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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.)

Many thanks to Colin Sheehan for this Poster.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Many thanks to Colin Sheehan for this Poster.  Click on the image to enlarge.   (S.R.)

http://www.giveblood.ie/images_upload//banners/logo-give-blood.gifThe Irish Blood Transfusion Service will hold a Blood Donor clinic in The GAA Hall, Millstreet today Wednesday 27th August 2014 from 5pm- 8.30pm.
Blood Donation is essential to ensure Hospital Patients get the treatment they need. One Donation can save up to 3 Lives. Full details of all clinics and on Giving Blood can be found on giveblood.ie or by telephoning (021) 4807400 or (1850) 731 137.

Jerry Lehane of Ballydaly has always been so supportive of our work at Millstreet Museum.  Here we see Jerry's latest collection of historic items which he kindly presented on Tuesday, 26th August 2014 - itmes which evoke very special memories of a bygone era.  Thank you, Jerry.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Jerry Lehane of Ballydaly has always been so supportive of our work at Millstreet Museum. Here we see Jerry’s latest collection of historic items which he kindly presented on Tuesday, 26th August 2014 – itmes which evoke very special memories of a bygone era. Thank you, Jerry. Click on the image to enlarge.   (S.R.)

Patricia Guerin who recently coordinated a very successful Coffee Morning for three very worthy causes – Church Restoration Fund, COPE Foundation and Millstreet Day Care Centre – would like to thank most sincerely all those who helped, those who baked for the occasion and those who provided baking as well as the very many people who attended the very enjoyable and social event in Millstreet GAA Community Hall.   The amount collected to date has reached €1,055.00.   Patricia is very appreciative of such splendid support and had indicated that Mass will be offered for the intentions of All.    (S.R.)

 “Radio Treasures”  on Cork Music Station www.corkmusicstation.com  is back again this evening  (Tuesday, 26th August 2014) and will from 9.30 include:

* Rose of Tralee 2014 updates.

* Music and songs  of the 1940s, 1950s and some superb instrumental music.   Emphasis on Variety.

* Local News Updates

*….And more…much more!

Feel very welcome to contact the programme through texting,  emailing  millstreetmuseum @eircom.net  or emailing the radio station on corkmusicstation @gmail.com or logging on to Seán Radley Facebook Page.  Happy Listening!   (S.R.)

Many thanks to those kind Listeners who sent texts and emails and who phoned following recent Tuesday night programmes. 

It seems like everyone in Millstreet has been doing the Ice Bucket Challenge in the last week, and why not,  it’s for a great cause – the Irish Motor Neuron Disease Association (IMNDA), so remember to donate: online at imnda.ie , or text MND to 50300 (€2) !! Below are a selection (click on the photo to see the video of each).
Declan Crowley (U8s) - Ice Bucket ChallengeFootball Trainers - Ice Bucket ChallengeJoanne O'Riordan - Ice Bucket ChallengeJerry Pat O'Leary - Ice Bucket Challenge in the Square MillstreetPat Sheehan (the Loft) - Ice Bucket ChallengeTony McCaul - Ice Bucket ChallengeAroma Café - Ice Bucket ChallengeDen Corkery - Ice Bucket ChallengeAlan Murphy - Ice Bucket ChallengeJeremiah Keating - Ice Bucket ChallengeJohn Murphy - Ice Bucket Challenge @ Keim QuarryChelsea Byrne - Ice Bucket ChallengeBina Dinan - Ice Bucket ChallengeEoin Sheehan - Ice Bucket ChallengeJohn Lehane - Ice Bucket ChallengeDavid Kelleher - Ice Bucket ChallengeDiarmuid Murphy - Ice Bucket ChallengeJerry Kelleher - Ice Bucket ChallengeNeil Corkery - Ice Bucket ChallengeConnie Hickey - Ice Bucket ChallengeCatriona Kelleher - Ice Bucket ChallengeMichael Murphy - Ice Bucket ChallengeVeronica Perdistatt - Ice Bucket ChallengeBuckleys Rylane - Ice Bucket ChallengeBernie Long - Ice Bucket ChallengeSonya O'Riordan - Ice Bucket ChallengeMargaret MullaneTim Kiely - Ice Bucket Challenge

