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

We thank M.C.P. for the Poster. Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

Millstreet Tidy Town Association Annual Church Gate Collection takes place this weekend in Millstreet – 30th/31st July 2016.   Hugely impressive is the tremendous work carried out by this marvellous Association.   Your generous support is greatly appreciated.  We thank Denis Hickey and Pat Randles for reminding us of this annual important collection.  (S.R.)27Millstreet's Hottest Day 18 July 2016 -60013Millstreet's Hottest Day 18 July 2016 -600

Local Band Shortlisted by 2FM for ‘Play the Electric Picnic’ Competition

Tanjier’s debut release ‘Sunrise’ chosen as one of the top 30 songs

Local band, Tanjier have recently released their first single, ‘Sunrise’. It has been shortlisted by RTÉ 2FM and Oxfam for their ‘Play the Picnic’ competition. Out of the hundreds of acts that entered, they have been chosen as one of the top 30. If they get into the top 10, they will be playing at Electric Picnic in September. To get into the top 10, they are asking people to vote for them and raise money for Oxfam via text.

“Oxfam fights against worldwide poverty. To play on the Oxjam stage at Electric Picnic this summer, would be an amazing experience. If we go on to play the Cosby Stage as the overall winner, it could open up countless possibilities for Tanjier. We’re asking people to help make this happen by sending a quick text stating ‘Picnic2’ (no spaces) to 50300 to support this fight against poverty and vote for us! Texts cost just €2 and the proceeds go towards Oxfam,” said Tommy.

Tanjier are a dynamic Band based in Dublin from Cork, Mayo and Donegal. Tommy Buckley is a native Corkman, from Millstreet. (Tommy is son of Tadhg & Joan Buckley of Drishane Road and grandson of Catherine and the late Seán Buckley of Kilcorney) They first formed in October, 2015. The Band members first met in a variety of circumstances. “I met Ronan in primary school in Castlefinn. I then met Tommy in Teacher Training College in Marino, Dublin. Finally, I met Ann when we were in Uganda on a volunteer teaching programme. The Band formed a few years later,” said Michael.

Currently, they are preparing for the release of their debut EP, ‘Sunrise’ on 31st July in the Wiley Fox, Dublin. Blending synthpop, indie rock, folk, funk as well as alternative genres, they are a four piece that infuse many different styles of music. Their influences range from Bob Dylan, Bon Iver to Coldplay and Jack Garratt. They perform with a wide range of instuments and enjoy blending 3 part harmonies.

The closing date for the competition is 29th July. You can keep up to date with Tanjier and find out more on Facebook, Instagram and Soundcloud.

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Superb Band “Tanjier” – Tommy Buckley, Ronan Lynch, Ann Horan, Michael Killen. Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

We wish Tommy and his Friends in this new and exciting Band “Tanjier” enormous  success and very much encourage everyone to vote in support not only of the superb Band but for the highly praiseworthy Oxfam Charity which does such important work on a global basis.  (S.R.)

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This morning Grett O'Connor of RTÉ/TG4 requested a brief interview re MS Ireland at Millstreet Museum regarding an uplifting development in the treatment of MS which is being researched in Belfast. From left: Donal and Maura Murphy (Newmarket) of the Cork N.W. Branch of MS Ireland; Cameraman Martin Hartnett and Presenter Grett O'Connor. All going well the interview will feature on RTÉ1 "Nuacht" at 5.45pm this evening and also on TG4's "Nuacht" at 7pm also this evening. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

This morning Grett O’Connor of RTÉ/TG4 requested a brief interview re MS Ireland at Millstreet Museum regarding an uplifting development in the treatment of MS which is being researched in Belfast. From left: Donal and Maura Murphy (Newmarket) of the Cork N.W. Branch of MS Ireland; Cameraman Martin Hartnett and Presenter Grett O’Connor. All going well the interview will feature on RTÉ1 “Nuacht” at 5.45pm this evening and also on TG4’s “Nuacht” at 7pm also this evening. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

Seán’s interview can be seen on the TG4 Player here, from 6:43 in the Nuacht.

