent Course - from left - Mike Riordan, Outreach Worker with K.A.S.I. (Killarney Asylum Seekers Initiative) and Gerard McAuliffe of Kanturk-Millstreet Red Cross who was the Instructor on the beneficial Course.

Coordinators of the excellent Course – from left - Mike Riordan, Outreach Worker with K.A.S.I. (Killarney Asylum Seekers Initiative) and Gerard McAuliffe of Kanturk-Millstreet Red Cross who was the Instructor on the beneficial Course.

Congratulations to Gerard O' Hanlon from Laught, Rathcoole on reaching the All Ireland Final of Teenstars Singing Contest. Gerard powered through a Sam Smith number " Lay Me Down" and so far has impressed all the judges with his unique vocals. Gerard needs your support on Sunday the 3rd of May in the Westgrove Hotel Clane County Kildare. Tickets are available from Gerard at €15 per ticket. So all lets get all the Millstreet crew behind Gerard in his quest to be Teenstars All Ireland champion 2015 !

Sincere Congratulations to Gerard O’ Hanlon from Laught, Rathcoole on reaching the All Ireland Final of Teenstars Singing Contest. Gerard powered through a Sam Smith number ” Lay Me Down” and so far has impressed all the judges with his unique vocals. Gerard needs your support on Sunday 3rd  May in the Westgrove Hotel Clane, Co. Kildare. Tickets are available from Gerard at €15 per ticket.  So  let’s get all the Millstreet crew behind Gerard in his quest to be Teenstars All Ireland Champion 2015 ! Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Teenstars 2015

Members of Millstreet Local Lotto assembled in the Wallis Arms Hotel on Sunday, 22nd March 2015 to make the official presentation of the biggest win ever at €18,000.00 to Michael Walsh of Sally's Cross, Kanturk.   Pictured holding the most impressive cheque are (from left) Margaret Bourke, Michael Walsh (winner), Noreen Tarrant, Liscreagh, Millstreet (seller of the lucky ticket and receiving the seller's prize of €1,800.00), Marie Twomey.   Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Members of Millstreet Local Lotto assembled in the Wallis Arms Hotel on Sunday, 22nd March 2015 to make the official presentation of the biggest  ever  win at €18,000.00 to Michael Walsh of Sally’s Cross, Kanturk. Pictured holding the most impressive cheque are (from left) Margaret Bourke, Michael Walsh (winner), Noreen Tarrant, Liscreagh, Millstreet (seller of the lucky ticket and receiving the seller’s prize of €1,800.00) and Marie Twomey. Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

At the recent AGM of Millstreet Lotto it was revealed that €90,000 within the past years was equally distributed between Millstreet Town Park, Millstreet GAA and Millstreet Youth Amenity Fund as well as €39,260.00 given out in prizes - Now that's seriously impressive!  Well done to the inspiringly dedicated Millstreet Lotto Committee.

At the recent AGM of Millstreet Lotto it was revealed that €90,000 within this past year alone was equally distributed between Millstreet Town Park, Millstreet GAA and Millstreet Youth Amenity Fund as well as €39,260.00 given out in prizes – Now that’s seriously impressive! Well done to the inspiringly dedicated Millstreet Lotto Committee.

Michael Walsh celebrates his magnificent win with his Friends Jarleth & Lynn O'Sullivan.  It's a "Lucozade" celebration!

Michael Walsh (on extreme right) celebrates his magnificent win with his Friends Jarleth & Lynn O’Sullivan. It’s a “Lucozade” celebration!

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Michael Moynihan of San Francisco USA (5th from left with cap) had visited Millstreet some fifteen years ago.   Accompanying Michael on today's visit to Millstreet were relatives and friends from Colerado and from San Francisco.   Their visit began at Millstreet Country Park in glorious sunshine, then on to our Museum, to St. Patick's Church and to Millstreet Town Park where they were hugely impressed by our "outdoor gym".  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Michael Moynihan of San Francisco USA (5th from left with cap) had visited Millstreet some fifteen years ago. Michael’s ancestors came from the Millstreet town area. Accompanying Michael on today’s visit to Millstreet were relatives and friends from Colorado and from San Francisco. Their visit began at Millstreet Country Park in glorious sunshine, then on to our Museum, to St. Patrick’s Church and to Millstreet Town Park where they were hugely impressed by our “outdoor gym”.  A special audio interview with our American Visitors will be broadcast on “Radio Treasures” at 10pm on Tues. 31st March.  To access the programme see the Cork Music Station link below.  Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

                                            www.corkmusicstation.com   Click on this link to access “Radio Treasures” on Tues. 31st March 2015 at 10pm.

