Millstreet Vintage Club AGM Report 2019

Millstreet Vintage Club held a very successful AGM at The Parish Centre in Millstreet on last Thursday Night Dec 5th
with a strong Attendance who heard Dan O`Riordan Club Secretary outlining and recapping on a very successful and busy year for the Club in 2019 with many great events being held over the year including a highly successful Charity Truck Run,Car Runs,Tractor Runs, Barbeque,Cars/Chat/Coffee Mornings,Model Show etc taking place and as a result the Club raised over €22,000 along the way during the year as well for some very worthy Charities including Alzheimhers, Millstreet Pipe Band,Cullen Pipe Band,Cork Simon,Bumbulance for Children,CART Rural Transport Carriganima and ICRR Air Ambulance.

Myra Sheehan Club Treasurer gave a detailed Financial Report for the year gone by while Club Chairman Donie Lucey in his address thanked all Club Members,Fellow Committee Members and anyone else who helped and supported the Club during the Course of the year gone by.

Following this a New Committee for the Club was Elected as Follows:
Geff O`Sullivan-President
John Barry-Vice President
Dan Barry-Chairman
Luke Hurley/Donie Lucey-Vice Chairman
Dan O`Riordan-Secretary
Tim Lucey-Assistant Secretary
Myra Sheehan-Treasurer
Tom Mulcahy-Assistant Treasurer
Bernard Crowley-PRO
Willie Fitzgerald/Daniel Lane-Safety Officer
John O’Riordan-Equipment Officer

Millstreet Vintage Club are again planning on having a Busy year in 2020 with many of the Events held during the past year being planned again with the first Event of the year taking place on Sunday Jan 19 which will be a Cars/Coffee/Chat Morning in aid of Marymount Hospice to be held at the Wallis Arms Hotel,further details of this Event and all the other Events to take place during 2020 will follow shortly.
The Club is always open to New Members and if you want to find out more about joining the Club give Dan Barry a Call on 087 2680011 or Dan O`Riordan on 087 2452569 or you can contact any Club Member and please do check out our Twitter Page https://twitter.com/MillstreetV for updates, and you can check us out on Facebook as well at https://www.facebook.com/Millstreet-Vintage-Club-1235187116516958/ or send an email to <email>

Bernard Crowley

 Club PRO.

 

Intentions or Offering Tree in aid of Millstreet Community Hospital

A tree will be in the Bank of Ireland Millstreet branch from December 9th, 2019 to January 6th 2020, to raise funds for our local community hospital.  You write your intention or offerings on it and hang it off the tree and donate whatever you like. Your support is much appreciated.

 

Millstreet Calendar 2020 Now On Sale in Various Local Shops

The recently launched Millstreet Calendar 2020 is proving very popular and is now on sale throughout Millstreet in many shops and outlets.   Selling at €7.00 each – profits from this year’s Calendars are being donated to Millstreet’s Children’s Playground Development Project.   Many people have already posted multiple copies of the Calendar abroad to Relatives and Friends.

Dan, Mary, Margaret and Noel of Millstreet Community Council encourage everyone to support the Millstreet Calendar 2020 Project. Tap on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

AGM of Millstreet & District Housing Association

The AGM of Millstreet & District Housing Association (Millstreet Day Centre) will take place on Wednesday 11th December @ 7.30pm in the Day Centre. Local Support in attendance would be very much appreciated. We are trying to encourage more volunteers to get involved with the Centre so come along to the AGM to learn more!

Playground Donation Thank You

Millstreet Town Park Committee wish to express their sincere gratitude and thank Jerry Casey  of  Casey  Construction  for a significant donation to the Playground Project.  Come on Millstreet entrepreneurs and show your local business spirit like Casey Construction!  TO DONATE:   If you are in business locally or just like swings and slides and wish to make a donation you may

(1) lodge online to Millstreet Town Park bank account at IBAN: IE61 BOFI 9058 0332 1050 69, BIC:BOFIIE2

(2) lodge cash or cheque in person  at Millstreet Credit Union – reference Millstreet Town Park account

(3) send a cheque payable to ” Millstreet Town Park ” care of  FAS Offices, Millstreet Community Gym,  Millstreet

If you wish to confirm your donation we would be delighted to hear from you at  (millstreettownpark@gmail.com)

[read more …] “Playground Donation Thank You”

“Radio Treasures” This Tuesday from 9:30 until 11:00pm with Pictorial Updates and Music Galore