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Below are two screen-grabs of the short interview in Millstreet Museum as it appeared on TG4:

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What superb memories we have of the recent World Mounted Games Team Event Parade through Millstreet Town followed by the truly marvellous Liam O’Connor Concert at Green Glens.   Lots of people regretted not being able to be present for this historic happening.  Well….the fantastic news is…..there is going to be another hugely colourful Parade this Tuesday evening (26th July 2016) marking the official opening of the FEI European Jumping Championships for Young Riders, Juniors and Children on Horses.  The Parade begins at 6.30pm (on this occasion it will be a Parade of the many international Riders following the Millstreet Pipe Band and the horses will not be participating in this Parade).   We thank Caitríona at Green Glens for all the relevant information below.   We encourage all to come to view the magnificent Parade and then to proceed to Green Glens for Liam O’Connor’s brilliant Concert where he is joined by a host of superbly talented Musicians.  We thank Millstreet Community Council and all at Green Glens for coordinating this amazing Millstreet Experience.  (S.R.)
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List of Participating Countries

Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and Ukraine.

This year The Green Glens Arena in Millstreet is hosting the FEI European Jumping Championships for Young Riders, Juniors and Children on Horses from July 25th to 31st.  This is a very special occasion and it will bring many overseas visitors to our country. We will welcome participants and spectators from 28 nations – some as far away as Israel and Russia.    continue reading…

“Radio Treasures” tonight from 9.30pm to 11.00pm…All most welcome….We look forward to future interviews including “Winnie” of “Mrs. Browne’s Boys” and Mary Fagan of Radio Kerry’s “Horizons”.  Our 10pm Interview tonight is with Grace Mulqueen, Curator, Knock Museum. We discover a direct link with two Millstreet people and Knock Museum.  And at 9.45pm we very especially remember the late Tom Goggin whose glorious song “My Phonecall to Heaven” so beautifully sung by Tom has been included in all our programmes.  We place  focus on the many recent updates of events and happenings in the Millstreet area.   We also include our  weekly “Fascinating Facts” feature blended with a sprinkling of humour!     And lots more great music.  Feel welcome to text the programme or send a message to the “Seán Radley” Facebook Page.   To access just log on to www.corkmusicstation.com .  Happy Listening!    (S.R.)

Knock MuseumCurator, Grace Mulqueen points out the direct Millstreet link. The prestigious Wall of Past Pilgrims over the Decades includes the late Eily Mae and William McSweeney of Flintfield who are seen on a 1960s Pilgrimage to Knock. Grace was delighted to discover who the people were as it is one of the Museum's treasured images. Click on the pictures to enlarge. (S.R.)

Knock Museum Curator, Grace Mulqueen points out the direct Millstreet link. The prestigious Wall of Past Pilgrims over the Decades includes the late Lily Mae and William McSweeney of Flintfield (pictured below) who are seen on a 1960s Pilgrimage to Knock. Grace was delighted to discover who the people were as it is one of the Museum’s treasured images. Click on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.)

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We hear Grace in our 10pm Interview tonight.

We hear Grace in our 10pm Interview tonight.

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Millstreet Vintage & Classic Car Club are holding another Car Run after there very sucessful & enjoyable last trip out….. This one is on Sunday the 14th of August!! Sign on at Dromtariffe Hall at 10.30 am, Local Route and finish off the Day with Dinner at Bobs Bar in Ballydesmond.
All Classic & Vintage Cars welcome!
For Details Contact Mike P Kelleher on 087 2929430.(Many Thanks to Tom Corbett for the Photo)MIKE P

The rare temperature in Millstreet on Monday 18th July 2016...In fact this should read 27 degrees. So far this year it is the hottest day. We share scenes from Millstreet on this exceptional Summer's day. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

The rare temperature in Millstreet on Monday 18th July 2016…In fact this should read 27.6 degrees. So far this year it is the hottest day. We share scenes from Millstreet on this exceptional Summer’s day. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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Current Pommerit le Vicomte comprehensive Report Magazine arrived from Twinning Committee and it illustrates the new community website.

Current Pommerit le Vicomte comprehensive Report Magazine arrived from Twinning Committee on Monday morning and it illustrates the new community website.

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Fr. Michael O'Shea, SMA - who has Carrigacooleen roots arrived at Millstreet Museum having cycled from Cork beginning at 5.30 a.m. - then followed The Butter Road and was expecting to arrive in Castleisland by nightfall. He dined at The Wallis Arms Hotel to recharge his energy. The main window over the entrance to our Church was donated by the O'Shea Family of Carrigacooleen and Cork.

