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To celebrate St. Brigid's Day 2015 Breeda Kelleher (pictured here on left today at Millstreet Library with Breda and with Denis J.Kelleher) arranged to make some 100 miniature St. Brigid Crosses for distribution at Mass. Breeda has been doing this wonderfully kind gesture for many years as did the late Teresa Tangney with a group of voluntary Helpers.  Millstreet Church has not just a very impressive large statue of the Saint but also an exquisite stained glass window.  Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

To celebrate St. Brigid’s Day 2015 Breeda Kelleher (pictured here on left today at Millstreet Library with Breda and with Denis J.Kelleher) arranged to make some 100 miniature St. Brigid Crosses for distribution at Mass. Breeda has been doing this wonderfully kind gesture for many years as did the late Teresa Tangney with a group of voluntary Helpers. Millstreet Church has not just a very impressive large statue of the Saint but also an exquisite stained glass window. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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We’ve just added a new link to our “More Local Websites” section of our homepage – Sherkin North Shore.  We encourge you to view this new magnificent website http://www.sherkinnorthshore.com/ which has been created by Kathy and Michael O’Connor.   We thank Nancy in USA for alerting us to this splendid new development.   And, of course, don’t forget that Sherkin North Shore will be the very interesting subject of RTÉ’s “At Your Service” series with the Brennan Brothers this Sunday on RTÉ1 television at 8.30pm.  Every success to Kathy, Michael and their dedicated Team. (S.R.)

Beautiful Sherkin Island

Beautiful Sherkin Island

 

A truly enthusiastic atmosphere at the Wallis Arms Hotel tonight as a very impressive attendance participated in the Table Quiz in aid of Millstreet Community School's annual Lourdes Project for Students who assist in the IHCPT Irish Pilgrimage Trust.  Pictured is Chaplain John Magee who with many other dedicated MCS Staff efficiently coordinated tonight's popular even.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

A truly enthusiastic atmosphere at the Wallis Arms Hotel tonight as a very impressive attendance participated in the Table Quiz in aid of Millstreet Community School’s annual Lourdes Project for Students who assist in the IHCPT Irish Pilgrimage Trust. Pictured is Chaplain John Magee who with many other dedicated MCS Staff very efficiently coordinated tonight’s popular event. Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

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  • Occupational First Aid (FETAC Level 5) – 9th to11th February (contact Dave at 086 3831045 to secure a place)
  • Social Media for Business (one day course – 17th February) – book your place online here: https://www.localenterprise.ie/CorkNorthandWest/Training-Events/Online-Bookings/
  • Baby Massage Classes from 18th February – to book just ring Pat on 087 9721149
  • We thank Millstreet E-Centre for alerting us to these very useful Courses.  (S.R.)

The AGM of Millstreet Golf Society will be held in The Bridge Bar, Millstreet on Thursday 5th February at 9:30pm.  We thank Denis for the notice.  (S.R.)

Mary O'Mahony, Coordinator supreme of Millstreet Actively Retired Association (M.A.R.A.) visited Millstreet Museum on Thursday to explore the possibility of an historical presentation for the Association in February 2015.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Mary O’Mahony, Coordinator supreme of Millstreet Actively Retired Association (M.A.R.A.) visited Millstreet Museum on Thursday to explore the possibility of an historical presentation for the Association in February 2015. Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

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The New Year’s Day Swim 2015 was in aid of Arthritis Ireland.

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Billy O'Gorman, Administrator Supreme of www.boherbue.com visited Millstreet Museum on Tuesday, 27th Jan. 2015.  Pictured here with Mary Cronin of Millstreet Museum/Tourist Information Centre.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Billy O’Gorman, Administrator Supreme of www.boherbue.com visited Millstreet Museum on Tuesday, 27th Jan. 2015. Pictured here with Mary Cronin of Millstreet Museum/Tourist Information Centre. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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“Radio Treasures”  on Cork Music Station www.corkmusicstation.com at 9.30pm until 11.00pm tonight, Tuesday, 27th Jan. 2015.  Tonight’s programme includes:

1.    9.45pm – A report on our visit to the LAMA Awards in Dublin including our meeting with the superb group from Askamore, Co. Wexford.

