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In addition to the GPO Christmas Stamp Enlargement we now have a treasured Christmas Card of the Stamp designed by Bill Power himself and who kindly posted it to us today.   We were delighted to welcome (from left) Mai O'Hanlon of Rathmore and Teresa Coffey of Killarney & Millstreet where Mary Cronin displayed the new Bill Power Card to the special Visitors.  Click on the image to enalrge.  (S.R.)

In addition to the GPO Christmas Stamp Enlargement we now have a treasured Christmas Card of the Stamp designed by Bill Power himself and who kindly posted it to us today. We were delighted to welcome (from left) Mai O’Hanlon of Rathmore and Teresa Coffey of Killarney & Millstreet where Mary Cronin displayed the new Bill Power Card to the special Visitors.   Click on the image to enalrge.    (S.R.)

Friday, 19th Dec. 2014 has been Supervalu's Staff Christmas Jumper Day in aid of St. Joseph's Community Hospital, Millstreet.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Friday, 19th Dec. 2014 has been Supervalu’s Staff Christmas Jumper Day in aid of St. Joseph’s Community Hospital, Millstreet.   Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

2Christmas Jumper Day 2014 at Supervalu -8002014 12 19 028-8001Christmas Jumper Day 2014 at Supervalu -800There has been an uplifting and generous response to the appeal while the dedicated Staff have truly entered into the cheerfulness of Christmas in their superbly colourful continue reading…

2014-12 Socialise in Millstreet - posterThere’s lots of entertainment and activities planned for the Christmas & New Year in your local Millstreet Pub, watch their facebook pages for updates!!

Bush Bar, Corkery’s Bar, Pomeroy’s Clara Inn, Malpaso, McCarthy’s, Tarrant’s ridge Bar, Wallis Arms

Having won the prestigious plaque for Best Display Stand yesterday in Green Glens at the annual School Enterprise Programme Trade Fair.  Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

Having  won the prestigious plaque for Best Display Stand yesterday in Green Glens at the annual School Enterprise Programme Trade Fair pictured here are members of the very talented team from Millstreet Community School.   Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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At the Millstreet Launch of the Bill Power An Post Millstreet Stamp on 1st Dec. 2014.  From left: Patricia Moynihan (Post Mistress), Frank Curtin (An Post, Cork GPO) and Bill Power, Photographer of the renowned Christmas Stamp 2014.   An amazing 3.7 million Millstreet Stamps have now been sold and have gone worldwide.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

At the Millstreet Launch of the Bill Power An Post Millstreet Stamp on 1st Dec. 2014. From left: Patricia Moynihan (Post Mistress), Frank Curtin (An Post, Cork GPO) and Bill Power, Photographer of the renowned Christmas Stamp 2014.  An amazing 3.7 million Millstreet Stamps have now been sold (thanks to Bill for providing this important information) and have gone worldwide.   Click on the image to enlarge.   (S.R.)

Presentation by Frank Curtin to Patricia of the three official Irish Christmas Stamps.  Also included are the wonderfully dedicated Staff of Millstreet Post Office - from left:  Ann, Noreen, Patricia and Margaret.

Presentation by Frank Curtin to Patricia of the three official Irish Christmas Stamps. Also included are the wonderfully dedicated Staff of Millstreet Post Office – from left: Anne, Noreen, Patricia and Margaret.

Attending the celebration of Mass for Christmas 2014 by Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P. at Millstreet Credit Union Centre in The Square.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Attending the celebration of Mass for Christmas 2014 by Canon Fitzgerald, P.P. at Millstreet Credit Union Centre in The Square on Tuesday, 16th December.   Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

Manager Bridget Fitzgerald ready to serve the wonderful refreshments.

Manager Bridget Fitzgerald ready to serve the wonderful refreshments.

William Kiely (in red) with the two Founder Members of Millstreet Credit Union - From left: Dermot Kiely and Liam Coffey.

William Kiely (in red) with the two Founder Members of Millstreet Credit Union – from left: Dermot Kiely and Liam Coffey.

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John Kelleher - Station Rd & formerly of Murphy's Terrace - at a Malpaso fancy dressKELLEHER (John) of Station Road, Millstreet – formerly of Murphy’s Terrace – on 16th December 2014 , peacefully, after a short illness at at Marymount University Hospital and Hospice.  Beloved son of Margaret and John, brother of Mark, Anna and Jim, uncle of Gary, Brian, Darren, Cara, Kate, John and Aisling.  Reposing at his Parent’s Residence (home of John & Margaret Kelleher), Mount Leader, Millstreet on Wednesday 17th December from 6pm to 8pm followed by Removal to St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet.  Requiem Mass on Thursday, 18th December at 12.00 noon and afterwards to The Island Crematorium, Ringaskiddy.  No flowers, by request. Donations, in lieu, if desired to Marymount Hospice, Cork.  Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.