Fr. Michael O’Shea, SMA – who has Carrigacooleen roots arrived at Millstreet Museum on this hottest of days having cycled from Cork beginning at 5.30 a.m. – then followed The Butter Road and was expecting to arrive in Castleisland by nightfall. He dined at The Wallis Arms Hotel and before he left we recorded a brief interview for “Radio Treasures” where we chatted about his missionary life in Africa since 1973, his Carrigacooleen roots and his interest in the Butter Road. The main window over the entrance to our Church was donated by the O’Shea Family of Carrigacooleen and Cork.

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We thank the Corkery Family of Liscahane for alerting us to the wonderful view of the Hills of Kerry from Liscahane. Note Ballydaly Church in the centre.

We thank the Corkery Family of Liscahane for alerting us to the wonderful view of the Hills of Kerry from Liscahane on the hottest day of the year so far. Note Ballydaly Church in the centre. (The Brandon Mountains are on the right, Slea Head is on the left, and just out of sight you would be able to see an Cró Mór of Blasket Islands)

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A very busy Millstreet Town Park as many enjoyed the splendid weather.

A very busy Millstreet Town Park as many enjoyed the splendid weather.

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The Wild Flower Garden in the Town Park looking exquisite and so very colourful.

The Wild Flower Garden in the Town Park looking exquisite and so very colourful.

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The day ended with a beautiful sunset and a superb moon.

The day ended with a beautiful sunset and a superb moon.

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To view the Live Stream Coverage of today’s Finals at Green Glens – The World Mounted Team Games log on to: 

http://www.mgaireland.com/world-livesteam.html

We shall have lots more images from this final day of the World Event later on our website.  (S.R.)

We thank Mark for the notices.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

We thank Mark for the Notices. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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The much anticipated Parade through Millstreet Town commences this Tuesday evening (12th July) at 6:30 with the 150 ponies and riders from some 20 countries participating in the superbly colourful event.  The schedule is as follows:

Ponies leave Green Glens and trot through the town up to the Fair Field where they will then arrange to organise in teams of five taking their place behind Millstreet Pipe Band which will be waiting at the Eurovision Wall in Minor Row.

The Parade then proceeds up Minor Row to The Square where each team will pause in front of the Reviewing Stand which is located on the extended footpath in front of the Wallis Arms Hotel – to be officially welcomed – country by country.

Millstreet Pipe Band will continue to play in The Square as each Team pauses, is introduced and then proceeds down Main Street, down Station Road to the Green Glens Arena where magnificent musical entertainment will be provided by the very famous Liam O’Connor and his truly marvellous Group.

Here we get a flavour of the impressive preparations taking place at Green Glens for the highly prestigious World Event.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)3Green Glens Prepares for World Mounted Games 2016 -600 13Green Glens Prepares for World Mounted Games 2016 -600 22Green Glens Prepares for World Mounted Games 2016 -600 23Green Glens Prepares for World Mounted Games 2016 -600 47Green Glens Prepares for World Mounted Games 2016 -600 46Green Glens Prepares for World Mounted Games 2016 -600 54Green Glens Prepares for World Mounted Games 2016 -600 A further reminder that this evening’s Parade is scheduled to begin at 6:30.  Let’s now observe further preparations at Green Glens. continue reading…

Sgt. Paul Lynch and Garda Denis Curtin about to attend a recent preparatory meeting at the Wallis Arms Hotel ensuring efficient traffic management during the forthcoming highly prestigious event. A royal welcome awaits the many International Visitors arriving for the 2016 World Mounted Games - a truly spectacular equestrian event at Green Glens with the Official Opening Parade through Millstreet Town on this Tuesday , 12th July beginning at 6.30pm. The dedicated organisers have put many colourful signs in place on all approach roads to Millstreet welcoming the participating countries. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

Sgt. Paul Lynch and Garda Denis Curtin of Millstreet Garda Barracks about to attend a recent preparatory meeting at the Wallis Arms Hotel ensuring efficient traffic management during the forthcoming highly prestigious event. A royal welcome awaits the many International Visitors arriving for the 2016 World Mounted Games – a truly spectacular equestrian event at Green Glens with the Official Opening Parade through Millstreet Town on this Tuesday , 12th July beginning at 6.30pm. The dedicated organisers have put many colourful signs in place on all approach roads to Millstreet welcoming the participating countries. Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