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The AGM of Millstreet Local Lotto was held at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Friday, 20th March 2015.   Following a most encouraging annual report which revealed that a very significant contribution of several thousand euro was distributed equally between Millstreet GAA, Millstreet Tidy Towns and Millstreet Town Park

The AGM of Millstreet Local Lotto was held at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Friday, 20th March 2015. Following a most encouraging annual report which revealed that a very significant contribution of several thousand euro was distributed equally between Millstreet GAA,  Millstreet Youth Amenity Fund (not Millstreet Tidy Towns as indicated in original post) and Millstreet Town Park during the past year – the dedicated members of the Committee (pictured) were treated to a superb meal and later to a marvellous musical evening of entertainment coordinated by Marie Twomey.   Sincere congratulations to this remarkably hard-working local Group who have so magnificently enhanced Millstreet through such generous voluntary efforts on a weekly basis throughout the year – every year.  Click on the images to enlarge.    (S.R.)

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Peter O'Regan of Lissarda (on extreme right) presented a delightful programme of music and song with lots of wonderful variety at Millstreet Gramophone Circle on Friday, 20th March 2015.  Also included in our picture - from left: Joe Kennelly, Eilín Kiely, Maurice Linehan (who formally thanked Peter for such a magnificent programme), Gretta O'Regan and Peter.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Peter O’Regan of Lissarda – with Millstreet  roots (on extreme right) presented a delightful programme of music and song  with lots of wonderful variety at Millstreet Gramophone Circle on Friday, 20th March 2015 before an enthusiastic audience.  Also included in our picture – from left: Joe Kennelly, Eilín Kiely, Maurice Linehan (who formally thanked Peter for such a magnificent programme), Gretta O’Regan and Peter.   Eddie Hogan of Cork will present  the  next programme on Friday, 17th April 2015. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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The Comeback Kid namely Kerry Football Legend Paul Galvin made a Surprise Appearance at some Local Parades for the St Patricks Day Celebrations,he started out with an appearance at The Carriganima Parade last Sunday followed by appearances at The Parades in Ballinagree and Millatreet on St Patricks Day itself, when asked why he didn`t go to Parades in Killarney, Rathmore etc in his Native Kerry Galvin replied he had been there and done that and instead he choose to come to some of our Local Parades instead to warn the Cork People that he was back big time and that he meant Buissness especially when he would be lining out against the Rebel County of Cork, for his trouble Galvin and his hardworking Backroom Team came away with second overall best Float in the Millstreet Parade and Paul said he was delighted with The Result and that the winning had started already.

Thanks to TMC Photography for the Picture and Mary Kate Murphy for the Video

Below is a video of the Comeback Kid at The Carriganima Parade

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A light cloud cover that moved in overnight blocked most from seeing the partial solar eclipse in Millstreet this morning. While most of us saw nothing other than it geting a little dark, the photo below taken by Jordan at Drishane View shows that it did at least make a brief appearance.
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Continuing to celebrate St. Patrick's Week 2015 a most enjoyable afternoon was organised at Millstreet Community School where games, music and refreshments were shared by an intergenerational Group of enthusiastic participants.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Continuing to celebrate St. Patrick’s Week 2015 a most enjoyable afternoon was organised at Millstreet Community School where games, music and refreshments were shared by an Intergenerational Group of enthusiastic participants. Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

Cluichí agus Ceol 201513Ceol agus Cluichí at MCS 19th March 2015 -800And here we share many more pictures from the very continue reading…

Justborn 1 MSt. Parade 2015-800 Justborn 2 MSt. Parade 2015-800 Justborn 4 MSt. Parade 2015-800 Justborn 7 MSt. Parade 2015-800Here we share some more superb images from Justin Black’s coverage of Tuesday’s wonderfully colourful St. Patrick’s Day Parade.   Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)  More images as captured by Millstreet Museum will continue reading…

St. Patrick in Millstreet!  Artist supreme, Brian O'Leary's superb window creative art at Millstreet Post Office.  Many thanks to Margaret and Noreen at Millstreet Post Office for permitting me to record the magnificent work of art from inside the Post Office.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

St. Patrick in Millstreet! Artist supreme, Brian O’Leary‘s superb window creative art at Millstreet Post Office. Many thanks to Margaret and Noreen at Millstreet Post Office for permitting me to record the magnificent work of art from inside the Post Office. Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

The wonderfully talented members of Millstreet CCÉ with their splendid Teacher, Mrs. O'Leary.  The congregation at the 7.30pm Mass on Monday warmly applauded the excellent presentation of traditional music by the Group.