Society of Vidncent de Paul Annual Appeal 2014 Church Gate Collections in Ballydaly, Cullen, Derrinagree, Dromagh, Kilcorney and Millstreet this coming weekend - Sat. 13th/Sun. 14th Dec. 2014.  All Monies Collected are used Locally.  We thank the Millstreet Conference of Vincent de Paul for this notice.  (S.R.)

Society of Vincent de Paul Annual Appeal 2014 Church Gate Collections in Ballydaly, Cullen, Derrinagree, Dromagh, Kilcorney and Millstreet this coming weekend – Sat. 13th/Sun. 14th Dec. 2014.  All Monies Collected are used Locally. We thank the Millstreet Conference of Vincent de Paul for this notice.    (S.R.)

On Friday evening, 12th Dec. 2014 Santa was warmly welcomed to O'Keeffe's Supervalu at Minor Row, Millstreet.  Lots of young (and "young at heart") enthusiastic fans visited Santa in his colourful Grotto within the Supermarket.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

On Friday evening, 12th Dec. 2014 Santa was warmly welcomed to O’Keeffe’s Supervalu at Minor Row, Millstreet. Lots of young (and “young at heart”) enthusiastic fans visited Santa in his colourful Grotto within the Supermarket. Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

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On Friday, 12th Dec. 2014 Caroline Daly and Patrick Corkery celebrated their wonderful wedding at St. Patrick's Church, Millstreet.  We thank the Happy Couple for permitting us to share a selection of images from the superb occasion blessed with blue skies, sunshine and great company in beautiful style.   Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

On Friday, 12th Dec. 2014 Caroline Daly and Patrick Corkery celebrated their wonderful wedding at St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet. We thank the Happy Couple for permitting us to share a selection of images from the superb occasion blessed with blue skies, sunshine and great company in beautiful style. Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

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The truly marvellous music was by “Arundo” while the driver of the splendid wedding car was a true double of Conor Counihan while explaining that even though many people make the same mistake Mr. Horan from Brosna is not related to Conor!  Sincere Congratulations and Every Happiness to Caroline & Patrick.  Here we share many more images from Patrick & Caroline’s very continue reading…

Margaret McCarron, Bandon and Cullen (centre) shared some 21 superb musical gems in her selection for Friday's Millstreet Gramophone Circle presentation before a capacity audience including a number of new attendees. Con Kelleher of Cloghoulabeg, Millstreet will present  on Friday, 16th January 2015.   Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Margaret McCarron, Bandon and Cullen (centre) shared some 21 superb musical gems in her selection for Friday’s Millstreet Gramophone Circle presentation before a capacity audience including a number of new attendees. Con Kelleher of Cloghoulabeg, Millstreet will present on Friday, 16th January 2015.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

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A wonderfully delightful Nativity Play presented by the very talented children of Cloghoula N.S. was enjoyed by a capacity attendance on Thursday, 11th Dec. 2014.  Mass was celebrated by Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P. and there was a royal welcome for Santa.   Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

A wonderfully delightful Nativity Play presented by the very talented children of Cloghoula N.S. was enjoyed by a capacity attendance on Thursday, 11th Dec. 2014. Mass was celebrated by Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P. and there was a royal welcome for Santa. Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

5Christmas 2014 at Cloghoula N.S. -8002Christmas 2014 at Cloghoula N.S. -80029Christmas 2014 at Cloghoula N.S. -800A most interesting power-point presentation relating to significant historical facts about Millstreet received great attention and was so very professionally illustrated by the children.   Here we share a further selection of pictures from the annual Christmas get together at continue reading…

A truly superb production of "Donna Mia" continues this Thursday and Friday nights at 8pm at Millstreet Community School with superbly professional musical and dancing routines by the supremely talented Transition Year Students.   Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

A truly superb production of “Donna Mia” continues this Thursday and Friday nights at 8pm in Millstreet Community School with superbly professional musical and dancing routines by the supremely talented Transition Year  Students.   Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

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Official Launch of the Millstreet Christmas Stamp at Millstreet Post Office on Monday, 1st December.  Included are the Staff of Millstreet Post Office, from left: Anne, Margaret, Patricia and Noreen.  Standing from left Seán (Museum), Frank (An Post, Cork),  Bill (photographer of stained glass window which appears on the stamp), Canon John,Donal (who recently retired from Cork G.P.O.) and Julie (Sacristan).  More pictures to follow later.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

The Official Launch of the Millstreet Christmas Stamp took place at Millstreet Post Office on Monday, 1st December. Included are the Staff of Millstreet Post Office, from left: Anne, Margaret, Patricia and Noreen. Standing from left Seán (Museum), Frank (An Post, Cork), Bill (photographer of stained glass window which appears on the stamp), Canon John, Donal (who recently retired from Cork G.P.O.) and Julie (Sacristan). More pictures to follow later. Click on the image to enlarge.  We thank Sheila Fitzgerald for using our camera for this photograph.  Sheila’s picture is scheduled to appear on the “Corkman”.   (S.R.)