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“Radio Treasures” tonight from 9.30pm to 11.00pm…All most welcome….We look forward to future interviews including “Winnie” of “Mrs. Browne’s Boys” and Mary Fagan of Radio Kerry’s “Horizons”.  Our 10pm Interview tonight is with Patrick O’Shea & Friends (pictured below) of the church of the living God.   We talk about the hugely impressive Bernard Moynihan Commemoration event which recently took place in Rathcoole.  We relate about the recent Auto Testing Event at K&L Complex (pictured below also) and we chat about last Sunday’s Open Air Dancing at Mushera (pictured). And we place  focus on the many recent updates of events and happenings in the Millstreet area.   We also include our “Fascinating Facts” feature blended with a sprinkling of humour!     And lots more great music.  Feel welcome to text the programme or send a message to the “Seán Radley” Facebook Page.   To access just log into www.corkmusicstation.com .  Happy Listening!    (S.R.)

Meeting at the E Centre in The Square, Millstreet the very welcoming Church of God group shared wonderfully harmonic hymns and thoughts with all. The inspiring group will leave Millstreet later tonight and continue sharing the Good News nationwide for the next seven weeks. Our 10pm interview on "Radio Treasures" next Tuesday features a special interview with Patrick O'Shea (spokesperson) and others while we also get to hear two excellent songs from the talented group. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

Meeting at the E Centre in The Square, Millstreet the very welcoming Church of God group shared wonderfully harmonic hymns and thoughts with all. The inspiring group left Millstreet on Sat. night and continue sharing the Good News nationwide for the next seven weeks. Our 10pm interview on “Radio Treasures” tonight features a special interview with Patrick O’Shea (spokesperson) and others while we also get to hear two excellent songs from the talented group. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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Meeting at the E Centre in The Square, Millstreet the very welcoming Church of God group shared wonderfully harmonic hymns and thoughts with all. The inspiring group will leave Millstreet later tonight and continue sharing the Good News nationwide for the next seven weeks. Our 10pm interview on "Radio Treasures" next Tuesday features a special interview with Patrick O'Shea (spokesperson) and others while we also get to hear two excellent songs from the talented group. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

Meeting at the E Centre in The Square, Millstreet the very welcoming Church of the Living God group shared wonderfully harmonic hymns and thoughts with all. The inspiring group will leave Millstreet later tonight (Saturday) and continue sharing the Good News nationwide for the next seven weeks. Our 10pm interview on “Radio Treasures” next Tuesday features a special interview with Patrick O’Shea (spokesperson) and others while we also get to hear two excellent songs from the talented group. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)  Further information on www.churchofgod.net while to access our online radio station log on to www.corkmusicstation.com 

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The July issue of the very impressive "Duhallow Today" is now available and will later appear online.  We share three pages from the current issue.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

The July issue of the very impressive “Duhallow Today” is now available and will later appear online. We share three pages from the current issue. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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An Assistant Canon in Millstreet?!  Well, not really - but the very popular Clara, Millstreet gentleman Jerry O'Mahony visiting Millstreet Museum yesterday checking out an historic Canon's High Mass biretta which he wished to us in an upcoming pageant.   Jerry of course is one of the standard bearers in the annual Corpus Christi Procession and he also took on the role of "Parish Priest" in the recent Stretcher Race in Millstreet.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

An Assistant Canon in Millstreet?! Well, not really – but the very popular Clara, Millstreet gentleman Jerry O’Mahony visiting Millstreet Museum yesterday checking out an historic Canon’s High Mass biretta which he wished to use in an upcoming pageant. Jerry of course is one of the standard bearers in the annual Corpus Christi Procession and he also took on the role of “Parish Priest” in the recent Stretcher Race in Millstreet. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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Mushera Platform Dance this Sunday July 3 from 3 to 5 PM, Music by Heather Sound, All Welcome.

Childminder required to mind three children in their own home in Millstreet from end of August.  Monday to Friday.  Teachers hours . References required.
Contact 087 2876763 . 