2.    10.00pm – A special Musical Tribute (requested by a Past Pupil) to a greatly admired Teacher whose wonderful influence during her life touched the lives of so many.

3.     10.30pm – Remembering a Minor Row Neighbour.

4.     10.45pmLTV2 Programme 245 – A Preview and an alert for Sherkin North Shore Programme on 1st Feb. on RTÉ Television.

All this and lots of musical gems from our Archives.   All are more than welcome.  Happy Listening!   (S.R.)

Hannelie, Michael and Seán at the 2015 LAMA event in Dublin on Sat. 24th January.

Hannelie, Michael and Seán at the 2015 LAMA event in Dublin on Sat. 24th January.

Click on the Notice to enalage.  (S.R.)

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

A vintage Leprechaun which was made in Millstreet by Celtic Toys (1965-1977). (from eBay)
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Transition Year Students from Millstreet Community School together with invited Guests enjoyed a special Social Event at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Friday, 23rd Jan. 2015.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Transition Year Students from Millstreet Community School together with invited Guests enjoyed a special Social Event at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Friday, 23rd Jan. 2015. Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

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A wonderful Family Celebration marking exactly 50 years to the very day (Friday, 23rd Jan. 2015) when Dr. Pat Casey saw his first patient in the Wallis Arms Hotel where he resided when he first arrived in Millstreet.   Addressing his wife, Nora and Family, Dr. Pat expressed heartfelt thanks to his Family and his Work Colleagues for much appreciated support in making the past 50 years so fruitful and uplifting.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

A wonderful Family Celebration at the Wallis Arms Hotel marking exactly 50 years to the very day (Friday, 23rd Jan. 2015) when Dr. Pat Casey saw his first patient in the very same Wallis Arms Hotel setting where he resided when he first arrived in Millstreet. Addressing his wife, Nora and Family, Dr. Pat expressed heartfelt thanks to his Family, his Work Colleagues especially Dr. Michael Feeley and the people of Millstreet Parish for much appreciated support in making the past 50 years so very fruitful and uplifting. Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

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1Dr. Pat Casey 50 Years a Doctor in Millstreet -800Sheila Fitzgerald will later have a special feature on the “Corkman” recalling this very special occasion.   Sincere thanks, Dr. Pat, for fifty very busy years of superb care for the people of Millstreet Parish and beyond.   Your dedication, approachability and marvellous community spirited attitude has been an inspiration to everyone.   Every good wish and fulfilment in continue reading…

Pat & James are delighted to learn of the magnificent new "Outdoor Gym" presently under construction at Millstreet Town Park.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Pat Cronin & James L. Moynihan are delighted to learn of the magnificent new “Outdoor Gym” presently under construction at Millstreet Town Park. Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

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The Glynn Brothers from Kiltimagh, Co. Mayo who are so very efficiently arranged to put in place an amazing 24 health and fitness units in different locations throughout the perimeter of the playing area of the Town Park.   Already so many avail of the excellent surround-path but now to have this marvellous extra amenity is totally uplifting.

The Glynn Brothers from Kiltimagh, Co. Mayo who are so very efficiently arranging to put in place an amazing 24 health and fitness units in different locations throughout the perimeter of the playing area of the Town Park. Already so many avail of the excellent surround-path but now to have this marvellous extra amenity is totally uplifting.