On Friday, 22nd August 2014 at Millstreet Day Care Centre, Clara Road -Bernard O'Donoghue (seated) of Cullen and Oxford delighted the large audience at the beginning of Millstreet Gramophone Circle's new season of musical presentations.  It was most enjoyable listening to Bernard's reason for his twenty choices and receiving such fascinating backgrounds to the various pieces.  Seated also (from left) Heather - Bernard's wife and Margaret McCarron - Bernard's sister.  Also included are some of the large attendance.   Maurice Linehan will be the Guest Presenter on Friday, 19th September.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

On Friday, 22nd August 2014 at Millstreet Day Care Centre, Clara Road – Bernard O’Donoghue (seated) of Cullen and Oxford delighted the large audience with his presentation at the beginning of Millstreet Gramophone Circle’s new season of musical programmes.  It was most enjoyable listening to Bernard’s reasons for his twenty choices and receiving such fascinating backgrounds to the various pieces.  Seated also (from left) Heather – Bernard’s wife and Margaret McCarron – Bernard’s sister. Also included are some of the large audience – some of whom travelled from Cork and even Ennis, Co. Clare.  Maurice Linehan will be the Guest Presenter on Friday, 19th September. Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

This magnificent picture of the recent Millstreet Community School's Debs Occasion was kindly shared by Photographer supreme, Justin Black.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

This magnificent picture of the recent Millstreet Community School’s Debs Ball 2014 was kindly shared by Photographer supreme, Justin Black. Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

We thank Tony McCaul for the Poster.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Everyone is very welcome to attend.  We thank Tony McCaul for the Poster. Click on the image to enlarge.   (S.R.)

A truly international celebration at Drishane and at The Square, Millstreet as special Certificates of Appreciation were presented to the many wonderfully helpful international people who assisted Millstreet Tidy Towns Association over the past nnumber of weeks.  Businesses in  The Square sponsored a most enjoyable barbeque on the Square Plaza in glorious weather on Wednesday evening, 20th August 2014.   Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

A truly international celebration at Drishane and at The Square, Millstreet as special Certificates of Appreciation were presented to the many wonderfully helpful international people who assisted Millstreet Tidy Towns Association over the past number of weeks. Businesses in The Square sponsored a most enjoyable Barbeque on the Square Plaza in glorious weather on Wednesday evening, 20th August 2014 while another splendid Party took place earlier on the day at Drishane Castle.   Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

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11International Celebration in Millstreet 20 Aug. 2014 -80042International Celebration in Millstreet 20 Aug. 2014 -800Here we share a further 45 images from both important occasions.   We thank Patsy Corcoran and Mary Kelleher of Millstreet Tidy Towns Association for alerting us and for extending invitations to continue reading…

This road sign on Station Road, Millstreet alerts us to the fact that the road at Millstreet Railway Station Level Crossing will be closed from Tuesday, 19th at 10 a.m. until Friday 22nd August at 3 p.m..  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

This road sign on Station Road, Millstreet alerts us to the fact that the road at Millstreet Railway Station Level Crossing will be closed from Tuesday, 19th at 10 a.m. until Friday 22nd August at 3 p.m.. Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

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Judge Neil O'Connor (West End, Millstreet and USA) presents the celebratory bottle to Millstreet Grand Prix Winner 2014 Thomas Ryan from Tipperary at the superbly successful Millstreet International Horse Show at Green Glens on Sunday, 17th August.  Thomas (below) kindly signs his autograph for Millstreet Museum.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Judge Neil O’Connor (West End, Millstreet and USA) presents the celebratory bottle to Millstreet Grand Prix Winner 2014 Thomas Ryan from Tipperary at the superbly successful Millstreet International Horse Show at Green Glens on Sunday, 17th August. Thomas (below) kindly signs his autograph for Millstreet Museum. Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

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Thomas on his lap of honour.

