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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.)

“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”, Mary Fagan of “Horizons” and the official launch of Pitch & Putt Practice Net featured 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.)PandP Net 2016-600

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

2015 IFC Millstreet v Ballydesmond - Michael Murphy

Millstreet v Ballydesmond 2015 – photo John Tarrant

Intermediate Football Championship, Round 2

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Millstreet 1-13 Ballydesmond 0-7

(0-3 to 0-5 at half time)

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8pm this evening in Kiskeam
(Friday June 17th 2016)

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Support the lads, Come on the Sráid !!

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After 10.00 a.m Mass on Thursday (16/6/'16 - Bloom's Day) celebrated by Fr. Paddy O'Byrne - three ladies who had been in the same class at Presentation N.S., Millstreet met to recall happy memories.  From left - Bridget King, Eily Buckley and Sr. Mary Moynihan (presently at home on holidays from the Mercy Order, Rockhampton, North Queensland, Australia.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

After 10.00 a.m Mass on Thursday (16/6/’16 – Bloomsday) celebrated by Fr. Paddy O’Byrne – three ladies who had been in the same class at Presentation N.S., Millstreet met to recall happy memories. From left – Bridget King, Eily Buckley and Sr. Mary Moynihan (presently at home on holidays from the Mercy Order, Rockhampton, North Queensland, Australia). Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

We thank Denis O'Shea for t the important form.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

We thank Denis O’Shea for the important form. Click on the image to enlarge.   (S.R.)

The very popular annual “Moveathon” event involving Scoil Mhuire, Millstreet B.N.S. takes place in Millstreet Town Park on this Friday, 17th June 2016 from 9.30 a.m. to 3.00 p.m..   No interruption will occur for the many daily Park visitors who are increasingly using the superb walking path and the 24 fitness machines.  We thank Mr. O’Connor, Principal for this important notice.  (S.R.)1606140162-600

Congratulations to Gerard O'Hanlon,Laught,Rathcoole on reaching the final of Teenstars Ireland Singing Championship 2016 for the second year in a row. This is a great achievement for Gerard  reaching the last 32 contestants from an initial entry of 1300 from all over Ireland. The final takes place on July 3rd 2016 at the Red Cow Pavilion,Dublin. Tickets for the event are available for anybody interested. Contact no 087 2491089 costing €20.00 each.

Congratulations to Gerard O’Hanlon,Laught,Rathcoole on reaching the final of Teenstars Ireland Singing Championship 2016 for the second year in a row. This is a great achievement for Gerard
reaching the last 32 contestants from an initial entry of 1300 from all over Ireland.
The final takes place on July 3rd 2016 at the Red Cow Pavilion,Dublin. Tickets for the event are available for anybody interested. Contact Number 087 2491089 costing €20.00 each.  We thank Jim for the photo and caption.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

The Annual School Sports

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taking place

in the

Millstreet Town Park

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Monday 20th June

from

10.30am – 2pm

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HERLIHY’S CENTRA MILLSTREET EURO 2016 SCORE PREDICTOR

PREDICT THE SCORE OF REPUBLIC OF IRELAND TEAM MATCHES DURING EUROPEAN SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP AND WIN FANTASTIC PRIZES!

  • Ask team members for details

    We thank Greg for the Euro 2016 promotion. (S.R.)

    We thank Greg for the Euro 2016 promotion. (S.R.)

Cork Co. Council is running a Garden & Floral Display Competition, the closing date for which is the 1st  July 2016.

There is one set of prizes for the best overall display in a housing estate, the best front garden display and the best commercial floral display in Millstreet Town.

There is a second set of prizes for the same three categories covering the villages within the Millstreet catchment area– i.e Boherbue, Banteer, Ballydesmond, Ballydaly, Knocknagree, Lyre, Nadd, Cullen, Dernagree, Kiskeam.

There is a €5.00 entry fee and application forms are available from the Council Office in Millstreet.

We thank Denis for this important information.  (S.R.)