Click on notice to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Click on notice to enlarge. (S.R.)

An ideal opportunity to have a wonderful family Christmas photograph with Santa in his exquisite setting at Millstreet GAA Community Hall at the superbly colourful Millstreet Christmas Market.  Justin Black of "Justborn Photography" is delighted families with the truly marvellous images.   Justin in there until 6pm this Sunday evening.  (S.R.)

An ideal opportunity to have a wonderful family Christmas photograph with Santa in his exquisite setting in Millstreet GAA Community Hall at the superbly colourful Millstreet Christmas Market. Justin Black of “Justborn Photography” is delighting families with his truly marvellous images.  Every child receives a surprise Christmas present plus a Herlihy’s Centra sponsored goody bag.  Justin in there until 6pm this Sunday evening.  The above picture kindly taken by Justin Black. (S.R.)

Santa's Cabin is presently being constructed at Millstreet GAA Community Hall in preparation for the arrival of very welcome Christmas Visitor.  Justin Black will be taking the very memorable photographs while Santa will also be sharing the goody-bags kindly sponsored by Herlihy's Centra.  All this will take place during the annual Millstreet Christmas Market taking place tomorrow and on Sunday, 7th Dec. 2014.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Santa’s Cabin is presently being constructed at Millstreet GAA Community Hall in preparation for the arrival of the very welcome Christmas Visitor. Justin Black of “Justborn Photography” will be taking the very memorable photographs while Santa will also be sharing the goody-bags kindly sponsored by Herlihy’s Centra. All this will take place during the annual Millstreet Christmas Market tomorrow and on Sunday, 7th Dec. 2014. Click on the image to enlarge.   (S.R.)

Tom from TMC Photography has kindly sent us a few photos he took this evening of the emerging Christmas scenes in Millstreet. Above are some from O’Flynn Medical, Tony’s Butchers, and the Clara Inn (click the photos to see them full size). He has lots more from around town in his online album “Christmas Series 2014“.

Christmas coming.... Appointments are booking fast so call and get your appointment today!!! Looking for a perfect Christmas gift for her! Nails,Toes,Eyebrows,Spray Tans... Advanced bikini waxing with free Vajazzle! Nail&Brow Bar@InstyleHairdesign Millstreet! 086-3570214 or 029-21846  Click on the images to enlarge.  Thanks to Audrone for this notice.  (S.R.)

Christmas coming….
Appointments are booking fast so call and get your appointment today!!!
Looking for a perfect Christmas gift for her!
Nails,Toes,Eyebrows,Spray Tans…
Advanced bikini waxing with free Vajazzle!
Nail&Brow Bar@InstyleHairdesign Millstreet!
086-3570214 or 029-21846   Click on the images to enlarge. Thanks to Audrone for this notice.    (S.R.)

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Parents' Association present a cheque to Scoil Mhuire, Millstreet BNS.  From left: Rose Murphy, Frank O ' Connor (Principal) and Sheila Lane.  Note in the background the wonderfully artistic work of the children depicting the Millstreet Christmas Stamp. Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Parents’ Association recently presented a cheque to Scoil Mhuire, Millstreet BNS.
From left: Rose Murphy, Frank O ‘ Connor (Principal) and Sheila Lane. Note in the background the wonderfully artistic work of the children depicting the Millstreet Christmas Stamp.  We thank Norma Buckley for the pictures. Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

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

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

Christmas Nativity Play
Tuesday, 2nd Dec. 2014
7pm
St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet 
Everyone Welcome!

Special Candles of Remembrance (each indivually inscribed with the name of the person who would have passed to their Eternal Reward ove the past year) are now in place by Parish Secretary, Sharon Lane, in advance of the 6.30pm Mass of Remembrance this evening.   Forty-five names are remembered in the very beautiful November Garden.   The design of the graphic display is by Declan Crowley of Milltech.  Care of the Garden by Sharon, Julie and Canon John.  (S.R.)