Thomas on his lap of honour

 

Pat O'Sullivan (aka "Sylvano the Magician) from Killarney in one of many recent visitors to Millstreet who have been very impressed to note the flying of both the Kerry and the Cork Flags at the entrance of Presentation N.S..   The reason, of course, for this impressive Flag Display has been explained by Michael in our previous website post.   We celebrate the two "M"s - Mark (Ellis) and Mary (Hickey).  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Pat O’Sullivan (aka “Sylvano the Magician”) from Killarney is one of many recent visitors to Millstreet who have been very impressed to note the flying of both the Kerry and the Cork Flags at the entrance of Presentation N.S.. The reason, of course, for this impressive Flag Display has been explained by Michael in our previous website post. We celebrate the two “M”s – Mark (Ellis) and Mary (Hickey).   Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

Two Flag Display in Millstreet 2014

MCP Cycling Festival Aug. 2014Upcoming Cycling Festival which will be happening next weekend the 24th of August in Millstreet Country Park. This event will be held from 12noon – 5pm. The 10km Time Trial will commence at 1pm.

This event is suitable for enthusiasts and amateurs to both Mountain and Leisure cycling. The Park recognises there are more fatalities regarding cyclists year on year and an increase in a person’s awareness of keeping fit.

The event is to combine the two of these elements and have a safe and secure environment for all the family. There are limited Leisure and Mountain bikes available to rent so please contact to park to reserve.

The RedFM patrollers, RSA speaker and many other enthusiastic suppliers and speakers will be at the park as well as ongoing activities throughout the day.

Please do not hesitate to contact the park for any further information on 029 70810/ info @millstreetcountrypark.com. [more on millstreetcountrypark.com]

We thank Orlaith from MCP for this notice.  (S.R.)

There was a wonderfully generous response to the annual collection of "Dogs for the Disabled" outside O'Keeffe's Supervalu in Millstreet today ..15th August 2014.   Full information on the superb work of this voluntary organisation is available on www.dogsfordisabled.ie . Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

There was a wonderfully generous response to the annual collection of “Dogs for the Disabled” outside O’Keeffe’s Supervalu in Millstreet today ..15th August 2014. Full information on the superb work of this voluntary organisation is available on www.dogsfordisabled.ie . Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

Moving into Supervalu we note the wonderful display at the Taste Counter

Moving into Supervalu we note the wonderful display at the Taste Counter.

Within the Supermarket we note the popularity of the taste food counter.

Within the Supermarket we note the popularity of the taste food counter.

Joe Roche's "Coomlogane Apache" proved to be a very popular winner on Friday night at Millstreet International Show 2014.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Joe Roche’s “Coomlogane Apache” proved to be a very popular winner on Friday night at Millstreet International Show 2014. Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

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5Joe Roche's Horse Coomlogane Apache Wins at 2014 Show -800Throughout the week there has been a wonderful atmosphere at the Show in Green Glens.   We observe a further 6 images from Friday night’s continue reading…

Patsy Corcorcan & Mary Kelleher (pictured below) were joined by such a wonderfully international support group in the weekly tidy street project on Wednesday evening. The excellent helpers from Drishane Castle Centre have been involved in the weekly project for quite some time and merit the utmost praise for such voluntary effort.  The gentleman in red is from Co. Armagh and is in Millstreet for the International Horse Show and he also entered into the spirit of the occasion!   Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

 

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Patricia Guerin (seated) with some of her wonderfully dedicated Team coordinated a very successful Coffee Morning at Millstreet GAA Community Hall this Tuesday morning.   Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Patricia Guerin (seated) with some of her wonderfully dedicated Team coordinated a very successful Coffee Morning at Millstreet GAA Community Hall this Tuesday morning. Click on the images to enlarge.    (S.R.)

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6Patricia's Coffee Morning 12th Aug. 2014 -80011Patricia's Coffee Morning 12th Aug. 2014 -800The praiseworthy causes included COPE, Millstreet Church Restoration Fund and Canon O’Donovan Centre.  Let’s view some eight more pictures from the superb continue reading…

Tanyardwood, Millstreet.

Two non-smoking Professionals required for House Share.

Landlord & Work References Required.

Telephone:   Catherine @ Dick Pomeroy & Co.,

087-2248432.