“Music Room” Boherbue Presentation on Thursday 7th March at 8pm

Eilín Kiely of Millstreet is the Presenter of this month’s “Music Room” programme at Pearse Memorial Hall in Boherbue this Thursday, 7th March 2019 at 8:00pm.  All are very welcome.   And Millstreet Gramophone Circle takes place on Friday, 15th March in Millstreet Day Care Centre at 8:00pm where our Presenter will be Margaret Moynihan of Killarney Road, Millstreet.  Everyone is very welcome.  (S.R.)

Pictured at Millstreet Gramophone Circle‘s presentation by Dermot Kiely (centre) on Friday, 15th Feb. 2019.  A capacity audience truly enjoyed the excellent programme by Dermot.  Click on the image to enlarge.

Aubane Social Club Upcoming Events

Aubane Social Club Upcoming Events

Afternoon Tea Dance Sunday 10th March 3-5.30 pm. Music by Peter Lane at Aubane Community Center

Fitness Class in Aubane Community Centre on Thursday 14th March for five weeks concluding on Thursday 11 April. Start Time 8.00pm – 9.00pm. Payment of €40.00 on first night,futher details contact John F Kelleher 086 1942161 or Noreen Kelleher 087 9486673

Good Friday Table Quiz on Friday 19 April at 8.30 pm. Table of Four People  40 Euro. Under 18s Half Price. National School and Secondary School children welcome. Raffle on the Night

Easter Egg Hunt for kids on Saturday 20th April on the grounds of Aubane Community Center.
– more details to follow

Family Fun Day in July.- more details later


“Radio Treasures” Returns this Tuesday from 9:30 to 11:00pm

On Cork Music Station   this Tuesday (5th March 2019) we return with our usual mixture of music, musings and chat.  Our European Parliament special programme has been deferred until next week (12th March) but to whet the appetite we shall feature an interview with Seán Kelly, MEP on this Tues. (5th March) broadcast at 10pm.  Happy Listening! (S.R.)

“Radio Treasures” Feature on European Parliament Next Week

The next “Radio Treasures” on Cork Music Station will be broadcast on Tuesday, 5th March 2019 from 9:30 to 11:00pm.   It’s a very special transmission in that it features a complete programme on our recent visit to Brussels, Ghent and Brouge in Belgium over two and a half days.   We receive an excellent insight into the workings of the European Parliament from Seán Kelly, M.E.P..  There is no “Radio Treasures” broadcast on this Tuesday, 26th Feb..  More information regarding next week’s programme will later be shared before transmission.  Click on the two images below to enlarge.  (S.R.) 

“Crimecall” Appeal Regarding Photofit

Local Gardaí have asked us to feature again the appeal made on tonight’s RTÉ1 “Crimecall” programme on television (Monday 25th Feb. 2019).   It refers to a Photofit of a gentleman whom Gardaí wish to question regarding an incident in Millstreet some weeks ago.   Here we share the Photofit Image as well as the contact number of the “Crimecall” Centre…. 1800 40 50 60  Any relevant information may also be communicated to Millstreet Gardaí (029 70820).  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.) [read more …] ““Crimecall” Appeal Regarding Photofit”

Great turnout yesterday for the Millstreet Vintage Club Coffee Morning

There was a great turnout yesterday in Millstreet for the Millstreet Vintage Club Coffee Morning with over 60 Vintage and Classic Cars in attendance at the Event.
The Club and Chairman Donie Lucey would like to thank everyone that attended and for there support and generosity.
Special thanks to Paul O’Connell and Family for bringing along his Red Bull Car,Paul gave the General Public a deep insight into the working of his stunning Car and many people both young and old got the chance to sit into the cockpit and get a feel for what its like to be on board such a unique Piece of Kit.

Thanks also to Billy and all in the Wallis Arms Hotel for there help and support.

Millstreet Vintage Club would also like to acknowlwdge the following for there support and help,the Press and Photographers for promoting the day,An Garda Siochana for there help in traffic management,Joanne of McCarthys Bar for supplying the Power,many thanks as well to all our neighbouring Clubs for there support and finally to all our Club Members and Friends for there hard work during and in the lead up to this event,without everybodys support the Event would not have been the success that it was,the Clubs next Event is the Johnny Hickey Memorial Spring Car Run on Sunday March 24th.