We all wish Phil Twomey (on left) and Margaret Bourke a very Happy Retirement following many wonderfully dedicated years of superb service and magnificent commitment at Millstreet Parish Credit Union.  Both Margaret and Phil have been so splendidly welcoming, obliging and helpful in their work.   Their friendliness and cheerful approach has been greatly appreciated by the very many who call to the Credit Union Centre now at The Square and previously at Church Street.   Every happiness, contentment and fulfilment throughout a very long and healthy retirement.  We thank Joseph Lawler for the two excellent pictures.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

We all wish Phil Twomey (on left) and Margaret Bourke a very Happy Retirement following many wonderfully dedicated years of superb service and magnificent commitment at Millstreet Parish Credit Union. Both Margaret and Phil have been so splendidly welcoming, obliging and helpful in their work. Their friendliness and cheerful approach has been greatly appreciated by the very many who call to the Credit Union Centre now at The Square and previously at Church Street. Every happiness, contentment and fulfilment throughout a very long and healthy retirement. We thank Joseph Lawler for the two excellent pictures. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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“Radio Treasures” tonight from 9.30pm to 11.00pm…All most welcome….We look forward to future interviews including “Winnie” of “Mrs. Browne’s Boys” and Mary Fagan of Radio Kerry’s “Horizons”.  Our 10pm Interview tonight is with Conor & Donelle of Donoughmore (pictured below) re the upcoming truly exciting World Mounted Equestrian Games at Green Glens in July 2016.   We talk about the hugely impressive Bernard Moynihan Commemoration event which took place in Rathcoole on Sunday (see four images from the historic occasion below). And we place  focus on the many recent updates of events and happenings in the Millstreet area.   We also include our “Fascinating Facts” feature blended with a sprinkling of humour!     And lots more great music.  Feel welcome to text the programme or send a message to the “Seán Radley” Facebook Page.   To access just log into www.corkmusicstation.com .  Happy Listening!    (S.R.)

Conor O'Leary and daughter Donelle who attended the meeting provided a superb outline of the major equestrian event at Green Glens. Conor from Donoughmore is one of the chief coordinators of this magnificent world equestrian event. He and Donelle provided a wonderfully comprehensive radio interview and this will be broadcast at 10pm on our weekly "Radio Treasures" programme on www.corkmusicstation.com this coming Tuesday, 28th June.

Conor O’Leary and daughter Donelle who attended a recent coordinating meeting at the Wallis Arms Hotel provided a superb outline of the major equestrian event at Green Glens. Conor from Donoughmore is one of the chief coordinators of this magnificent world equestrian event. He and Donelle provided a wonderfully comprehensive radio interview and this will be broadcast at 10pm on our weekly “Radio Treasures” programme on www.corkmusicstation.com this coming Tuesday, 28th June (tonight).

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Here we share some 20 images as an introduction to much fuller features which will soon appear on our Millstreet website. Click on the pictures to enlarge. (S.R.)

Bernard Moynihan Commemoration in Rathcoole.

Bernard Moynihan Commemoration in Rathcoole.

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Sliabh Luachra Cycling Event.

Sliabh Luachra Cycling Event.

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Féile in Kanturk

Féile in Kanturk

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Millstreet Gramophone Circle presentation with Anne McCarthy, Boherbue.

Millstreet Gramophone Circle presentation with Anne McCarthy, Boherbue.

Willie Neenan Annual Road Race officially started by Marie Neenan and Olympic 2016 participant Michelle Finn.

Willie Neenan Annual Road Race officially started by Marie Neenan and Olympic 2016 participant Michelle Finn.

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Wonderfully generous School's Out Party at Herlihy's Centra.

Wonderfully generous School’s Out Party at Herlihy’s Centra.

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Tracing Long Family roots in Aubane.

Tracing Long Family roots in Aubane….Jerry Long, Boston and California.

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"Jamming for Jarrah" - Musicians mainly from Co. Cavan.

“Jamming for Jarrah” – Musicians mainly from Co. Cavan.

First Class from Presentation N.S. visits Millstreet Museum.

First Class from Presentation N.S. visits Millstreet Museum.