Fr. Paddy O'Byrne presents a Millstreet Calendar to Fr. Kevin Mulcahy (on right) following the annual celebration of Mass at Tubrid Holy Well for Examination Students whose exams begin on Wednesday.  Held on Tuesday, 7th June in the exquisite setting the occasion was blessed with beautiful weather.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Fr. Paddy O’Byrne presents a Millstreet Calendar to Fr. Kevin Mulcahy (on right) following the annual celebration of Mass at Tubrid Holy Well for Examination Students whose exams begin on Wednesday. Held on Tuesday, 7th June in the exquisite setting the occasion was blessed with beautiful weather. This has been the 30th year of this special Mass by Fr. Kevin and Fr. Paddy has been visiting the Holy Well for an amazing 75 years!  We wish the many Students every success.  Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

1Tubrid Exam Mass 2016 -6005Tubrid Exam Mass 2016 -6004Tubrid Exam Mass 2016 -6009Tubrid Exam Mass 2016 -600James O’Sullivan had superbly prepared the altar and overall setting while Denis Lane kindly provided the excellent public address system.   The Choir from the general Sliabh Luachra setting provided the very suitable musical background…and the many birds from trees on high chimed in harmony!  Let’s observe some more images. continue reading…

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Tour of Sliabh will go through the Millstreet, Liscahane, Knocknakilla,

Tooreenbawn, Rathcoole, Clonbanin, Boherbue,

Kiskeam, Ballydesmond areas Sunday morning 26th June

Full details available on http://sliabhluachracyclingclub.com/

Rita O'Reilly of Cloghoulabeg, Millstreet (seated centre) was presented with her most impressive cheque of €10,200.00 by the offers and members of the Millstreet Lotto Committee on Monday night (6th June 2016) at "The Clara Inn". Also included is proprietor, Ursula Pomeroy (seated on extreme left). Rita also won the Seller's Prize. Sincere congratulations to Rita and indeed to the Lotto Committee who so very dedicatedly coordinate the weekly Draw - all in a voluntary capacity. The funds have been such an enormous assistance to many local Organisations. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

Wonderfully lucky Winner – Rita O’Reilly of Cloghoulabeg, Millstreet (seated centre) was presented with her most impressive cheque of €10,200.00 by the officers and members of  Millstreet Lotto Committee on Monday night (6th June 2016) at “The Clara Inn”. Also included is proprietor, Ursula Pomeroy (seated on extreme left). Rita also won the Seller’s Prize. Sincere congratulations to Rita and indeed to the Lotto Committee who so very dedicatedly coordinate the weekly Draw – all in a voluntary capacity. The funds have been such an enormous assistance to many local Organisations. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

Treasurer, Millstreet Local Lotto - Marie Twomey pictured with Margaret Bourke - P.R.O. Lotto Committee - in advance of presenting the marvellous cheque to lucky Rita O'Reilly.

Treasurer, Millstreet Local Lotto – Marie Twomey pictured with Margaret Bourke – P.R.O. Lotto Committee – in advance of presenting the marvellous cheque to lucky Rita O’Reilly.

Sincere congratulations to All at the wonderfully welcoming McCauls of Millstreet. Such a hugely important part of the business life of Millstreet where sincere friendliness, cheerfulness and a superb sense of community spirit have been consistently in evidence over a period of 35 magnificent years. Every success...and well done to Tom Corbett on such brilliant images. ..one of which we feature showing Tony McCaul & Tim Long.   (S.R.)

Sincere congratulations to All at the wonderfully welcoming McCauls of Millstreet. Such a hugely important part of the business life of Millstreet where sincere friendliness, cheerfulness and a superb sense of community spirit have been consistently in evidence over a period of 35 magnificent years. Every success…and well done to Tom Corbett on such brilliant images … one of which we feature showing Tony McCaul & Tim Long. (S.R.)

Issue 3 of this truly excellent free publication (by Justin & Niall) is now available online and in many outlets throughout Duhallow.  This June issue includes delightful features by Eily Buckley (Magic of Gardens) and a great profile on Artist supreme Bertie Buckley.  Archival Showband images feature and one of the Competition Winners is from Millstreet.  Click on the picture to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Issue 3 of this truly excellent free publication (by Justin & Niall) is now available online and in many outlets throughout Duhallow. This June issue includes a delightful feature by Eily Buckley (Magical Gardens) and a great profile on Artist supreme Bertie Buckley. Archival Showband images feature and one of the Competition Winners is from Millstreet. Click on the picture to enlarge. (S.R.)