Tonight (Tues. 3rd Dec. 2019) on “Radio Treasures” and we chat about the following:

 

All this and much more tonight  on Cork Music Station .   Also in tonight’s “Radio Treasures” we include musings, music and songs galore.  We remember our Faithful Departed.   And we chat about such a variety of topics as illustrated above – Tap on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.) Feel most welcome to make contact by logging into our “Seán Radley” Facebook chat page or by texting 086 825 0074 or use Whatsapp using ther same mobile number.  One may also email us on millstreetmuseum @eircom.net – Happy Listening!   Click here to tune into tonight’s Show.  (S.R.) [read more …] ““Radio Treasures” This Tuesday from 9:30 until 11:00pm with Pictorial Updates and Music Galore”

Denise Presents Magnificent Cheque in Memory of Vivienne

Denise Smyth (on extreme right with Vivienne’s Tee-shirt) presenting the hugely impressive cheque of €3,075.00 to two Representatives of Dublin’s Temple Street Children’s University Hospital Foundation. Tap on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

  Dermot, Lilly, Caroline & Steven Murphy

We would like to say how grateful we are to our loving families, good friends, amazing neighbours, and our caring and such a generous community for all your support during our traumatic and devastating day-to-day loss we have to endure.

We would like to thank the following:

 Denise Symth who ran the Dublin City Marathon and raised an amazing €3,075.00.

Munster Fire& Safety for printing Viv on the Temple Street T-shirts.

Millstreet Community School, Cloghoula NS, Geraldine Davis (Cork mini marathon) and to each and every member of the Millstreet  community who kindly donated money. We would also like to thank Sgt. Paul Lynch from the Millstreet Garda Station and all those that helped with traffic flow during Vivienne’s funeral service.

Finally but not least we have to say how amazed but not surprised we are of a very special young lady  Sophia, so sweet and kind  who donated her Confirmation money to Temple Street Hospital to help other  children like her BFF (Best Friend Forever) Viv.

Sophia’s Special Certificate of Appreciation …. Sophia was Vivienne’s BFF – Best Friend Forever.

In these few months since her passing Vivienne’s honour has raised a total of €7,416.75  for Temple Street Children’s Hospital for the ICU Department.

No matter how young she was she made a massive impact on us as a family not to mention everybody else and is still making that impact.                                         

Viv.……Never forget that you are one of a kind. Never forget that if there weren’t any need for you in all your uniqueness to be on this earth, you wouldn’t be here in the first place.

Fire Safety Week

Our Fire Brigade’s recent fire safety week was a great success in the Millstreet area. The five winners of our smoke detector give away are as follows:

Bernie Lane
Martina Murphy
Eileen Murphy
Breeda Creedon
Patrick O’Keeffe

All winners have been contacted but some are yet to collect their prize, if they remaining winners could make contact please and we will present your prize.

Presentation to Air Ambulance Following Annual Donal Guiney Memorial Quiz

The presentation of a very impressive €2,092.65 cheque – the fruitful result of the annual Donal Guiney Memorial Table Quiz which took place in McCarthy’s Bar on 4th Oct. 2019 – happened at Rathcoole Airfield on Sat. 30th Nov. 2019 in the presence of the organising Committee which includes John O’Leary and Deputy Michael Moynihan, T.D. from the Millstreet Fianna Fáil Cumann and personnel from Air Ambulance.   Here we share two images from the Sat. event and a further image from the Quiz night.  Tap on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.) [read more …] “Presentation to Air Ambulance Following Annual Donal Guiney Memorial Quiz”

St. Vincent de Paul Society’s Annual Appeal This Weekend

Church door collections in aid of St. Vincent de Paul Society will take place at all Masses on this coming weekend 7th & 8th Dec. 2019 (Sat. night and Sun. morning) outside Churches in Millstreet, Ballydaly, Cullen, Derrinagree, Dromagh and Kilcorney. Your generous support for such a praiseworthy cause is greatly appreciated.   We thank Mona for the alert.  (S.R.)

If you are in need of help from St. Vincent de Paul in the Millstreet or surrounding areas, please ring (087) 9597900

[read more …] “St. Vincent de Paul Society’s Annual Appeal This Weekend”

Darragh Cashman with Cork Minor Cup in GAA Hall Wednesday 8pm

The Cashman Family wish to thank everyone who supported Darragh and the Cork Minor Football Team during the year.
On this Wednesday night, 4th Dec. 2019 between 8 and 9pm Darragh will have the Cork Minor Cup in Millstreet GAA Community Hall and everyone is welcome to come and have their picture taken with the Cup.  We thank Sharon Lane for the notice.  (S.R.)