A Busy Weekend in Millstreet with Spring in the Air

This past weekend (23/24 Feb. 2019) has indeed been a busy one recording a variety of activities.  Here we share a brief selection of the images captured with a more comprehensive coverage of the different features to follow later.   Click on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Pictured at the Ayrton Group HQ in Newmarket on Sat. Duhallow Athletic Club with Sponsors for the upcoming “Duhallow 10” Road Race on 10th March in aid of Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association.
Members of Millstreet Vintage Club pictured with Paul O’Connell (extreme right with green jacket in front) owner of the very impressive Red Bull Series car on Sunday at The Square, Millstreet.
 Millstreet / Duarigle Gaels Victory Social at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Sat. night.
“Next year, Tom!” Paul O’Connell seems to be saying!
Spring was very much in evidence this weekend with the wonderful golden daffodils.

[read more …] “A Busy Weekend in Millstreet with Spring in the Air”

Millstreet Parish Newsletter – 24th Feb. 2019



Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time – 24th February, 2019

Canon John Fitzgerald P.P.

Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948

Email:  millstreet @dioceseofkerry.ie    www.dioceseofkerry.ie



10.00a.m.-1.00p.m. & 2.00p.m.-5.00p.m.

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of the following and for those whose anniversaries occur around this time, and for those for whom masses will be offered during the week:

RECENT DEATHS: Eileen Buckley, Liscahane; Sr. Gertrude Flynn, Clonmel. 

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 23rd February:                         

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Peg O’Keeffe, Drishane Road    

Sunday 24th February:                   

Ballydaly   9.00 a.m. Kathleen Moynihan, Ballydaly    

Cullen      10.15 a.m.            Timmy, Mary Agnes & the deceased

members of the Regan Family, Nohovaldaly  Millstreet 11.30 a.m.   Concubhair O’hEalaithe, Drishane Road      

Anniversaries: Andrew Hickie, The Square; Maureen Moran, Ballyvouskil; Timothy & Mary Dineen, Carrigacooleen; Seanie Murphy, Cloghoulabeg; Dan Duggan, Claraghatlea; Peter Roche, Drishanebeg; Patrick Dineen, Knocknapogue; Margaret Casey, Tooreenbawn; Jerome Riordan, Dromsicane; Eamonn Cronin, Knockduff; Annie Murphy, Ahane; Tommy O’Mahony, Millstreet & Boherbue; Abina & Denis McCarthy, Fortgrady; Tom Enright, Newcastlewest; Ned & Mary O’Sullivan, Glenleigh. [read more …] “Millstreet Parish Newsletter – 24th Feb. 2019”

Millstreet Vintage Club’s Cheque Presentation to Cork Simon

Margaret O’Sullivan representing Cork Simon was greatly impressed with the truly substantial cheque which was presented by Millstreet Vintage Club on Friday night, 22nd Feb. 2019 in the Wallis Arms Hotel as a result of the excellent fundraising event of Coffee, Cars and Chat which was held at the Wallis Arms Hotel and which brought over forty vintage cars on show in The Square that Sunday.  The cheque for €1,930.70 was presented by Chairman Donie Lucey who expressed his delight at the generous amount collected for such a praiseworthy cause which was initially suggested by Club Member, Declan Ryan P.R.O. Bernard Crowley also outlined the very full programme planned for this year by Millstreet Vintage Club.  A special radio feature on tonight’s event will be broadcast on Cork Music Station on “Radio Treasures” on Tues. 12th March at 10pm.  Here we share a variety of images from tonight’s presentation.  Click on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Margaret O’Sullivan is pictured in centre front row.
Donie Lucey presents Margaret O’Sullivan with the very impressive cheque.

[read more …] “Millstreet Vintage Club’s Cheque Presentation to Cork Simon”

Town Park Bridge Plaque Dedicated to John & Lena O’Keeffe

Three members of Millstreet Town Park Committee visited John O’Keeffe at Teach Altra, Newmarket this Friday morning (22nd Feb. 2019) to reveal the very impressive Dedication Plaque to John who was truly delighted with such an uplifting gesture.   The Plaque will be put in place at the Bridge within Millstreet Town Park next week.  We thank Denis Hickey for sharing the two images taken in Newmarket this morning.  And we’ve drawn from our Millstreet Museum Archive a very happy picture of John & Lena taken on 18th July 2006 photographed across the road from Centra in West End.  Click on all images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

From left: Noel Collins, John O’Keeffe, Denis Hickey and Jerry Lehane.
John & Lena O’Keeffe pictured at West End, Millstreet on 18th July 2006.