Read the June Edition of Duhallow Today online

We wish to express sincere thanks to the many generous people who very kindly supported our annual LTV2 Millstreet church gate collection in Millstreet, Ballydaly and Cullen. The €2,100 (approx. - final figure to be confirmed later) contributed will help to fund batteries for cameras, purchase of discs, video recording tapes for cameras and the placement of our regular programmes on the Millstreet website making transmissions available worldwide. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

We wish to express sincere thanks to the many generous people who very kindly supported our annual LTV2 Millstreet church gate collection in Millstreet, Ballydaly and Cullen. The €2,165.00 contributed will help to fund batteries for cameras, purchase of discs, video recording tapes for cameras and the placement of our regular programmes on the Millstreet website making transmissions available worldwide. Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

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Blessed with ideal weather the 2016 Corpus Christi Procession in Millstreet was superbly well attended and was hugely impressive. Lots more images later of the very special annual occasion - here we share three of the pictures from Sunday's Procession. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

Blessed with ideal weather the 2016 Corpus Christi Procession in Millstreet was superbly well attended and was hugely impressive. Lots more images later of the very special annual occasion – here we share three of the pictures from Sunday’s Procession. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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Enthusiastic joy being expressed by members of the victorious Keale Gaels team as they celebrated at Christy's Family Restaurant, Millstreet on Sunday night (29th May 2016) following their splendid 6 point win in the Rebel Óg Under14 Hurling B Final at Kilbrin. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

Enthusiastic joy being expressed by members of the victorious Keale Gaels team (combining Dromtariffe and Millstreet)  as they celebrated at Christy’s Family Restaurant, Millstreet on Sunday night (29th May 2016) following their splendid 6 point win over St. Kevin’s (combining Milford and Ballyclough) in the Rebel Óg Under 14 North Cork Hurling B Final at Kilbrin. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

The very happy Team Coordinators at the celebration - from left: Selector Eoin Dennehy with Team Trainers Darragh Crowley ( Dromtariffe Coach) and John Hartnett (Millstreet Coach)

The very happy Team Coordinators at the celebration – from left:  Selector Eoin Dennehy with Team Trainers Darragh Crowley ( Dromtariffe Coach) and John Hartnett (Millstreet Coach).   (S.R.)

2016-05-29 Keale Gaels win the Rebel Og North U14B Hurling ChampionshipThe Winning Keale Gaels team (photo by John Tarrant)

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An exquisite sunset in Millstreet as the delighted Team arrived back to celebrate in Millstreet.

An exquisite sunset in Millstreet as the delighted Team arrived back to celebrate in Millstreet.

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To help fund the ongoing transmission of LTV2 Millstreet online (through the Millstreet website) our annual church gate collection takes place this weekend (28th/29th May 2016) in Millstreet Parish.   Your support for our local television voluntary broadcasting service is very much appreciated.  (S.R.)

Recent uplifting developments at Millstreet Town Park include the placement of these very impressive new bollards and the opening up and landscaping of the area close to the Dressing Room areas and Playground

Recent uplifting developments at Millstreet Town Park include the placement of these very impressive new bollards and the opening up and landscaping of the area close to the Dressing Room and Playground area.  Great credit is due to all who helped to make this a reality.  (S.R.)

A Visa Debit Business Card has recently been found in Duggan’s Hardware Store Yard.  Full details from Duggan’s Hardware Store, Millstreet….Telephone 029 – 70039.  We thank Anneka for alerting us to the found card.  (S.R.)

Louise Lyons of Millstreet - of wonderfully talented person - has been selected to play at the Half-time Interval of the prestigious Cork v. Tipperary Senior Hurling game in Semple Stadium, Thurles on the coming Sunday, 22nd May 2016. Louise will be wearing the No. 4 jersey and is the only one chosen from both the Duhallow and Avondhu Divisions. Sincere congratulations to Louise on such a superb achievement and splendid honour. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

Louise Lyons of Millstreet – a wonderfully talented Camogie star – has been selected to play at the Half-time Interval of the prestigious Cork v. Tipperary Senior Hurling game in Semple Stadium, Thurles on this coming Sunday, 22nd May 2016. Louise will be wearing the No. 4 jersey and is the only Player chosen from both the Duhallow and Avondhu Divisions. Sincere congratulations to Louise on such a superb achievement and splendid honour. And not to forget that Mark Ellis is likely to be playing in the full back line for the Cork hurlers in the senior game. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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