Turning on the Christmas Lights 2019

[read more …] “Turning on the Christmas Lights 2019”

Millstreet 2020 Calendars for Sale Today

The much anticipated Millstreet 2020 Calendar is on sale at €7.00 each in Millstreet GAA Community Hall on Sat. 30th Nov. at the Wellness Day.   They will also be available in many local outlets over the next few days.   All proceeds from this 2020 Calendar will be directed to the new Millstreet Children’s Playground DevelopmentWe thank Noel and Michelle for alerting us.  (S.R.)

Upcoming Workshops on Historic Project by CCC

We thank Catherine Desmond for the following Notice.  (S.R.) :  “I want to relay the following to Millstreet Tidy Towns and other interested parties: The Historic Monuments Committee of Cork County Council are holding three one day workshops at the beginning of December and invite you or any of your constituents who might be interested to attend. The theme this year is aimed at individuals and community groups and professionals interested in the cleaning and caring of archaeological and historic monuments and commemorative memorials. The training events aim to promote understanding and good conservation practice in relation to cleaning and maintenance of monuments, with a specific focus on cleaning and caring for carved stone, including headstones, and metalwork. · Hibernian Hotel, Mallow (Monday 2nd December2019); · Walter Raleigh Hotel, Youghal (Tuesday 3rd December 2019) ·O’Donovan’s Hotel, Clonakilty (Wednesday 4th December 2019). The workshops will be of interest to heritage, community and Tidy Town groups, commemoration groups throughout County Cork. Starting at 10am, each daily workshop will consist of illustrated presentations and talks in the morning and afternoon presentation of case studies by experienced professional specialists. The training workshops will be completed by 4.30pm. · The workshops as stated will be held at the following locations on the following dates: Hibernian Hotel, Mallow (Monday 2nd December 2019); Walter Raleigh Hotel, Youghal (Tuesday 3rd December 2019) and O’Donovan’s Hotel, Clonakilty (Wednesday 4th December 2019).  It would be good if an individual or two from the Tidy Towns would attend.  I, and I believe Hannah Kelleher, will attend the workshop at Clonakilty. I would be delighted if they could come to Clonakilty with me. It’s important that bookings be made immediately: the CCC run out of seats fairly quickly. If I have the names and numbers of interested individuals, I’ll make the bookings for everyone.”

For those interested in these superb Workshops please email millstreetmuseum @eircom.net or contact 086 825 0074 and I shall pass on names and telephone numbers to Catherine.  Sincere thanks for reading this Notice and we wish every success to this very interesting Project…Seán Radley

Playground Funding: Thank you 

Millstreet Town Park Committee wish to express their sincere gratitude and thank Kevin & Ronan Lucey of Lucey Motors Charleville for their substantial  donation towards the new Playground. It’s great to see Millstreet businesses now supporting the Playground Project for all our little Sráiders.

Come on Millstreet let’s get behind this and make a brand new Playground happen for Summer  2020.

TO DONATE:   If you are in business locally and wish to make a financial contribution to the Playground Project, you may:  [read more …] “Playground Funding: Thank you “

Pictorial News Updates from Museum Archives

Appearing in this year’s “Holly Bough” David and Eileen Dineen.
Eurovision Week during May 1993 at The Square, Millstreet. We featured Jerry Pat O’Leary’s memories of the great 1993 event on “Radio Treasures” this Tuesday on www.corkmusicstation.com … Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

We thank Mary Lynch of Ballydaly for sharing these two newscuttings (Killarney Advertiser and Killarney Outlook) where we read that Mary Gleeson’s grandson, Rian Gleeson, is to feature on this coming Friday night’s famous “Toy Show” on RTÉ 1 Television. [1]

In November In Millstreet

It is cold, wet and windy today near the Town of Millstreet
Near where Finnow the white river and the Blackwater meet
No cattle in the bare fields they are in farmyard sheds eating silage or hay
On the dying days of Autumn on this November day

Brown storm water flowing fast in every field drain
And old Clara half cloaked in the grey fogs of rain
Strong gales from the Boggeraghs howling in the bare trees
And the weather temperature just above zero degrees

With Summer just a memory and Winter quite near
November in Duhallow is a cold and wet time of year
A lot of overcast sky and little sunshine
And a weather temperature average of just above zero to nine  [read more …] “In November In Millstreet”

Menu at Millstreet Day Centre

Take a look at the mouth watering menu being served at Millstreet Day Centre next week – Nov 25th – 28th. Call the Centre on (029) 70926 if you’d like to come in for the day or else arrange for any of the meals to be delivered piping hot to your door – make sure to ring the day before to let us know!