P.R.O. of Sliabh Luachra Cycle Club, Hannelie O'Connor (pictured below) indicates the enormous interest in the prestigious Annual Cycling Event which passes through Millstreet on Sunday morning having left Rathmore at 9.00 a.m.. We wish the participants every success and safe travelling. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

P.R.O. of Sliabh Luachra Cycling Club, Hannelie O’Connor (pictured below) indicates the enormous interest in the prestigious Annual Cycling Event which passes through Millstreet on Sunday morning having left Rathmore at 9.00 a.m.. We wish the participants every success and safe travelling. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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Official Website for the upcoming prestigious event to be held in Millstreet 11-17 July 2016:   http://www.mgaireland.com/worlds-2016.html

To view an excellent slide show illustrating one of the past events please log on to  http://www.mgaireland.com/gallery.html 

Millstreet Community Council meeting at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Thursday, 23rd June 2016 discussing preparations for the truly prestigious world equestrian event in Millstreet with the opening parade with some 150 ponies taking place on Tuesday evening 12th July through the town. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

Millstreet Community Council meeting at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Thursday, 23rd June 2016 discussing preparations for this truly prestigious world equestrian event in Millstreet with the opening parade featuring some 150 ponies taking place on Tuesday evening 12th July through the town. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

Conor O'Leary and daughter Donelle who attended the meeting provided a superb outline of the major equestrian event at Green Glens. Conor from Donoughmore is one of the chief coordinators of this magnificent world equestrian event. He and Donelle provided a wonderfully comprehensive radio interview and this will be broadcast at 10pm on our weekly "Radio Treasures" programme on www.corkmusicstation.com this coming Tuesday, 28th June.

Conor O’Leary and daughter Donelle who attended the meeting provided a superb outline of the major equestrian event at Green Glens. Conor from Donoughmore is one of the chief coordinators of this magnificent world equestrian event. He and Donelle provided a wonderfully comprehensive radio interview and this will be broadcast at 10pm on our weekly “Radio Treasures” programme on this coming Tuesday, 28th June on www.corkmusicstation.com .

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

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

Here we view the very fine recording of Ita Fitzgerald's image of Saturday's return of "The Emerald Isle Explorer" Steam Train to Millstreet Station where we were privileged to meet with Kieran Wyse whom we interviewed for LTV2 Millstreet and who later emailed superb information which we share below. Click on the pictures to enlarge. (S.R.)

Here we view the very fine recording of Ita Fitzgerald‘s images of Saturday’s return of “The Emerald Isle Explorer” Steam Train to Millstreet Station where we were privileged to meet with Kieran Wyse whom we interviewed for LTV2 Millstreet and who later emailed superb information which we share below. Click on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.)

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On Saturday morning (18th June 2016) quite a number of families arrived at Millstreet Railway Station to catch a fleeting glance of “The Emerald Isle Explorer” Steam Train as it passed by on its way to Killarney.   Passengers comprised mainly of real rail enthusiasts on a Steam Train holiday.  Thankfully the weather was ideal to view the historic visit.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)16Emerald Isle Explorer Steam Train in Millstreet 2016 -600

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On its return journey from Killarney just after 5pm on Saturday passing Millstreet Railway Station.

On its return journey from Killarney just after 5pm on Saturday passing Millstreet Railway Station.

Let’s now observe some more pictures from the very interesting and historic event.  continue reading…

Click on the Poster to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Click on the Poster to enlarge. (S.R.)

Only one week to go before Summer Holidays at our Primary Schools. Presentation N.S have had lots of news photos and more on their website in the last week, from the First Holy Communion, to School Tours, Euro 2016, artwork and more. Below are a few samples, but you can see all the activities at millpresns.weebly.com/latest-news-blog/archives/06-2016
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Saturday 18th June Steam Loco 4 + Cravens  Cork 09:35 Mallow 10:20-10:50 Banteer 11:06 Millstreet 11:19 Rathmore 11:28 Killarney 11:50

Killarney 16:32 Rathmore 16:51 Millstreet 17:02 Banteer 17:14 Mallow 17:32

An historic Millstreet Railway Station sign share by Donncha Cronin who has also made us aware (above) of the timetable of Saturday's Steam Train. Thank you, Donncha. (S.R.)

An historic Millstreet Railway Station sign shared by Donncha Cronin who has also made us aware (above) of the timetable of Saturday’s Steam Train. Thank you, Donncha. (S.R.)

Further details at RPSI / Steam Dreams: Emerald Isle Explorer 2016
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Fr. Paddy O’Byrne will celebrate Mass at Tubrid Holy Well on this Saturday, 18th June 2016 at 10.00 a.m. marking his 56th Anniversary to the Priesthood.   Everyone is very welcome.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)4LTV2 Millstreet Collection 2016 -600 10Tubrid Exam Mass 2016 -600 9Tubrid Exam Mass 2016 -600