[read more …] “Town Park Bridge Plaque Dedicated to John & Lena O’Keeffe”

“Junk Kouture” Voting Now In Progress

We received the following communication from one of the two wonderfully talented groups from Millstreet Community School who have reached the Regional Finals of the prestigious nationwide “Junk Kouture 2019” Competition….Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.) :

Tia writes:  “Voting for our Junk Kouture is opened and we’d appreciate all the votes we could get! 

Please vote for Rachel, Tia, and Maggie’s design “IMPERISHABLE” for the Junk Kouture Regional Finals! Voting is opened all this week and you can vote every day! All the votes and support are appreciated greatly! You can vote using the link https://app.junkkouture.com/voter/register we really appreciate all the support from the community!!! 

Thanks so much we really appreciate all the support and votes from everyone!

Thanks again so much! 

Tia , Rachel and Maggie. “

[read more …] ““Junk Kouture” Voting Now In Progress”

Death Notice: Eileen Buckley, Liscahane

The death has occurred of Eileen Buckley (née Cronin), Liscahane, Millstreet, Cork. Passed away peacefully on Sunday 17th February 2019 in the loving care of the her family. Beloved wife of the late Danny and son Pat, mother of Aileen (O’ Keeffe), Norma, Maura (Kiely) and Niall. Sadly missed by her sister, Kathleen, brother Patie, sisters in law, sons in law, daughter in law, 10 grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives, friends, carers and neighbours. May She Rest in Peace.

Reposing in St Patrick’s Church, Millstreet, on Monday from 6pm to 8pm. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 2pm with burial afterwards in St Mary’s Cemetery, Millstreet. [rip]

St. Valentine’s Day 2019 in Millstreet

St. Valentine’s Day 2019 in Millstreet was truly celebrated when the generosity demonstrated to a fundraiser was most impressive.   To illustrate this we visited the special fundraising Coffee/Tea Morning at Herlihy’s Centra in aid of Millstreet Day Care Centre – we viewed the teddy-bear/floral display at Supervalu and we observed the many wonderfully decorated windows celebrating 14th Feb. 2019.   We share some eleven images.  Click on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.) [read more …] “St. Valentine’s Day 2019 in Millstreet”

House of Prayer Monthly Meeting at Cloghoulabeg Millstreet

The monthly meeting at the House of Prayer in Cloghoulabeg, Millstreet was coordinated by Tom and Mairéad Dennehy with Mass on this occasion (Wednesday, 13th Feb. 2019) celebrated by Fr. Seán Tucker.   Here we share six images from the special event.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)Here below we feature pictures from a previous meeting. [read more …] “House of Prayer Monthly Meeting at Cloghoulabeg Millstreet”

A.G.M. of Millstreet Community Council at Wallis Arms Hotel

The Annual General Meeting 2019 of Millstreet Community Council took place at the Wallis Arms Hotel on Tuesday night, 12th Feb..  The dedication and commitment of M.C.C. is truly inspirational in that so many praiseworthy events are organised annually, numerous deserving causes are supported and the uplifting image of Millstreet and its environs is consistently promoted.   Every success in the year ahead.  Míle buíochas for your wonderful work – the Community greatly appreciates such sincere generosity of time, talent and dedication.  Click on the images below which illustrate those who participated in the A.G.M. at the Wallis Arms Hotel.  (S.R.)
[read more …] “A.G.M. of Millstreet Community Council at Wallis Arms Hotel”

“Radio Treasures” Tonight from 9:30 to 11:00 on Cork Music Station

Our 10pm interview tonight takes us back to Moneygall in 2012 (Two scheduled interviews re Junk Kouture 2019 and Shirley O’Regan of Air Ambulance Project – are deferred until a later date) where we chat with Henry Healy – a cousin of Barack Obama and we listen to CCÉ music at the Moneygall Festival -on Cork Music Station    Also in tonight’s “Radio Treasures” we include musings, music and songs galore.  And we chat

Interviewing Henry Healy in Moneygall for LTV2 and Cork Music Station on Sunday 08/07/2012

about the many items illustrated below.   Click on the images to enlarge.  And we hear about our first Podcast – our recent Interview now available thanks to the excellent work of Bernard Crowley. Feel most welcome to make contact by logging into our “Seán Radley” Facebook chat page or by texting 086 825 0074.  One may also email us on millstreetmuseum @eircom.net – Happy Listening!