Playground Funding: Please Donate, Upcoming Events & Thank You

At their most recent  meeting Millstreet Town Park Committee formally resolved to express their sincere gratitude and thank the following for their donations towards the proposed new Playground:

  • Millstreet Athletic Club  for a contribution of €500  in addition to their annual club subscription.
  • Cinnamon Café  for the fantastic coffee morning which raised a whopping  €1,740.  All cake and coffee costs were met by Cinnamon and on their day off too! Thank you Anna, Daria and Ella.
  • Aghinagh Macra an Feirme for a contribution of €50
  • Airtricity for a grant of €1,500
  • Cork County Council for a grant of €1,000 for new Playground  seating made fully from recycled materials.

Upcoming Events

  • Health & Wellbeing Day in the GAA Hall on Saturday 30 November from 11am to 2pm.  Some of the confirmed exhibitors on the day are Mindfulness with Aedamur Kelly, Nutrition with Aidan O Sullivan, Aromatherapy with MariCarmen, Kathleen McAuliffe Healing, Irina Infinite Arts, Capabu, The Sibly Foods.  Keep an eye out for further details and please support.
  • Millstreet  Community Council to donate  all profits from upcoming  Millstreet 2020 Calendar to the Playground Project.  A great gift for Sráiders  at home and overseas! Available in local outlets soon.
  • Presentation Convent Girls and Scoil Mhuire Boys National Schools to hold their own fundraisers.  Great to see the children getting involved in fundraising for their new Playground. Thank you to principals Joan O’Mahony and Frank O’Connor and Parents Association representative Claire Twomey for this initiative.
  • Millstreet Coursing Club to hold a quiz night with half of the proceeds to be donated to the Playground Project – details to follow.

We have almost reached the half way point with the fundraising and grants secured to date. Let’s keep it going Millstreet and make our Playground Project come alive  in 2020.

TO DONATE:   If you wish to make a financial contribution to the Playground Project.

(1) lodge online to Millstreet Town Park bank account at IBAN: IE61 BOFI 9058 0332 1050 69, BIC:BOFIIE2

(2) lodge cash or cheque in person  at Millstreet Credit Union – reference Millstreet Town Park account

(3) send a cheque payable to ” Millstreet Town Park ” care of  FÁS Offices, Millstreet Community Gym,  Millstreet.

If you wish to confirm your contribution  or hold your own fundraiser we would be delighted to hear from you at  <millstreettownpark@gmail.com>  [read more …] “Playground Funding: Please Donate, Upcoming Events & Thank You”

Apartment for Rent in Millstreet

Apartment for Rent 

Two bed Apartment on Main Street,  Millstreet Town to rent long term.   Located in the centre of the town, this well maintained Apartment is on the doorstep of all amenities.   The Apartment is in great condition and very spacious with a high level of insulation, recently upgraded.  It is vacant immediately.

For more details contact: (086) 8728701

 

Supporting Millstreet Christmas Lights 2019

The wonderfully dedicated Millstreet Christmas Lights Committee are holding their annual Church Gate Collection this weekend.  Generous support not only helps to maintain the uplifting festive town decorations but also allows the purchase of even more superbly impressive light features.   It’s also truly encouraging that people from abroad such as Patrick W. O’Leary of Louisville, Kentucky post their generous and much appreciated donation from abroad to support such an important local activity.   Click on the images below to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Millstreet Christmas Lights Committee Members – from left – Niamh, Katherine and Noreen.

[read more …] “Supporting Millstreet Christmas Lights 2019”

Millstreet Christmas Lights

This weekend the Millstreet Christmas Lights will have a church gate collection outside Millstreet Church for 6:30pm mass on Saturday and 11:30am mass on Sunday, as well as 9:00am mass in Ballydaly Sunday morning.  All money collected goes towards the lighting fund and upkeep of decorations. All support is greatly appreciated. 👏🏼 [f]