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This new development is so very welcome and is sure to be a winner with many in this age of health and fitness.   The location for the different units was marked with a circle on the pathway.  We share some more images from our witnessing of the excellent preparations on continue reading…

With a chill in the air on this beautiful sunny January morning the four gentleman are wise to wear appropriate head attire - pictured at West End, Millstreet.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

With a chill in the air on this beautiful sunny January morning the four gentleman are wise to wear appropriate head attire – pictured at West End, Millstreet. Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

Pictured at Millstreet Museum on Wednesday, 21st Jan. tracing Creedon Family Roots in the Millstreet area.   From left - all from San Francisco, USA - Christine, Sr. Patricia (Mercy Order) and Timothy Creedon.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Pictured at Millstreet Museum on Wednesday, 21st Jan. tracing Creedon Family Roots in the Millstreet area. From left – all from San Francisco, USA – Christine, Sr. Patricia (Mercy Order) and Timothy Creedon. Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

Meeting with Sr. Patricia Creedon (centre) in St. Patrick's Church, Millstreet this Thursday morning - Eily Buckley and Fr. Paddy O'Byrne who had celebrated the 10.00 a.m. Mass.  (S.R.)

Meeting with Sr. Patricia Creedon (centre) in St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet this Thursday morning – Eily Buckley and Fr. Paddy O’Byrne who had celebrated the 10.00 a.m. Mass.  (S.R.)

A superb cheque in excess of €800.00 was presented by the Coordinating Group of the Annual Christmas Mushera Climb to the Aubane Community Alert Group at Aubane Community Centre this Tuesday night 20th January 2015.  Some one hundred people participated in the Mushera Climb.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

A superb cheque in excess of €800.00 was presented by the Coordinating Group of the Annual Christmas Mushera Climb to the Aubane Community Alert Group at Aubane Community Centre this Tuesday night 20th January 2015.   Bernard Crowley (on left) accepts the cheque from John Dineen.  Some one hundred people participated in the Mushera Climb. The two youngest Climbers are pictured in front above.  Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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LTV2 Millstreet Programme 244 is now online right here on millstreet.ie and on The LTV2 Facebook Page. Happy Viewing.

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 “Radio Treasures”  on Cork Music Station www.corkmusicstation.com  is back again this evening  (Tuesday, 20th January 2015)

Preparing Prog. 244 for LTV2 Millstreet in Cullen (pictured above) while below we see Cllr. Bernard Moynihan with Dr. Pat Casey weighing in at the Annual Cullen & Special Needs Association Annual Sponsored Weight Loss Ten Week Programme.  Both these event will be discussed on this evening's Radio Treasures on CMS.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Preparing Prog. 244 for LTV2 Millstreet in Cullen (pictured above) while below we see Cllr. Bernard Moynihan with Dr. Pat Casey weighing in at the Annual Cullen & Special Needs Association Annual Sponsored Weight Loss Ten Week Programme. Both these events will be discussed on this evening’s “Radio Treasures” on CMS. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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 and will from 9.30 include:2Preparing LTV2 programme 244 in Cullen -800

* LTV2  updates.

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

* Our Artist of the Week is James Last Orchestra including his exquisite version of Mozart’s 21st Piano Concerto.

* Local News Updates including upcoming LAMA Awards in Dublin where our members of our Millstreet Website Team will attend.

*….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!   

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

Volunteering Poster for St. Vincent de Paul
Volunteering Poster for St. Vincent de Paul

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul wish to thank all who contributed so generously to our Church gate collections in Ballydaly, Cullen, Derinagree, Dromagh, Kilcorney and Millstreet – and those who supported us in so many ways in 2014. Our Society provides discreet and confidential support to those in need. If you, or anyone in the Community you may be aware of, require assistance please contact our Society at 0879597900.  We thank the Millstreet Branch of St. Vincent de Paul for this notice.  (S.R.)