Outstanding Response to recent Millstreet Vintage Club Fundraiser for Cork Simon Community

Following on from the recent Cars Coffee and Chat Morning held on Sunday Jan 20th last and the End of Year Car Run held back in November which were both Organised and Sponsored by
Millstreet Vintage Club a final figure of 1,930.70 Euro was raised in Total from both Events for the Cork Simon Community,the Vintage Club would like to thank Everybody for there fantastic support and generosity.
A Cheque for the final figure raised will be presented by Millstreet Vintage Club to The Cork Simon Community in Millstreet on Friday Night Feb 22nd at The Wallis Arms Hotel in Millstreet at 8pm,Everybody Welcome.

Video: Stavros696 reviews the Renault Magnum at Kelcro

Celebrity youTuber Stavros696 who reviews trucks, cars, and vans, was at Kelcro’s yard in Cloghoula last week, where he reviewed Bob’s 2008 Renault Magnum truck in detail, with it’s 460hp straight 6 cylinder Diesel engine, from the outside to the inside, and then took it for a test-drive through Millstreet, turning around at the K&L yard, and back to Cloghoula. watch the video below:

[read more …] “Video: Stavros696 reviews the Renault Magnum at Kelcro”

Two Magnificent Designs Through to Regional Finals of Junk Kouture 2019

Two wonderfully talented Groups from Millstreet Community School will be sharing their superbly creative designs in Limerick at the Regional Final of the Annual Bank of Ireland sponsored Junk Kouture 2019.  One of the Groups was recently presented with a prestigious Silver Ticket to the Regional Final by Sportsperson Supreme, Briege Corkery (winner of 18 All Irelands!).  Here we share images from Briege’s recent visit to the School.   A special recording of the occasion will be broadcast on Cork Music Station on this Tuesday, 12th Feb. 2019 at 10pm.  Click on the images to enlarge.  We thank Art Teacher, Sandra Moynihan, for background information which we share in the “Read More” section of our feature below.  (S.R.)  [read more …] “Two Magnificent Designs Through to Regional Finals of Junk Kouture 2019”

Remembering the late Matron Eileen (Nellie) Barrett of Kanturk

We wish to extend our sincere sympathy to the Relatives of the late Matron Eileen (Nellie) Barrett of Kanturk who was laid to rest today (Sunday, 10th Feb. 2019).  R.I.P..  Her wonderful dedication as Matron of St. Joseph’s Community Hospital in Millstreet for many years was truly inspirational.  Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam dílis. 

Three Superb Mountain Race Events on Sat. 9th Feb. 2019

Irish Mountain Runners Association Millstreet was the true focal point for numerous energetic Athletes from 6:00 am until Sat. Night when no less that three highly regarded Mountain Races took place.   The first group of Athletes were transported to Kealkil in West Cork where at 8am they began their journey to Millstreet.  Gavin Byrne of Dublin was the first to reach the finishing flag just before 3pm.   A second group were transported to Ballyvourney from where they set off for Millstreet.  Official tracking was provided where one could follow on a special phone app at what stage the various participants were.  And at 1pm a group of almost one hundred climbed Clara Mountain.  Here we share some 24 images from what was a wonderfully sporting occasion in Millstreet.  Splendid refreshments were provided in Millstreet GAA Community Hall.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Winner of Clara Mountain Race…Neilus Healy of Dublin and formerly of Church Street, Millstreet son of Nora and Denis.
Time to walk on air!
Gavin Byrne of DublinSupreme Winner of Kealkill to Millstreet Race.
One of the many superbly fit Athletes who participated in the Kealkill to Millstreet Race – Colin Buckley of Cork whose father Joe is a native of The Square, Millstreet.
Rosa from Spain (Ballyvourney to Millstreet Race), Tom from Limerick (Kealkill to Millstreet Race), James from Kilkenny (Kealkill Race) and Donal from Millstreet (Clara Race).
Dedicated Coordinator Donie Shine en route.

[read more …] “Three Superb Mountain Race Events on Sat. 9th Feb. 2019”