Special Candles of Remembrance (each indivually inscribed with the name of the person who would have passed to their Eternal Reward over the past year) are now in place by Parish Secretary, Sharon Lane, in advance of the 6.30pm Mass of Remembrance this evening. Forty-five names are remembered in the very beautiful November Garden. The design of the graphic display is by Declan Crowley of Milltech. Care of the Garden by Sharon, Julie and Canon John.  Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

4Mass of Remembrance 29th Nov. 2014 -8007Mass of Remembrance 29th Nov. 2014 -800Many people have expressed their admiration for the very meaningful manner by which the Holy Souls are remembered in St. Patrick’s Church.  Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P. introduced this wonderfully praiseworthy concept a few continue reading…

The wonderfully popular Women’s Little Christmas Function will be held on Friday, 2nd January 2015 in the Wallis Arms Hotel.  Doors open at 7pm and the meal (turkey and ham, dessert, tea/coffee) will be served at 8pm sharp.  Music by “Back on Track”.   Tickets priced at €25.00 for this event will be on sale at Millstreet GAA Community Hall on Wednesday, 3rd December at 7pm.   Enquiries:  Mairéad 087 903 1475.   Many thanks to Mairéad for this important notice.  (S.R.)

A wonderfully dedicated group of Volunteers had the beautiful Christmas Tree in place and superbly lit on Tuesday, 25th Nov. 2014.   A full feature on its preparation later.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

A wonderfully dedicated group of Volunteers had the beautiful Christmas Tree in place and superbly lit on Tuesday, 25th Nov. 2014. A full feature on its preparation later. Click on the image to enlarge.   (S.R.)

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On Saturday night 7.30, after mass we will host
“Choons for Childrens Charities at Christmas”

‘Strings’ will open proceedings!
Then there will be a cup of tea.
After this, the ‘challenge’ is open to everyone … So please bring an instrument or your singing voice on the night!
There will be different ‘stations’ in the hall where you can go play a tune or sing a verse of a song and donate to childrens charities…
All donations/ monies collected on the night will be sent to childrens charities before Christmas… Members of ‘Strings’ , as the hosts , have chosen the childrens charities we will be donating to.
You can check this out on Facebook – ‘Choons for Childrens Charities at Christmas‘.
If you can’t make it on the night you can post your ‘challenge’ on the FB page. & text your donation when the text numbers become available.

Many thanks to Emer Twomey for this important reminder.   We truly encourage people to attend this magnificent “Strings” brief performance of around 25 minutes.    (S.R.)

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also from Geraldine: Next Saturday night ‘STRINGS’ Fiddle Group Will host a challenge “Choons for Children’s Charities at Christmas” in the GAA hall at half 7. The group will give the same performance as they gave in Scartaglin two weeks ago. All are welcome to come and see them. Admission is free but we are hoping to raise some money for a number of children’s charities on the night. There will be donation buckets for anyone who would like to contribute. There will be tea, coffee, biscuits, maybe a bun or two and great music. People are invited to bring along their instruments and join in. continue reading…

We thank Joseph Kelleher of Millstreet Community Council for the important Poster.  The superb Calendar 2015 is on sale at many local outlets including Dairygold, Millstreet Credit Union, Ballydaly, Tony O'Brien's at Minor Row, Tony McCaul's, Centra, Millstreet Museum and lots more locations.  The Calendars will also be on sale at the Christmas Market on 6th/7th December in Millstreet GAA Community Hall.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

We thank Joseph Kelleher of Millstreet Community Council for the important Poster. The superb Calendar 2015 is on sale at many local outlets including Dairygold, Millstreet Credit Union, Ballydaly, Tony O’Brien’s at Minor Row, Tony McCaul’s, Centra, Millstreet Museum and lots more locations. The Calendars will also be on sale at the Christmas Market on 6th/7th December in Millstreet GAA Community Hall.   Click on the image to enlarge.   (S.R.)

It was Marie Twomey and Justin Black who very creatively coordinated the production of the Millstreet 2015 Calendar and Marie has also been wonderfully involved in the bringing to reality of the "Together" CD which features the Millstreet Community Singers.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

It was Marie Twomey and Justin Black who very creatively coordinated the production of the Millstreet 2015 Calendar and Marie has also been wonderfully involved in the bringing to reality of the “Together” CD which features the Millstreet Community Singers. Click on the image to enlarge.   (S.R.)

Among the Guest Speakers at Saturday's International Event in Millstreet GAA Community Hall were Melissa Mullane  and Joe Costello, T.D.(2nd and 3rd from left).   Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Among the Guest Speakers at Saturday’s International Event in Millstreet GAA Community Hall were Melissa Mullane and Joe Costello, T.D.(2nd and 3rd from left). Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

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