Pictured at centre, Con Kelleher of Cloghoulabeg gave a most entertaining presentation in Millstreet Day Care Centre at Millstreet Gramphone Circle on Friday, 16th January.  Despite the challenging weather conditions there was a large attendance that truly enjoyed not only the marvellous musical selection but Con's very witty and comprehensive introductions.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Pictured at centre, Con Kelleher of Cloghoulabeg gave a most entertaining presentation in Millstreet Day Care Centre at Millstreet Gramophone Circle on Friday, 16th January. Despite the challenging weather conditions there was a large attendance that truly enjoyed not only the marvellous musical selection but Con’s very witty and comprehensive introductions.  Joe Kennelly of Millstreet and Ballincollig will give our next Gramophone Presentation on Friday, 20th February 2015 at 8.15pm in the same venue.  Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

3Millstreet Gramophone Circle 16th Jan. 2015  -800We have now introduced a new free texting alert service.  If you wish to be included in this (so as to receive a monthly text in advance of each presentation) please get in touch for inclusion in our continue reading…

On meeting with Kathy O'Connor in Supervalu this evening (picture here with Julius Bolz from Germany who is on a work project in Sherkin and Millstreet)

On meeting with Kathy O’Connor in Supervalu this evening (pictured here with Julius Bolz from Germany who is on an international work project in Sherkin and Millstreet) we discover that the Brennan Brothers’ very popular “At Your Service” programme which will be broadcast on RTÉ1 Television on Sunday, 1st Feb. 2015 at 8.30pm will focus on Sherkin North Shore on Sherkin Island – an exciting enterprise in which the O’Connor Family are enthusiastically involved.  Click on the image to enlarge.    (S.R.)

Thanks to those that sent us these photos of the snow scenes and fun in the snow this morning: from Alan (taken from the Deer Park, above St.Mary’s Cemetery); from Michelle (playing in the snow before school this morning), from Tom from TMC Photography (of Millstreet Hospital, and Clara mountain, taken from the Killarney Rd), and from Áine (of Lackabane and the Nun’s Wood).

Just happened to note this really clever business on a colourful vehicle parked this afternoon at The Square, Millstreet.  Perhaps you may recall other wonderfully witty business names you may have seen.  We welcome such comments always.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Just happened to note this truly clever business name on a colourful vehicle parked this afternoon at The Square, Millstreet. One should always have a little camera on hand! It really is such a mighty eye-catching advertisement.  Perhaps you may recall other wonderfully witty business names you may have seen. We always welcome such comments. Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Before the rain arrived by noon today it was a truly case of snow all over Millstreet as we note here having been captured in the Mount Leader area.   Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Before the rain arrived by noon today it was truly a case of snow all over Millstreet as we note here with scenes having been captured in the Mount Leader area. Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

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We got the best part of six inches of snow last night. Before it melts in the storm this evening, children were busy enjoying the snow before school this morning making snowmen. We love snowmen, so here are a few but send us a photo of yours (to contact @ millstreet.ie) if you’d like it added:

The scene at Mount Leader, Millstreet on Tuesday night as  a banket of snow transforms the setting.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

The scene at Mount Leader, Millstreet on Tuesday night as a blanket of snow transforms the setting.  Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

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Today saw coverage of the upcoming LAMA (Local Authority Members Association) Awards in both the “County” of the “Irish Examiner” by Eoin Gubbins and in the “Evening Echo” by Audrey Ellard Walsh.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)1LAMA Awards 2015 Coverage -8005LAMA Awards 2015 Coverage -800And we continue the continue reading…

The AGM of Millstreet Town Park will take place on Friday, 16th  January at 8.00 pm in The Canon O’ Donovan Centre,  Clara Road. This will be preceded by Mass in St. Patrick’s Church for our Deceased Members at 7.30 pm.
Everybody welcome.  We thank Denis for the notice.  (S.R.)

Following the pre-Christmas 2014 Fundraising Staff Jumper Day Manager of Supervalu Joe Fitzgerald presents a cheque to Matron Lena Kelleher for Millstreet Community Hospital.  We thank Rachel for the photograph.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Following the pre-Christmas 2014 Fundraising Staff Jumper Day Manager of Supervalu Joe Fitzgerald presents a cheque of €500.00 to Matron Lena Kelleher for Millstreet Community Hospital. We thank Rachel for the photograph. Click on the image to enlarge.   (S.R.)