The wonderfully talented members of Millstreet CCÉ with their splendid Teacher, Mrs. O’Leary. The congregation at the 7.30pm Mass on Monday warmly applauded the excellent presentation of traditional music by the Group.

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Fr. James McSweeney celebrating the St. Patrick's Day eve Mass at St. Patrick's Church Millstreet on 16th March 2015.

Fr. James McSweeney celebrating the St. Patrick’s Day eve Mass at St. Patrick’s Church Millstreet on 16th March 2015.

We thank Ciara of AIB Millstreet for the poster.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

We thank Ciara of AIB Millstreet  for the poster. Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

Here’s a short video around Millstreet that made yesterday (March 15th) with a mini quadcopter. – with thanks to Kevin

Manager of Herlihy's Centra, Millstreet - Greg Kuderski - makes a wonderful presentation to Margaret Bourke on Mother's Day - 15th March 2015.  Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

Manager of Herlihy’s Centra, Millstreet – Greg Kuderski – makes a wonderful presentation to Margaret Bourke on Mother’s Day – 15th March 2015. Click on the image to enlarge.   (S.R.)

Michael, Dervla, Derek and  Mary Burke of "Crystal Swing" receiving Millstreet gifts from Nigel of the Wallis Arms Hotel just in advance of appearing before a wonderfully enthusiastic audience tonight (Sat. 14th March 2015).  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Michael, Dervla, Derek and Mary Burke of “Crystal Swing” receiving Millstreet gifts from Nigel of the Wallis Arms Hotel just in advance of appearing before a wonderfully enthusiastic audience tonight (Sat. 14th March 2015). Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

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11Crystal Swing in Millstreet 14th March 2015 -8006Crystal Swing in Millstreet 14th March 2015 -800Among those in the audience tonight – a splendid group who arrived by the C.A.R.T. bus – Carriganima Area Rural Transport.2Crystal Swing in Millstreet 14th March 2015 -800Some more images we share from the very continue reading…

Millstreet Community School registering with the Thomas F. Meagher Foundation which seeks to promote pride and respect for our National Flag.   Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Millstreet Community School registering with the Thomas F. Meagher Foundation which seeks to promote pride and respect for our National Flag.   Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

5Respect for our National Flag -8001Respect for our National Flag -800And here we share further information which Deputy Principal, Frances Kearney provided following her recent attendance in Waterford at the official launch of continue reading…

20150310_200459- Men's Shed Nest Boxes10th March 2015, the Millstreet Mens Shed presented members of Millstreet Tidy Town association with 12 nest boxes.

The nest boxes which were beautifully built by the Men’s Shed  and will be strategically located around the greener parts of Millstreet. Mainly the Town park, Clara Rd, Community school and perhaps even across from the Men’s Shed so the lads can observe their handy work.

There are 3 different types of nest boxes involved and a huge amount of effort and craftsmanship was placed into the creation of these nest boxes.

More information will be available on nest boxes on Millstreet Tidy Town website, which will be up and running in the coming weeks.

Many thanks to all involved. Pictured are Bertie Buckley and members of Mens Shed and Derry Sheehan and Kieran Murphy of Millstreet Tidy Town.

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Click on the image to enlarge.  We thank CCC for the important information.  (S.R.)

Click on the image to enlarge. We thank CCC for the important information.   (S.R.)

LTV2 Millstreet Milestone 250th Programme is now online, in this Historic Programme we take a look at some Highlights from the past 10 Years of Broadcasting since we were formed as a Group, some of the items featured in this Programme includes an Interview with Maureen O`Hara, a look back at the Westlife Concert held in Green Glens back in 2006, we have some music from Knocknagree and Cullen, some Cork 20 action from 2005,we take a look at the FICC Rally held in Millstreet back in 2007 along with other memories as well.

The LTV2 Millstreet Crew would like to thank the support we have got over the past 10 years and are glad to have brought  Entertainment to many people in that time and hopefully we can continue this for many years to come, Happy Viewing.

Recipients and Sponsors at Friday night's superb Millstreet Community Awards 2015 held in the Wallis Arms Hotel.   A full feature on the excellent later.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Recipients and Sponsors at Friday night’s superb Millstreet Community Awards 2015 held in the Wallis Arms Hotel. A full feature on the excellent event later.   Noel Buckley was the splendid MC at the prestigious occasion.  Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

We thank Joseph Kelleher of Millstreet Community Council for the detailed poster.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

We thank Joseph Kelleher of Millstreet Community Council for the detailed poster. Click on the image to enlarge.   (S.R.)